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Overview: The Pocketfinder Personal GPS Locator, from
Location Based Technology (LBT), is a GPS tracking device that provides
location information for the person or object you wish to track. The unit lets you know where
it is at any time through the Pocketfinder website or on your smartphone
through a free mobile app. The device can be used to help locate your child,
pet, or an elderly person. It can also be used with luggage, or on a boat,
motorcycle, or other motorized vehicle.
Usage: The device is designed to be carried or worn by the
person you wish to keep up with. It is small enough to be carried in a pocket.
With the included rubberized case and clips, the device can be clipped to
clothing or a backpack, or worn on a belt. The case further protects the unit
from the elements for better reliability and longer life.
How It Works: The Personal GPS Locator utilizes the latest in Assisted GPS (A-GPS) technology. Motion sensors are used to provide location updates every 1, 3, or 5 minutes (you select the interval), and is accurate to within 10 feet. The device is powered by a built-in rechargeable battery,
and comes with a charging base. Typically, a charge lasts 3-4 days. The location,
heading, and speed data can be pinpointed on Google Premier mapping, available
on the Pocketfinder website, or on a free mobile app on iOS, Blackberry, and
Advanced Features: The Pocketfinder Personal GPS Locator has the
- Geo-Fence: You can set up an unlimited number of
geo-fence zones. You will receive alerts when the device enters the zone,
exits the zone, or both.
- Speed Limits: If used in a vehicle, you can set a speed limit for the
vehicle. If the vehicle exceeds the set speed limit, you will receive an
- Alerts: Alerts can be received via email, SMS (text
message), or push notifications.
- History: You can view up to 60 days of detailed
Your Account: A contract-free subscription is required
(currently $12.95 per month) for each device. The plan includes unlimited
location lookups and emergency contacts, as well as email alerts, SMS (text
message) alerts, iOS push notifications, access to the device's 60-day history,
unlimited zones and speed alerts, and storage for medical and emergency
information and photos. The subscription covers the United States and Canada.
International coverage is also available. Multiple devices can be managed in one
account using the website or mobile apps.
Note: A free two month subscription is included with
purchase of device.