International Conference on Advanced Computing, Communication and Networks - CCN 2011
Author(s) : DEEPTI ARELA, MANJU KUMARI, MANOJ PRAJAPAT, VIMAL SONI
In shipping industry where large fleet of vehicles were spread out over the vast expanses of ocean, the owner corporations often found it difficult to keep track of what was happening. As necessity is the mother of invention, so GPS tracking systems which originally were used in military operations found their application here. Now the commercial application grew popular for the all sorts of consumer’s vehicle, using tracking systems to prevent theft and enhance retrieval. GPS (Global Positioning System) is the technology most commonly used for vehicle tracking these days. GPS tracking system can potentially give both real-time and historic navigation data on any kind of journey like location, vehicle speed, time and direction by using the GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) network.