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Car GPS tracking system

Discussion in 'Radio and Communications' started by sram, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. sram

    sram Member

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    Hi,
    This is just a simple question. Google can help of course but i want something that has been tried and professional. What I want is a system that allows me to track vehicles by accessing a website via the internet where each vehicle has a device ( small chip) installed that connects directly to a satellite so that I 'm limited to areas where there is only GSM coverage.

    I assume that i'll have to pay for monthly/annual service. I also assume that the more devices u want to track, the higher the service charge.

    What are good systems u have seen that fit this description?

    Thanks
     
  2. MikeMl

    MikeMl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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  3. sram

    sram Member

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    That was really useful. Thanks Mike ! I really appreciate it.
     
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  5. Diver300

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    I am fairly sure that all telematics systems like Teletrac's use the GSM / 3G network to send the data to the servers. The GPS is used to find the position. Most systems will store many positions so that if there is a break in the GSM/3G coverage the vehicle's track is not lost, but is sent to the servers when a connection is available.

    Find-me-Spot sends data via satellites, but cannot be used to send lots of data.
     

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