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  • Ever-expanding Isaac Instruments opens new HQ

    September 18, 2019 1:20PM by johng@newcom.ca

    SAINT-BRUNO-de-MONTARVILLE, Que. – Isaac Instruments is clearly in the midst of a growth mode, and a new 37,000-sq.ft building is just a sign of things to come. The business – one of Canada’s largest telemetry and telematics providers – has

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    Phillips Connect makes trailer tracking EZ

    September 10, 2019 8:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Phillips Connect Technologies’ new EZTrac and EZTrac Plus are being unveiled with the promise of “no-hassle asset tracking solutions” with a minimal install time, giving fleets a way to view a trailer or chassis in real time.

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    Transflo device tracks in near real time

    August 26, 2019 2:01PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The new Transflo Trailer Tracking device will integrate into the Transflo Mobile+ platform, tracking trailers, containers and other assets by GPS – offering insights into utilization, dwell time, and motion.

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    BlackBerry Radar added to Geotab marketplace

    August 26, 2019 10:18AM by johng@newcom.ca

    BlackBerry Radar, an asset-tracking solution, is the latest technology to become available through the Geotab marketplace – integrating the data through the MyGeotab software platform.

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    Trimble unveils two-channel DVR

    June 19, 2019 1:51PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Trimble’s new two-channel digital video recorder (DVR) will record high-definition video from up to two cameras as part of the company’s Video Intelligence system. Designed with smaller fleets and lighter-duty vehicles in mind, the DVR comes with accessory power cables,

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    Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless tech

    June 18, 2019 11:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Stemco’s wireless monitoring technology is now being integrated into Truck-Lite’s Road Ready telematics system through a second-generation SmartBridge Integrator. The integration means fleets will be able to access information about Stemco’s wireless products through Road Ready’s web portal, which will

  • Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

    June 13, 2019 9:51AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here

  • Drivers tend to double down on risky behavior, data shows

    April 30, 2019 1:01PM by johng@newcom.ca

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Telematics data from Lytx demonstrates that drivers who engage in one risky activity are often guilty of several risky behaviors at the same time. In 23% of the events the company scored, drivers were engaged in

  • Aperia brings machine learning to tires

    March 20, 2019 12:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Aperia Technologies’ new Halo Connect is using the power of machine learning to help fleets “virtually eliminate” unplanned tire-related downtime. The system builds on the company’s Halo tire inflator, incorporating a retrofittable sensor that feeds data into

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    SmartDrive, Geotab create data hub

    October 31, 2018 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SmartDrive and Geotab are collaborating in a system that will now combine video-based safety and transportation data and telematics – all through a single on-board data collection hub. Described as “one box that powers it all”, the system offers third-party

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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    PeopleNet upgrades video view

    April 30, 2018 3:50PM by Truck News

    PeopleNet’s hood-mounted MirrorCam is a spot mirror with a built-in camera that offers added perspective around a truck’s blindspots. The second generation of the tool is part of the company’s Video Intelligence platform that draws on forward-, side-, and rear-facing