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GPS-208   GSM GPRS Cellular In-Vehicle Tracking Device

 

GPS-301   Cellular OBD Diagnostics and GPS Tracking Device

What is a Cellular Tacking Device?

A GPS tracking device utilizes the Global Positioning System satellite system to receive location specific data and transfer that data to tracking software for visual interpretation over a cellular network.  The manner in which information is presented will ultimately determine how thoroughly a business incorporates a GPS tracking device and makes use of the available information.

Not every tracking software is the same and while many buyers focus on the price of the tracking device, the real return on investment is in the tracking software and the features it provides.

What is Real Time OBD Diagnostics?

On-Board Diagnostic systems are in most cars and light trucks on the road today. During the '70s and early 1980's manufacturers started using electronic means to control engine functions and diagnose engine problems. This was primarily to meet EPA emission standards. Through the years on-board diagnostic systems have become more sophisticated. OBD-II, a new standard introduced in the mid-'90s, provides almost complete engine control and also monitors parts of the chassis, body and accessory devices, as well as the diagnostic control network of the car. All cars and light trucks on the road today have an OBD port, usually used by a garage to diagnose vehicle issues and located under the steering column.

CES GPS-301 OBD II Cellular GPS Tracking Device, OBD Plug In

The CES model GPS-301 plugs into the vehicle OBD port and monitors the port for engine information and exceptions, together with GPS location information. This data is then transported over the cellular network and available to you. In the USA cellular support includes Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Similar cellular systems are deployed worldwide.

GPS-301 Cellular In-Vehicle Tracking Device, OBD Plug In

The GPS-301is a miniature, self contained, low cost Automatic Vehicle Location unit that operates over any cellular network with OBD plug in for vehicle diagnostics. It provides GPS Tracking based on a time parameters, speed, distance, Ping and vehicle diagnostics information.


CES Model GPS-301 - OBD GPS Tracking Device, with OBD Diagnostics, OBD Plug In


The GPS-301 is compatible with:

POWER-trak3 PC/Server/Desktop Professional, Enterprise, Tracking Software (No Monthly Fee)
FleetLinc web based tracking software (Monthly Subscription Service)
FleetControl - Ue your own tracking and fleet management software using the CES API.

Features:
  • GPS Receiver with integral cellular data modem

  • Windows Programming Software

  • Ruggedized GPS tracking device

  • True real time location and speed updates

  • GSM/GPRS compatible

  • Solid, proven over the air protocols

  • Advanced tracking algorithms

  • Less than 2 seconds reacquisition

  • Internal diagnostics capability

  • Advanced Events Engine

  • Ignition sense

  • Timed GPS Position Report

  • Maximum Speed Exceeded

  • Timed GPS Reporting (expanded selections)

  • Distance GPS Reporting

  • Timed/Distance GPS Reporting

  • Ping

  • Power Save Mode

  • No Movement - Alarm

  • No GPS data - Alarm

  • Virtual Mileage

  • Alarm Reporting

  • Returns position, velocity, health, event log and time

  • Poll for traffic discipline and unattended interrogation

  • Message memory when vehicle is out of coverage

  • Flash memory, extensive on board RAM

  • GPS-301 On-Board Diagnostics Overview

The CES Wireless GPS-301 plugs into a vehicle's On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II) port and monitors the OBD II system using communication protocols. For vehicles with a hidden OBD port, we offer a cable that can connect with the port and the GPS-301. In the USA cellular support includes Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Similar cellular systems are deployed worldwide.

An On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) system controls engine functions and serves as the diagnostic control network of the vehicle. You can configure the GPS-301 to provide notification messages based on events triggered by:

Accelerometer change
3 levels for acceleration
3 levels for deceleration
2 levels for left turn
2 levels for right turn

Any motion while ignition is off (tow alert)
Set report interval while under tow
Set time not moving to clear alert

Check engine light (MIL alert)
This is an on/off event. MIL codes not provided.

Engine RPM
3 levels

GPS information
Standard info (lat, lon, speed, bearing, date, time)

Idle time
Set speed threshold at which to consider vehicle is in idle state (i.e. 2MPH)
Set time below threshold to consider vehicle is idle
Set time above threshold to consider vehicle is no longer idle

Low fuel
Set fuel level (by percentage of capacity) at which to generate low fuel warning

Vehicle battery voltage (low battery warning)
Set voltage level at which to generate low battery earning

Vehicle speed
3 levels

Engine coolant
Set threshold for coolant temperature
Set time over threshold to generate alert
Set time below threshold to clear alert

 

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Features




GPS-301

GSM GPRS Cellular
GPS Receiver
Internal Antennas

On Board Memory
Updates:
    GPS Location
    Speed
    Bearing
    Driver Behavior
    OBD II Diagnostics


Programming

Windows Smart Software

Tracking Software
POWER-trak3
FleetControl API
Your Software



Benefits

Reduce Total Cost of Ownership

Driver behavior training

Reduce after hour driving

Detailed route and activity

Identify underutilized assets

Decrease fuel usage

Reduce insurance premiums

Decrease driver overtime

Increase productivity

Can be used in conjunction with CES real-time GPS devices to reduce real-time monthly fees
     

  
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