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How does a GPS tracking system work?

How does a GPS tracking system work?

Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from the constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations. The Global Positioning System is mainly funded and controlled by the U.S Department of Defense (DOD). The system was initially designed for the operation of U. S. military. But today, there are also many civil users of GPS across the whole world. The civil users are allowed to use the Standard Positioning Service without any kind of charge or restrictions.

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About GPS

GPS – A Short Introduction

GPS, which stands for Global Positioning System, is a satellitenavigation system that can ascertain the latitude and longitude of a GPS receiver device on the Earth.  The GPS consists of more than two dozen global positioning satellites orbiting the earth. Each satellite transmits radio signals, which can help determine the location, speed and direction of travel of users equipped with GPS receivers. To ensure that the whole world is covered by the constellation of the GPS satellites, they are so arranged that four satellites are positioned in each of six orbital planes.

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The Truth About Surveillance

The Truth About Surveillance

Surveillance is the “mainstay” of many investigations.  With good surveillance which produces good video, a domestic case can often be settled with much less difficulty than with the lack of video.  For a person who is worried that their spouse is involved in an affair or is generally cheating, surveillance is the best way to confirm suspicions or clear up the whole matter.  Of course insurance companies highly value good claimant video to help in insurance fraud cases.  Not much can be said for a claimant who claims he can’t work at all, and is then caught on top of a roof as part of a construction crew, which we have done.  Without question, surveillance is a valuable tool in insurance workers comp fraud cases, just as it is in the case of a cheating spouse.

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Surveillance

It is very common within the private investigation industry to refer to surveillance as part art and part science. Some even state the longer one does it he/she can become an alchemist and transform it from the science into the art at a highly developed level, well I modified that statement a little to get my point across. Surveillance art and its esoteric components will be addressed and surveillance science and its exoteric components will be addressed in the next article.

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