- Category: GPS Tracking
Safeguarding A Safe?
People Look For Additional Protection Of Valuables With GPS
Real-time GPS tracking devices have been successfully helping people safeguard an assortment of personal and business assets. Anything from the family car, recreational watercraft, motorcycles and personal items can all be protected with the assistance of a GPS tracker. GPS tracking devices can protect essentially anything if the conditions are right. Having the ability to access the location of something can be very advantageous, and this is why many people are contacting GPS tracking companies to find a monitoring device that can help protect their safes.
At first thought, the concept of GPS tracking a safe seems a little strange. People put valuables in their personal safes and the safe protects the items. Therefore, placing a GPS tracker inside a safe to monitor the safe in case it were ever moved seems a little odd. However, everyday people contact GPS fleet tracking and monitoring experts at the GPS Tracker Shop to learn how they can protect their safes and the contents in the safes.
"It makes perfect sense why somebody would have the desire to put a micro real-time GPS tracker into a safe, but people need to understand some basic principles about GPS before they even consider such an option to safeguarding valuables placed inside a safe," explained a specialist at the GPS Tracker Shop. Although GPS trackers can record and transmit the position of any person or object, GPS tracking devices must still adhere to the fundamental principles of GPS. GPS tracking and navigation technology use something known as L1 low-level radio frequencies to communicate with satellites orbiting the Earth. Since these signals are not abundantly strong they cannot penetrate certain dense materials. These materials can include metal, concrete and thick forms of rubber. Therefore, using a tracking device to monitor a safe is usually not effective.
Most safes on the market are composed of thick steel or some other dense material to protect the contents inside the safe from an assortment of conditions and possible break-ins. Unfortunately, the thick and dense shell of a safe can make it literally impossible for a GPS tracking device to receive GPS signals, making the tracker essentially useless.
Every safe on the market is composed with different material, and every GPS tracker on the market is designed with different antenna reception power. Some GPS trackers may be able to access a GPS signal through the shell of a safe, but the overall majority of safes do not have the ability. People looking at purchasing a GPS tracking device to protect their safe should do diligent research before investing in any monitoring device.