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Watch-type GPS trackers ride wearable device trend

Makers are also developing slim designs and incorporating two-way audio, several alerts, camera, pedometer and MP3 playback to add value.

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  • Watch design: Many new models come in watch configuration in line with the wearable device trend. The compact ID is suitable for tracking children, personnel and the elderly discreetly. Further, it promotes multifunctionality as products display not just time but also data and GPS coordinates. Some even double as voice monitors.
  • Compact size: Several of the latest releases measure only a quarter of a credit card. These can be placed inside the pocket or attached to a keychain.
  • Standard features: Mainstream products support tracking on command via SMS or GPRS, LBS, online tracking and voice monitoring. They enable geofence and SOS alerts. Most China suppliers use the SiRFstarIV module, although several adopt u-blox inputs.
  • Added value: More makers are increasing the built-in memory and enabling power saving mode to extend the standby time. Some incorporate two-way audio and low-power alarm. Others integrate a camera, a pedometer and an MP3 player.

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