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Geotab 'active tracking' telematics puts the brakes on speeding fleet-drivers and thieves

Just about all fleet owners and companies have GPS tracking for vehicle dispatching purposes these days but Geotab has just taken that concept much further. It's newly announced Active Tracking Telematics product provides a more granular view of driver and vehicle actions in real time, akin to "viewing the vehicle from a traffic helicopter."

Trimble unveils new mobile app to give managers remote visibility into field service teams

Trimble, a provider of GPS and navigation devices, has added an app to its FieldMaster mobile suite, which enables managers to have visibility into their fleet and mobile workers from their mobile device while on the go.

Wireless connectivity should be first choice of IoT device makers, says center

While some Internet of Things applications require wireless connectivity, such as fleet management and drone use, not all IoT devices have wireless connectivity. But they should, according to the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina.

Spotlight: Meineke teams with Fleetmatics on fleet service offer

Car repair chain Meineke is teaming with Fleetmatics to offer free service at a local Meineke shop to small businesses that use Fleetmatics' cloud-based fleet management platform.

News Scan: ThinkingPhones gets $57M for mobile expansion; IoT key feature of office of the future; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 4, including even more VC funding for ThinkingPhones, what will be staples in the office of the future, how Latin America fleets are modernizing, a helpful app analytic tool from App Annie and another mobile payment solution from Line.

Firms increasingly turn to telematics to keep track of vehicles, workers

Competition for customers and regulatory requirements are driving firms to track vehicles and mobile workers through the use of telematics, ABI Research observes.

Construction industry expands use of telematics in equipment

The construction industry is increasingly adding telematics systems to equipment, notes ABI Research.

News Scan: Trucking firms turn to BYOD; 'No Go' for MeeGo, Symbian; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/3 including: BYOD in the trucking industry, Nokia's pull of the plug from MeeGo and Symbian app support, an article on the staleness of BYOD, what some think about biometrics amping up security of BYOD devices and the latest on this year's Wi-Fi trends.

TechNavio: Telematics market to grow at a 22.7% CAGR through 2016

The global telematics market is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 22.7 percent through 2016, according to the latest stats from TechNavio.

Mid-sized commercial fleet operators worried about compatibility, flexibility of OEM telematics

Mid-sized commercial fleet operators are concerned about the compatibility and flexibility of telematics supplied by original equipment manufacturers, a survey by Strategy Analytics found.