FAQs

What is GPS?

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based global navigation satellite system that provides reliable location and time information in all weather and at all times and anywhere on or near the Earth when and where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. It is maintained by the United States government and is freely accessible by anyone with a GPS receiver.

GPS was created and realized by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and was originally run with 24 satellites. It was established in 1973 to overcome the limitations of previous navigation systems.... 
(
continue reading more at Wikipedia)


What is a GPS Tracking System?

A vehicle tracking system combines the installation of an electronic device in a vehicle, or fleet of vehicles, with purpose-designed computer software  at least at one operational base to enable the owner or a third party to track the vehicle's location, collecting data in the process from the field and deliver it to the base of operation....
(
continue reading more at Wikipedia)

 

How Does It Work?

A WRU GPS Tracker receives it's location and other data from orbiting GPS satellites in space. It then sends these information via (SMS or GPRS) through the mobile cellular network to the WRU Tracking Servers hosted by us or by clients. Authorized users can then access the information anywhwere using any Web Browser connected to the Internet.

 

What Do I Need to Track My Vehicle/Personnel?

You need a WRU GPS Tracker suited for your asset (truck, car, motorcycle, boat, personnel, pet, etc). A local SIM card (with prepaid or postpaid credits) is also required and is installed into the GPS Tracker. To fully maximize Real Time Tracking capabilites you need to sign up for WRU Subscription for your tracking device/s.
(
See more information here)

 

Do I Need To Buy a Dedicated Computer and Keep It Running 24/7?

No. Our WRU VehicleTracker Servers are operating 24/7 so that you need not to have your own dedicated computer just for your trackers.

 

Can We Have Our Own WRU VehicleTracker Server?

Each of our existing GPS Tracking Server are capable of tracking over 500 WRU GPS Trackers at any given time. They are in a physically secure location with a standby generator with a less than a minute start time to ensure continous operation.

However, if you are purchasing 50 or more WRU GPS Trackers, we can install, at an additional cost, your own WRU GPS Tracking Server at your location. Please
contact us for more details.

 

How Else Can I See My WRU GPS Trackers?

Any standard GSM Phone can receive updates and alerts from the WRU GPS Tracking Servers. More detailed information such as location maps, pending alerts, require a GSM phone that can access the Internet via GPRS, 3G, WIFi, etc. Alerts and alarms can also be received through E-Mail.

 

Is the WRU Vehicle Tracker Easy to Use?

Yes. It is simple to understand and use, and does not require any programming skill. Just basic desktop knowledge will do.

 

What If We Already Have an  Existing GPS Tracking System, Can We Still Use WRU?

Yes. WRU can track up to 75 (and counting) GPS tracking devices from different manufacturers. Please contact us compatibility.