Author Archives: CovertTrack

Cases for GPS Tracking

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Late last year, hay bales in Oklahoma began disappearing.  In the wake of a severe drought that drove the cost of hay sky-high, thieves began targeting hay for profit. Farmers began suffering losses as the huge bales began mysteriously disappearing … Continue reading

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GPS Tracking Landmarks

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  What is a Landmark? Landmarks are used in GPS tracking applications to help us determine if vehicles are stopping at various locations; either previously known to us or unknown. Landmarks can be created anywhere on the tracking map to … Continue reading

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The GPS Tracking Interface

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Part 2 of Choosing a GPS Tracker  There are two critical elements to consider when purchasing equipment for GPS tracking. The first is the GPS tracking device itself. The second, and just as critical to effective tracking, is the GPS Tracking … Continue reading

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Types of GPS Trackers

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Part 1 of Choosing a GPS Tracker GPS trackers are built in many shapes and sizes, offering a variety of available tracking features, reporting options and power sources. The best tracker for you will be determined by your objectives and … Continue reading

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How GPS Tracking Works

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If you’ve ever wondered how a group of satellites orbiting the globe can help you track an asset, vehicle or another person right here on earth…here’s how… Global Positioning System The Global Positioning System is a space-based, global navigation satellite … Continue reading

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GPS Tracker Placement

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Most tracking problems that occur when tracking with a portable or “slap ‘n go” GPS tracker, can usually be traced back to one very important factor – placement! Placement of any GPS tracker is the key to getting the best … Continue reading

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GPS Tracking with Geo-Fences

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If you’re not using geo-fences with your GPS tracking, or if you’re not sure how to use them, you’re missing out on a tool that could significantly enhance your GPS tracking operations. Geo-fences can be a valuable part of GPS … Continue reading

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GPS Jammers – Blocking the Signal

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Millions of consumers, businesses, law enforcement and the U.S. military all rely on GPS signals on a daily basis. They’re used for everything from maritime and aircraft location systems, financial-securities clearing, mining and electricity distribution, road tolling, to weather forecasting … Continue reading

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Managed GPS Tracking – Balancing Battery Life & Update Performance

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The biggest dilemma for users of battery-operated GPS trackers can be managing the balance between battery life and update performance. Everyone wants the fastest updates so that they can see the tracker moving across the map in Real Time. But … Continue reading

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GPS Tracker – Battery Care & Maintenance

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Whether you’re an investigator or security specialist, an important thing to remember when you own a portable, slap-n-go GPS tracker, is to keep it stored in a cool, dry place when not in use.  Also, don’t forget to charge your … Continue reading

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