GPS Trackers: The Basics Explained

GPS Trackers: Everything you Need to Know Buying a GPS Tracker might seem daunting if you’re new to the idea – you’re investing in safety, so will want to feel reassured. Here we outline the basics of what’s involved, and don’t worry – it’s simpler than it first looks. If you need to go into any further detail about a …

Stray Star GPS Dementia Tracker

Stray Star GPS Tracker Our Trusted, Flexible Dementia Tracker “It’s a fantastic bit of kit – we are so pleased.”Janine Stray Star GPS Tracker Our Trusted, Flexible Dementia Tracker “It’s a fantastic bit of kit – we are so pleased.”Janine Stray Star GPS Dementia Tracker “It’s a fantastic bit of kit – we are so pleased.”Janine Our GPS dementia Tracker …

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See how GPS Locations work

GPS Tracker Locations: How they work on your mobile phone The GPS Tracker gives an accurate Google Map location via text message whenever you need one. This is how most carers use the devices – requesting locations when they need one, or receiving them automatically if the person wanders too far, presses the SOS button, or has a fall. They …

Easy to Set Up and Use

Setting Up Your GPS Tracker You can start receiving reply location texts to your mobile phone within minutes of receiving your GPS Tracker. It’s easy to get set up – we provide clear and concise step-by-step information so you can’t go wrong. But if you do get stuck, you’ll also have access to our super-useful online help portal, offering stacks …

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Ongoing Costs

The cheap-to-use GPS Tracker SIM The free pre-installed GPS Tracker SIM makes it easy to get going when you receive your GPS Tracker. The Tracker requires a SIM card because it functions like a small mobile phone – able to receive and send texts (e.g. locations) and allow for two-way calling. You’ll look after your SIM credit yourself by logging …

Share with Multiple Carers

Sharing Access with Carers and Family You may want to share access to the GPS Tracker with other siblings, parents, relatives, dementia carers, friends or neighbours – people who could quickly help in the event that the person with dementia goes wandering or has a fall. Our Stray Star GPS Dementia Tracker has a unique firmware allowing for great flexibility. …

Learn about Alerts, e.g. SOS, Wandering

GPS Tracker Safety Alerts You can set up your Stray Star GPS Dementia Tracker to send automatic text alerts when certain things happen – allowing you to respond asap. You can also set it so that one carer receives SOS alerts, while another receives non-SOS alerts. Alerts can be enabled or disabled via a simple text message. Wandering Too FarOne …

Free Online GPS Tracking

Free Online GPS Tracking An optional, alternative tracking method – see your GPS Tracker’s location in real-time by logging into a website or app Most customers just use text-based tracking – allowing “when you want it” locations, as well as automatic alerts if the person wanders too far. But you can also set your GPS Tracker to upload its location …