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Tracking (February 01, 2009)

ZeroYourX is a new GPS tracking system designed to offer affordable vehicle tracking that's easy to manage. The tracking unit is placed in a vehicle, trailer or container and can then be tracked onlin...


ZeroYourX is a new GPS tracking system designed to offer affordable vehicle tracking that’s easy to manage. The tracking unit is placed in a vehicle, trailer or container and can then be tracked online by the fleet manager using the ZeroYourX Web portal. A PC or cell phone can be used to track items in real-time, the company says. The unit itself costs $499 with unlimited asset tracking offered for $50 per month and up. For more info, visit www.ZeroYourX.comor call 514- 845-1555.

ALK Technologies has developed a portable navigation device developed specifically for owner/operators and company drivers. PC*Miler Navigation 430 is a stand-alone device that can be attached to a truck’s windshield. It provides spoken directions that are developed for truckers in Canada and the US. It includes 850,000 miles of truck restrictions including information on bridge clearances, load limits and dangerous turns, the company says. The cost is US$349, with no subscription fees. It can be purchased at truck stops or by fleets, directly from ALK by calling 800-375-6453.

Through a new partnership with Iridium, PeopleNet says it now offers universal coverage. The company has added Iridium’s satellite communications system as an option to complement its own wireless network, so that coverage is possible even in the most remote regions. Iridium’s satellite coverage will be available through PeopleNet on a dual-mode basis, the company announced. The system will switch between PeopleNet’s wireless network and Iridium’s satellite network automatically, as required.

GE has expanded its telematics solution to the Canadian market, which the company claims will help Canadian fleets go green and improve their productivity. The system has been available in the US since 2006. It provides Web-based access to vehicle performance metrics, including CO2 emissions, mapping and exception reports. Customers can track their assets in real-time and develop strategies to improve performance and reduce their emissions, according to GE. Visit www.gefleet.comfor more information on GE’s Telematics solution.


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