Ottawa, Ontario – July 14, 2016
– Weather Telematics, an Ottawa-based smart mobility company, today announced the availability of the E-Horizon Road Weather Hazard Alert Service on the Geotab Marketplace
, a go-to source for top organizations requiring GPS fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions. This valuable Add-In provides customers with a proactive accident avoidance system that transmits verbal and visual warnings of weather-related road hazards to both dispatchers and drivers. E-Horizon is designed to provide a full toolkit for fleet managers and telematics service providers to manage the impact of weather hazards on fleet logistics, while saving money on costly repairs and mitigating risks for drivers and fleet assets.
“We are excited to be launching our E-Horizon Road Weather Hazard Alert Service with Geotab,” said President and CEO Bob Moran, Weather Telematics. “The focus of our business is reducing transportation risk and saving lives. Our relationship with Geotab reflects our strategic goal of providing safer transportation services in all global markets through strong global partnerships.”
The Geotab Marketplace is a robust complement to the MyGeotab
platform that provides customers with an extensive ecosystem of valuable business-focused applications and add-ons. Utilized by companies with fleets large and small, the Marketplace offers key applications to more than 14,000 Geotab customers and is on track to feature over 200 third party applications by the end of the year, further solidifying the company’s leadership in commercial telematics.
“Fleet and driver safety is one of our major focal points at Geotab, which makes E-Horizon an excellent addition to the Geotab Marketplace,” said Geotab CEO Neil Cawse
. “With its proactive weather alert capabilities on both a verbal and visual level, we anticipate that Marketplace users from fleets of all sizes will reap significant benefits with E-Horizon.”
About Weather Telematics
Founded in 2010, Weather Telematics (WTX) is a smart mobility company that operates a proprietary hyper-local mobile sensor network to generate safety and risk management products targeting fleet transportation, government and consumer markets. Using advanced AI and machine learning systems, WTX fuses proprietary weather and traffic data to produce map-based services designed to mitigate weather risk, reduce traffic congestion and make mobility safer. Weather Telematics products are sold directly and through authorized partners and resellers. For more information, please go to www.weathertelematics.com
Geotab is a global leader in telematics, providing open platform fleet management solutions to businesses of all sizes. Geotab's intuitive, full-featured solutions help businesses better manage their drivers and vehicles by extracting accurate and actionable intelligence from real-time and historical trips data. With more than 900 million data points collected by Geotab devices and delivered to the platform per day, Geotab helps companies access actionable business intelligence and benchmarking data accessible to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. The company's products are represented and sold worldwide through its Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit www.geotab.com
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