There is a common misconception that vehicle-installed and cell phone GPS tracking systems are practically the same technology, but they are actually very different. There are many GPS-enabled applications, like field service and workforce management software, that use GPS data from cell phones as their main source of location information. It is important to recognize that cell phone GPS tracking information is not the same as what you will receive from vehicle-installed GPS tracking devices.

To decide which type of system will provide the information you need, think about what you are trying to accomplish with GPS tracking.  This whitepaper will provide some insight on which way you might want to go.

By GPS Insight