GPS tracking
Track your assets and improve reporting with video management software and other video technology.
Manage fleets and stay compliant
Fleet management
Track and manage multiple vehicles simultaneously.
Comprehensive reporting
Combine GPS data and video footage for detailed reports.
Regulatory compliance
Ensure compliance with industry regulations.
Monitor fleets of vehicles or ships with GPS tracking
While GPS tracking was designed for navigation, it is now part of nearly every aspect of life and is used for navigation on water, land and air. By combining it with your video management software (VMS), you can increase safety for people, animals and possessions, and optimize route planning and fuel costs. 
Combining GPS data with video feeds allows operators to see the exact location of vehicles or assets in real-time. This enhances the ability to monitor movements and respond quickly to incidents. Historical GPS data can be used for reporting and investigative purposes to provide accountability and transparency.
Lastly, GPS tracking could also be mandatory in order to be compliant with your industry’s regulations. Globally, these industries could include transportation and logistics, public transit, emergency services, the oil and gas industry, marine and aviation, and mining and construction.

Frequently asked questions
Commonly asked questions and answers about GPS tracking.

How does GPS tracking work?

The GPS tracking system uses 24 solar powered satellites that continuously orbit Earth. Their routes are mapped so that anywhere on Earth, at any time there are at least four satellites "visible" in the sky. Satellite signals travel at the speed of light. Using the mathematical principle called trilateration, GPS offers the ability to locate and track a subject, pinpointing longitude, latitude, ground speed and course direction. The system operates independently from telephone or internet reception and requires only a GPS receiver. The latest stage of accuracy enhancement uses the L5 band and has an ability to pinpoint to within 12 inches (30 centimeters). To save energy, real-time GPS trackers do not send a stream of data but report positions at predetermined intervals. Typically, the fastest reporting interval is ten seconds.

How to get GPS coordinates from video?

In order to get GPS coordinates from video, you will need software that can embed geolocation data into a video file as it is being recorded. Many modern cameras have built-in GPS capabilities that can tag video files with location data automatically. Using software, this metadata can then be extracted after recording to view the GPS coordinates.

What is GPS fleet tracking?

GPS fleet tracking is a system that uses GPS technology to manage and monitor a fleet of vehicles by installing GPS receivers in each vehicle. The receivers are used to record the locations, movements, and other metrics like idle time, speed and route of the vehicles. This information can be used to enhance safety, comply with regulatory requirements, improve resource allocation and optimize route planning.

How much does a GPS tracking system cost?

The cost of a GPS tracking system will depend on the type of system, scale and features. More advanced systems will naturally cost more and the price will also increase for every GPS receiver needed. If you wish to add additional features like real-time analytics, you will also incur higher costs.

Can police use GPS to track suspects?

Yes, police can use GPS to track suspects. However, in most cases, they will need some form of legal authorization in order to do so, as tracking can violate people’s right to privacy.

How accurate is a GPS tracker?

The accuracy of a GPS tracker is dependent on factors such as satellite visibility, the quality of the GPS receiver and environmental conditions. Environmental conditions that can interfere with signal reception can include dense forests, tall buildings and other urban obstructions. On average, a basic tracker should be able to provide a location that is accurate within a range of 10-33 feet (3-10 meters).

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