ORBCOMM Announces Breakthrough in Total Tractor to Trailer Connected Intelligence
Smart Truck Solution Now Includes Wireless Tractor ID Sensor for Trailer Pairing Confirmation
ORBCOMM Tractor ID Sensor
ORBCOMM’s new wireless tractor identification sensor solves the tractor pairing problem for transportation customers.
ORBCOMM Tractor ID Sensor
ORBCOMM Tractor ID Sensor uses advanced Bluetooth and radar filtering technology and has a built-in battery designed to last over 7 years.
ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced the launch of a Tractor identification sensor, which allows confirmation of trailer pairing for improved operator and operating efficiency. This latest innovation in ORBCOMM’s smart truck solution aims to bring full tractor-to-trailer intelligence for enhanced visibility, efficiency, safety and experience for fleets, drivers and their customers.
The ORBCOMM Tractor ID Sensor advanced Bluetooth and radar filtering technology ensures that the tractor will connect to the desired trailer, while filtering out nearby trailers that might otherwise lead to inaccurate pairings. The tractor identification sensor immediately determines a correct or incorrect tractor-trailer pairing, the start or end of trips and the connection or disconnection of the trailer. When the driver connects to a trailer, an automated notification is sent through the ORBCOMM platform integrated into the customer’s dispatch system to validate the correct connection to the trailer before the driver leaves the yard. The ruggedized device contains a built-in battery designed to last over 7 years, ensuring continuous use without the need for an external power source, and saves energy by remaining dormant until it finds a unit to which it can rely. connect.
Currently, ORBCOMM’s reliable sensor integrates exclusively with its solar-powered telematics device, the GT1200 Series, to improve visibility, monitoring and management of the fleet. With this enhancement to ORBCOMM’s smart truck portfolio, transportation customers can leverage a complete end-to-end solution to gain in-depth data insight, keep their drivers safe and streamline their operations.
“We are excited to bring a unique and innovative approach to solving the tractor pairing problem for transportation customers with our new wireless tractor identification sensor,” said Gregg Plonisch, vice president of management ORBCOMM products. “This sensor is a significant improvement on our smart truck solution, which combines advanced telematics, analytics and connectivity to create a comprehensive smart truck solution that provides optimal insight into all fleet operations through a integrated platform. “
About ORBCOMM Inc.
ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things, providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency. The company offers a wide range of asset monitoring and control solutions, including seamless satellite and cellular connectivity, unique hardware and powerful applications, all backed by end-to-end customer support from installation to deployment. through customer service. ORBCOMM has a diverse customer base, including leading OEMs, solution customers and distribution partners spanning transportation, supply chain, warehousing and inventory, heavy equipment, marine transportation, natural resources and government. For more information visit www.orbcomm.com. You can also connect with ORBCOMM at https://blog.orbcomm.com, on Twitter at @ORBCOMM_Inc, at https://www.linkedin.com/company/orbcomm or to https://www.youtube.com/c/ORBCOMM_Inc.
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