Google Maps with GPS Tracker
Google Maps with GPS Tracker is a small, nice, free tool designed and developed to track your geographical position through GPRS or 3G in real-time on a moving Google Map and then automatically updates or share your position on a Google Map display. In order to make the application you need a GPS device that should be connected to the PC and internet.
NMEA-0183 compliant and Rockwell Zodiac GPS receivers are some of the supported devices. The GPS tracker grasp the available data from the connected GPS and displays detailed information respective to the current position, the date and time, geographical coordinates, elevation level, speed or heading.
The program lets you to keep track of the moving speed and the total distance. Once you press the 'Start' button, the map window opens, enabling you to view your current location, zoom in and out on the map, set the destination and get direction suggestions. It creates a exclusive short link, which you can share with friends to let them know your GPS position just by clicking on this link through with needing this application. Moreover you can stop sharing your information by making the link unavailable to anyone after specified interval of time.
It is possible to configure the COM port on which we connect GPS device and baud rate. This application supports Garmin protocol which lets you enter their product ID, software version, and other data as well as set the protocol. The Share tab contained a single button that let us share our current location via a Web site and enables you to configure the movement threshold and the DOP to accuracy multiplier.