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January 3, 2020 11:15 AM, EST

Orbcomm Partners With Samsung Electronics

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Transportation technology company Orbcomm Inc. has teamed with Samsung Electronics America to add fleet management capabilities to Samsung tablets, Orbcomm said in a news release.

Electronic logging, reporting and analytics from Orbcomm’s FleetManager platform will be available on Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 and Galaxy Tab A 8.0 tablets, Orbcomm said.

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Orbcomm said the Android-based applications can connect drivers, schedules, assets, back-office and customers through one in-cab tablet screen. The tablets also can track orders, capture signatures and take notes through fast data processing and high-resolution cameras.

The Samsung tablets are secured with Samsung Knox, the company’s defense-grade mobile security platform, to safeguard fleet data.

Orbcomm is based in Rochelle Park, N.J. Samsung Electronics is based in Ridgefield Park, N.J. — Transport Topics

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