Thursday, July 24, 2008

Global Positioning System (GPS) is a U.S. space-based navigation system made up of a network of 24 satellites that provides reliable positioning, navigation, and timing services to civilian users on an uninterrupted worldwide basis for free. GPS started as a military application but was made available to the public in 1983 at the wake of the accidental shooting of Korean Air Lines flight 007. Since then, GPS has been used to aid to navigation worldwide, a tool for map-making, land surveying, commerce, scientific uses, and even hobbies such as geocaching. GPS also provides a precise time reference used in many applications including scientific study of earthquakes, and synchronization of telecommunications networks. Anyone with a GPS receiver can have access to the system. The system provides precise location and time information for an indefinite number of people in all weather, anytime, anywhere in the world.

Just how does it work? The GPS is made up of three key elements: satellites orbiting the Earth; control and monitoring stations on Earth; and the GPS receivers owned by users. GPS satellites broadcast signals from space that are picked up and identified by GPS receivers. Each GPS receiver then provides three-dimensional location (latitude, longitude, and altitude) plus the time. Individuals may purchase GPS handsets that are readily available through commercial retailers. GPS users can correctly locate where they are and navigate to where they want to go in any mode of transportation. GPS has become a part of the modern man’s life. Everyone uses it: farmers, bankers, surveyors, geologists, pilots, lawyers, doctors, housewives…... everyone! The question now is who provides the best GPS tracking system this side of USA and Canada?

GPS Insight vehicle tracking system uses the latest in AT&T mobile technology for accurate vehicle locations every two minutes. It is a hardware and web software-based vehicle tracking product which is the technical leader in the GPS tracking field. Targeted for trucking and service companies, GPS Insight provides reports on: Speeding, Engine Diagnostic Fault codes/alerts, Begin/End of day report (compare to payroll), Off-Hours Reports/Alerts Landmark Reports (by landmark or by vehicle), Detailed and Summary activity reports, Miles Per Gallon / Fuel Consumption report to name a few. The system also guarantees efficiency and money-saving ways like:

• Real time map updates and 2 minute vehicle locations to help your dispatchers know exactly which vehicles are close to new orders - no more calling your drivers or relying on them to provide their location and trip status.

• 90 days of history, allowing you to go back and ensure that you have unquestionable proof of service when billing or service questions arise.

• Reports to identify reckless and wasteful speeding with 100% accurate speed readings from the engine's computer.

• Begin/End of day reports and detailed, 2 minute updates, which can help to identify fraudulent hours claimed by your drivers.

GPS Insight support wiki for customers is also available 24/7. Company Updates and customer comments can be found at the Blog for GPS vehicle tracking. Check it out.
Posted by desperateblogger On 7/24/2008 10:48:00 AM 4 comments


  1. good article, any helpful notes on the Magellan crossover? I would like to be able to get my days route with map out and put it up on my blog so people can see where I went...

  2. hi vista: i'll research on it then give you input. =)

  3. hi ate lena! how do you cut your entry and have that continue reading link?

    i've got a not-so-long post in the making with photos and i don't want it all exposed because it's just photos.

    how do i do that "continue reading" thing?

    hope you could help me.


  4. i'll send you the link on how to do it. i'll look for it first.


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