Meters are commonly used for computing fares and distances in public vehicles such as taxis and rickshaws. Modern day manufacturers of these meters have devised meters that are accurate, constant and reliable. Technology used in these meters is so advanced that geographical, temporal and topographic variations do not affect the performance of these meters. Besides, an additional feature of tracking is provided by manufacturers in these meters. and devised meters that were accurate, constant and reliable. Technology used in these meters is so advanced that geographical, temporal and topographic variations do not affect the performance of these meters. Besides, an additional feature of tracking is provided by manufacturers in these meters.
GPS GSM Fare Meter is a combination of electronic fare meter and GPS tracking unit. It uses Global Positioning System to determine the precise location of a vehicle to which it is attached and to record the position of the asset. The recorded location data can be stored within the tracking unit or it may be transmitted to a central location database or internet-connected computer using a cellular (GPRS or SMS), radio or satellite modem embedded in the unit. This feature allows the asset’s location to be displayed against the backdrop of a map.
This vehicle tracking system is very easy to install and operate and also an economical option for radio cabs and auto service. These meters also provide a PANIC button for the passenger to be used in case of emergency and help can be provided as the position of the vehicle can be easily tracked. GPRS signal strength or connection indicator is provided and this helps in keeping the vehicle on track and sharing live location easily. Memory provided saves all the data effectively and there is a battery back-up and battery-life indicator too.
GPS has inbuilt memory to store 15000 positional logs in case of disconnection from central server. L1 band receiver channel with 56 channels is provided by manufacturers. It has comfortable operating temperature set-up. GPRS has wonderful quad-band. Vehicle tracking systems are an excellent break-through for safe, secure and traceable journey.