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Omnitracs announces future partnership with Cummins for ‘over the air’ engine updates

Omnitracs, at its annual outlook conference, unveiled its new Intelligent Vehicle Gateway, a new Windows mobile platform that expands on the capabilities of the Mobile Computing Platform line that Omnitracs inherited from Qualcomm.

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SmartDrive SmartIQ suite: ‘Game changer’ in driver and fleet data, company says

SmartDrive, known for its dual driver-/road-facing camera systems, takes performance indicators to new levels with its new SmartIQ suite.

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Nevada DOT hosts workshop on automated vehicle public policy

The Nevada DOT hosted an automated vehicle public policy workshop in Las Vegas on Jan. 5 to standardize as many regulations as possible across the country on insurance and operational issues.

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Comdata launches hotel network for drivers

The Comdata Hotel Network, powered by CLC Lodging, allows trucking carriers and drivers to manage and reduce the costs related to hotel stays.

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POLL: Which mobile app do you like to use to scan documents on the road?

What is your go-to app for scanning documents while on the road? Weigh in on why you use it.

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New fatigue monitoring headset

Vigo is a bluetooth headset with standard talk functionality that also analyzes biometrics to monitor alertness levels and then prompt the trucker to take action when drowsy.

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Cobra, Magellan the latest to the table with truck-focused dashcams

Magellan and Cobra Electronics each introduced new dash cams at SEMA this week in Las Vegas.

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New Truckerline app offers drivers ability to manage career, reputation

Something of a "LinkedIn for truckers" with added business functionality for owner-operators, the Truckerline app's avaialble on iOS and Android.

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Tech news from ATA: PeopleNet partners with Samsung, Omnitracs releases nav system, driver monitoring systems get updates

The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition is taking place this week in Philadelphia, and from it have come several trucking software or device-related news announcements.

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DriveCam dual-camera system gets ActiveVision upgrade

Lytx's ActiveVision system introduces to DriveCam the ability to monitor following distance and lane keeping, providing audible and visual in-cab warnings.

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