Viasat, European excellence in satellite IoT security systems, and Alphabet Italia Fleet Management, the BMW Group’s mobility services provider, have signed a partnership agreement to offer a fleet management solution with a particular focus on the control of the activities, service status, maintenance and assistance of each vehicle.
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VIASAT 2020 RESEARCH: CAR THEFT IN ITALY
In Italy, car thefts are slightly reduced, but when they are stolen, more than half of their traces are lost. The emergency remains strong especially in some regions of the Center-South and the small and medium-sized models are the most “popular”. How do you defend yourself? With satellite technology, the only one capable of fighting increasingly fierce and unscrupulous gangs. These are the main “highlights” that emerge from Viasat’s research.
The VIASAT research in 2020: heavy truck thefts in Italy
The figure is more than positive and clearly against the trend. In 2019, the thefts of heavy vehicles in Italy were 1,429 against over 3,000 in 2018, with a reduction of 42.3% on the annual figure. On the vehicles recovery side, we remain more or less on the same levels as the previous year. How to defend yourself? With technology. These are the main issues that emerge from the recent Viasat Group Fleet 2020 Dossier.
Private ECALL: VIASAT – Pioneering safety with the help of automatic emergency calls in case of accident
The renewal of the agreement between AREU (Agenzia Regionale Emergenza Urgenza, Regional Emergency Agency) and TSP Association, a member organization of Confindustria Digitale, of which Viasat Group is one of the founders. The agreement regulates the access to the emergency call services provided by the Single Response Center NUE 112 by Third Party Service Providers (TPSP).
VIASAT: GREEN LIGHT TO HELIAN’S INCORPORATION
On December 27 came the approval to the merger by incorporation into Viasat S.p.A. of Abruzzo-based company Helian. The company was acquired by the Viasat Group in April 2018, and specializes in hardware and software solutions for road safety and traffic, as well as systems dedicated to territorial and environmental monitoring via Wireless Sensor Network. This operation aims to expand Viasat’s offer with innovative and vertical solutions, in Italy and abroad, within the Smart Cities and Public Administration market.