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Category: Telematics

Ford and Toyota Establish Consortium for Standard In-Vehicle Apps

Ford and Toyota Establish Consortium for Standard In-Vehicle Apps

| January 4, 2017

Ford and Toyota are establishing SmartDeviceLink Consortium, a nonprofit to manage open source software for smartphone app development for vehicle. Members include automakers Mazda Motor Corporation, PSA Group, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) and Suzuki Motor Corporation, as well as suppliers Elektrobit, Luxoft, and Xevo. According to the group, the consortium is focused on “significantly […]

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New Smart Traffic Monitoring System to be Deployed in Las Vegas

New Smart Traffic Monitoring System to be Deployed in Las Vegas

| January 3, 2017

In a move to improve traffic flow in Las Vegas, the city and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada are betting big on new technology to make their streets smarter and to allow traffic to move more efficiently. In partnership with Acyclica, Las Vegas is leading the nation with their smart city initiatives by installing a traffic-monitoring system that […]

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Route4Me Expands Reach of Reach of Fleet Management Program

Route4Me Expands Reach of Reach of Fleet Management Program

| December 22, 2016

Route4Me, a route optimization platform that uses big data, data science, and machine learning to optimize multi-driver and multi-destination routes, has announced that the program will be on the Geotab Marketplace. That means that Route4Me will be integrated with Geotab’s real-time vehicle tracking platform. Key features of the Route4Me and Geotab platform integration are: Mobile App […]

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SkyBitz Named to Food Logistics’ Top Software and Technology Providers List

SkyBitz Named to Food Logistics’ Top Software and Technology Providers List

| December 16, 2016

Commercial telematics and IoT leader, SkyBitz®, has been named to Food Logistics’ 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list. SkyBitz was recognized for its supply chain technology solutions that help address the challenge of managing available resources most effectively. SkyBitz solutions provide complete visibility of customers’ assets that haul the food and beverage and […]

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Omnitracs Outlook 2017 Conference Key Topics Just Released

Omnitracs Outlook 2017 Conference Key Topics Just Released

| December 8, 2016

Fleet management leader Omnitracs has announced the breakout sessions for its third annual user conference, Omnitracs Outlook 2017, which will take place Feb. 26-March 1, 2017, at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona. The line-up of speakers and sessions can be viewed at here, with even more speakers and details still to come. Omnitracs […]

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Transportation Management Provider Integrates Load Tracking from MacroPoint

Transportation Management Provider Integrates Load Tracking from MacroPoint

| December 1, 2016

Global transportation management solution provider MercuryGate International will be integrating the load tracking solution of MacroPoint into its offerings. Early integration with the load tracking solution was enabled via cell phone. All that’s changed. By adopting the full MacroPoint functionality and network, the TMS provider can now provide direct carrier integration through in-cab telematics systems, EDI and trailer […]

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Supply Chain Technology Fused with Freight Tracking Software

Supply Chain Technology Fused with Freight Tracking Software

| November 28, 2016

Freight tracking software provider MacroPoint has announced that 10-4 Systems, a supply chain software company, is licensing MacroPoint’s technology. Here’s the plan: To combine 10-4’s supply chain visibility technology and MacroPoint’s freight tracking software, for an enhanced customer experience for both shippers and carriers. The approach is able to provide automated alerts for shipments running early, […]

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MyGeotab Software App Accessible in Google Play Store

MyGeotab Software App Accessible in Google Play Store

| November 16, 2016

Telematics provider Geotab has announced that the MyGeotab fleet management software app is now available in the Google Play Store. The app is designed to make accessing MyGeotab quicker and more convenient for fleet managers who oversee their fleets from mobile phones or tablets.  “At Geotab, we understand that regardless of business size, having the flexibility to […]

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New Tank Monitoring Division from SkyBitz

New Tank Monitoring Division from SkyBitz

| November 16, 2016

Telematics leader SkyBitz® has introduced the SkyBitz Tank Monitoring division. Previously known as TankLink, the new division supports SkyBitz strategy of providing solutions that lower operating costs and increase customer service and efficiencies. “Previously, as TankLink, we established a legacy of delivering a rapid ROI based upon reduced tank servicing costs and improved inventory management. […]

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New: Smartphone-only Telematics App for Fleets from Agnik

New: Smartphone-only Telematics App for Fleets from Agnik

| November 11, 2016

Leading connected car data analytics company Agnik is bringing a new dimension to fleet telematics—Smartphone-only telematics for fleets. The company’s MineFleetLite© product requires no telematics device other than an Android smartphone or an iPhone for tracking the trips, driver behavior monitoring, maintenance reminders, and vehicle recall notifications through onboard data analytics inside the smartphone. Here’s […]

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