GPS Tracking Devices

GPS Tracking Devices

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Begin GPS Tracking in Minutes

To install, simply plug the WorldTracker OBD into any vehicle’s OBD port. The tracking device offers built-in motion detection for efficient power management, G-force monitoring, and a hot start time of less than 1-second.  Additional features include:

Fast and Convenient Installation

GPRS Communication by UDP or TCP

Geo-Fencing Capabilities

Harsh Driving Detection

Start/Stop Time Reports

Driving Reports

 

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You’ve probably seen them in your own community…large metal bins for dropping off clothing donations.  As it turns out, not even  donations given in good will are exempt from those who rummage through  clothing bins in hopes of reselling or keeping the goods.  One Baltimore company, that originally thought donations were down,  has successfully retrieved stolen goods, and led authorities to recycled clothing thieves with the help of GPS tracking software– and in the process found out that donations weren’t down after all.   By placing GPS tracking devices in various clothing items–in pockets, liners, etc., and using GPS tracking software, the company has successfully  retrieved several batches of stolen clothing.  Company officials use geofencing, a feature of the tracking software to receive cell phone alerts whenever one of their GPS tracking devices leaves the immediate area of the clothing collection bins.   The clothing collected by the company is bailed and then shipped to third world countries.

Source:  http://www.wbaltv.com/news/donation-bin-company-uses-gps-to-stop-thefts/26419958#!Yy8jc

 

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Similar to just about every other electronic device, GPS tracking devices are becoming smaller and smaller with each advancement in technology.  With the decreased sizes of GPS trackers, consumers are able to track smaller devices such as electronics like cameras and laptops.

Recently, an Arizona man realized the value of tracking smaller items of value after his home was burglarized.  During the burglary, approximately $10-thousand dollars in jewelry along with a camera and other electronics were stolen.  Due to the micro GPS tracking devices installed on the stolen camera, and satellite imagery provided by GPS tracking software, the victim was able to view the location of the suspect’s car and even identify in which area of the suspect’s home his belongings were being stored.

Although authorities were able to recover most of the victim’s belonging based on the GPS tracking information, some of his wife’s jewelry was not recovered.  Authorities suspect it could have been pawned shortly after the crime.  A suspect is in custody.

Source:  http://www.kctv5.com/story/24512811/gps-tracking-device-on-stolen-items-leads-to-arrest

 

World Tracker Enduro Pro GPS Tracker

Enduro Pro GPS Tracker Packages!

TrackingTheWorld recently announced the availability of all-inclusive GPS tracking packages for the New Year featuring the firm’s best-selling EnduroPro GPS tracking device.

Available through January 31, 2014, the packages include the EnduroPro, an extended life battery pack, choice of mini-magnetic case or ankle bracelet accessory, and three, six, or twelve months of GPS tracking service depending on the selected package (ranging in cost from $345-$545) .

“This offer is a convenient and very affordable way to get started in GPS tracking systems, or add to your current tracking devices,” said Gilbert Walz, CEO of TrackingTheWorld.  For the New Year’s offer, TrackingTheWorld is also waiving its standard $69 activation fee.

The EnduroPro GPS tracking device included in the package offers is designed to provide reliable real time tracking data in extreme weather conditions, and is water resistant to IPX-5 standards.  The professional-grade tracker is used for a broad range of applications, including asset tracking, covert tracking, personal protection, and law enforcement.

 Time to first fix for the Enduro Pro is 29-seconds from a cold start, and less than one second from a hot start. The tracker includes a built-in motion sensor to extend battery life, which powers down the tracker when it is not in motion, resulting in one of the longest battery lives available for trackers of similar size. 

 The EnduroPro device is equipped to operate for up to 16-days on a single charge based on five minute reporting intervals and one hour of reporting per day, and can operate for up to 60-days using the dual-layered Lithium ion battery pack included in the limited time package offers. The magnetic battery pack is housed in a waterproof, crushproof Pelican™ case.

 Each package offer also includes choice of either the Mini Mag Pro compact magnetic mounting case or the Enduro Ankle Case which allows the user to simply insert the EnduroPro into an adjustable bracelet designed to be worn around the ankle. 

 For more information about the above package offers, or to order, please call 650-692-8100. Phone orders only please.

OBD GPS tracker

Our latest release, the World Tracker OBD GPS device for vehicle tracking is designed to plug in to the OBD diagnostic port of any vehicle, offering a quick and reliable option in GPS tracking systems.Easily installed in minutes, the tracking device requires a data SIM card for operation, and is equipped with a motion detection sensor to conserve power when the vehicle is not moving.

The GPS tracking device features G-force monitoring for harsh driving detection, real time GPS tracking, GPRS communication modes by UDP or TCP, longitude and latitude location, GSM mobile control, and compatibility with any GSM carrier.  The device offers a hot start time of less than one second.

