Welcome to RoadScout.®
|RoadScout Mobile Tracker vs.||Traditional fixed-mount GPS|
|Mobility||Mobile device stays connected to your company's most important asset - your employees.||Remains fixed in vehicle. Essentially useless when employee shuts off or
walks away from vehicle.
|Cost||Uses existing mobile device and
data plan. No additional fees or
|Must purchase additional data plan.|
|Equipment||Use existing mobile device or smart phone. Simply download RoadScout software and you're ready to roll.||Requires purchase and installation of bulky hardware and legacy technology. Requires modification and/or integration into vehicles wiring and electronic system.|
|Technology||Portable technology for iPhone,
Android or Blackberry, within a SaaS
Cloud-based platform. Always the
latest technology and FREE
|Legacy system design and technology. Require professional installation and integration into vehicle's electronic system. Not functional in vehicles older than 1996.|
|Flexibility||Track service techs, repairmen,
delivery drivers, sales people,
engineers, anyone with a mobile
|Constrained to tracking only the vehicle that the equipment is installed in and has a qualified additional data plan.|
|Service Contract||No contracts.||Requires additional data plan that is
only good while the vehicle is
|Coverage||RoadScout's SmartScout™ feature
automatically switches to cellular
triangulation technology if GPS
signal is lost.
|Strictly reliant on GPS's clear view of sky. Adversely affected by heavy clouds, buildings, foliage or weather.|
|Refresh Rates||RoadScout provides multiple plans
from 5-second "realtime" updating.
|Typically provides 15 minute
updates of vehicles.