Dubai Taxi turns to FMS Tech for vehicle tracking

RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation is using FMS-Tech. Telematics Technology for its Limousine Service.
The telematics will be rolled out across the Dubai Taxi fleet in the coming months.
The telematics will be rolled out across the Dubai Taxi fleet in the coming months.

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FMS Tech and its business partner in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Technologica, has been awarded a project with Dubai Taxi Corporation, subsidiary of RTA, for the supply and installation of FMS Tech.’s Telematics device on DTC fleet and FMS Tech. Device Management Platform.

The project will include over 100 telematics parameters obtained by the FMS TECH. device from limousine vehicles and sent across to the RTA RMS (Regulatory Monitoring System) Platform.

This data will then be analysed to evaluate the performance of the drivers and vehicles by DTC’s fleet managers and relayed to the drivers to improve their driving habits.

Road safety is only one aspect that the new system will aim to enhance, as it will also aid in better understanding driver routes and reducing car idle time, which will in turn reduce costs and improve the over-all customer experience.

“We are very proud and honoured to be selected to take this project on-board by Dubai Taxi Corporation,” said Bassam Alkassar, CEO of FMS Tech. “We are keen on working on this project further to aid Dubai's, RTA’s and DTC's Smart City vision. We look forward to seeing the results that the new devices will achieve for RTA and assist in paving the way to safer and more connected roads.”

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The new innovation from FMS Tech. FMS Track 2000 IoT, records all data pertaining to driver behaviour, vehicle location, vehicle status, and engine status and performance, and vehicle and engine maintenance and send all these data on predefined very short interval across the GSM network to the RTA RMS platform.

The device supports the new Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT) protocol, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) data structure, and operate with the latest secure channel TLS 1.2 and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) standards.

This new on-board computer is FMS Tech.’s latest black box innovation with embedded GPS and GSM connectivity, 9 configurable inputs, Driver identification that uses multiple RFID standards, in addition to an unlimited number of thresholds and device configurations.

“Our engineers have worked very hard to ensure that all RTA’s requirements are met in a timely manner, and that the device to be customizable for future modification and enhancements. Our partner, Technologica in Dubai- UAE , have already begun installing the devices and supporting DTC on this project,” AlKassar added.

The project will see these devices installed in 113 limousines initially, and will be expanded at a later stage.

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