Different GPS tracking subject requires different solution. That is why finding the best solution requires you to fully understand your needs and wants first. Several common subjects include spouses, elders and children, vehicles, and assets. Again, each of these subjects requires different solution and device.
When you are tracking your spouse, parents — especially with diseases such as Alzheimer — and children, you need a GPS device solution with notifications and geo fence to help you monitor them without having to stare at the tracking platform all the time. Geotab can help you set a certain area and notify you when the subject you are tracking leaves the designated area. Fast response on such condition is often required, so having the device notify you when the person you are tracking is leaving the area you have previously set will enable you to react fast enough and prevent bad things from happening. The device used to track people needs to be small and compact so to make it practical. Some device providers even offer wrist-watch GPS tracker; this type of device works best for tracking people.
Vehicles require different handling. GPS tracking solution for vehicle often stress on reliability and the capability to record historical data and route in real-time. Whether you are tracking your fleet or simply a personal vehicle, being able to monitor the route and set a certain course to follow will enable you to save more on gas and of course allow the journey to be faster. When the vehicle gets stolen, the device you are using must be able to pinpoint the location of your vehicle no matter where it is. GPRS-enabled the device works best on this situation, because it will keep feeding you with information on its whereabouts as long as it is within GSM network coverage area. You can track vehicles discretely if you are using compact and small device, but bigger models with more power can also work. You can also opt for GPS trackers than can be hardwired to a 12V power source to keep it on without having to worry about battery life.
No matter what kind of device you choose and for what needs, you need to make sure that the provider you choose care for your needs more than they care for their profits. Why? Because then they will do their best to make sure that their GPS tracking solution is not only reliable and accurate, but also affordable. Geotab GPS tracking costs you monthly fee, and to make the solution worth it the cost must be reasonably affordable. With the combination of reliability, accuracy, and affordability, the GPS tracking solution you are getting will be the best investment you make. You can stop worrying about your children getting lost or — God forbid — kidnapped, or your vehicle getting stolen, because you can now track their locations constantly.