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BT 500

Fleet Tracking Device

GPS fleet tracking and ELD built to future-proof your investment

Powering ORBCOMM’s truck management product, the BT 500 provides complete fleet tracking, monitoring and management. Part of a comprehensive solution that combines in-cab driver displays, optional fleet cameras, the powerful ORBCOMM platform and connected hardware, the BT 500 provides GPS fleet tracking, advanced data collection from the CANbus, flexible communication options and an open, scalable platform to connect to third-party apps and other devices.

Truck Tracking Device: BT 500 Smart truck and trailer telematics

In-Cab Cameras

From identifying unsafe driving behavior to helping exonerate innocent drivers, in-cab cameras have become a critical addition to modern fleet management solutions. Camera footage helps fleet managers improve driving habits and training while minimizing liability risk and associated costs.

The IC 500, ORBCOMM’s forward and optional inward-facing in-cab camera, captures critical video to serve as a virtual witness that can help protect drivers and fleets against false claims.

In-Cab Cameras
  • Video Evidence: Capture video that can prove the innocence of your drivers to help avoid costly fines and protect your reputation.

  • Driver Training : Automatically record footage when critical events occur or configure thresholds to capture other minor incidents that can help improve driving skills

  • Complete Visibility : Pair footage with data generated by the BT 500 truck telematics device to get the complete picture and enhance visibility of operations.

  • Outward and Inward Optional : Capture footage of events on the road and, optionally, in the cab with the inward-facing camera.

  • Fleet Safety : Use footage to address unsafe driving habits and help keep drivers safe.

In-Cab Devices, Tablets


Garmin ELD

Garmin Fleet 780: Purpose-Built for Fleet Telematics

The 7” Garmin fleet 780 tablet combines trusted navigation, specialized truck routing and fleet experience with the openness and flexibility of a tablet. Tough and optimized specifically for over the road trucking, its built-in dual-purpose camera functions as a dash cam for the road and a productivity camera at customers’ depots. Onboard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth provides Internet connectivity to third-party peripherals, such as cameras and over-the-air map updates. Its customized truck routing has detailed maps with truck-related restrictions, such as bridge heights, sharp curves and weight limits.


Samsung

Samsung: ORBCOMM’s ELD Solution Powered by Samsung
Samsung makes it easy to deploy a comprehensive solution that drives fleet productivity, improves driver retention and complies with the ELD mandate. Combined with ORBCOMM's driver-friendly ELD solution, Samsung devices provide a platform that integrates in-house or third-party apps seamlessly, is efficient to deploy and provides a secure, controllable environment for your fleet.

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TomTom

TomTom Bridge: The All-In-One Driver Terminal
The TomTom BRIDGE Terminal is a ruggedized 7" all in one device with truck-friendly routes, on-screen capture signature for paperless reports and enough connections to create a future-proof platform. Lifetime Maps and Traffic updates allow you to drive with the latest maps at no extra cost for the lifetime of your device. With state-of-the-art navigation and truck-specific routing, you can easily give directions to the closest assignment location, provide vital information on-site and scan data from Wi-Fi or NFC tags. Connectivity ready, the Bridge terminal comes with WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and USB OTG. Shock-proof, it is industrial grade and works in extreme temperatures.

APPS

Install our trucking apps directly from the Android marketplace to supercharge your fleet management solutions.

Driver Performance
The Driver Performance Scoring App is the most comprehensive driver performance app in the industry, scoring drivers on the three most important aspects of a driver’s behavior that impacts any fleet: performance, compliance and safety. This results in significantly reduced fuel, insurance and maintenance costs, as well as reduced fines and violation incidences. Fleets can select which aspects of driver behavior they wish to monitor and the weight they wish to attribute to each aspect.

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DVIR
The Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting (DVIR) app enables drivers to complete daily pre- trip and post-trip inspection reports on trucks and trailers using any Android- based phone, tablet or other in-cab device. By eliminating time-consuming and inaccurate paper-based records— and with direct, real-time upload to our reporting platform—this app is designed to save you time and money.

Google Play

DVIR

R:COM Mobile
R:COM Mobile allows users to get live data anytime, anywhere in an iOS or Android app which reports critical information from the online reporting platform to provide fleet monitoring on-the-go. View data on vehicle location, fuel level, in-transit speed and working hours information. Also includes industry leading temperature management features by providing users with reefer unit information (including set-point and return air), door open/close events, alarms, reefer battery and fuel level information.

Google Play

App Store

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5 Reasons to Choose BT 500 for Truck Tracking

1. Open Scalable Solution
Part of ORBCOMM’s Android-based platform, the BT 500 is open, scalable and independent from proprietary hardware. Third-party apps can integrate via Android APIs.

2. Fast, Reliable 4G LTE
Take advantage of the higher performance and reliability of 4G LTE networks. Connect printers, scanners, cameras via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or USB ports.

3. Powerful Hardware Platform
Supports applications like HOS, driver messaging, job management, auto-arrival/departure, maintenance management, critical alerts, and location tracking.

4. Connected Vehicle Data
Integrated with FleetManager software application to collect and aggregate key vehicle and driver data for detailed reporting and analysis.

5. Reliability Built-in
Built for use in harsh operating environments in temperature ranges from –40 to + 185°F.


“It’s got to be driver-friendly… that’s the most important thing. The units are very friendly for the drivers in-cab, and very accepted.”

Jim Franck, President of National Carriers


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