Practical uses of the GPS
emerged as a great help in the field of navigation all over the world. It was
first developed by US for military purposes but later it proved very useful
instrument for map-making, telecommunications and also for other commercial
purposes. It helps in the navigation not only on the land but in air and water
is widely used in vehicle tracking systems that provide all the information
regarding the speed of the vehicle, location of the vehicle. All these save the
time and resources of the individual and help reach its destination with time
and energy less spent. As the commercial vehicles are concerned it helps in
better management and results in increased efficiency of the fleet.
units are well used in the navigation of the rivers, seas, oceans as there is no
other device to penetrate a river or an ocean with endless bottom.
can load the maps in GPS and find out one?s own location in the map to find
out how close or far one is from its destination.
unit of the GPS is very useful for the commercial companies for the management
of the fleet of the vehicles. With the help of tracking system we can trace any
individual or a vehicle. From the central database station we can find out the
device is best utilized by the commercial trucking companies to monitor company
fleet vehicle locations. This increases the efficiency, accuracy and convenience
of transportation industries as well as chain supply management by optimum
utilization of resources by tracking the location of the vehicle and accordingly
redirecting the vehicle to the shortest route reducing cost of fuel.
Tracking can be beneficial not only for the companies but also for the personal purposes such as keeping the information of whereabouts of one?s children. One can have all the knowledge of one?s child even from a distance or on being out of station. The instrument can be attached to either to the vehicle or bag of the child.