4th-Generation Embedded Computer System Delivers Global Positioning, Routing, and Efficiency Monitoring Capabilities to Fleet Management Companies
Columbia, Md., October 8, 2007 -Applied Data Systems, a leading supplier of embedded computer systems and a member of the Eurotech Group, S.p.A, announces today the award of a follow-on contract valued at over 3 Million USD from fleet management provider Cadec Global. Cadec, a long-time customer of Applied Data Systems, is using a custom-developed, PXA 270-based low-power embedded computer system from Applied Data Systems in its newly launched PowerVue Onboard Computer
Cadec's fleet management solutions measure driver performance, monitor critical safety and compliance aspects, optimize fuel consumption and accelerate delivery times. The company is renowned for its open and extensible platform, which can be easily customized to solve the most vexing fleet management challenges. Its new PowerVue product combines the most advanced onboard computer system with a web-based, enterprise-class data management application. This enables PowerVue to translate vast amounts of fleet data collected from each vehicle into actionable information that can be leveraged throughout the supply chain.
"Cadec PowerVue is the fourth-generation product co-developed with Applied Data, and provides our customers with significant technological improvements in processing power, data collection, GPS and wireless communications," said Dan Principe, vice president of hardware engineering for Cadec Global. "Because we started working with Applied Data Systems back in 1999, we can confidently launch new evolutions of our product line based on their embedded systems. We count on the close customer support, technology expertise and lifecycle management that Applied Data is known for, and rely on them to help us bring our products to market quickly."
"Cadec exemplifies a company on the leading edge in the transportation industry," Robert Olsen, president of Applied Data Systems, commented. "Their integration of data collection, analysis and communication abilities in their PowerVue hardware, along with the monitoring services they offer, brings customers a wealth of information that helps them drive the most efficient operations possible."
Applied Data Systems, a six-time winner of the Independent Hardware Vendor Excellence Award from Microsoft, is also a Gold-level Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner.