2013 December

Driver ID smart KEY GPS

Replace your featureless Driver ID keys. GPSi release the smartKEY

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Driver ID couples detailed information about a vehicles activity with specific driver activity letting you manage timesheets easily and make sure the right driver is carrying out the work you intended.

Traditionally driver ID keys require an ID reader that is hardwired into the vehicle and in most cases drilling a hole in the vehicles dash. The driver then touches the reader with the keyfob each time they drive the vehicle.

But now GPSi have developed the smartKEY. A new type of device that provides similar functionality but without the physical intervention by the driver. Instead of the driver touching the reader with the fob the RoadScout IVMS device with the built in low energy bluetooth automatically recognises the driver and assigns them to the trip.

It doesn’t stop there. The new smartKEY features duress/panic alert the can be triggered up to approximately 10 metres around the cabin of the vehicle. Again this feature is traditionally a switch that is hardwired in the cabin.

Both the smartKEY & smartWATCH allows you to identify and reward efficient and safe drivers as well as identify development opportunities in others. The smartKEY helps you manage your resources and maintain your duty of care by linking records on driving licenses that help ensure drivers only drive vehicles they’re qualified for. And alerts can let you know when unidentified or unqualified drivers are moving your vehicles for extra peace of mind.

Double the insight with individual driver and vehicle tracking. In a mobile workforce, being able to isolate driver data and vehicle data is paramount. The smartKEY solution is invaluable to any business that operates a pool of vehicles across multiple drivers.

The smartKEY also hosts an internal buzzer to help drivers receive feedback on their driving style in real-time. This enables customers to manage improvements in driver and vehicle performance and, in turn, reductions in fuel consumption, carbon emissions and accident rates.

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