Glacier Computer has released the Ridgeline tablet computer with Intel Core 2 Duo processor for customers in the warehouse, freight, distribution and field service markets. The rugged PC includes a battery charger, docking station and accessories and is designed for harsh environments with temperature, vibration, shock and moisture extremes, the company said.
Garmin will use Navteq Traffic's RDS delivery service and interactive advertising service for the Nuvi 755T, 765T, 775T and 2×5 GPS systems to power its traffic alerts service. The system delivers data via FM radio. There will be no subscription fee required for the service since it will allow “contextually relevant advertising over its RDS network.
Navman Wireless North America has added real-time event alerting to its OnlineAVL2 fleet management software. The program includes idle alerts; stationary alerts to signal vehicle inefficiency and provide data to increase productivity; unauthorized use notification for vehicles operating during off-hours and historical reports.
ESRI RouteMap IMS software users can now access local weather quickly from WeatherBug. The software includes the ability to toggle an overview map of a current location, street names that follow the street line, and now streaming weather data. www.esri.com/routemapims
Champion Laboratories is now offering product ordering, inventory management and tracking services to customers through a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) platform. The VMI allows for a smooth ordering system for distributors, retailers and OEMs through the transmission of electronic sales and demand information that automatically generates replenishment orders for the customer. Champion is a supplier of automotive and heavy-duty filters for original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket.