D-iD™
by Global Telemetrics

The Driver Identification system that uses your own mobile device

D-iD® utilises your mobile device for driver identification, rather than using the traditional driver tag common with most S5 tracking systems. The D-iD® app links directly with the tracking information to determine if your mobile device is within the vehicle when driving. If your mobile device is not within the vehicle you will be notified either through push message or via the Global Telemetrics Secure Control Centre. With D-iD there are two mode which can be changed at any time:

D-iD™ is the brand new way of using your mobile device for driver identification, rather than using the traditional driver tag common with most S5 tracking systems. The D-iD™ app links directly with the tracking information to determine if your mobile device is within the vehicle when driving. The system is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by the Global Telemetrics Secure Control Centre.

Manual Mode
When set in manual mode and you drive the vehicle, the alert will be sent via a push message to your mobile device. If there is a security issue with your vehicle, you can contact the Global Telemetrics Control Centre directly from the app.
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Automatic Mode
When driving, the system will only generate an alert if the app is not active in the background on your mobile device. If your mobile device has been left at home, has no signal, or the battery is flat, the Global Telemetrics Control Centre will contact you and any approved contacts on your account to confirm the status of your vehicle.

FAQ’s

What is D-iD?

D-iD is an Android/Apple app that can work instead of the driver tags. Your mobile device has to be in your possession and the app has to be active when driving your vehicle. If your mobile device is not present when driving the Global Telemetrics Secure Control Centre will call you to confirm your vehicle is safe.

How does D-iD differ to existing Global Telemetrics tracking devices & programmes?

With the D-iD system you no longer have to carry driver tags whenever you drive your vehicle. The Driver Identification utilises your mobile device instead.

How does Global Telemetrics hold data regarding my phone and/or movements?

No information from the D-iD app is held on any Global Telemetrics servers. The information is only stored on the end users handset/mobile device. For further information please view our Privacy Policy by visiting globaltelemetrics.com/terms.

How will the D-iD app impact my mobile phone battery life?

The app is designed to periodically wake in the background to inform our servers it’s ready and listening for new events on the vehicle. There will be some drain when this happens but it will be negligible. When the verification process starts itself this uses more battery power, because it sets off location processing, bluetooth connectivity and network connections. These all have an impact.

How will the D-iD app impact my data usage?

The app uses minimal data to operate and this is dependant on how many times the vehicle is started and driven.

How is my personal information kept safe?

Global Telemetrics is recognised as ISO 27001. This ISO certification is for ‘Information Security Management’. For further information regarding ISO 27001 please visit bsigroup.com

What if I have forgotten my mobile phone or my phone has ran flat or I am in a low signal area?

Global Telemetrics will contact the customer using all means possible leaving messages and sending texts where applicable. We advise where possible for the customer to have more than one contact number for Global Telemetrics to contact.

Can my partner/spouse also have a D-iD login?

Yes they can, however this can only be requested by the main account holder. This has to be requested in writing by emailing customerservices@globaltelemetrics.com

How does the D-iD™ app work?

The app communicates with the tracking device to clarify that the customers mobile device is within the vehicle when driving. The app connects directly to the customers tracking data and confirms if the mobile device is within the same area as the vehicle.

What's the difference between automatic and manual modes?

There are two different modes within the app:

Automatic
This will only push messages through if the app activated on the mobile device is not within the vehicle when driving.

Manual
This will push a message through every time the vehicle is driven asking the end user to confirm if the vehicle safe.

Is D-iD™Thatcham Assured?

Yes, D-iD™ has been processed through the Thatcham criteria for the S5 category.

How will the D-iD app impact my mobile phone battery life?

The app is designed to periodically wake in the background to inform our servers it’s ready and listening for new events on the vehicle. There will be some drain when this happens but it will be negligible. When the verification process starts itself this uses more battery power, obviously because it sets off location processing, bluetooth connectivity and network connections. These all have an impact.

Another option for Driver Identification is our Driver Detection system
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