Transportation

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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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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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

SiTrack:One by Leica Geosystems Makes 3D Point Clouds without GNSS

October 14, 2015By
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Leica Geosystems has released SiTrack:One, a highly accurate rail track maintenance and refurbishment system incorporating the Leica ScanStation P40 to generate 3D point clouds. 

SiTrack:One by Leica Geosystems ensures complete coverage of an entire rail infrastructure surface without the need to receive GNSS signals for position information, the company said. With a new mounting design, the total solution for rail maintenance and refurbishment... read more

Magellan Integrates RoadMate with Position Logic Tracking Platform

October 13, 2015By
The Magellan RoadMate RC9496T-LMB commercial navigator.

Magellan is integrating its RoadMate RC9496T-LMB fleet navigation device with Position Logic’s advanced GPS tracking software solution. The partnership allows Position Logic service providers to leverage all Magellan RoadMate RC9496T-LMB devices. The RoadMate RC9496T-LMB, a 7-inch Android GPS fleet navigation device, is available now to current and prospective Magellan and Position Logic customers. Position Logic, a division of KORE, provides precision... read more

Global Car GPS Industry Analyzed in New Market Report

October 13, 2015By

The Global Car GPS Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the car GPS market spread across 108 pages, profiling 21 companies and supported with 245 tables and figures. The report is divided into 13 major chapters that offer an overview of the current market, as well as forecasts for the car GPS... read more

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Cobham Launches Two ‘Sailor’ Marine Receivers

October 13, 2015By
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Cobham SATCOM has launched two new Sailor satellite navigation receivers. Both the Sailor 656X GNSS and new Sailor 657X DGNSS (Differential GNSS) are black-box products designed to be part of a system Cobham SATCOM refers to as its “multi-function universe.” The advanced touchscreen Sailor 6004 Control Panel at the heart of the Multi-Function Universe provides full control for all products connected to it from a single... read more

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Prototype Car Travels from Paris to Bordeaux in Autonomous Mode

October 9, 2015By
An autonomous Peugeot Citroën has driven itself all the way from Paris to Bordeaux, a distance of 360 miles (550 km).
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On Oct. 2 one of PSA Peugeot Citroën’s four autonomous vehicles traveled the motorway from Paris to Bordeaux to take part in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress, which was held Oct. 5–9. The 580-km trip was completed entirely in autonomous mode without driver involvement. The car autonomously adjusted its speed and changed lanes to overtake, taking into account other vehicles,... read more

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