Article published by : Virtual Staff 4U on Monday, May 02, 2016 - Viewed 664 times

Category : GPS

Personal GPS Tracking Devices for Your Loved Ones, Who do you Care About

The advantages of GPS tracking devices are being realized to full potential by business firms, both small and large, in managing their supply chain management. The global positioning satellite tracking system or GPS tracking system has helped fleet vehicle owners to gain complete control on and access to each and every truck in their fleet. The idea of such a tracking system has now crossed over the boundary of business needs and entered our households where its advantages can be realized by using it for personal tracking.

If someone in your family is suffering from Alzheimer disease, then you must have faced cases of Alzheimer's wanderers or heard about such incidents. Taking care of such people require constant monitoring and specialized attention which may not be possible all the time. But, if you have some tracking system to watch over their movement continuous , you'll be able to manage their wandering behavior. There are firms that have designed GPS tracking devices that can be worn by the senior citizens suffering from dementia or memory lapse. The devices are in the form of watch, necklace or simple clip-on that are easy to put on and comfortable to wear.

The GPS tracking devices can be subtle ones with features like SOS button, geo-fencing, drop detection and built-in mobile phone facility. The device can even be kept in the pocket and you or the caregiver can receive notifications about the movement of the user.

A mini pendant tracking system is a simpler design and through Google maps and local-based positioning you can be constantly be aware of the location of your senior family member. There are android-based apps that send you location updates from time to time and the large SOS buttons help individuals suffering from memory loss to alert you in times of distress.

Not only for tracing the elderly, the GPS tracking devices can be used to monitor the activities of small children in case they have a habit of wandering off. You can set the geo-fencing and incase your little one crosses over the specified perimeter, you will receive a notification by mail or message giving full information about the exact location. Some devices also have a panic button which when pressed alerts multiple parties at the same time and help can be reached easily. So, in case of a child lost or an individual too distressed or disoriented, this panic button comes as great help as it can be activated by helpful passersby. The tracking system has extended battery life to guarantee uninterrupted service.

If you are worried about your teenage son speeding on the road, the GPS tracking devices can be of service too. Built as a smart pendant, the tracking system sends an over-speed alert. The device can go into sleep mode in case no motion gets detected, thus saving on battery power. It will auto start as soon as the user gets mobile. As per experts in memory care, more than 60% of people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer wander off and get lost. It is a consoling fact that these GPS-based tracking gadgets can meaningfully contribute towards ensuring safety for such people.

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