ConsumersAdvocate.org Rating: 8.6 / 10 (Excellent)
CarLock, powered by Protectus Technologies Inc. offers a cost-effective and convenient solution for monitoring car safety and location. The service offers an advanced real-time car tracking and alert system which does not only monitor the vehicle but also the driver. The service is powered by a combination of internet storage, cloud computing, mobile app, and GPS satellite tracking.
CarLock’s advanced real-time car tracking and alert system enables clients to concentrate on other aspects of their business without worrying about their vehicle.
The system monitors and alerts clients via phone when their vehicle is moved or if an unusual vibration is detected. This security feature is available even when the device is disconnected. CarLock also tracks harsh acceleration, sharp cornering, and hard braking and gives driver monthly safety scores for their performance.
The software is equipped with a virtual mechanic that actively monitors the health of a vehicle and notifies clients in advance for if their car battery is running low or experiencing high battery drain. Included in the system is a detailed trip tracking feature that enables clients to monitor where their car has been.
Consumers receive notification for any of the following reasons:
- Any unusual vibrations such as power tools or prying is detected
- If the vehicle is being moved or towed away
- If the CarLock device has been disconnected from the vehicle
- If the vehicle’s engine has been started without you
- Program new key – OBD port theft attempt
- Smart key relay attack
- Cloned key attack
- Car theft attempt with stolen car key
- RF jamming attempt
Backup SMS or call notifications and new features for iPhone users :
- Get notified when ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature is enable
- Easily switch SMS and call notifications on and off any time
- Get notified even if there is a bad cellular data connection
- Avoid high roaming prices while abroad
Backup SMS or call notifications also work for Android users.
Allows consumers to detect troubling driving behaviors alerting them regarding the following reasons:
- Hard and sudden braking
- Sharp turns and cornering
- Unusually Fast Acceleration
CarLock Cloud Features
CarLock Cloud serves as the link between the CarLock device installed in the vehicle and the CarLock app on the client’s phone. It analyses the data from the sensors inside the CarLock device, vehicle’s battery, and GPS position of the car to ensure its protection. The device tracks the location of the car using GPS positioning system where collected data is sent to the CarLock cloud using a mobile network. Clients will receive a push notification or SMS backup notification after the CarCloud analyses the received data.
- No need to be close to your car for the alert to be triggered and sent to you
- Monitor your car from anywhere in the world
- No need to worry whether or not you have the app running on your phone
CarLock offers a modern car tracking and alert system which gives clients the ability to track their vehicle in real-time. Its tracking features allows owners to track their vehicles and driver habits while offering 24/7 vehicle protection. Its Virtual Mechanic is also a handy tool which actively monitors battery health of the vehicle.