Business, Technology

Mack Trucks, Lytx Expand Video Telematics Deal

Mack LR refuse truck Mack LR (John Sterling Ruth)

Mack Trucks grew its relationship with video telematics firm Lytx Inc., offering a pre-wire option of its DriveCam and Video Services technology to buyers of Mack Granite Class 8 vehicles.

Transport Topics
July 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Walmart, U.S. Xpress Install Lytx Video Systems

Lytx's in-cab DriveCam system Lytx's major products include DriveCam, an in-cab camera system. (Lytx Inc.)

Video telematics provider Lytx reported it signed a number of major clients last year, including Walmart Inc. and U.S. Xpress Enterprises, an indication of the growing acceptance by fleets of installing cameras on their trucks as a way to reduce accidents, increase road safety and track driver behavior.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 6, 2018

SmartDrive Adds Facial Plane Analysis to Driver Monitoring System

SmartDrive Systems has ramped up the battle for market share in the growing video safety and transportation intelligence arena, introducing a new driver-assist sensor product addressing distracted driving. The San Diego tech firm also garnered an investment from Michelin North America.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Human-Machine Interaction, Computing Power Key to Development of Autonomous Trucks

Peterbilt Motors Co. Darryl Oster Oster by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — To pave the way for autonomous trucks, technology developers will need to refine the interaction between the human and the machine, and add more advanced sensors and greater computing power to the vehicle, experts said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 23, 2017