Motor - A-Z Vehicle Tracking Glossary




Battery Back-up

A tracking device fitted with its own back-up battery. When the vehicle's own battery is disconnected or runs flat the back-up battery in the unit is activated to facilitate tracking and recovery.


Confidence Checks

Customers are able to contact the company’s tracking Control Centre at any time to of the day to test a unit.


Fitment Centre

An approved centre which installs your tracking device into your car.


Insurance Approved

Products are accepted by insurance companies.


National Network Coverage

The ability to track your vehicle anywhere in the country where there is cell phone coverage.


Recovery Teams

Recovery teams are dedicated to the locating and recovery of your vehicle/s.


Panic Button

This optional feature allows you to transmit a silent distress signal to the Control Centre by pressing a well hidden button.



PinPoint describes the accuracy of locating a vehicle using GPS technology.


X-Ray Vision

When a stolen vehicle is taken to an undercover area like a warehouse, transport-container, or underground parking garage where standard satellite technology detection is ineffective, some tracking companies use Telematics to locate the vehicle. Their use of the cellular networks, amongst other technologies, allows them to triangulate a vehicle's position, even if it is parked in an underground parking

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