Brazil's railways are set to receive satellite connectivity and new push-to-talk radios in a bid to improve speed and train, vehicle and operator safety.
Zetron has announced a partnership with Tait Communications to offer vehicle and workforce tracking with the development of a DMR Tier III Location Services solution.
Inmarsat, together with Airservices Australia, Qantas and Virgin, has finalised an evaluation of improved flight tracking services on airline flights to and from Australia using existing satellite communications.
A project is underway to improve capacity and safety across Australia's rail network, with assured access to a dedicated radio communications band being the key component.
Airservices Australia will trial a new 15-minute tracking standard for commercial aircraft Inmarsat's global flight tracking ADS-C messaging service.
Neoterra's neoConneX telematics software and connexBOX hardware, distributed by The Orion Network, provide precision location reporting to improve vehicle utilisation and informed decision-making.
Satellite communications will soon make train travel safer by improving how the networks are controlled in remote areas where ground equipment is too costly.
Glyn High-Tech Distribution is introducing the GL1280, an OEM hybrid tracker and data logger which is suitable for applications such as vehicle tracking with alarm and diagnostics, security and surveillance, remote telemetry unit and global M2M and logistics.
The inReach is a satellite communications solutions with two-way SOS alerting and personal text messaging with message delivery confirmation features.
Navman Wireless has partnered with Telstra to release its Qube 4 GPS fleet tracking unit in Australia.
During the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, a number of technologies were chosen to be trialled in conjunction with the UK Trade & Investment and the Security Innovation & Technology Consortium. One of those technologies was Over-C, an innovative software application company using NFC handsets for asset tracking and procedural compliance.
The VTT-1000 vehicle tracking terminal for fleet management system applications has been released. It has been designed for rugged environments, features an operating temperature range of -20 to +70°C and has a drop survival of 1 m.
Over recent years responsibility for fleet safety has shifted from drivers to organisations and even individual managers - making this a growing issue for Australian businesses.
u-blox has released an off-the-shelf reference design for the Brazilian stolen vehicle tracking market.
The Fastrax Track&Trace platform can be a starting point for any asset-tracking application. The platform includes the uTrace03 telematics module, the uTrace03 development board, default Track&Trace software and the Fastrax Track&Trace embedded software toolkit.