Creating Alerts

‘Alerts’ is an ideal tool for getting notified on important vehicle events such as speeding, idling, SOS, etc.

Clicking on Alerts will display the Alerts Window which displays a list of all Alerts in an account, editing and adding new alerts as well as the latest Alert Notifications.

alerts-screen

  • To edit an Alert, click on the Alert from the list and the editing screen will appear.
  • To add a new alert, click on the ‘New Alert’  button on the top.

To create an alert, click on the ‘Alerts’ button at the Top Panel, And then click on ‘New Alert’

alert-creation

Editing or Adding an alert can be done in the “New Alert” window.

add alert

  • 1. Select an alert type from the list on the left,
  • 2. Select vehicles that the alert will trigger when the selected event occurs,
  • 3. Enter a name for the alert,
  • 4. Select zones (if necessary) for the event to trigger if the vehicle is inside the zone, (alert will only trigger if the selected vehicles are inside this zone and the selected type of alert occurs)
  • 5. Select routes (if necessary) for the event to trigger if the vehicle is on this route, (alert will only trigger if the selected vehicles are on this route and the selected type of alert occurs)
  • 6. Select if the event should work through all week, weekdays or weekends.
  • 7. Do Not repeat in: The alert will not trigger if it occurs too often in the given amount of time, example: 5 minutes, the alert will only trigger once in every 5 minutes.

Once complete, click on Next from the top right corner to proceed.

2nd part of the New Alert screen requires you to fill up your Notification requirement.

  • – Device Arrow Color: The color for the arrow on the map representing the vehicle.
  • – Send Command: Send a command to the tracking device if the alert triggers
  • – Web Notifications: Display a notification on the Live Map screen on GPSLive web platform.
  • – Sound Alert – Select a sound to play along system message notification.
  • – Message to e-mail box – Enable/Disable e-mail notification. Enter an e-mail address to send event notifications.
    • Note: notification may be sent to different e-mails, separate e-mail addresses with a comma.
  • – SMS – Sends event message via SMS to an authorized phone number.
 Available Alert Types
  • – SOS – SOS alarm is triggered when the SOS button is pressed.
  • – National Speed Limits – Compares the vehicle’s speed with the national speed limit for the road it’s driving on.
  • – Bracelet on – Event is triggered if handcuffs are fastened.
  • – Bracelet off – Event is triggered if handcuffs are opened.
  • – Man down – Event is triggered if Object lies on the ground (mostly used to monitor security guards).
  • – Shock – Event is triggered if the GPS device was shaken.
  • – Tow – Event will be triggered if the object moves while the engine is off.
  • – Power cut – Event is triggered if GPS device power leads were disconnected.
  • – GPS antenna cut – Event is triggered if the device GPS antenna is cut, not connected or broken.
  • – Low DC – Event is triggered if GPS device DC (direct current) is too low.
  • – Low battery – Event is triggered if the battery voltage is too low.
  • – Signal jamming – Event is triggered if GPS device detects signal jamming.
  • – Sudden acceleration – Event is triggered if GPS device detects sudden acceleration.
  • – Sudden braking – Event is triggered if GPS device detects sudden object braking.
  • – No connection – Event is triggered if the connection with GPS device was lost.
  • – Overspeed – Event is triggered if the Object exceeds the predefined speed.
  • – Underspeed – Event is triggered if the Object slows down below the predefined speed.
  • – Sensor – Event is triggered if a sensor meets preset conditions.
  • – Service – Allows setting a reminder about vehicle maintenance routines. Can be set by Time or Mileage. (example: change engine oil).
  • – Route in – Event is triggered if the Object crosses predefined route.
  • – Route out – Event is triggered if the Object leaves predefined route.
  • – Zone in – Event is triggered if the Object enters a geo-fence zone.
  • – Zone out – Event is triggered if the Object leaves a geo-fence zone.

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