|[April 02, 2014]
CrashSense, LLC Announces the Launch of DriveSense, a Patent Pending Telematics Software Application That Monitors and Logs Driver Behavior
TAMPA, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
CrashSense, LLC, a telematics applications provider for the insurance
industry, released their unique software application today. CrashSense™
available on both iOS and Android (News - Alert) operating systems is offered as either
a white label applications that can be branded for insurance companies,
or as a customizable SDK that can be deployed within an insurance
company's existing app.
Founder Joe McNeil said today: "With the recent cancellation Progressive
Insurance's UBI patents, the door is opened for anyone to adopt their
own UBI methods. Everything now focuses on how data is collected - using
the restrictive dongle, or our patent pending smart phone app that's
more portable, wider reaching, and gathers superior data about driver
Additional information is available at www.CrashSense.com
CrashSense™, is a patent pending software application that uses a
vehicle�occupat's smart phone to monitor for car crashes and
automatically report accidents to third parties such as emergency
services, family or insurance companies. CrashSense software provides an
automatic collision notification solution�for millions of drivers
through a ubiquitous device, the smart phone, and it does so without the
use of specialized hardware or connection to the vehicle. The
portability of smart phones that use the CrashSense technology also
enables users to have crash detection safety when driving a car that's
not their own, such as a rental vehicle, or when�riding as a passenger
in another driver's cars, such as teens who carpool to and from school.
This software was developed entirely in house and thoroughly tested at a
The application also detects and logs a variety of driving behavior with
DriveSense such as trips time and length, speeds driven, rapid
acceleration, hard braking, distracting use of the phone�while driving,
and other information about�driver performance. Again, specialized
hardware or direct connection to the vehicle isn't required. Driver data
can be used for everything from educating drivers on safer methods of
driving to risk analysis and usage based insurance products. No
personally identifying data is�gathered by the application, all general
data�access is�highly restricted, and all data is encrypted and securely
stored at a world class facility - industry recognized as the most
secure and technologically sophisticated data center facilities in the
� CrashSense™ can be offered as an SDK, allowing complete control of
user interface by the insurance company offering these products.
� Individual features can be turned on/off based a variety of
parameters, allowing insurers to select which data they would like to
receive and from whom.
� Completely portable.
� No specialized hardware required.
� White label dash board allows users to log into their app and view
their driving style. A Web Service library is also provided in the event
an insurer�wishes to provide�data�VIA (News - Alert) their own portal.
� Patent pending software provides a unique alternative to other�crash
detection and UBI (dongle) products�currently available.
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