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VisionLink expands its mixed-fleet integration capabilities with support of new AEMP 2.0 / ISO 15143-3 telematics standard

VirtualSite Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for the heavy construction industry, has expanded VisionLink’s mixed-fleet integration capabilities by supporting the new ISO 15143-3 (AEMP 2.0) telematics standard.  VisionLink is one of the first software solutions in the heavy construction industry to support the additional telematics data provided by this new ISO standard.  

AEMP 2.0 support further extends VisionLink’s mixed-fleet integration capabilities by allowing customers to view their heavy construction equipment alongside their on-highway service vehicles and other “Internet of Things” (IoT)-equipped assets.  “Customers have expressed frustration when having to log into multiple applications to view different data and reports from various applications.  VisionLink’s mixed-fleet capabilities relieves this concern.  Supporting AEMP 2.0 in VisionLink is an important part of that solution set,” said Prakash Iyer, Vice President of Software Architecture and Strategy, Trimble Inc.  

While the original AEMP 1.2 standard included 5 unique data elements, the AEMP 2.0 standard expands that to 19, adds improved security, and provides time-series data. These enhancements and additions allow VisionLink’s core features, including asset utilization, operation, safety, health, and maintenance, to use data delivered via AEMP 2.0, alongside Cat®- and Trimble telematics-equipped machines.  

Managing a mixed fleet is challenging. “Customers employ ‘yellow iron’ from multiple manufacturers, service vehicles, on-highway trucks, asset trackers and equipment without telematics devices.  VisionLink provides one place, one login, one application, for managing your assets, maintenance, inspections and optimized operations,” said Jeff Gibson, Sales Engineer, VirtualSite Solutions.  VisionLink’s mixed-fleet solution delivers visibility to all assets, providing consolidated business intelligence on your fleet. With easy access to the data, optimized asset business decisions get made, maintenance schedules get managed and optimized, and asset location information results in improved customer service and saved time and money within your entire business operation.

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  • Trimble

    935 Stewart Drive
    Sunnyvale , CA
    US , 94085

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  • Caterpillar Inc.

    100 North East Adams Street
    Peoria , IL
    US , 61629

    For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2016 sales and revenues of $38.537 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment

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