GPSLive's GPS Tracking user interface may seem a bit confusing at first glance. But most of the functions are easy to reach and easy to use, let's take a quick look at main features of GPSLive.

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After login, you will be redirected to the main page.

The main page allows to access most common tracking features and settings, monitor object position on the map and get detailed information such as speed, coordinates, address, movement history and more.

  1. Top panel.
  2. User account panel.
  3. Left panel.
  4. Object details panel.
  5. History panel.
  6. Map controls.
    • Map zoom control
    • objects
    • markers
    • routes
    • zones
    • Clusters - A useful feature for those who has a large number of objects and markers. Splits markers and objects into groups, which according to map zoom level will reveal content inside of it.
    • Live/traffic (available only with google maps).

Top panel

The top panel is used to quickly access frequently used tools (fit objects on the map, ruler, address search...) and sections (settings, reports and object control using commands).

  1. About -  allows checking what version of the software you are currently using.
  2. Help - redirects to this manual.
  3. Settings - settings menu allows to add new objects, events and etc.
  4. Fit objects on the map - shows all objects marked as visible on the map.
  5. Ruler - the simple tool to measure distances on the map.
  6. Show point - focus map on entered coordinates.
  7. Search address - helpful and easy to use tool for searching the address on the map.
  8. Reports - allows creating various reports.
  9. Object controls using commands.
  10. Image viewer - can receive images with the location of GPS devices.
  11. Chat - allows sending/receive messages from supported devices.
  12. Maps -  allows changing currently used map: OSM map, GOOGLE maps, BING or Yandex maps.

Left panel

Objects list tab allows to view available objects, find them on the map, view object route history and edit object settings.

  1. Objects tab - view current objects statistics.
  2. Events tab - history of events can be viewed (overspending, entering or leaving zones and etc.).
  3. Places tab - allows to create, edit and delete zones and markers.
  4. History tab - view history, create reports, export them to various formats etc.
  5. Search - allows finding objects by name.
  6. Reload - reloads objects list.
  7. Add object - allows to add the new object.
  8. Visibility checkbox - turns on or off objects visibility on the map.
  9. Follow checkbox - centres selected object in the middle of the screen every time GPS device has refreshed its position if multiple objects selected - map zooms the way that all of them remain visible.
  10. Object information - object name, date and time of last received location.
  11. Speed indicator - shows current object speed.
  12. GPRS indicator - shows GPRS and GPS status.
    • Grey icon - no GPRS and GPS
    • Orange icon - no GPS signal
    • Green icon - GPRS and GPS are OK
  13. Quick access - allows seeing object history, control objects using commands and edit object settings.

Object details panel

This panel allows viewing more details about selected object. Panel only appears if Objects, Events or History tab is selected in the left panel.

  • Altitude - object height over sea level.
  • Angle - current object angle (0 - 360° clockwise movement).
  • Nearest zone - distance from the current point to nearest created zone (learn more about zones).
  • Odometer - object odometer readings.
  • Plate - pre-specified object plate number (learn more about object settings).
  • Position - coordinates of current object location.

Account panel

In account panel, you can change the interface language, see logged user e-mail (click to edit user details), switch to the mobile version and exit system using logout button.

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Comments: 1
Bill Kavanagh 19-09-2017 23:26
How do you see/calculate the mileage travelled on a journey?
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