What is A GPS watch?
GPS watch is a device with integrated GPS receiver that is worn as a single unit strapped onto a wrist, in the manner of a bracelet. The watch can have other features and capabilities depending on its intended purpose and be a smartwatchGPS watches are most often used for sports and fitness purposes. Many can connect to external sensors by the wireless ANT+ protocol, and/or to a computer by USB to transfer data and configuration. Common sensors used are heart rate monitors and footpods (running cadence and speed sensor). A footpod can be used to supplement or replace GPS data, such as providing treadmill speed and distance for the watch to log and share. Recharging by USB is commonplace.

Optional features

  • Display (Illuminated or passive)
  • Time display
  • Speed/pace display
  • Map display
  • Routes
  • Route tracking
  • Heart rate monitor compatibility
  • Running cadence and speed sensor (footpod) compatibility
  • Cycling cadence sensor compatibility
  • Cycling power meter compatibility
  • Weight scale compatibility
  • Compatibility with sport transitions (such as triathlons)
  • Training programs (such as intervals)
  • Computer connection for logging, mapping and sharing data
  • Hydration/nutrition reminders
  • Reminder alarms to alternate between running and walking
  • Accelerometer for tracking indoor swimming
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger add-on rechargeable battery for longer events (marathon, etc.)


GPS watch is commonly a sport watch (a device used for sports and exercise in general rather than just GPS functionally). It may be designed for one particular sport or other purpose, or provide modes and features to suit several.

Examples of common purposes:

  • Data logging
  • Navigation
  • Fitness training (Many watches can be used for many sports such as running, walking, hiking, cycling or swimming)
  • Specific sport assistance (such as golf)
  • Locating children and adults with intellectual disabilities that are at risk of wandering or elopement.


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Osmile offer both real-time GPS trackers and data logging devices for different needs, whether business or personal. Our selection is expertly curated to include a wide variety of GPS tracker styles, including portable trackers that can be stashed in a backpack, professional fleet trackers that are hardwired into a vehicle, heavy duty trackers that can monitor the geographical location of heavy equipment in the field and shipping containers at sea, satellite GPS trackers, and more. No matter what your GPS tracking needs, Osmile GPS Security has you covered.

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Whether you want to protect a boat, trailer, or piece of heavy equipment or you want to track a valuable package or safe deposit box, we have the right solution for you.

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Personal GPS Tracking

Much smaller than a typical cell phone, portable battery-powered GPS trackers can fit easily into a coat pocket, backpack, purse, or briefcase. And the charge of battery-powered GPS trackers can last for weeks, which makes it easy to locate your child or elderly relative in seconds.

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We offer solutions for public spaces like playgrounds, amusement parks, or malls that alert you when your child is more than 100 feet away. We also sell real-time GPS child trackers you can slip into your child’s pocket, backpack, or lunchbox.

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International GPS Tracking

Many of our GPS trackers are available in international versions that track anywhere in the world. Just be aware that if you want to track outside the Unites States, you'll need to supply your own international SIM card for your device.

A Tracker with No Monthly Fees

We offer a GPS data logger as well, which is a low-cost GPS solution for those who don’t need to track in real-time or on-demand. A logger requires that you retrieve the device from the vehicle and connect it to a PC, where you can then see its tracking history.



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