GPS tracking is becoming an essential part of fleet management in the transport industry as well as in various other businesses. The different features of this device include traffic estimation, comprehensive information of the current status, recording the history of navigation of the trucks, updating the drivers on the changes of roadways, watching out the speed, time taken, etc. to account for every penny that has been invested in the business.
As any business owner will know, it’s never easy to keep track of your employees all hours of the day, but it’s even more difficult when you have to run a fleet of vehicles and you spend every waking minute concerned as to the wellbeing of not only the driver, but the vehicle as well. After all, it’s a fair few thousand of your hard-earned cash out there.
For many, technology is something they despise purely because they can’t get certain things to work how they think it should. For others, it is essential in every day life and allows them to do far more than they ever thought was possible.
Global Positioning Systems, better known to you and me as GPS, are becoming increasingly influential in all areas of travel and motoring, with vehicle and fleet owners investing in the devices to keep track of their beloved – and essential – vehicles.
Turning ones smartphone into a GPS tracking device is not a difficult task. If you have never used GPS applications before, you might not know what they are used for. GPS tracking applications can be used for various tasks.
If you have a smartphone, you’ve probably noticed that your battery life isn’t optimal. This could be because lithium battery technology hasn’t been able to keep up with the quickly advancing world of smartphones, but it has a lot to do with battery draining apps. Here’s a list of apps known to drain your battery and some simple ways to save your battery life.
Samy Kamkar has used the undocumented Google Maps API to map a web browser to GPS coordinates via router XSS and Google’s Location based services i.e. using this, one can find the location of any person from their MAC address. The application is called MapXSS.