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OttoView and Older Driver Research
PERSENTECH’s products are based on years of transport and road safety research that present and capture information in a reliable, easy to use, and affordable manner.
Candrive deployed the OttoView devices in 2008 for a study monitoring the driving behaviour of older adults (greater than 70 years of age) in conjunction with the overall health of the participants. The study is now in its fifth year collecting millions of kilometers of data with research cohorts across Canada, Australia-New Zealand, and in the U.S.A. Please refer to the list ofreference papers for sample manuscripts that have been submitted to peer-reviewed publications.
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European Patent Awarded
The patent relates to a vehicle warning system that responds to the speed and position of a vehicle as determined by Global Positioning System (GPS) or other location based system information to alert a vehicle operator of potentially unsafe conditions when either exceeding the speed limit on a given road segment, or when approaching coordinates of a designated location alert point. The system includes a remote server having a segmented database to provide updates and personalization functionality.
This is PERSENTECH’s™ first issued patent in Europe and augments the company’s™ USPTO patent and its registered trademarks in its brand development of the Otto® devices and software applications including Otto-Driving Companion®, OttoLog®, OttoLink, OttoView, OttoMobile, and OttoFleet.
OttoFleet Management System Release Date Announced
The OttoFleet Management System (OFMS), an entry-level system for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) will be launched on September 1, 2011. The OFMS is targeted SMEs who require the use of vehicles to conduct their business and who must account for the safety of the drivers, the vehicle usage for expense reporting, and the bottom line enterprise profitability.
OttoView-CVS42 selected for Canadian Vehicle Use Survey
Transport Canada Economic Analysis Direcotrate will be deploying the PERSENTECH OttoView-CVS42 autonomous data loggers in support of the Canadian Vehicle Survey. Additional details may be found on the program’s website at www.tc.gc.ca/eng/policy/aca-cvus-menu-2294.htm.
PERSENTECH launches OttoMobile Apps
OttoMobile is an application for GPS-enabled iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones and is designed to be used while driving.
The application is available on the App Store® for the iPhone and on App World® for the BlackBerry smartphone.
Further information can be found on the product™s website at: www.myottomobile.com.