Genesis Launch New CanBUS Vehicle Monitoring Product
Released on: June 5, 2008, 5:49 am
Press Release Author: Carl Liver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: Greater Manchester-based business communication specialists Genesis are pleased to announce the launch of a new and revolutionary vehicle monitoring and tracking system.
Press Release Body: Based on a concept which was originally developed by Bosch for the car industry, CANbus (Controller Area Network communications bus) is an enhanced vehicle monitoring system which can deliver increased productivity and reduce operational costs. This is achieved by the networking of vehicle tracking devices and sensors.
The aim of CANbus is as follows: . To reduce consumption of fuel with comprehensive fuel monitoring . Limit driver abuse by vehicle monitoring of speed and breaking patterns. . Increase vehicle utilisation and hence increase productivity . To reduce costs for commercial and fleet vehicle operators. Fully compatible with the range of xTrack products offered by Genesis, CANbus can be combined with the mobile worker applications for automatic job allocation, job status, service level, performance monitoring and vehicle and driver league tables.
It can be integrated with vehicle tracking systems for fuel monitoring consumption and driving style, including the effect of harsh braking/acceleration.
As well as this, those operating articulated freight can monitor the temperature in a refrigerated trailer with radio frequency (RF) technology with xTrack Cold Chain. It is also suitable for those businesses preparing for potential carbon emissions monitoring. Genesis recommends this product for clients in the following industries/sectors: . Food chain logistics . Transport and logistics . Couriers . Field based service . Local government . Waste management . Facilities management . Vehicle recovery . Utilities . Bus and coach companies . Councils.
To find out more about how CANbus can help you to improve the management and productivity of your fleet, for more info visit http://www.genesis.co.uk/xtrack/ , or call Genesis on 0845 182 8022.