Tag Archives: GPS

Triaxial accelerometer for eCall crash detection

Crash severity can be recorded and transmitted for eCall automatic emergency calling in Europe thanks to a new miniature triaxial accelerometer from Bosch. Bosch’s new SMA130 triaxial acceleration sensor provides information for infotainment and telematics applications in vehicles. “Until now, …

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High definition dash cam range launches at CES 2015

Polaroid has entered the dash cam market with a new range of in-vehicle surveillance equipment designed for the family motorist. The increasing popularity of dashboard mounted cameras has led to globally well-known imaging company, Polaroid entering the market with a …

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Book details driver behaviour impact on fleet businesses

Fleetmatics has published an e-book to help fleet managers understand the impact of driver behaviour on haulage operations. Little doubt remains within the fleet operations community that the behaviour of drivers when behind the wheel can have a serious impact …

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Donington Park track day demonstrates value of driver monitoring

Fleetmatics has held a driving experience day for Fleet managers at the Donington Park race track to provide a working demonstration of monitoring driver behaviour with telematics. GPS tracking using Fleetmatics REVEAL has been demonstrated recently at the Donington Park …

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Fleet management system used for deploying road gritters

Dangerous black ice is being cleared more effectively in North Carolina with the use of detection systems linked to GPS fleet management devices. A telematics fleet management and GPS tracking system has been put to innovative use by North Carolina …

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Smart cars from Daimler to be equipped with built-in navigators

TomTom will be supplying the built-in navigation system for smart cars under new deal signed with Daimler. The Smart Fortwo and Forfour cars produced by Daimler will be supplied with on-board infotainment systems with built-in navigation functionality supplied by TomTom …

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Rugged navigation system incorporated in latest Iveco design

The Iveco Daily goods vehicle has had the rugged TomTom Bridge navigation system integrated into its latest design. With its rugged construction, large 7-inch screen and industrial design, the TomTom Bridge system is an appropriate navigation device for use in …

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Voice control infotainment system features on new Jeep

The Harman Uconnect infotainment system is part of the new Jeep Renegade 4×4 vehicle being introduced on the European market. The new Jeep Renegade model being launched this week in Europe, will be the first of the popular mid-sized 4×4 …

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Fleet and mobile resource management for smartphones

The Fleet Freedom mobile resource management software for use on Android, iOS and Magellan RoadMate devices has been demonstrated at the Super Mobility Week conference in Las Vegas to help fleet managers to combine a number of mobile management functions …

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Mobile based telematics insurance platform

Usage-based insurance platform makes use of mobile phone technology to monitor driver behaviour and transmit for analysis. Two new products have been launched for use on mobile smartphones relating to telematics insurance and automatic emergency call. The products, from Agero, …

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