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    Forward Thinking updates FleetCam

    August 7, 2018 4:13PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Forward Thinking Systems’ FleetCam 2.0 supports up to four camera angles per vehicle, with recent updates including improved livestreaming and historical video downloads so users don’t need to pull vehicles off the road to access footage. Video is streamed and

  • Product Uncategorized

    Online cannabis course launched

    August 7, 2018 10:44AM by johng@newcom.ca

    The Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA) has unveiled a new online course covering cannabis and workplace safety, as employers prepare for the legalization of recreational marijuana. The content covers issues including impairment, duty to accommodate, employer obligations, employee rights

  • Product Mobile and IT

    PeopleNet unveils new fixed-mount display

    July 26, 2018 4:21PM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A new display unit from PeopleNet is boasting rugged features and access to third-party applications through the Android platform. The PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5) gives customers the option to implement what zthe company is calling a ruggedized display

  • Product Technology

    OnCommand Connection partners with Axis TMS to enhance offerings

    July 26, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – OOC Technologies is partnering with Axis TMS to integrate their transportation management software with OnCommand Connection telematics. The integration will provide customers of both systems an enhanced ability to manager operations, dispatch and fleet movements. Axis will

  • Product Mobile and IT

    ITI introduces immediate incident-based training

    July 25, 2018 10:25AM by Truck News

    Vancouver, Wash. – Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) is hoping to give fleets a rapid response tool for post-incident driver coaching. The online training solutions company is introducing a new library of short, highly-focused, incident-based training courses. ITI says the courses

  • Product Uncategorized

    Tire app locates dealers, calculates load limits

    July 17, 2018 1:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Double Coin’s new mobile app taps into GPS data to locate the closest Double Coin dealer, and also supports searches within a specified area or map. Users can even call, share, email or get directions to a dealership at the

  • Product Uncategorized

    Cell signals getting a boost

    July 10, 2018 10:58AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Can you hear me now? You should be able to with Wilson Electronics’ weBoost Drive 4G-X Fleet, a device that will boost a fleet’s cell signals by up to 32 times over what would otherwise be available. The Drive 4G-X

  • Product Uncategorized

    FreightPOP covers full pop for software

    July 10, 2018 10:56AM by johng@newcom.ca

    FreightPOP has unveiled a free version of its transportation management solution (TMS) software to support parcel, LTL, TL, intermodal, international air and ocean freight shipments – connecting to an unlimited number of carriers. The software supports up to 50 shipments

  • Product Uncategorized

    Noregon JPRO updated again

    July 10, 2018 10:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Noregon has once again updated its JPRO Professional in-shop diagnostic and repair software, offering some added guidance for users. The new Repair Mentor feature now displays all current issues on a vehicle, alerts high-priority issues, and helps users begin a

  • Product Uncategorized

    Cargo sensor combines lasers, camera

    July 9, 2018 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Spireon’s FleetLocate Cargo Sensor combines optical imaging and laser time of flight to show how much cargo is sitting in a trailer. Traditional ultrasonic sensors can be affected by conditions such as temperature, humidity and cargo type – as well

  • Product Uncategorized

    Samsung unveils rugged tablet

    June 27, 2018 9:53AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Samsung’s rugged Galaxy Tab Active2 tablet is designed to offer computing power in hot or cold temperatures and wet environments. The unit is certified to MIL-STD-810, the military standard for durability in the face of excessive pressure, temperatures, vibrations and

  • Product Uncategorized

    ERM develops a cyber shield

    June 21, 2018 10:01AM by Truck News

    ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has developed the integrated hardware and software that it says will protect vehicles from ransomware and other cyber attacks. eCyber will be available to OEMs and the aftermarket as of the fourth quarter of 2018, and

  • Product Uncategorized

    All Internationals get OnCommand

    June 15, 2018 8:25AM by Truck News

    All new International trucks with International or Cummins engines will now be equipped with an OnCommand Connection telematics device and two years of free service. The system integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote

  • Product Uncategorized

    Private portal for driver qualifications

    June 11, 2018 11:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) and ISB Canada’s Making Eligibility Easy (MEE) Division have unveiled a new Driver Qualification System. Available to council members as of July 9, the portal at www.pmtc.ca will offer access to driver

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    CalAmp adds CrashBoxx capabilities

    June 1, 2018 11:38AM by Truck News

    CrashBoxx accident reconstruction capabilities will now be embedded in all compatible CalAmp telematics devices. When a collision occurs, an automatic push notification is sent in real time to CalAmp Telematics Service Provider (TSP) administrators, providing information about the relative location,