The latest version of the Vyncs Link-001 collects data every second, and can connect to 4G cellular networks. In addition to tracking, it can provide fuel consumption information, send maintenance reminders, and even identify and log engine starts.
- Includes basic one-year subscription
- Premium plan has roadside assistance
- Activation fee is high
The budget-friendly Linxup Vehicle gets the job done without costing you too much cash. This plug-in model is compatible with most vehicles made after 1996, and it allows you to review driving routes, set up geo-fences and get real-time location updates
- One-year warranty
- Alerts for speeding and off-hour use
- Only works in north america
The Whistle 3 lets you keep tabs on your pet and its activity level for up to seven days at a time before it needs to be recharged. While it is intended for a cat or dog, it is extremely reliable, so there is no reason you couldn’t drop it in your kid’s backpack.
- Comes with a collar attachment
- Waterproof construction
- Not for pets under eight pounds
The LandAirSea 54 has a magnet built in, so it attaches in a flash to a wide range of metal surfaces, including the frames of many automobiles. And although this particular version is made to work in the USA, the company does offer a model with global functionality.
- Discreet and compact
- Runs on 4g networks
- Coverage can be spotty
The MotoSafety MPVAS1 installs easily by plugging into your vehicle’s OBD port, so you can keep track of where your teens are taking your car. It also allows you to monitor their speed and driving behavior, ensuring they are being safe while on the road.
- Notifications for breaking curfew
- Sends a daily driver's report card
- Speed limit data is not always right
TrackmateGPS Dash T11
The TrackmateGPS Dash T11 allows real-time tracking of vehicles using the supplied SIM card and your computer, tablet, or phone. It’s great for locating stolen property and, since it can be hardwired, will never run out of juice.
- Internal backup battery
- Inactivity and power failure alerts
- Higher total cost than many
The Optimus 2.0 doesn’t require you to sign up for a lengthy contract, so you can cancel at any time without penalties. It has native apps for both Android and iOS devices, and its one-minute reporting frequency can be upgraded to 10-second intervals.
- Comes with a sim card
- Email and text notifications
- Optional low-battery alerts
The LoneStar Oyster2 updates its location every five minutes in transit, and once a day when it’s stationary. Although this is less often than some alternatives, it’s still plenty for most applications, and as a result it can run for five years on three AA batteries.
- Ip67 dust and water resistance
- Wireless software updates
- Compatible with 5g networks
The Americaloc Mini can be used to keep tabs on nearly anything, from vehicles, to people, to belongings. It is configurable to provide location updates in 10-, 30-, or 60-second intervals, and includes two bonus months of service with the purchase of your first plan.
- Stores a year's worth of data
- Multiple alert options
- Works internationally too
Spy Tec GL300 Bundle
If you need a long-term monitoring solution that doesn’t depend on a vehicle for power, consider the Spy Tec GL300 Bundle , which features a battery that can last for up to 6-1/2 months. You can also setup automatic alerts, to tell you when it’s almost time to recharge it.
- Magnetic waterproof case
- Accurate to within 15 feet
- Backed by a lifetime warranty