What Is A 3G GPS Tracker?
A 3G GPS tracker is an electronic tracking device that helps transmit the real-time location of a vehicle or person using the global positioning system, also known as GPS. The data of the location is stored onto the tracking device and transmitted by using IOT enabled integration like a cellular connection that may be GPRS or SMS based.
3G GPS tracker integrated with a tracking solutions software can help locate and trace the location of a vehicle, asset or a person in real-time over the internet through a cloud interface, a desktop computer or a smartphone app.
The GPS tracker is an easy device to set up and track as it follows a simple plug & play interface to get things started. The data is relayed using an active 3G based SIM card that is inserted into the tracking device. Anti theft features and an sos button come in handy when using a vehicle GPS tracker. A monthly fees is generally attracted via a gsm network similar to mobile phones to make the most of gps gsm based real time tracking which can be reviewed through google maps.
The battery life on our devices averages around 8 years. The smartphone app free of cost can be downloaded for both android and ios devices. The 3g gps comes with an pre-activated sim card for added convenience. Once the 3G SIM is activated, the coordinates of the device are transmitted over a GSM network to the entitled tracking service that displays the location of the device on an interactive map interface.
The GPS tracker can also be used for secondary operations such as relaying the on-board diagnostics onto a remote server or a device for data interpretations.
The tracking device is generally powered by the power generated at the source, through an independent battery or a power source on the vehicle itself. Other features of a standalone trackers include remote auto immobilizing system, motion detection notifications and anti-theft alerts. Additionally, a tracker should be IPv6 or IPv7 ready to withstand the unpredictable environments that might be faced based on different terrains and versatile product usage.
However, with the progression of time, 3G based devices are being out for a newer generation 4G band devices. Global network providers already shut down their 2G network in a lot of countries and have already planned to shutdown the 3G network in 2020 to make way for 5G, so to future-proof your business, a 4G ready device is very important.
In response to this, Linxio has made available a complete range of 4G LTE devices with, but not just any 4G modems will do for our GPS trackers, we have used a specific 4G modem that runs the NB IoT & CAT M1 Network, a network that is dedicated to GPS trackers and IoT devices.
Linxio offers a wide range of high-quality tracking devices to suit all budgets and requirements, from the low-cost TR500 vehicle tracker to the AT36 standalone GPS tracker with impressive 8-year battery life. Linxio has devices that help in complete fleet tracking and management solutions, asset tracking services and personal tracking.