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Some informations to know GPS car tracker more

1.What is the GPS tracker


A Global Positioning System (GPS) tracker is a portable terminal device manufactured by a related technology company for object positioning. It is a finished product, and the user can accurately obtain location information by means of a tracking  platform.

2.The basic description of car GPS tracker

As the name implies, the Car GPS Tracker is a GPS tracking device dedicated to the automotive sector that allows fleet managers, parents and owners to monitor and track the position of their cars and trucks. In general, car GPS trackers can not only Providing real-time vehicle speed and position data, most companies will expand many practical functions, such as historical location data query, in order to make the car GPS tracker meet more users needs, the car owner can better grasp the trajectory of the car to count the driving information for a period of time, just like paced software APP, it can play back your running route.

A Car GPS tracker can have many features, here are a few points.

3.Introduction to the function of Car GPS tracker


The real-time alarm function prevents your car from being stolen and monitors car anomalies in real time. Even some car GPS trackers can perform cut-off fuel operations. You can image that you are the manager of fleet management company.
When you find that your employees are driving away from the normal driving route,

You realize that they are using company vehicles to hang out instead of working. At this time, you just need to use the mobile APP to interrupt the car.

What a cool function!   Many companies now produce Car GPS track to achieve this function.

As the level of technology improves, we believe that the car GPS tracker will have more features in the future. The Eelink

company is focusing on R&D and designing new GPS tracker for car currently.We have already briefly understood the purpose of the car GPS tracker. Let's take a look at the working principle of GPS tracker.


4.How does the GPS tracking device work?


The GPS tracker uses the GPS satellite network to find the location where the device needs to be located.

The basic principle is that a GPS tracker uses a process called trilateration to determine its physical location based on its distance from three GPS satellites.The premise of determining the position is to know its distance from the three GPS satellites.

Then, we can accurately know the location of the device through the coordinate method. The use of personal car navigation systems is also the same technical principle.


However, GPS trackers are still different from car navigation systems.The difference between a GPS tracker and a car navigation system is that the navigation system provides you with location and driving directions, while the tracker can record your driving habits or live playback locations.

The purpose of the car navigation system is to find individuals who open navigation at a certain location. We do not need to install other facilities.

The GPS tracker service object is mainly the leader of the fleet management company, and the individual who needs to detect the movement information of the object in real time. The GPS locator can be used as the carrier of the information channel, and we need to install the SIM card to the device.


5.Application scenarios of car tracking devices?


The main purpose of GPS car tracking devices is to let you know where your vehicle is and how to use it in some specific situations. For example, if your car is stolen, but you installed  GPS tracker in your car , you can provide the police with the exact location and help the police quickly find the thief and your car.

In the fleet management. In order to ensure the efficient operation of corporate vehicles and to prevent employees from using private vehicles, GPS car tracker is a very effective solution, which can help enterprises manage assets efficiently and save enterprise labor costs, because it only needs several GPS Car tracking devices can be done.

The GPS tracker for cars can also be used directly in the application scenarios where parents monitor their children and care about their growth. In order to prevent the wrong behavior of your teen’s, or to remind driving safety issues in real time.

You can install the tracker on your teen's car so you can know where they are in real time, see where they have been, where they went, and wheather they are speeding, you can take measures quickly to help your child drive safely.
To maintain harmony between husband and wife, sometimes we can also use GPS tracker


Vehicle tracking devices are also very useful for owners of big car or truck fleets. They use the device to play back the historical driving track, and adjust the driving state to improve the work efficiency. As far as we know, they prefer to use the car tracker to calculate the driving mileage for billing or reimbursement. This is a good piece of evidence to show how much it has done.

Sometimes, car GPS trackers may also be used by criminals who may use them to track your vehicle location without the owner's permission.

If you suspect this is the case, you should try to find the GPS tracker hidden in your vehicle. As a manufacturer of car GPS trackers, Eelink generally conducts qualification audits of companies that purchase equipment in order to prevent their equipment from being abused. Fortunately, they can perform GPS tracking on cars running on R&D positioning platforms. Authorized operations, in the event of an emergency, they can interrupt the transmission of information.

If you just want to know the real-time location of your car, you may need a GPS car tracker. Once you have a GPS tracker installed in your vehicle, you can use software on your computer, phone or tablet to view its location in real-time.

6.How do you use a GPS car tracker?


Using a GPS tracker in a car is usually very simple, but the process used by each company will be slightly different. The main difference between them may be the power supply. If you don't know the difference, it is a very good idea to refer to the manual.

There are two types of vehicle tracker, wired and wireless vehicle trackers. Some companies will distinguish or name GPS tracker based on their functions.

The wiring car GPS tracker is activated by plugging in the onboard diagnostics (OBD-II) connector. This OBD connector is usually located below the dashboard near the driver's legs.

You can use the external power supply, the car can continue to supply power to the device, and the standby time is long, which is very suitable for enterprise fleet management.


Some car trackers are designed to be inserted only into cigarette lighters or accessory socket,which limits where you can install them. These trackers are easy to install and use, and we need to be aware that some of the trackers will continue to draw power from your battery when you are not driving. In this case, you will need to unplug the tracker to prevent the battery from running out.


Wireless car GPS trackers are typically powered by the device's internal battery, which means they can be installed almost anywhere and are highly flexible.

Since there is no external power supply, this type of tracker must be removed and charged periodically, otherwise it will stop working. Therefore, the length of standby time is a measure of the quality of GPS tracker.

7.How to check the positioning information of car


When you install the GPS tracker in your vehicle, you usually need to register your account with the enterprise-developed positioning platform, then enter the IMEI and activation code of the device you purchased, you can use the software on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. View its location in real time. For a more detailed operation, you can check the platform manual. No matter which type of positioning terminal you choose, you need a SIM card.

Written at the end


The invention of all products is based on bringing a better life to human beings. The same is true for car tracker. We can also see the real benefits it brings to businesses and individuals. At the same time, we cannot Ignore the opposite of the car GPS locator, which may be used by some people for illegal purposes. At this time, we should all have security awareness and refuse illegal behavior.
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