The New Electronic Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) system may appear
complicated to those looking at the subject
for the first time. Therefore, this information will help you understand how
the system works so you can choose the system best suited for your needs.
The control center is a PC based operation that sends requests for information
and operating commands to the vehicle on the road.
The return message includes location, speed, direction and many other details
which are stored in the control center database.
Other information stored in the control center are alarms triggered by the
systems in the vehicles.
The information can be sent to the customers cell phone if requested.
All the information stored in the database will be analyzed according to the
Reports and alarms will be sent upon request.
The system's main parts are : (view
1. The control center
Tracking - Sends
messages to the vehicles and receives information
regarding their location and status of the systems in
Alarms - Receives alarms from the vehicle with
information regarding location of the
vehicle (Geo fence),
vehicle systems alarm or alarm from security system.
Control - Activates and deactivates systems in the
Reports - Analyzes and sends various reports regarding
the fleetbeing tracked.
2. The monitoring system installed in the vehicle
Provides information regarding location using internal
GPS (Global Positioning System).
Sends alarms using internal Modem to the Control Center
and/or cell phone.
Activates units and systems in the vehicle according to
messages received from control
center or cell phone.
3. The Alarm system (Thunder)
Protect the vehicle.
Sends alarm via BigWatcher.
Activates systems, siren and lights according to
command from BigWatcher.
4. The drivers cell phone functions:
Receives alarms and messages from the vehicle and the control
Activates systems in the vehicle (Panic siren, remote
starting) using SMS.
The abilities and the applications are unlimited, and the system can be a real
asset to your company if it is used and configured properly.