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Tracker Allows Parents to See How Fast Teens Drive

October 20, 2015By
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Telit’s cellular and GNSS Internet of Things (IoT) modules will integrate Yon Motor, a new product from Nastek Indústria e Tecnologia, bringing to market a tiny vehicle tracker with a user-friendly mobile app. Besides vehicle security, speed is a top concerns for parents of teenage drivers. Yon Motor targets this market, delivering real-time location and speed data to a smartphone app along with... read more

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SmartChoice Program Lets Fleets Choose Level of Video Protection

October 20, 2015By

SmartDrive Systems has introduced the SmartDrive SmartChoice Program, a video-based safety program that provides fleets the freedom to choose the level of video protection that best aligns with their specific business priorities and needs. Whether the company’s primary objective is exonerating drivers from frivolous claims or preventing collisions with 360-degree visibility to risk, SmartDrive’s SmartChoice Program offers a product line to meet... read more

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UAV Registration Requirement Announced, Task Force Formed

October 19, 2015By
The popular DJI Phantom 3. (Photo credit: DJI)

New Task Force to Develop Recommendations by Nov. 20
WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the creation of a task force to develop recommendations for a registration process for UAVs. read more

Omnitracs Unveils Next-Generation Navigation Solution

October 19, 2015By

Omnitracs LLC has added Omnitracs Navigation to its portfolio of solutions. Omnitracs Navigation uses Big Data collected from more than 250,000 customers contributing more than four billion data points. The company terms Omnitracs Navigation the “next generation of navigation solutions” — it provides critical information to drivers through a user-friendly interface, with fast, near real-time updates and extensive fleet configuration options. Omnitracs Navigation delivers... read more

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U.S. Will Require Registration of Drones

October 19, 2015By

UPDATE: Read news of the official announcement here. The federal government is expected to announce today a new plan requiring anyone buying a drone to register the device with the U.S. Department of Transportation. The registration of the drone will enable authorities to track a drone back to its owner if used in a dangerous manner. Under the plan, the... read more

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Trimble Adds Asset Tracking to Fleet Management Suite

October 16, 2015By

Trimble has launched Trimble Asset Tracking, a solution that offers complete visibility into the location and utilization of portable assets from a convenient portal. An enhancement to its fleet management portfolio, Trimble Asset Tracking enables field service organizations operating high-value portable assets, such as generators, pumps or trailers that are towed behind a service vehicle, to better manage asset performance... read more

Wildwood eLoran Transmitter Test Operations Continue

October 16, 2015By

According to UrsaNav Inc., the Wildwood eLoran (100 kHz) transmitter will be continuously broadcasting from 0900 (EDT) on Oct. 20 through 1800 (EDT) on Oct. 22. Wildwood will be broadcasting as 8970 master and secondary. In May, Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and the U.S. Coast Guard entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA)... read more

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Timing, Synchronization Featured in GPS World’s October Webinar

October 16, 2015By

Timing experts will share their views on timing and synchronization at GPS World’s next seminar, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 29. Registration is free for “Timing, Time Transfer and Synchronization: New Applications and Techniques,” a GPS World Market Insights webinar sponsored by EndRun Technologies. In the webinar, an expert panel will discuss the current efforts behind — and changing demands to — keeping the nation’s timekeeping... read more

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