GPS TRACKER: Do You Really Need It? This Will Help You Decide!
How will you decide if you need a GPS tracker in your day-to-day life?. First, let me explain what this piece of equipment really is. A GPS tracker is security equipment meant to track an object by its geo-location. Nowadays Tracker devices have more functionalities other than tracing Geolocation. The high-level programming in the microchips has enabled us to manipulate the data and use it for our convenience. For example, in addition, to live tracking the user can now invisible fence around the specified location. This will help us to notify whether the object is still in the perimeter. Before deciding whether you really need to buy a Tracker device you need to understand the functionalities of such devices.
- Live location tracking
- Instant Notification
- Speed alert
- 100 days traveled route history
- Mobile application and Analytic Dashboard
- Emergency SOS Button
Follow these steps to decide whether you need a GPS Tracker
The “need” and “Desire” has two different meaning. Food is our need but Branded clothes are our desire. If it is related to security, it falls in the category of “need”. How will you decide you need a GPS tracker installed in your asset? Let’s say you have made some investment in some moveable assets like a premium car, Jewelleries or machinery which is a valuable possession of yours. Let’s try to answer the below questions and find the answer more systematically
- Does the resale value of the asset is something that you care about?
- Do you travel often away from your assets?
- Does your neighborhood or town has cases of theft?
- Does your livelihood depend on these assets?
- Does your asset is safe even if you are away from your hometown?
By answering these questions you will definitely be aware of the need for a tracker device for your assets. You are bound to implement tracking if any of the answers are positive in the above questionnaire.
The benefits of tracker device
Tracker devices are considerably small devices compared to other security devices and have multiple advantages over traditional measures. Especially when you are traveling, you can still monitor and make sure your car or valuables are safe. The SOS function and alerts are the major features that attract more people to use GPS tracker devices. Other than tracking assets, these devices can be used to track people with medical conditions and kids. Read more about benefits of tracker devices on our previous blog.
Security devices integrated with mobile applications are trending now. Using the dashboard provided in the app, one can track the activities like speed, live tracking view, notification, and device status. One simple misconception about trackers is that they can remove from the host easily. This is false and in order to prevent such activity, trackers are now equipped with alerts. It can inform the owner when it is removed from the host or if anyone tries to interfere with its function.
You may have invested in many assets for your personal purposes or for business needs. The GPS tracker will provide the utmost security with minimum cost. The application of trackers is never-ending from personal use to tracking things internationally. Not only for tracking but it can be used for personal protection too. The dedicated SOS button can be used in an emergency situation. In short, investing a small amount in trackers, devices is never going to be a bad decision ever in fact it will provide you with more security against attacker like signal relay attack and peace of mind.