Advantech in-vehicle ruggedized network video recorders now certified by RTSoft MONTRACK® software for continuous video monitoring of fleets

GNSS based fleet monitoring and surveillance with live video data
GNSS based augmented reality infotainment in cabs, busses and trains

Eindhoven, the Netherlands / Ismaning, Germany, September 01, 2016 – Advantech, a global leader in the embedded system market, and RTSoft, experts in making things intelligent, will be demonstrating their application-ready building blocks for satellite navigation seconded video processing solutions at InnoTrans (Hall 4.1 / Stand 406). They are designed, pre-tested and verified to build video data based fleet monitoring and surveillance solutions – including local video analytics such as movement detection and recording storage – as well as live video based infotainment systems that offer augmented reality functions like adding house numbers or location-based advertisements in real-time to the video stream. All global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) such as GPS, GLONASS or Galileo as well as cellular and satellite links for remote communication are supported. Besides cabs, busses and trains, even auto rallies in deserts can therefore be tracked, video-monitored and served with augmented reality information.

The system building blocks of the certified solution include Advantech’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) capable ARK-V&S series of in-vehicle ruggedized network video recorders (NVR), cameras from cooperation partners as well as RTSoft’s MONTRACK® software solution for continuous monitoring of vehicles and mobile objects. These pre-tested and verified building blocks ensure that customers can get GNSS and video based fleet monitoring solutions and augmented reality infotainment up and running quickly. Designed for decentralized intelligence on clients, the MONTRACK structure perfectly matches the design of the Advantech ARK-V&S series.

Hubert Hafner, Vice President at RTSoft, explains the benefits of certifying Advantech’s in-vehicle computers for RTSoft’s MONTRACK® software solution: “Integrating a GNSS receiver is only a small part of developing a video processing solution. Application engineers feel much more comfortable if they can build their applications on the basis of an already proven system that includes an appropriate driver, firmware and middleware setup. The MONTRAK software solution is already running in field deployments and so are Advantech’s systems. Now the pre-tested and verified combination of both building blocks delivers a highly reliable, application-ready platform to accelerate development of state-of-the-art video based fleet monitoring and surveillance systems as well as augmented reality infotainment solutions.”

Jeroen Baerents, European Business Development Manager from Advantech, explains the strategy of cooperating with software building block partners such as RTSoft: “Video based fleet monitoring is a perfect add-on to conventional GPS based vehicle tracking. We expect the central video surveillance of fleets to expand rapidly in the near future because of increasing security demands. The usage of video data for augmented reality infotainment is then the next step in the evolution of video based monitoring and surveillance systems. We are able to jumpstart customers’ projects in all these areas with pre-tested device and operating system combinations that are validated through RTSoft.”

For more information about the Advantech NVR building blocks for fleet monitoring and surveillance systems as well as augmented reality infotainment solutions, please contact your local sales office, or visit: http://www.advantech.eu/products/ark-in-vehicle-series-embedded-ipcs/sub_1-flnuyz

For more information about RTSoft MONTRACK®, please contact your local sales office, or visit:

http://www.rtsoft.de/en/products-en/platforms-for-customization-en/montrack/

About RTSoft  
RTSoft develops software making things intelligent. For more information please visit www.rtsoft.de

Reader contact RTSoft:
RTSoft GmbH, Hubert Hafner, Gutenbergstr. 2, 85737 Ismaning, Tel.: +49 89 370 058 400 / info@rtsoft.de / www.rtsoft.de

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Reader & editor contact Advantech:
Advantech Europe BV, Yuux Lin, Tel: +31 40 267 7084, Yuux.Lin@Advantech.nl
http://www.advantech.eu/products/ark-in-vehicle-series-embedded-ipcs/sub_1-flnuyz

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