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Glossary

This is an ongoing glossary of terms used within BotOn.

Tracker

A tracker is a device that is connected to a vehicle (or moving object) that will be sending at least the following information:

  • Latitude.
  • Longitude.
  • Timestamp.

Group

It is a group of trackers that it has been setup to gather them with a particular objective. For example, you can group trackers based on how are they used, or how you want to split them.

Trip

A trip is a set of tracker telemetric points that have a start and and end. The start and end endpoints are computed automatically by our system in real-time.

We save a trip when one of the following series of events take place: * Two consecutive points of the same tracker have a time difference of more than 5 minutes. * Two consecutive points of the same tracker have a time difference of more than 90 seconds and a distance difference less than 50 meters. * There is a trip in progress and there has not been any new points in the last 10 minutes.

Telemetrics

Basically a latitude, a longitude and a timestamp for a given tracker.

Tracker Properties

Time dependant variables that it are not the positioning. Consumption, odometer lectures, fuel, altitude, trackers', heading, etc.