November 26, 2013
Vista Equity Partners LLC announced it has completed its acquisition of Omnitracs Inc., formerly a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. In conjunction with this announcement, Omnitracs announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Roadnet Technologies Inc., a provider of fleet management software solutions for private fleets.
September 16, 2013
Former Qualcomm and Xata executive Tom Flies has joined the company as chief operating officer.
August 23, 2013
Qualcomm announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Omnitracs subsidiary to Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm. Omnitracs was a pioneer in in-cab communication, developing the first widely used satellite tracking and communications system for truck fleets, and today offers a variety of fleet management and telematics solutions.
July 15, 2013
Omnitracs Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and a provider of integrated wireless systems, applications and services to transportation and logistics companies, announced new features for its Trailer Tracks 210 (TT210) platform.
Eleos Technologies announced that it has launched a new service that corrects and enhances document images scanned with Qualcomm in-cab scanners. The new service dramatically improves image quality and legibility while reducing the size of the document images.
June 28, 2013
It’s 11 p.m. Do you know where my load is?
That’s a shipper asking a trucker the whereabouts of the trailer or container carrying his cargo. He’s not asking about a tractor and its driver; he wants to know about his load. From that point of view, it’s odd that trucking companies attached the first satellite and cellular-based tracking devices to tractors years ago, when products became available.
May 21, 2013
The pending mandate for electronic logging could pave the way for more mobile productivity systems in smaller fleets, said Norm Ellis, vice president of sales and marketing for Qualcomm’s Omnitracs.
May 3, 2013
Whether you call it a trucking management system, fleet management software, trucking enterprise software or a freight management system, in a nutshell, these systems manage vehicles (and the things on them), people and money.
March 27, 2013
Qualcomm's new Exact Fuel application monitors and transmits fuel level information on the vehicle data bus directly to fleet managers. This insight helps identify discrepancies in fuel levels that may indicate theft, as well as helps fleets make better fuel stop decisions that reduce out-of-route miles.
March 7, 2013
Qualcomm's new Trailer ABS Connect application for its Mobile Computing Platform 110 and 200 provides trailer connect and disconnect information without the need for a more complex trailer tracking system.
February 14, 2013
Qualcomm has appointed Jack Kennedy to take the helm as president of its Qualcomm Enterprise Services division effective immediately. Outgoing president and CEO Rich Sulpizio will transition into an advisory role within the company.
November 2, 2012
Cloud computing has been getting a lot of attention in the information technology space. Before you put your head in the cloud, though, there are some things you should understand about the concept of cloud computing
April 1, 2008
Tracking driving behavior helps predict a driver's potential for accidents.
March 1, 2008
Heavy truck safety is getting a huge boost through technology of late, thanks to a couple of almost simultaneous launches.
July 1, 2006
Technology allows fleets to watch over their equipment from a distance.
December 1, 1996
There is also much going on in wireless communications for trucking that does not have to do with the Internet.
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