Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Psion Teklogix releases a Windows CE .Net based transportation system
Posted on 13-Apr-2004 20:30 | Tags Filed under: News



Based on Psion Teklogix' netpad and powered by Webraska's SmartZone Navigation software, PsiNav Pro extracts delivery addresses from their daily delivery schedule and generates GPS-enabled turn-by-turn navigation instructions, thereby eliminating the need for a paper-based mapping and delivery system.

The netpad is a Windows CE .Net handheld device, with optional 802.11b, Bluetooth or GSM/GPRS connectivity. SmartZone is available in different versions, including Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Windows Mobile Smartphone and Symbian.

The PsiNav Pro package offers:

  • Turn-by-turn navigation - drivers are guided directly to a customer's address
  • Proof of delivery - signatures and barcodes can be captured and transmitted in real-time, allowing faster execution of transactions
  • Quality control - barcode scanning enables organisations to monitor goods returned and process credit notes more efficiently
  • Predictive arrival time - PsiNav Pro can predict the driver's arrival time at set destinations. The system can automatically alert customers of delivery arrival time via SMS or email thereby improving customer satisfaction levels

    The turn-by-turn navigation module is developed upon Webraska's GPS navigation software and is to be available in three variants: on-board, off-board and hybrid.

    "There are many satellite-navigation systems on the market, but none offers the enterprise-wide intelligence and extensive feature-set of PsiNav Pro." said Vipul Palan, head of business development at Psion Teklogix. "The system delivers compelling benefits such as improved driver productivity, reduced fuel consumption and increased customer satisfaction."

    Some of the other features include: route calculation, where customer addresses and delivery priorities are downloaded at the depot, or en route via GPRS; guidance, where audio-visual information is delivered to the driver via the vehicle's audio system and the netpad's SVGA display; off-route functions, whereby if the driver goes off route, PsiNav Pro sends an alert and provides the navigational information to get them back on track; and traffic updates - full advanced warning of traffic problems are sent to the driver, including changes to estimated time of arrival (ETA).


  • More information: http://www.webraska...




    comments powered by Disqus


    Trending now »

    Hot discussions in our forums right now:

    Time for nuclear power in NZ?
    Created by Jonski, last reply by DarthKermit on 25-Jun-2017 02:27 (104 replies)
    Pages... 5 6 7


    The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
    Created by TimA, last reply by Rikkitic on 24-Jun-2017 10:49 (4543 replies)
    Pages... 301 302 303


    Climate change? What climate change?
    Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by BlueShift on 23-Jun-2017 16:15 (14 replies)

    Best option for 2G SIM for GPS car tracker
    Created by SumnerBoy, last reply by davidcole on 23-Jun-2017 21:59 (13 replies)

    I think these are fake iphone chargers
    Created by jimbob79, last reply by JoshWright on 21-Jun-2017 21:07 (12 replies)

    What if a rat ate my copper connection? Will Chorus still require consent from my neigbor for installing fiber??
    Created by Silvian, last reply by toejam316 on 21-Jun-2017 20:19 (10 replies)

    iPhone 6, iOS 10.3.2, freezes/stalls when typing. How to fix?
    Created by Benek, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Jun-2017 19:28 (9 replies)

    2talk >> Inbound caller id wildcard block
    Created by arvis, last reply by sbiddle on 23-Jun-2017 20:37 (9 replies)