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Makers boost reliability, security features of car GPS trackers

 

Releases incorporate high-sensitivity antennas, geofence and other security features.

 

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  • Enhanced reliability: Makers are using high-gain and -sensitivity GPS antennas to improve reception and ensure stable signal. Models are capable of up to 5m positioning accuracy. To boost performance further, companies are employing quality GPS chips and modules.
  • Improved security: More products are integrating security features to protect both the user and vehicle. Besides being able to immobilize the car wirelessly, new models support geofence, sound monitoring, and break-in, parking, lowbattery, overspeeding and movement alert. Anti-tamper and -theft are also incorporated.
  • Strengthening R&D capability: Suppliers are working on capacitive and microwave sensor technologies, with some acquiring patents for their designs. Many create software and Web platform in-house for vehicle, fleet and public transportation management.
  • Price & export projections: Quotes are expected to stay at current levels or decrease by 5 percent in 1H12 due to stiff competition and the stable costs of key components. Most makers anticipate overseas revenue to rise by 5 percent.


Car GPS tracker

 


 Car GPS tracker

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Guangzhou Topten Electronics Fty
Model: TK210
Description: SiRFstarIII; wireless immobilizer, internal shock sensor; 98x64x25mm; backup Li-ion battery

 Car GPS tracker

Shenzhen Leadway Electronic Co. Ltd
Model: LDW-TKV118
Description: SiRFstarIII; 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900MHz GSM module; 5m positioning accuracy; geofence, anti-theft alarm

 Car GPS tracker

Shenzhen Meiligao Electronics Co. Ltd
Model: MVT600
Description: SiRFstarIII; 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900MHz GSM module; tremble sensor, accelerometer; Li-ion battery

 Car GPS tracker

Shenzhen Xexun Technology Co. Ltd
Model: TK103
Description: SiRFstarIII; Simcom300/340 GSM/GPRS module, 850, 1,800, 1,900MHz or 900, 1,800, 1,900MHz

 Car GPS tracker

Sky Microwave Co. Ltd
Model: Cat-3D
Description: GSM, GPRS; SMS; alarm, geofence; 110x70x23mm; 950mAh 3.7V backup Li-polymer battery

 Car GPS tracker

UVI Group Corp.
Model: AVL-100
Description: SiRFstarIII; quadband GSM/GPRS module; tracking by SMS; built-in flash memory; alarm, microphone


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All price quotes in this report are in US dollars unless otherwise specified. FOB prices were provided by the companies interviewed only as reference prices at the time of interview and may have changed.

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