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Cape Town, South Africa, 2015/04/07 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has partnered with Sygic, a leader in GPS navigation software - Sygic.com / MiXTelematics.com. NYSE: MIXT; JSE: MIX
The collaboration primarily serves to integrate Sygic’s fleet navigation into MiX Telematics’s latest Android-based MiX Rovi a rugged in-cab terminal built specifically for demanding working environments of commercial fleets.
“Working with Sygic means we can add best-of-breed on-board navigation and geofence capabilities to the MiX Rovi, in addition to other functionality like Hours of Service (HOS), driver feedback and jobs and messaging,” says Catherine Lewis, Executive Vice President of Technology at MiX Telematics. “Sygic’s Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android was easy to work with and allowed us to innovate in areas previously not possible, such as speed monitoring based on road speed limits or custom geofence speed limits, which help our customers to monitor and improve the behaviour of their drivers.”
Sygic offers high-quality global maps, which are stored offline to allow powerful navigation functionality even when out of cellular coverage. “The maps look really smart on the MiX Rovi seven-inch colour touch screen,” adds Lewis. “Of equal importance to us has been Sygic’s world-class support of our development activities”.
“Our partnership with a global player like MiX Telematics confirms our growing position within the fleet management market,” says Michal Stencl, CEO of Sygic. “We share MiX Telematics’s goal to deliver technology that boosts fleet efficiency and safety. Working together simply means a superior solution for the end customer,” he concludes.
Sygic (sygic.com) develops hybrid navigation for smart devices and connected cars with auspicious growth projected for the next 5-10 years. Connected GPS navigation software trusted by millions of customers worldwide. Sygic was the first company to provide turn-by-turn navigation for the iOS platform in 2009 and boasts the most comprehensive offline navigation maps on the market. With more than 75 million unique users is Sygic GPS Navigation most trusted navigation app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
Sygic Business Solutions as specialized division of Sygic is focused on developing professional solutions for customers in fields of transportation, logistics, mobile workforce, automotive, utilities, emergency and communal services.
Based in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sygic has been recognized as a Deloitte Fast 50 Company for fastest growing IT companies in Central Europe for five consecutive years and in 2011 was added to Deloitte's Fast 500 EMEA listing as well.
About MiX Telematics
MiX Telematics (mixtelematics.com) is a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as SaaS to customers in over 120 countries. The company's products and services provide enterprise fleets, small fleets and consumers with solutions for efficiency, safety, compliance and security. MiX Telematics was founded in 1996 and has offices in South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uganda, Brazil, Australia and the United Arab Emirates as well as a network of more than 130 fleet partners worldwide.