SPOTLIGHT SHINES on high-tech security

Davis, Mari
January 2005
Modern Bulk Transporter;Jan2005, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p34
Trade Publication
This article reports that Qualcomm Inc. is offering new security features for the OmniTRACS satellite mobile communications system. New features include a Vehicle Immobilization Device and a Security Integration Package. This system allows carriers to track their assets continuously and accurately regardless of whether the tractor is attached to the cargo trailer. Furthermore, additional ancillary sensor capabilities provide the exact position, time, and date of trailer-related activities, such as whether the trailer is loaded or empty or when a door is opened or closed.


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