October 07, 2012
Zonar, the leading provider of electronic fleet inspection systems, today revealed the 2020 telematics tablet as the newest product to revolutionize the transportation industry. This innovative tablet is the first portable device to provide electronic inspection, hours-of-service, instant driver feedback, fuel efficiency, two-way messaging and advanced commercial navigation in an open platform that allows fleets to integrate other systems and customize its use.
The all-new 2020 provides fleet managers and drivers with the most powerful tool on the market to successfully enhance fleet efficiency and performance. Drivers improve productivity with advanced vehicle operation applications and an easy to navigate touch screen...Available through 2020 and new to Ground Traffic Control, ZLogs is an hours-of-service application which works to ensure drivers are operating within the limits of safety. Drivers can easily view available hours, update duty status, and electronically submit service records through the 2020 tablet. US DOT standards in 49 CFR Part 395.15.
The 2020 also provides two-way messaging to further enhance fleet productivity and improve communication. The two-way messaging feature includes in-boxes, message templates, and a grouping function for sending messages to specific groups of vehicles. Received addresses from two-way messaging can be tapped and opened up in the 2020 navigation program for accurate turn-by-turn directions.
With CoPilot Truck navigation developed by ALK Technologies on the 2020, drivers can make timely shipments and reach their destination quickly. An on-board solution featuring over-the-air (OTA) capabilities, CoPilot Truck allows drivers to calculate optimal truck-specific routes based on their vehicle profile dimensions, routing parameters and load-specific information (including hazmat categories), without the need for off-board computations. Color-coded traffic alerts indicate areas where drivers should expect moderate or severe delays. Drivers can also easily locate the nearest fuel station or lodging with over 7 million Points of Interest stored on-board the 2020.
The navigation dashboard displays an hours-of-service clock and miles per gallon reading. Flash storage memory, 7” widescreen resistive-touch display, SD/MMC card slot, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, video recording capability, in-cab training, Bluetooth, and built-in flashlight.
“While the 2020 encompasses an expansive set of functionality, customers also have the option of adding and customizing new applications,” added McQuade. “The open platform provides the flexibility to develop applications that capture data unique to their fleet.”
In addition to the available 2020 applications, customers have the flexibility to customize the tablet to their unique fleet needs. The Android operating platform provides a fast and easy medium to develop customized 2020 applications to collect additional fleet data. Customers can independently develop their own or engage Zonar to build applications on their behalf...Through a unique “Inspect, Track, Know” approach, Zonar also developed a series of telematics platforms that are used in a wide range of applications from vehicle tracking to fuel purchase authorization. Learn more about Zonar at http://www.zonarsystems.com.
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