Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, today announces the industry’s most advanced portfolio of OBD-II plug-and-play platforms for the Commercial Telematics and Consumer Telematics Markets.
The new MT 3060 is an integrated, system-level solution that collects and controls critical vehicle data, and can reliably deliver that information to the cloud, all managed by Novatel Wireless’ Services Enablement Platform that includes the N4A™ Communications and Management Software (CMS) and N4A Device Manager.
“The MT 3060 platform supports a family of intelligent OBD-II solutions that addresses the strategic focus of our M2M Asset Management Solutions Group on commercial telematics and consumer telematics,” said Peter Leparulo, CEO of Novatel Wireless. “In commercial telematics, we continue to see strong activity with fleet management companies worldwide. Our MT 3060 platform family also represents a significant advance in the expanding market of consumer telematics, including usage based insurance, and we’re experiencing great customer feedback on the platform already. As we rollout our portfolio of integrated solutions with software and service content, it’s truly amazing the amount of technology packed in this family of solutions for these vertical markets.”
Simplicity . The MT 3060 platform is a family of plug-and-play, self-installed devices that can be deployed in minutes by any driver. The MT 3060 simply inserts into the OBD-II port of a vehicle, without taking a vehicle out of service. The family of MT 3060 products avoids costly and timely professional installations, and allows for scalable application platforms, provisioning and customer service models in the commercial telematics and consumer telematics markets. It also supports all five vehicle engine OBD-II protocols. So no matter the application – fleet management, usage-based insurance, or driver behavior management – or the region of the world, the MT 3060 is the ideal option for customers charged with lowering upfront telematics costs while improving safety and productivity.Most Advanced Features and Customer Support Capabilities . The MT 3060 boasts a highly sensitive 1000 Hz sampling 3-axis accelerometer and GPS along with advanced technology for accurate impact detection – enabling it to detect driver behaviors such as vehicle speed, location, hard braking, cornering and acceleration. The MT 3060 further optimizes network connectivity performance by a high efficiency innovative antenna design and disconnect alert feature using an on-board backup battery. The family of MT 3060 products leverages Novatel Wireless’ years of combined resources of in-house development of advanced cellular technologies with M2M experience. For the highest customer service, Novatel Wireless controls all touch-points of the MT 3060 solution, from embedded module hardware development, firmware and software ownership, multi-band antenna design, and GPS and Bluetooth development and integration.