DigiCore and Novatel sign supply agreement for cellular OBDII devices
Oct 28, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
Novatel Wireless, Inc., a provider of wireless solutions, and DigiCore Holdings, Ltd., a provider of machine-to-machine, or M2M, communication and telematics solutions, have announced that Novatel Wireless will supply DigiCore its cellular OBDII devices.
Under the agreement, various versions of Novatel Wireless's advanced MT 3060 OBDII platform will be available to DigiCore - one of the industry's most advanced OBDII plug-and-play solutions for both the commercial and consumer telematics markets. The MT 3060 will be included by DigiCore in it is Ctrack telematics solutions and services offering starting with vehicle usage and driver behavior monitoring as part of its end to end insurance telematics offerings.
Novatel Wireless will also license to DigiCore its N4A Device Manager software, and DigiCore has the option to license the N4A Communications and Management software platform.
"DigiCore is one of the leading fleet management and vehicle tracking companies, with key partnerships in insurance telematics," says Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless. "We look forward to working together with DigiCore to integrate their Ctrack software platform and our OBDII devices to enable a host of telematics tracking and monitoring capabilities."
The MT 3060 platform is a plug-and-play, self-installing device that can be deployed in minutes by any driver. The device simply inserts into the OBDII port of a vehicle, without taking a vehicle out of service. The MT 3060 also boasts GPS capability and a highly sensitive 1000Hz 3-axis accelerometer that is optimized for sensing high impact driving behavior. The MT 3060 further optimizes performance by an innovative antenna design and disconnect alert feature using an on-board backup battery.
The N4A Communications and Management software platform provides a complete asset management user interface that focuses on managing configurations across multiple usage scenarios. N4A Device Manager is a robust environment for the management, configuration, self-care and support of Novatel Wireless M2M devices.
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