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Vehicle tracking

What is Vehicle Tracking?

A vehicle tracking system or solution is an electronic device installed in vehicles that collects useful data and enables the owner to track the vehicles' location and their precise movements in real-time. Vehicle tracking systems are classified into two categories - passive and active. A passive system does not provide real-time information, but stores the data on the tracking unit until the vehicle returns to the depot or office. On the other hand, an active vehicle tracking system is commonly used for tracking one or more vehicles in real-time.

Automatic vehicle location technology

Vehicle tracking systems use GPS / GLONASS technology or other automatic vehicle location technology to record information transmitted from the installed hardware, such as the location, speed, and the direction of the vehicle without the need for interaction or intervention from the driver. The user can view the vehicle information through the Internet or other specialised software.

Benefits

Vehicle tracking systems are majorly useful for companies with a fleet of vehicles. These systems - 

  • Allow for easy management of the business operation, such as routing, monitoring driving behaviour, dispatch and security
  • Increase company efficiency
  • Reduce fuels costs
  • Improve job allocation
  • Allow to track and trace elements
  • Enable data logging, geo fencing, emergency services, driver ID, security alarm system, and voice system
Vehicle tracking - Applications
Mirasys Video Management System ensures transportation operations run smoothlyMirasys Video Management System ensures transportation operations run smoothly
Mirasys Video Management Solutions are being utilised in a number of transport projects which include ports, motorways, airports, trains and...
Arecont Vision enables Davenport Grand hotel to provide a safe, secure, and relaxing hotel experienceArecont Vision enables Davenport Grand hotel to provide a safe, secure, and relaxing hotel experience
World-class service, sublime surroundings, and luxury within reach are all things you will find at Davenport Hotels in downtown Spokane,...
HID Global UHF RFID technology assists Carlsberg UK in route to marketHID Global UHF RFID technology assists Carlsberg UK in route to market
HID proposed using UHF tagging solutions that would prove as tough as the kegs themselves A wholly owned...
MOBOTIX IP camera solution secures Italian Ministry of Economy and FinanceMOBOTIX IP camera solution secures Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance
To the lay person they appear to be simple LED light spots going back to the original style of illumination of the old 1800s palace (1876) that...
Traka21 plug and play system provides intelligent key management for Dura fleet vehiclesTraka21 plug and play system provides intelligent key management for Dura fleet vehicles
Traka21 helps trace and account for every key or keyset, which are individually locked in place Dura originated...
MOBOTIX security solutions secures Ukrainian gas station chainMOBOTIX security solutions secures Ukrainian gas station chain
It was essential to be able to recognise the details of the license plates of cars at the gas pumps Ukrainian...
Arecont Vision camera captures images of speeding vehicles in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArecont Vision camera captures images of speeding vehicles in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Customer Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America. The city of...
Moscow Capital Plaza chooses HID Global iCLASS contactless cards and readersMoscow Capital Plaza chooses HID Global iCLASS contactless cards and readers
Fully integrated, scalable identification and security system implemented at prominent Moscow multifunctional business complex Capital Plaza, a...
Delta Scientific's barricades and crash-rated bollards stop truck bombers at various US EmbassiesDelta Scientific's barricades and crash-rated bollards stop truck bombers at various US Embassies
In 1998, at the U.S. Embassy in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, a crash-rated, moveable barricade prevented the attacker’s vehicle from entering...
Delta’s vehicular control protection systems help maintain safety at various AirportsDelta’s vehicular control protection systems help maintain safety at various Airports
Before 9-11, perimeter security was used to provide an extra barrier of protection for an airport and its people typically from hijackers and...
Vehicle tracking - News
OPTEX Europe Exhibits For First Time At Sicurezza 2017, Milan
November 20, 2017: OPTEX Europe will be exhibiting for the first time at Sicurezza in Milan to showcase its wider range of detection and LED lighting devices. The portfolio on show will cover perimeter protection and security, as well as...
Hikvision And Paxton Integrate ANPR With Access Control To Create Seamless Vehicle Entry System
November 14, 2017: Hikvision has announced the successful integration of the Hikvision automatic license plate recognition system into the Paxton’s Net2 access control system, which will provide a host of benefits to installers...
March Networks And KIND Financial Introduce Tracking And Compliance Solution For Cannabis Industry
November 14, 2017: March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, and KIND Financial, a provider of cannabis compliance technology, have partnered to deliver an enhanced tracking and security solution to...

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Why Fleet Managers Are Choosing Automated Key Control Solutions
For fleet managers, the control and management of your fleet begins with control and management of the keys that start the vehicles. For some, this critical task is left to a very basic – and incredibly low-tech...
Hikvision Announces Debut Of Smarter, Faster AI Cloud At Artificial Intelligence Forum
November 3, 2017: Hikvision’s ‘AI Cloud’ establishes a distributed structure incorporating Cloud Computing and Edge Computing. It extends the Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm from the cloud, to an edge network of...
Hikvision Launches New Under-Vehicle Surveillance Systems For Fast And Effective Vehicle Checks
October 27, 2017: Helping to establish the highest levels of site safety and security for end-users, Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has launched a new range of fixed and portable Under-Vehicle...
Hikvision Traffic Management Solution Ensures Safe Vehicle Flow In Yangon, Myanmar
October 17, 2017: Hikvision, a supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, is ensuring safe vehicle flow and helping to improve driving standards in Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar (formally Burma), via an intelligent wide-area...

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Fleet Source Launches UK’s First Terrorism Risk And Incident Prevention Products And Training Services
October 17, 2017: Fleet Source, a provider of training and auditing services for the road transport industry, has announced the launch of the UK’s first Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention suite of products and training services...
Digital Watchdog Extends MEGApix Family With New 4 Megapixel License Plate Recognition Camera
October 15, 2017: Digital Watchdog, a provider of digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software, is proud to announce the upcoming release of the new MEGApix® 4 Megapixel License Plate Recognition...
Genetec Announces Launch Of Citigraf: New Public Safety Decision Support System
October 15, 2017: Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced the launch of its new public safety decision support system, Genetec Citigraf™....
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