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A Foundation for Future ADAS Technology

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)is ramping up efforts to bring new safety technology to the trucking industry. Their “Tech-Celerate Now” initiative has been in the works since 2019 and seeks to promote the addition of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) on heavy trucks. The FMCSA is specifically pushing for automatic emergency braking, air

Podcast: The potential benefits of replacing truck mirrors with cameras

In today’s Fleet Future podcast, I spoke with two members of Stoneridge, a company that makes MirrorEye, a system through which mirrors on the sides of trucks are replaced by cameras, which the company says provides greater visibility and improved aerodynamics. The system received an FMCSA exemption, meaning fleets can replace mirrors on their trucks

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Lytx launches two fleet maintenance features

Lytx, a provider of video telematics solutions, announced two new fleet technology solutions: Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and Preventative Maintenance, now available for light-duty fleets. These new features are included in Lytx’s Fleet Tracking Service, with data collected using the Lytx DriveCam device via an Engine Control Module (ECM) cable with no extra equipment and at no

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Volvo Trucks enables expanded video recorder, driver-facing camera with Bendix SafetyDirect

Bendix announced the release of its fifth-generation SafetyDirect Processor (SDP5 Full) on the Volvo VNL, VNR, and VHD models. The SDP5 Full processor, delivering new capabilities for the online SafetyDirect platform by Bendix, enables features such as a digital video recorder (DVR) that continuously records up to 145 hours of streaming video from Bendix’s forward-facing

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PowerFleet launches advanced vehicle video solution with AI capabilities

PowerFleet Inc. has announced the launch of Vista, an in-vehicle video solution that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze and proactively manage risky driving situations across fleets. With Vista, PowerFleet is expanding its image technology portfolio, which includes the patent-pending LV-710 freight camera for trailers and containers and the CP4 System designed for the industrial

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Superior Signals introduces wireless camera kit

Superior Signals Inc. (SSI) introduced its CK700DW wireless camera kit, which features a wide-angle camera lens, anti-vibration technology (ISO 16750-3) and water-resistant construction. The CK700DW also comes with a seven-inch monitor featuring four HD camera inputs and up to 160-hours of video recording time. The company says that this system helps users keep an eye

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All of the trucking solutions you could need

In our on-demand culture, it’s easy to take for granted that there’s probably an app for that problem that plagues you. But someone, and most often a team of someones, has to dream up those solutions. They’re not plucking them out of thin air. As much as we like to romanticize innovation as a stroke

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Helping fleets manage truck data privacy

For many businesses, overcoming the challenges of COVID-19 has meant implementing fleet management solutions and other new technologies to keep pace with a rapidly changing world. As many as 33% of small business owners indicated that they have implemented new systems to help secure their future success. But in order to ensure this success, privacy

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MiX Telematics launches AI-powered video telematics solution

MiX Telematics has launched MiX Vision AI, an extensive update to its video telematics offering that the company says enhances its ability to help customers improve driver safety and reduce operating costs. MiX Vision AI leverages machine vision technology to detect and alert drivers and managers to unsafe or risky driving behavior that impacts road

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In-cab truck camera technology that protects the driver

You’d think that at this point we would have talked about everything there is to talk about when it comes to truck video telematics with Trimble’s Vice President of Data Science, Chris Orban, but the last time we caught up, Orban turned the often-cited challenge of driver acceptance of video telematics on its head, referencing

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Volvo Trucks, Lytx partner on video telematics

Onboard technology from Lytx is now available on all model-year 2022 or newer Volvo trucks as a factory-installed option. Utilizing machine vision and artificial intelligence technology, the Lytx DriveCam event recorder helps to monitor and evaluate driver performance by accurately identifying behaviors such as failure to wear a seatbelt, following distance and lane departure, the

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Webfleet Solutions launches video telematics solution

Webfleet Solutions, a telematics provider and part of Bridgestone, recently launched Webfleet Video. With the technology of Webfleet Solutions and Lytx integrated on one platform, fleet users can access and manage both their vehicles and their in-vehicle cameras from a single interface, the company says. Road facing and optional cabin facing HD dashcam event footage

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