active tracking system

active tracking system

[′ak·tiv ′trak·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(navigation)
A system with a transponder or transmitter on board the vehicle to repeat, transmit, or retransmit information to the tracking equipment; for example, Dovap, Secor, Azusa, Miran, and Minitrack.
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Available immediately, BI ExacuTrack(TM) AT, an active tracking system for agencies monitoring community-based offenders, will have voice capabilities, meaning officers can call clients on the GPS tracking unit from anywhere at any time.
The Mobile system uses an active tracking system that keeps the satellite dish targeted, even while the truck is in motion.
AirFiber's patent-pending active tracking system maintains beam alignment to adjust for building or site movement while improving link distances and signal quality.
Northrop Grumman will use Ryder's Supply Chain Active Tracking System (SCATS) to track supplier shipments from time of pickup through final delivery to the Northrop Grumman location.
Both fixed tilt and active tracking systems yield more energy from solar panels by titling the modules toward the sun's arc based on a location's optimal energy tilt angle.