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BT 500

Truck Tracking Device for Complete Fleet Management

GPS fleet tracking built to future-proof your investment

Powering ORBCOMM’s truck management product, the BT 500 provides complete visibility, monitoring and management of drivers, vehicles and displays. Part of a comprehensive solution that combines in-cab devices, powerful cloud-based reporting 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
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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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