Spy Center Security's Brian, offers up some basic info on real time and passive GPS trackers.
BROWSE GPS Tracking By Need
What are the uses for GPS? Why would I need GPS?
Global Positioning Systems (GPS) trackers are now a becoming a part of our everyday lives, from GPS for your phone to navigational systems for your car. Now there are portable GPS vehicle trackers that are quickly becoming widely used for locating and protecting your interests.
GPS tracking can be used for a varity of reasons from child tracking to Building tunnels under miles of ocean. Below are some modern pratical uses for consumers to use GPS tracking systems. These uses are becoming more and more common place in today's society.
GPS can help you navigate through cities, countries, and oceans that you have never visited before with accuracy. It can help you track down stolen vehicles, or track a vehicle's travels. GPS helps plan faster routes for delivery, and where the vehicle or property is in realtime at all times.
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Emergency perssonel can easily find injured persons or wrecked vehicles much faster than anyother means of emergency rescue and has played a critical role in Law enforcement for many years now.
The whole world can benefit from GPS and have fun with it. Recreational uses range from GPS artwork, Spotting games, capture the flag, geodashing, treasure hunting, waymarking, Geocaching or maybe just staying on the right trail on your leisure hike through the Rocky Mountains. Maybe you want to return to that exact spot were the fish were biting last time. GPS has a whole range of recreational uses that were not available to the public just 20 years ago.
Land Surveyers use GPS to lay out property lines, navigation and mapping different areas of the Earth. This allows for the most accurate data of their 3 dimensional positon on the planet.
Over the past years of the GPS revolution, people have been using GPS devices to track their children. This may seem extreme but it has become a very useful tool for tracking down lost or stolen children. This is a question of what "Peace of Mind" really means.