Family GPS Tracking for Android
AL-Rafidain Journal of Computer Sciences and Mathematics,
2020, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 31-38
AbstractIn smart phone field, the security, tracking lost and kidnapping prevention are one of the main areas in current days. Today family members safety is more important when they are outside home. So, there is a need for a tracking system for kids where the parents can monitor their kids at anytime from anywhere.
These security goals are achieved by the Android System, Global System for Mobile (GSM), Global Positioning System (GPS) and Short Message Service (SMS) technologies.
The proposed application must be installed in all family member's smart phones, and these smart phones will use GPS services without need for internet connection, where the GPS is used to locate the child specifically and to track the child whenever he changes his place. The location obtained by only depending on GSM by sending SMS which contain a link of Google map shows the information of the position. The application also has the ability to trigger a help SMS to his parents when the child is in a dangerous situation by using his headphone, and this is considering a help message in real time.
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