ATT today joint forces with Xora and TeleNav to add and expand GPS services aimed at providing location-based services to small and medium businesses. With Xora GPS Locator software, businesses can easily locate their field employees using web-based maps and reports. In addition, AT&T will now offer TeleNav Track Lite to help businesses improve their field service, delivery or sales operations through real-time visibility of employee locations. Here is more info on these new services from AT&T:
"The application -- Xora GPS Locator from AT&T -- is compatible with most AT&T mobile devices, from the most basic phone handsets, to the ruggedized Motorola Tundra and Samsung Rugby, to smartphones such as the BlackBerry Bold, to laptops and specialty industry devices. The service will be available at the end of July.
Xora GPS Locator from AT&T does not require any software to be loaded on the phone, providing quick and easy deployment. Field-based employees simply power on their mobile devices and office staff can see their locations using Xora?s Web-based maps and reports. The Xora Web interface features Google Maps complete with street, satellite and hybrid views, as well as real-time traffic information. Web-based reports indicate where and when vehicles are stopped, and for how long, making it easy to identify time spent at job sites, or on breaks.
The application is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses in industries such as construction, field services, transportation and distribution as well as state and local government. These organizations are looking for an easy-to-deploy, comprehensive solution that can quickly provide enhanced visibility, accountability and compliance for field operations, with no large IT staff or on-site hardware to deploy. Xora GPS Locator from AT&T is based on technology from Xora?s award-winning GPS TimeTrack solution, and can be accessed from the same web-based portal as Xora GPS Timetrack and Xora GPS Timetrack In-Vehicle.
Xora GPS Locator will be available from AT&T at a monthly subscription of $21.99 per device. An appropriate AT&T voice and/or data plan, and activation fee are required.
For more information regarding Xora GPS TimeTrack, please go to http://www.xora.com or call 1-877-GPS-XORA."
"TeleNav Track LITE from AT&T is a tracking service that provides real-time visibility of field employee locations to improve dispatch operations and enhance customer service. It is a Web-based MRM solution that does not require software or GPS on the mobile device. The service works on the AT&T wireless network running on virtually all AT&T mobile devices, laptop cards and wireless equipped notebooks. The service will be available at the end of July.
With TeleNav Track LITE from AT&T, business managers can monitor their mobile workforce and resources with the ability to identify their current location on a map, even when inside buildings?. The tracking feature is always on and cannot be disabled on the device, providing companies with a constant view into the location of all mobile resources.