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Car GPS Mapping Devices enabled as GPS Trackers

jeff_r0x 0 Points
edited November -1 in GPS Discussions
Hi everyone. I'm the new guy. I found some info eluded to online, but need some confirmation. This involves using a vehicle gps mapping device such as a Garmin or Tomtom's gps receiver as a tracking device. I found a PC application that supposedly does just that. Just wondering if anyone here has experience in this area?

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  • sussamb 792 Points
    Your GPS reciver is just that, a receiver. You can't use it for tracking as it doesn't transmit its location. It can though be made to save a track of where it's been, which can be looked at on the GPS or via a PC.
  • AFAIK garmin/tom tom automotive devices can be additionally connected to a fleet management cable and then to a tracked

    http://www8.garmin.com/solutions/pnd/

    but as sussamb pointed alone the automotive navigation gps devices are just a receivers.

    You can look also at garmin GTU 10 tracker:
    https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=67686

    unfortunately it is not a mapping device.
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