What is GPS Tracking?

GPS tracking refers to the use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) to determine and monitor the location of an object or person in real-time. The Global Positioning System is a network of satellites orbiting the Earth that provides precise location and time information to GPS receivers, which can be found in various devices such as smartphones, vehicles, and wearable gadgets.

GPS tracking systems typically consist of three main components:

  • GPS Satellites: These satellites orbit the Earth and continuously transmit signals that are received by GPS receivers.
  • GPS Receivers: These are devices or chips that pick up signals from the GPS satellites. GPS receivers calculate the user’s exact location by triangulating signals from at least three satellites.
  • Data Processing Unit: This unit processes the information received from the GPS receiver and may store, display, or transmit the location data.

GPS tracking can be used for various purposes, including:

  • Navigation: GPS is widely used for navigation in vehicles, airplanes, ships, and even on foot. It helps users find their way from one point to another by providing real-time location information and turn-by-turn directions.
  • Fleet Management: Businesses use GPS tracking to monitor and manage their fleets of vehicles. This can include tracking the location, speed, and route of vehicles, optimizing delivery routes, and improving overall efficiency.
  • Personal Tracking: GPS is often used in wearable devices or smartphone apps to track the location of individuals. This can be for personal safety, fitness tracking, or other applications.
  • Asset Tracking: Companies use GPS tracking to monitor the location of valuable assets, such as equipment, containers, or shipments.
  • Security: GPS tracking is employed for security purposes, such as tracking stolen vehicles or monitoring the movement of high-value items.
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Netcorp’s system is built from the ground, up by our own in house team of talented software engineers in Australia. This ensures we have complete control of any customisation, integration and data privacy requirement you have. We are an ISO9001 and ISO27001 certified company that ensures the quality and service expected at a worldwide industry standard level.

This is what separates us from everyone else. You get local support, for a locally developed product and an extremely high level of service.

Our Live GPS Tracking platform provides instant access to every vehicle in your fleet’s location, in a highly detailed, real-time map. You can monitor your vehicles moving in real time and at any zoom level, select a vehicle icon and instantly receive real-time data. If you are further connected with our broad range of telematic products we can deliver any solution to give you complete transparency of your fleet and staff.

Our system is designed to be accessed from any internet enabled browser and can playback historical reporting with just a few clicks. You can also customise your experience by grouping vehicles and choose from a variety of vehicle icons for simple identification.

Used by over 1000 companies in over 20000 assets in Australia including the heavy vehicle industry, you will appreciate why they have made the choice to change their outdated systems to Netcorp. Get a quote from us today and browse our other services such as heavy vehicle compliance in Sydney.

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