How often and what causes a GPS tracking point to be captured?
Timeero captures a new GPS point when a user travels more than 150 feet from their last location or every 5-30 minutes, depending on the user's phone's operating system.
What are the benefits of GPS tracking?
GPS tracking gives you a bird-eye view of where your employees are. You will have a better idea of who to assign jobs to based on proximity to jobs or customers. Tracking with GPS also helps employers monitor fraudulent employees that may leave the job site they are supposed to be. GPS tracking also provides safety benefits and helps hold team members more accountable.
Does GPS tracking work without an internet connection?
Yes. GPS does not rely on an internet connection or your data plan. Since Timeero is built to work offline, the GPS location and time can be captured and stored on the device. It will only be available in the cloud after the user gets back online.
When does Timeero start tracking GPS location?
GPS tracking starts when the user clocks in. Timeero does not capture and save any locations after an employee clocks out.
Are users tracked while off the clock?
No. The Timeero app will only capture and store locations when you are clocked in or tracking mileage. On your mobile app, there will be a blue flashing icon (if you are on iOS), and a notification (if you are on Android), when your location is being used.
Can GPS tracking be optional?
Yes. Administrators can configure their Timeero accounts to require GPS tracking to be on.
How accurate are GPS points?
GPS point accuracy is dependent on a number of factors such as the quality of the GPS chip in your phone, GPS satellite signal strength, weather conditions and others. The accuracy of a GPS signal can be compared to the quality of a phone call, there are many factors at play. In the Timeero app, we record the accuracy of each GPS point to give you an idea of how accurate the point is.
What are the benefits of implementing an employee GPS tracking app?
There are many benefits of implementing an employee location tracking system for employers and employees. Some of them are increasing employee accountability, ensuring workplace employee safety, and easier management of distributed teams.
How much does Timeero employee GPS tracking app cost?
Prices start as low as $4 per user per month for small teams and scale with the size of your business and the additional security and support features you need.
How does Timeero’s GPS tracking work?
Visit our How it Works page for detailed information on how Timeero’s employee location system works.