Nicholas Skinner

Freelance website and web application developer

Parallel Track - Vehicle Tracking

A web application for displaying the position of one of more vehicles on a map.

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Download: Full Version License: Commercial users may use this software for testing and development purposes only, and must purchase a license to use it in a production environment. Non commercial / personal users may use the software without purchasing a license.

It was primarily designed to be used with Telit module based vehicle tracking units running the embedded TModSoft software (firmware) however could be customised as required for compatibility with alternate hardware.

Mapping display uses Mapstraction, the "JavaScript mapping abstraction library".

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Features List

  • "Live" view showing one of more vehicles (user selectable) current positions (updated via AJAX).
  • "History" view allowing display of a specific vehicles's track on a specified date.
  • Export of daily track data via CSV or KML.
  • Support for user specified time zone.
  • Support for a range of different icons representing vehicles on the map.
  • Support for showing vehicles position on a basic HTML version of the site using Postcode Anywhere maps (suitable for a wide range of smart phones).
  • Ability to turn on/off display of certain vehicles.
  • Basic administration interface.
  • Tested support for Google Maps API, and Multimap.
  • Limited support for Open Street Map, Open Layer (see note below).

Note: Full support is only available when using Google Maps or Multimap. With Open Street Map the live map page and info bubble popups do not function. With Open Layers info bubble popups do not function.

Current Status:

Unavailable for new projects due to existing commitments.


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