A global positioning system (GPS) is capable of identifying and reporting the information with the highest level of accuracy. Instead of spending several hours a day looking for something or someone, you can activate your GPS tracking device and receive real-time location data. The only difficult part of using one of these systems is determining where to place your tracker to ensure a quick recovery.
Where to Place an LGPS Device Within a Vehicle
With GPS tracking technology, thousands of vehicles have recovered after theft. The use of a hardwired tracker enables you to identify your vehicle’s location in real-time. Battery-powered devices are also able to move from one vehicle or asset to another. Giving you flexibility if you need to track different things at different times. Both of these types of devices enable you (and police) to track your missing or stolen vehicle in hopes of recovery. Many of LGPS users wonder whether they can install the LGPS tracker in a car without making it obvious.
Below are some suggestions for covert placement:
Under the Vehicle: The Micro Battery-Powered Asset Tracker offers the option of a weatherproof metal case. And it is for installation underneath the vehicle. Make sure you mount the case close to the edge of the vehicle. And the antenna is pointing down so that the signal can detect.
On the Dash or Rear Shelf: A clear view of the sky is the most important thing to consider when mounting a GPS tracking device. The dashboard or the rear shelf of the vehicle are common mounting locations and offer great results, as long as you are not concerned about secrecy. If you mount the tracker on the dash, make sure it’s not immediately next to any other location-based devices to avoid interference.
Inside the Dash: If you need covert tracking, a hardwired tracker is the most covert option. The Micro Wired Fleet Tracking Device and the Wired Fleet Tracking Device will be the main options for this application. The devices are installed into the vehicle like a car stereo and stowed under the dash. Since they’re powered by the vehicle, you’ll never have to recharge.
Other Uses of GPS Devices for Protecting Valuables
Another concern for business owners or professionals is the potential to lose a briefcase or laptop bag at a public venue. And GPS tracking can aid in the recovery of these assets as well.
The Micro Battery Powered Asset Tracker can place in your bag or briefcase to help you track. A tracking device sewn into the side of the bag can be even less noticeable. Make sure that the tracker is still accessible from the outside. The larger and more elaborate the briefcase is, the easier it will be to install and hide the LGPS unit.
Other Ways Businesses May Use GPS Tracking Devices
Lightning GPS trackers are useful for a wide variety of business use cases. Making them both versatile and valuable for businesses. Some of these extra uses include:
Tracking assets belonging to the company, such as equipment, computers, vehicles, etc.
Tracking assets belonging to customers
Keeping tabs on large shipments on trains or boats
Monitoring movements of employees on the job