GSatTrack Follows Nereida Around the World
Jeanne Socrates became the oldest woman to complete a nonstop, solo circumnavigation of the world in July of 2013, sailing her monohull Najad 380 from Victoria, BC some 25,000 nautical miles over the course of approximately 9 months, earning her a spot in the Guiness World Records.
As any true adventurer will tell you, her first would not be her last, and she is in the process of completing... More
In the summer of 2000, fire destroyed millions of acres of forest across the United States. In response, M. Chad Bolding, a Graduate Research Assistant, and Associate Professor Dr. Bobby L. Lanford at the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences of Auburn University performed a study to investigate the feasibility of harvesting to reduce forest fuel buildup, which would reduce potential materials that could burn during a forest fire, while... More
Better Vision: New GSatTrack UI
We released a new version of GSatTrack a little over a month ago, which included a number of changes to the user experience that were responses to our conversations with clients over the years. One of the most obvious changes was to the user interface, and to the menu structure for the tools in the software. We implemented these changes for a number of reasons, and today, we'd like to share those reasons with you... More
Satellite-Cellular Tracking for Complete Coverage
The best of both worlds!
Maintain real-time connectivity for your Fleet as routes go in and out of cellular range by implementing a dual-mode Cellular-Satellite solution. Fleet managers are increasingly applying dual-mode satellite-cellular solutions to manage assets moving in and out of cellular coverage. Here are some reasons why:
A dual mode solution can help avoid costly cellular roaming... More
These case studies often begin with statistical data that shows a clearly defined pain point in a certain industry GSE has helped in the past. In the case of lone worker and man-down instances, however, the need to show numbers or percentages to convince anyone that a triggered SOS button is important seems disingenuous. We understand every life is important and that immediate actions need to be taken when an SOS button is triggered, but what... More
GSatTrack has supported overlaying custom data on top of our standard map for a while. As previously noted, GSatTrack supports KML, GeoJSON, GPX and Image Overlays to help customers enhance their map views and provide valuable at-a-glance context for locations assets may be occupying. We’ve now improved upon that great feature by adding support for two additional formats: Tile and Web Map Service (WMS) layers.
While customers were previously... More
Account holders with large amounts of assets often organize their assets into related segments. These segments can be based on any number of factors: geographical location, such as city- or region-based groups; device type, often the case for equipment maintenance; intended use; or more. In any case, GSatTrack offers alerting and reporting on a flexible basis to assist by simplifying the setup and reducing maintenance on creating and managing... More
Managing large accounts with a multitude of assets can be a daunting task. Account holders often have several users who require access to related assets. For example, fleet managers or regional supervisors who have purview over assets within a specific region or section of a company. Assets may be somewhat transient too, such as with subcontracted assets, and new assets may be added and other assets removed as contracts or staffing changes with... More
GSatTrack Powers Entire Technology Suites
As rapid advancements of feature-rich hardware continue to enter the IoT and telematics industries, investing in a software platform that is also feature-rich with flexible customization capabilities, and the ability to quickly integrate the technology advancements will not only boost your project success, it will position you for the necessary adaptability of the inevitable changes ongoing.
Nearly 36,000 tugboats, towboats and barges move an average of 763 million tons of cargo on US waterways each year. The greatest threat to continued delivery of these goods is flooding.
Tropical storms have been both stronger and more frequently occurring than in prior years. Storm surge from these disturbances routinely wash out dams and levies, making waters impassible or unsafe. Harsher winters have attributed to larger amounts of... More