How GPS Trackers work: Hardware Lesson 1

Gurtam team develops satellite tracking software, so we work with GPS/GLONASS equipment manufacturers. To share our experience, we’ve prepared a series of articles dedicated to GPS/GLONASS trackers. We are going to discuss classification and technical features of the trackers popular with Wialon users.

The first article addresses basic terms and definitions. You will learn what a GPS tracker is, how it works and what types of trackers are there on the market.

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How to Choose GPS Tracking Hardware: Useful Tips

As you know, knowledge comes from experience. And it is way better to learn from the mistakes of the others than from your own faults. Running a successful satellite tracking business is no exception. Wolfgang Busch, our partner from Germany, has an enormous experience in GPS-tracking and would like to share it with you.

This article deals with a number of questions you have to ask yourself and find answers to as long as you want to buy GPS-tracking equipment for business needs.

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Welcome to the First Satellite Technologies Museum in Minsk

Gurtam can freely boast about the quality and rich functionality of its software solutions, as well as its team creativity. As you know, every year on June 2nd namely because of Gurtam we celebrate our professional holiday — Satellite Tracking Day. And today we open the first Satellite Technologies Museum, where we will gather everything, forming the telematics market history: from the first GPS trackers and sensors, to the up-to-date multifunctional software solutions and applications.

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Dedicated to all Apple-lovers: new GPS Tag Pro for iPhone

GPS Tag Pro app allows to use any Android- or iOS-based mobile device as a GPS tracker Today Gurtam developers introduced a new version of universally beloved GPS Tag Pro application, this time for iPhone.

GPS Tag today actually occupies the leading position in Gurtam rating of software for mobile devices, compatible with Wialon, and now we decided to broaden the sphere of application and support our multiple users, preferring Apple products. Besides Gurtam, mobile apps with GPS tracking function for iOS are created by our partners, for example, iPhone ASK tracker by ASK and Navion Tracker by Navion.

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«GalileoSky» — «Best Company 2013» award winner

On July 25 Moscow hosted the 6th Annual International Award «The Best Company 2013»Success of Gurtam partners can’t go unnoticed — GalileoSky became the winner of the 6th Annual International Award «The Best Company 2013».

On July 25 the award ceremony was hosted in Moscow, where all the winners got the title of «Socially responsible companies». This year 968 different enterprises and establishments took part in the competition, and only 33 of them received the award — and GalileoSky was one of them.

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vProtoсoller — new Apps developed by Gurtam

The time-proved Wialon GPS tracking software has numerous significant advantages, comparing with other modern GPS tracking and fleet management solutions. Among the key Wialon advantages special attention should be paid to the large number of GPS and GLONASS hardware integrated into the system. The list is extending daily, and today integrators are free to make their choice and find the most suitable devices among the range of 500 supported types of navigation hardware.

But, as usual, there is one problem: our partners often complain that customers sometimes don’t want to switch to modern Wialon user interface and are still applying other GPS tracking systems. However, due to the fact that our competitors has rather limited list of supported hardware comparing with Gurtam, it’s rather difficult for them to take hold of the market.

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ASK celebrates Satellite Tracking Day

ASK group of companies celebrates its professional holiday — Satellite Tracking DayAt the beginning of month, as you remember, all the GPS tracking sphere professionals celebrated their own «special day». After a while, I decided to find out, how did Gurtam partners spend this wonderful event?

Although Satellite Tracking Day has still not been recognized as an official holiday, our partners enjoyed the tradition. This year it was Sunday and the June sun favored to celebrating this holiday in the open air.

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