TomTom Opens Up Its Fleet Management Technology to Integrated Mobile
~ New API LINK.connect provides developers access to the in-vehicle TomTom
LINK device ~
AMSTERDAM -- March 26, 2013
TomTom has extended the integration possibilities for its fleet management
solution to help companies manage their mobile operations more efficiently.
TomTom Business Solutions allows third-party developers to create new
applications for use in and around the vehicle. This is enabled by granting
access to the Bluetooth channel on TomTom’s in-vehicle LINK device.
By integrating a wide range of mobile hardware devices TomTom Business
Solutions expands the functionalities of its connected car technology. New
applications will allow businesses to enrich data from hardware, such as tire
pressure sensors and temperature control units, with comprehensive information
from their vehicle fleet. TomTom will expand the range of such available
solutions by inviting developers to join its partner network.
“Our fleet management solutions already integrate seamlessly with hundreds of
office systems but now we intend to expand our integration possibilities in
the field,” said Thomas Schmidt, TomTom Business Solutions’ Managing Director.
“Companies can integrate devices for electronic signature capture and barcode
scanning to provide immediate proof of delivery to head office, for example,
or mobile printers for the production of customer invoices and receipts.
TomTom is focused on creating proven in-vehicle and mobile solutions designed
to reflect the ever-evolving requirements of the market.”
Central to TomTom’s strategy is the development of partner applications that
seamlessly integrate with TomTom’s fleet management service. Customers will
benefit from proven integrations, which offer reliability and ease of
TomTom’s open API on both its hardware and software enables technology
partners to develop seamless integrated applications. LINK.connect permits
data exchange with the in-vehicle tracking device, while WEBFLEET.connect
allows data to be transferred to office applications.
Information from mobile devices can be enriched by comprehensive data
generated from TomTom fleet management technology. This allows companies to
link details, including time, location, vehicle and driver ID, to specific
actions such as signature capture.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (TOM2) is a leading provider of navigation and
location-based products and services.
TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive
in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and
TomTom also designs and manufactures its own location-based products including
portable navigation devices and fleet management solutions, as well as
GPS-enabled sports watches.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees worldwide and sells its
products in over 35 countries.
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com
About TomTom Business Solutions
TomTom Business Solutions is a leading provider of fleet management solutions
and professional telematics Services. Our in-car products are designed to help
drive greener, safer and more efficiently. Our online platform, WEBFLEET, is
highly scalable and has the highest standards in terms of reliability and
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com/business
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TomTom Business Solutions
+31 (0) 6-15829455 mobile
+31 (0) 20 -75 75136 office
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