GPS Tracking or Global Positioning System Tracking is a system or operating system that helps to determine the accurate location of a person, vehicle, and anything that it is attached with. GPS Tracking unit records or monitors information after a regular interval with a regular basis. There are mainly three categories of GPS Tracker. These are -
With the new technological development, GPS, a new branch of information technology, is gaining its popularity with a rapid pace. Using GPS in outdoor has become a very common feature now-a-days.
GPS Tracking has various application fields. Some of them are as under -
GPS Car Tracking : it means locating the car, buses, taxis etc. these are subdivided into -
this kind of tracking provides facility to maintain the law, enforcement as well as discipline of a nation
GPS Tracking as personal GPS locater : this is facilitated with voice communication with pre-recommended telephone or mobile numbers. Therefor a person can immediately contact any other person in emergency.
Kid and Pet tracking : it includes -
- your kid tracking
- tracking the location of your pet
- blind walker guidance
Wild Life tracking : it refers to a two way communication where signals are send via cellular phones to monitor the changes among wild animals including mammals and big birds. Some time it is not possible to reach the wild forest physically. It is not safety always. Therefor for knowing and monitoring the wildlife ecosystem it is very useful to the forest department. Though this type of GPS Tracking has gained popularity in the developed countries rather than those of developing countries.
Teen Car tracking : this special type of GPS Tracking has been introduced to society to prevent car accidents among teen age group. It is because accident mostly occur among the drivers who belong to the age group between 16 years and 20 years. Those accidents occurs mainly due to -
- peer pressure
Marine tracking : it receives information about marine life. Though it should be mentioned that
here the technology used in GPS Tracking is different from that of GPS Tracking used in land. It is because it does not receive signal in receiver rather very high quality softwares are use fer implementing this technique.
GPS offender tracking : In middle east countries, African countries, USA and many other ares of the world, the incidence of sexual harassment is the maximum. It includes the child rape, juvenile crime, and other crime like robbery, murder etc on streets. GPS offender tracking is a very special device kept with the crime justice officials. Using this GPS Tracking they keep an eye on the suspected victims to know the whereabouts of the criminals on a regular basis.
Some other kind of GPS Tracking includes :
- TrimTrack Mobile
- The Open Monitoring And Tracking Protocol (Open DMTP)
- Perdiemco Location And Tracking (PLT)
- Track Finder
Lastly it can be concluded that Using GPS In Outdoor we may obtain the locational information starting from sea to airborne surfaces.