In-Vehicle Services

u-blox 3G module certified by Korean’s SK Telecom

January 18, 2013By

u-blox, the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, has received approval for its LISA-U110 UMTS/HSPA wireless module from SK Telecom, Korea’s largest mobile telecom operator with more than 50 percent market share. SK Telecom provides multimedia services and connectivity to 24 million customers throughout South Korea. The certification allows the LISA modem to be used in a wide... read more

Trimble, ng Connect Collaborate on Connected Service Vehicle Demo

January 8, 2013By

Trimble’s ThingMagic Mercury6 (M6) RFID Reader will be part of the ng Connect Program’s Connected Service Vehicle, which showcases a full suite of cloud-based services designed to deliver office productivity to vehicle-based workers. In this concept vehicle, the ThingMagic reader will be used to support work-order based inventory management and tool tracking applications to illustrate aspects of a typical service... read more

iOnRoad Steers iPhone Navigation Towards Safer Driving

January 7, 2013By
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iOnRoad,  the maker of the iOnRoad app that improves driving in real-time using the power of modern computer vision algorithms and smart-phone cameras, has released its award-winning app on iOS 6 operating systems. iOnRoad, now available for immediate download in the App Store, is taking advantage of the leap in processing power of the iPhone 5 and  new navigation integration... read more

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RITA Seeks Experienced Electronics Engineer

December 17, 2012By

The Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) seeks an experienced Electronics Engineer interested in joining the Office of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT).  RITA coordinates the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) research programs and is charged with advancing rigorous analysis and the deployment of cross-cutting technologies to improve our Nation’s transportation system.  RITA serves as the lead Administration representing DOT... read more

Navman Wireless Debuts Professional Services for Fleet Tracking

December 11, 2012By

Navman Wireless today announced the availability of two professional services packages designed to expedite, optimize and provide problem resolution for 100+-vehicle implementations of its OnlineAVL2 fleet management platform. Going beyond basic customer support, the new services can reduce rollout and configuration time by up to 80 percent, produce a 50 percent faster return on investment, and help corporate and construction fleet... read more

Apple Maps Not Fully to Blame for Outback Mistakes

December 11, 2012By
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Police in Mildura, Australia, have been warning people not to rely on Apple Maps after several people trying to find the town of 30,000 people became hopelessly lost in the bush in scorching temperatures, reported the Guardian. One man was stranded for 24 hours last week in temperatures of up to 115º Fahrenheit. Three more were rescued after following the... read more

CE-Traffic Launches Premium RDS-TMC in Poland

December 10, 2012By
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CE-Traffic, a traffic data provider in Central-Eastern Europe, has extended its portfolio of traffic services in Poland, the country where over last five years the number of vehicles has grown by 50 percent. Drivers in Poland can look forward to more options in receiving real-time traffic information with the launch of the new Premium RDS-TMC service by CE-Traffic, the company... read more

Taxi Booking App Comes to U.S.

October 10, 2012By

myTaxi, a taxi booking smartphone application, today launched in Washington, D.C., its first introduction into the U.S. marketplace. The announcement was made during a live-streaming press conference given directly in a moving taxi. myTaxi was first launched in Germany in June 2009. It connects 2.3 million users to more than 18,000 taxis worldwide. Today marked the first time consumers in... read more

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