SOURCE: inthinc Technology Solutions, Inc.

inthinc Technology Solutions, Inc.

February 14, 2012 09:00 ET

inthinc Tailors Leading Telematics Solution to Mining Industry

Automatic Driver Alerts Near Blast Zones, Crash & Rollover Detection

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - inthinc Technology Solutions Inc., a global telematics company centered on fleet management and driver safety solutions, is the preferred telematics provider for the largest Mining corporations in the world. As the leader in global telematics, inthinc offers these companies and their vendors the ability to manage their fleets, improve safety and meet compliance requirements, even in the most rugged and remote conditions.

"The inthinc system has changed driver behaviors in several areas," Bruce Huber, former Senior Director of Safety and Health at Barrick Gold Corporation, said. "Seat belts are now in use; speeding has been eliminated and aggressive driving has been dramatically reduced."

With inthinc waySmart™ -- the most comprehensive fleet management and driver safety solution on the market today -- fleet managers can monitor driver behavior with features such as GPS-based vehicle and trip tracking, in-cab verbal coaching alerts for speeding, idling, seat belt use, aggressive and fatigued driving. waySmart communicates via satellite or cellular signals allowing fleet managers to monitor vehicles around the world with real-time incident notification, regardless of how remote the service location may be.

"inthinc has grown to become the most advanced fleet management and driver safety solution serving the Mining industry," said Todd Follmer, CEO, inthinc Technology Solutions. "We have worked with mining companies to specifically develop a solution to meet their needs and we continue to collaborate to anticipate and solve the operational and safety challenges they face as their business evolves."

In addition, inthinc offers blastZones™ technology, allowing managers to create customized geo-zones around open pit blast areas and send real-time in-cab alerts to drivers. blastZones enables managers to verify the location of its vehicles through the inthinc portal and receive automated text or email alerts when drivers enter and exit a defined region, ensuring the blast area is cleared.

Other unique features include:

  • Emergency Call Button for Drivers
  • Crash Detector and Roll-Over Notification
  • RFID Capability
  • Hours-of-Service Electronic Driver Logs
  • Automated IFTA Tax Reporting

To download an overview of the inthinc waySmart solution for Mining fleets, click here.

About inthinc
inthinc is a global company centered on telematics, fleet solutions and driving safety. Its breakthrough driving safety solutions are designed to safeguard lives, save money and protect the environment. inthinc technology dramatically improves driver behavior and has been documented to reduce accidents by more than 80 percent. For more information, please visit

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