AI, Edge Computing Are Shaping the Future of Fleet Telematics

With modern trucks and in-cab technology now generating vast amounts of data, fleet telematics providers are beginning to harness artificial intelligence to transform that information into valuable business insights so trucking fleets can become more efficient and productive.

Industry technology vendors envision AI unlocking new ways to automate mundane tasks, support better business decisions, improve driver satisfaction and enhance safety and regulatory compliance.

“Much of what drives a trucking operation today is highly dependent on human-to-human interaction — for example, a dispatcher to driver and vice versa,” said Grant Gardner, a senior vice president at Solera, the parent of Omnitracs, Spireon, SmartDrive and several other transportation technology brands.

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