Telematics

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Charity fundraiser Andy McCleod carried a device more commonly used on trailers and non-powered equipment. Matrix Telematics, a leading provider of vehicle tracking telematics devices and software, provided ex-RAF serviceman Andy McCleod with one of their devices to plot his journey as he cycled 283 miles, raising vital funds for The Royal British Legion. In the early hours of ...

Matrix Telematics has upgraded its IncidentCam dash camera to make it the only device on the market that can sync directly to the cloud and provide historical footage on demand and automated incident recording. The new model now features 32GB of storage - up from 8GB - which equates to around 40 hours of driving video The system can connect to telematics devices located around ...

If you have an active involvement in running a fleet of vehicles, plant or machinery, you may have been tasked with ways of saving money and measuring utilisation within that fleet. In doing so, you will have undoubtedly come across the word ‘Telematics’ and if so, you could be forgiven for asking yourself “What is Telematics?”. Literally, Telematics is a combination of the wor ...

Device meets growing demand for high-quality vehicle camera solutions Matrix Telematics, the specialist telematics provider, has announced the availability of the Matrix IncidentCam. The device will provide fleet managers with a clearer picture of incidents or road traffic accidents that drivers are involved in, enabling them to take immediate action. From everyday collisions, ...

The increasing prevalence of ‘Crash for Cash’ and, more recently, ‘Flash for Cash’ scams means cameras have become more of a necessity than a luxury for fleet managers. Far more comprehensive and detailed than GPS data alone, footage taken from a dash cam is widely used as a security measure. If drivers are involved in a dispute, they can prove who is at fault, rather than rely ...

A telematics device can be useful to any road user. But for businesses that spend large periods of time on the road the benefits are vast. This is particularly true in the transit and exporting industry. A big part of the fleet manager’s job is to manage the comings and goings of their vehicles and to keep a check on their drivers: Where are you? When will you arrive? Were the ...

Specialist telematics provider, Matrix Telematics has launched Matrix LoneWorker. The device provides employers with a convenient and discreet solution to protect lone workers against the daily risks of their job, at the touch of a button. With recent statistics putting the number of lone workers attacked each day at almost 150, LoneWorker is a pocket-sized, user-friendly devic ...