Telematics/Live Video System increases driver safety/productivity.

Press Release Summary:

Accessible for playback to smartphones, tablets, or PCs, VIDEOMATICS™ cloud-based software and hardware system provides instant access to vehicle location tracking, monitoring, and alerts as well as live and historical video with analytics from within and surrounding vehicle. Solution integrates telematics (GPS and routing), operates in SaaS delivery model, and integrates DVR, in-cab display monitor, and up to 16 video cameras. Communication is via Ethernet, Wi-Fi®, and cellular modem.

Original Press Release:

Convoy Technologies' VIDEOMATICS(TM) Incorporates Telematics and Live Video for Commercial Driver Safety, Security and Productivity

Streaming Live Video, GPS, and Events to Smartphones, Tablets or PCs

Newport Beach, CA...Convoy Technologies today introduced VIDEOMATICS™, a cloud-based software and hardware system that integrates telematics (GPS and routing) with live and recorded video from around and inside a vehicle, which can be accessed for playback to smartphones, tablets or PCs.  The system is designed for fleet owners and managers to assist in their efforts to promote commercial driver safety, security and productivity. VIDEOMATICS software provides instant access to vehicle location tracking, monitoring, and alerts, plus live and historical video with analytics from within and surrounding a vehicle from anywhere, to anywhere. Types of event information offered include speed, G-shock (impact and vibration), GPS coordinates, geofencing, route deviation, mapping and positioning of an entire fleet.  Continuous, event driven, or scheduled video recording is user selectable.  Convoy Technologies' platform operates in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model to ensure ongoing accountability for software performance and service.  Convoy Technologies' VIDEOMATICS software is available for PCs, and mobile applications on tablets and smartphones.   The iOS App is available for immediate download through the Apple App Store.

"This continued expansion of Convoy Technologies' products and services showcases our expertise in providing transportation industry executives with a strategic resource to help minimize accidents, injuries and economic losses, while maximizing operational efficiencies," commented Darin Anderson, Convoy Technologies Chairman.  "Moreover, VIDEOMATICS seamlessly integrates telematics and live video into an elegant, intuitive system that brings tremendous value to fleet owners and managers," he continued.

Blake Gasca, CEO of Convoy Technologies stated, "The release of our VIDEOMATICS system marks a milestone in Convoy Technologies' mission to deliver cutting-edge hardware and software technology, as well as unparalleled total system support and customer service, to the transportation industry.  Since VIDEOMATICS is provided as a software-as-a-service, and comprised of hardware and cloud-based software, our customers benefit from significant competitive advantages in the business environment”.

VIDEOMATICS system solution integrates a digital video recorder, in-cab display monitor, and up to 16 video cameras for user placement within the cab, or outside in proximity to the vehicle. The camera is capable of recording at up to D1 resolution, 704x480 (NTSC for the United States), or CIF resolution, 352x240.  Communication is achieved via built-in Ethernet, a built-in Wi-Fi module (Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities) and a cellular modem connected to a USB interface.  Video data is stored locally on an external hard drive, and accessible remotely from the cloud.  The local hard drive is supplied with storage capacities ranging from 250 MB to 2TB.  VIDEOMATICS further features a built-in high performance digital output 3-axis ±2g/±4g/±8g accelerometer, and multiple sensors including those that measure states of dry contacts (digital inputs) or indicate a video loss.  A motion detection sensor allows control of thresholds, area exclusions and the sensing of a motion in a precise ‘field of view' (FOV).  The system is fully customizable to meet fleets' exact requirements.

VIDEOMATICS operates from an input voltage of 10-40 VDC, and ignition input of 12-24 VDC.  It also provides 12 VDC/500 mA (max.) for cameras and external equipment. Maximum power consumption is 16 Watts. Shipped standard with an ambient temperature range of 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F), models with an extended temperature range of -5°C to 65°C (23°F to 149°F) are available for harsh environment applications.  The device measures 185 mm W x 158 mm D x 76 mm H (7.2" W x 6.2" D x 2.9" H), and weighs 2.1 kg (4.6 lbs.).

To learn more about Convoy Technologies' VIDEOMATICS, visit, call (888) 565-2583, or Email:

Videomatics' monthly subscription pricing is determined according to customers' specific system requirements, and starts at $59.00 per system; hardware is additional.

About Convoy Technologies, LLC

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Convoy Technologies is the world-leader in VIDEOMATICS™, a combination of telematics (GPS and routing) and both live and recorded video from around and inside a truck that can be streamed anywhere. Convoy designs and manufactures innovative visual tools to enhance the safety, security and productivity of heavy-duty commercial vehicles. The Company's commercial and military grade wireless and wired video cameras, backup cameras, monitors, mobile digital video recorders, and VIDEOMATICS are employed in over 100,000 vehicles in North America. The products allow both drivers and management to "see everything", which reduces accidents, provides driver behavior transparency, and video evidence in the event of an accident. The vehicle-specific products are used in a range of industries, including waste/refuse, transportation, recreation vehicles (RVs), tractor-trailers, oil and gas, construction, mining and towing, and easily integrate with fleets' current and future systems.  To ensure optimal performance, quality and reliability, products are designed and engineered in the USA using best-in-class components.

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