Published on July 14, 2016
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."
To learn more about the Geotab Marketplace and its complement to MyGeotab, please visit www.geotab.com/marketplace.
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 advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab’s products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit follow us @GEOTAB and on LinkedIn.