Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

? What is GPS?

? What is universalgpstracker?

? Does universalgpstracker have any hardware or software components?

? Do I need a computer to use universalgpstracker GPS Vehicle and Asset Tracking?

? Does universalgpstracker have navigation options (like GARMIN GPS Navigator)?

? Does universalgpstracker GPS Vehicle Tracking hardware use any Mobile Phone SIM cards?

? What are the different hardware models you have?

? Can I just buy the hardware units from you?

? Does universalgpstracker provide fencing options for my vehicle?

? How do I know the latest position of the vehicle without a computer?

? Does universalgpstracker provide different alerts like overspeed, idle time etc.?

? Do I have options to receive e-mail alerts?

? What other features does universalgpstracker provide?

? Why am I not able to load the universalgpstracker Application when I click on Login button on the Top right?

? Which map do you use for Vehicle Tracking in universalgpstracker?

? Where can I download the software required to run universalgpstracker?

? How to setup Rules for alert while using Geo Zone Features

 

 

 

GPS Vehicle Tracking

 

What is GPS?

 

Global Positioning System (GPS) is a constellation of 24 satellites orbiting the earth. These satellites use radio signals to broadcast location information. A GPS tracking device (GPS receiver) on the ground picks up the signals from the satellites to determine the location of an entity anywhere in the world and gives parameters like time, latitude, longitude, altitude etc.,

 

 

 

What is universalgpstracker?

 

universalgpstracker is a GPS Enabled tracking service which can be used for tracking fleets and assets.

 

 

 

Does universalgpstracker have any hardware or software components?

 

Yes, universalgpstracker has hardware and and can be viewable using any web browser like Firefox,Internet Explorer etc. A universalgpstracker GPS enabled hardware device will be installed on your vehicle. This device will have preset configurations to send location details to the state of the art universalgpstracker software server. The universalgpstracker software server then will process the data and present the vehicle details through web, email,SMS and mobile view etc.

 

 

 

Do I need a computer to use universalgpstracker GPS Vehicle and Asset Tracking?

 

May be not.it can be locate using SMS,but still require internet to track the position, But it is better to have a computer with a broad band connection of at least 256 kbps to enjoy the full benefits of universalgpstracker like vehicle management, route history map and a lot of other informative reports.

 

universalgpstracker GPS Vehicle Tracking Hardware

 

 

Does universalgpstracker have navigation options (like GARMIN GPS Navigator)?

 

universalgpstracker is not a In vehicle Navigation device. It is a remote vehicle management tool.

 

 

 

Does universalgpstracker GPS Vehicle Tracking hardware use any Mobile Phone SIM cards?

 

Yes. We do use a GPRS enabled Mobile phone SIM card along with the hardware.

 

 

 

What are the different hardware models you have?

 

Please visit universalgpstracker GPS Tracking Products for more details.

 

 

 

Can I just buy the hardware units from you?

 

Yes. As we are also the distributers of the hardware, we will be able to supply you the hardware. But in order to harness the full potential, we would recommend using our universalgpstracker portal subscription  service also.

 

universalgpstracker GPS Tracking Software

 

 

Does universalgpstracker provide fencing options for my vehicle?

 

Absolutely. There are options to create and assign Area, Way Point and Route fences.

 

 

 

How do I know the latest position of the vehicle without a computer?

 

Just dail up the GSM number and this system will reply to you with the latest vehicle position coordinates as SMS.

 

 

 

Does universalgpstracker provide different alerts like over speed, Weekend usage etc.?

 

Yes. universalgpstracker provides about 5 different alerts, like home location, overspeed, weekend or after time usage, fence alerts etc.

 

 

 

Do I have options to receive e-mail alerts?

 

Yes. Both SMS and Email alerts are available, but currently for SMS you have to sign up with external providers and use that email address for tracking.

 

 

 

What other features does universalgpstracker provide?

 

* universalgpstracker can supply you with information like Main Battery Voltage, Ignition Status and **Fuel Level(optional), **One Way voice" communications facility.

 

 

 

Why am I not able to load the universalgpstracker Application when I click on Login button on the Top right?

 

universalgpstracker is PHP and Ajax. Please use latest browsers with java support.

 

 

 

Which map do you use for Vehicle Tracking in universalgpstracker?

 

We use Microsoft Map which is the most preferred map by our customers. In addition to this we also provide Google very soon.

 

Where can I download the software required to run universalgpstracker?

 

You dont require to install any software,you need only a Mozila firefox or Internet Explorer browser and log into our website to track.

 

How to setup Rules for alert while using Geo Zone Features?

 

Please click here and download the sample rule created for GeoFence feature.