Omnitracs Offers Scanning on MCP50, Adds Other Features

SAN DIEGO — Omnitracs said it is adding new features to its lower-cost MCP50 onboard device, including its in-cab scanning application, speeding alerts and support for active safety systems.

The in-cab scanning feature, which is also available on Omnitracs’ MCP110 and MCP200 devices, enables drivers to scan and transmit documents such as trip and mileage reports, and will be available on the MCP50 during the fourth quarter.

In addition, the critical-event reporting application on MCP50 now supports speeding alerts, as well as collision mitigation and rollover stability systems from Meritor Wabco and Bendix Wingman.

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Omnitracs also announced the commercial availability of ALK’s RouteSync and high-heat and fast-leak alerts for the tire pressure monitoring application on its MCP platforms.

ALK Technologies’ RouteSync feature integrates back-office route planning with onboard navigation provided by ALK’s CoPilot Truck software.