Technology

Navistar Unveils OnCommand Connection Telematics and OnCommand Connection Marketplace

Lisle, Ill.– Building on the success of its OnCommand® Connection remote diagnostics solution for all makes and models, Navistar announced the launch of its telematics solution, OnCommand Connection Telematics. The solution includes hardware and applications in support of all makes and all models of Cass 6 through 8 vehicles that are equipped with a J1939 or J1708 diagnostic port. 

Are Tracking Devices for Students with Autism on the Horizon?

The  National Autism Association says 49 percent of parents reported their autistic children have “eloped” or wandered away from grocery stores, schools, parks and their homes. These children can be referred to as “runners” and are known to sometimes leave their “safe spaces.” 

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March 2017

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The school bus industry continues to push the importance of WC18 and WC19 standards to provide complete securement safety to students transported in wheelchairs. National training at the vendor level and at this month’s TSD Conference aims to help spread the word. 

School Bus Innovations, Tech Disruptions Drive Chicago Summit

The inaugural IC Bus Innovation Summit in Chicago brought together representatives of school districts, school bus contractors, OEMs, technology providers, educators, journalists and industry associations to share ideas on several trends, including the Internet of Things, data security and autonomous vehicles.

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AngelTrax Unveils Hi-Definition Vulcan Series MDVRs, Cameras and Pro8 CMS Software

NEWTON, Ala. –  As a leading provider of mobile video surveillance solutions, AngelTrax continues to excel as an innovator of new technologies for the transportation industry with the introduction of the revolutionary Vulcan™ Series in-vehicle surveillance systems and Pro8 Central Management System software. This new product lineup will offer clients full HD video of up to 1080P and up to 4 megapixel resolution, along with the ability to schedule or automatically download video clips via Wi-Fi or cellular with Pro8 CMS.

Technology Reshapes School Bus Parts Ordering, Inventory

The sight of a grease-under-the-nails, rag-in-the-back-pocket, seasoned mechanic leafing through the stained and dog-eared pages of a parts catalog is an enduring image for anyone who has spent even the shortest amount of time in a bus garage. 

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