Want to install a GPS tracker in your car, but when you buy it, you find that there is a huge variety and you don’t know how to choose? You don’t know which function is more useful? Are you facing such confusion? Don’t worry! Now HengJiKeDa will give you an in-depth analysis of all aspects of the car GPS tracker, so that no one can fool you when buying it.
1.What is car GPS positioning
First of all, we must know that car GPS positioning is not the same as car GPS navigation. Although they sound similar, they are two different things.
Car GPS positioning is that we install a GPS tracker in the car, it transmit the vehicle’s position data to the vehicle monitoring platform through the wireless network. Then you can check the vehicle’s position remotely via platform and mobile APP . So it is a GPS locator which you can find your car wherever it is at any time.
Car GPS navigation is that you don’t know how to get the place where you are going to.At this time, you can use GPS navigation equipment. After setting the destination on the navigation instrument, it will give you several routes. And you can choose the best one.
2.The working principle of car GPS positioning
Vehicle GPS positioning system is composed of GPS tracking device, wireless network (SIM card), and GPS monitoring platform.
GPS tracker are hardware devices, divided into two types: wired and wireless, with different shapes and sizes. Whether wired or wireless devices, installation is generally simple. The GPS tracker is the information receiving end of the vehicle GPS positioning system. It is used to receive satellite signals and execute instructions issued by the monitoring platform.
The wired GPS tracker is connected to the car battery and is powered by the battery, which can realize real-time positioning and tracking.The wireless GPS tracker has its own power supply, which is usually positioned at regular intervals, and transmits the position information to the GPS monitoring platform on time according to the update interval set by the owner. The advantage of a wireless GPS tracker is that it does not need to install, as long as it does not block its signal, it can be installed anywhere in the car.
Wireless network (SIM card)
The wireless network mentioned here is actually the SIM card which mainly used for the GPS trackers. It is used for data upload. You can check the vehicle’s location on the monitoring platform,becase the SIM card transfer the data to the platform. If the SIM card is damaged, arrears, or the signal is weak, the data of the positioning will be deviated.
The vehicle GPS monitoring platform is a GPS system that the users can check the location of the tracking vehicle at anytime, anywhere.
The vehicle monitoring platform includes PC and mobile phone APP. After the platform receives the data returned by the device, it will be displayed on the map of the monitoring platform. Users can directly view or select a certain period to view the track playback or manage data such as mileage statistics. In addition, the platform is also an important role for large data collection and remote operation of equipment, such as remotely issuing instructions to the terminal to cut off the fuel or power of the vehicle or lock the vehicle remotely, and set the vehicle’s speed limit value, use area, Driving route, driving time, etc.
For the vehicle GPS positioning system, if there is any problem with the above three links, it will affect the normal positioning of the device.
3.The function of GPS positioning system
-Isn’t the GPS positioning system used to locate cars? What else can it do?
-Wrong! Positioning is only the most basic function, but it is far from all:
Geo-fence-set an area on the map and when the vehicle drives out of the area,it will send an alert to user;
Overspeed alarm-when the vehicle’s driving speed exceeds a preset threshold, it will send an alert to user;
Vibration alarm-when the GPS tracker detects that the vehicle has experienced severe vibration, it will send an alert to user;
Fuel cut-off and power control-when the vehicle is stolen, user can cut off fuel and power via platform and mobile APP;
Track playback-view the car driving track records at anytime, anywhere;
and many more……
These are the most basic and practical functions of HengJiKeDa vehicle GPS positioning system.