The WT-OBD is compatible with any GPS tracking software, including TrackingTheWorld software which allows users to monitor the tracker’s location, set virtual boundaries known as geo-fences, and create customized reports.  TrackingTheWorld GPS tracking software also supports JPG and shapefiles.

Read more about the WorldTracker OBD.

To order, call 650-692-8100 or email sales@trackingtheworld.com.

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gps tracking overpass

Have you ever tried driving a 12-foot box truck under an 11-foot bridge?  If you have, then you know that it doesn’t work and that it can also create huge, expensive messes, not to mention injuries.  According the Boston Herald, officials are sending heads up notifications to GPS tracking companies such as Garmin and TomTom to update GPS tracking software to include warnings for low bridges and overpasses.

The effort is to prevent accidents among new Boston drivers, especially college students and their parents, who will likely be heavily relying on their GPS tracking systems to make it to campus neighborhoods.  As one might imagine, the problems created  include damage to bridges, traffic delays, and possible injuries.

 

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Correctional  News is reporting an increase in the number of paroled SC offenders tracked via GPS.  Numbers are up from 400 tracked offenders in 2011 to 600 tracked offenders in 2013, all of whom must pay a weekly $40 fee for tracking.  The report states that most of South Carolina’s tracked parolees are sex offenders, citing the state’s passing of Jessica’s Law in 2006 which mandates GPS tracking of specified sex offenders based on their crimes against minors.  The state employs 160 individuals to monitor the tracking devices via GPS tracking software, respond to violations, and make home visits if necessary.

See the EnduroPro GPS tracking device with optional ankle case.

 

Enduro Pro GPS Tracking Device

Enduro Pro GPS Tracking Device

TrackingTheWorld’s all-weather EnduroPro GPS tracker offers an ideal choice for extreme weather conditions, from recent summer heat waves to below zero temperatures.  Designed to provide accurate and reliable reporting in the most extreme conditions ranging from -40° to 185° Fahrenheit, the EnduroPro is also water-resistant to IPX-5 standards.

The Enduro Pro offers features not typically found on GPS tracking systems in the same price range and of comparable size. Gilbert Walz, CEO of TrackingTheWorld, said the tracker is also known for its versatility.  “The EnduroPro tracker is used for a number of applications, including asset tracking, covert tracking, and personal protection.”

Time to first fix for the Enduro Pro is 29-seconds from a cold start, and less than one second from a hot start. The tracker includes a built-in motion sensor to extend battery life, which powers down the tracker when it is not in motion, resulting in one of the longest battery lives available for trackers of similar size.  The device is equipped to operate for up to 16-days on a single charge based on five minute reporting intervals and one hour of reporting per day.

An ultra-compact tracker, the EnduroPro weighs 60-grams, and measures 67.5mm x 40mm x 21mm.  Additional technical specifications include Quad-Band 850/900/1800/190MHz operation, GSM phase 2/2+ compliance, a 1300mAh, 3.7V Li-polymer backup battery, 50-channel all-in-view tracking, and a uBlox 6 GPS receiver.  Designed for use with TrackingTheWorld’s GPS tracking software, the Enduro Pro provides fixed-time reporting, geo-fencing, emergency alerts, and customized reporting options.

Interface options include a mini-USB port for PC connection, an LED indicator for power, GSM, and GPS statuses, power and function buttons, and an MMCX RF connector for utilization of an external GPS antenna.

GPS tracking for business

In today’s very competitive marketplace, the ability to operate efficiently can make a significant difference in any business’s ability to be successful.  As one of the most effective business tools available, GPS tracking software provides business owners added efficiency in a number ways.

Their Time Equals Your Money

The more your business can achieve in fewer hours, the more profitable and competitive it will be.  With GPS tracking software, dispatchers can easily save time and dollars by having the ability to see where every vehicle in your fleet is at any time—speeding up response times, and optimizing travel routes. Especially for service providers, the ability to make more calls in less time can greatly improve the productivity level of every work day.

Reporting Made Easy

GPS tracking software offers automated reporting options to both speed the pace of business and help you analyze where your money is going.  These reporting options include mileage tracking, monitoring idle time, and route playback.

Asset Protection

As mentioned in our previous post on GPS tracking for loss prevention, GPS tracking devices can greatly improve the chances of recovering stolen property without damage.   The devices, used with GPS tracking software, allow business owners to see the location of their assets, and notify authorities.

 

Just Released:

TrackingTheWorld recently released the GAT Pro AVL tracker which offers a battery life of up to 3-years and multiple GPS reporting options, including the ability to alternate and skip days.  The device also offers a 50-channel GPS receiver, audio capability and more.

Reports include motion detection, battery level, and geo-fence statuses.  Two CR 123 Lithium batteries included.  Durable closed-case unit.  click for more information on the GAT Pro AVL tracker.

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