Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) February 28, 2008
XATA Corporation (NASDAQ: XATA), a leader in fleet optimization software and services, today announced the immediate availability of the TREQ color mobile data terminal (MDT), a new in-cab touch-screen computer that drivers can use for easier logging and communication. The TREQ, designed and manufactured by QSI Corporation, is available as a display option for new XATA customers and as an upgrade for existing users of the company's XATANET product; it is compatible with XATA's MobileMax and XATANET systems.
The 7-inch, Windows CE®-based color display features a high-resolution graphical interface that allows drivers to input data via an easy-to-use touch screen. The TREQ incorporate several new technologies that pave the way for enhanced functionality, such as navigation, onboard training, improved graphics and enhanced driver communications. The TREQ was developed and is manufactured by Salt Lake City-based QSI Corporation.
"The TREQ device will add significant value to the XATANET product offering," said Jim Elwell, QSI Corporation's Chief Technology Officer. "With our technology and XATA's flexible software platform, they can enable the TREQ device to run newly developed fleet management applications that benefit fleet managers and drivers."
"Adding the TREQ to XATANET's list of supported hardware is proof of our architecture's flexibility," said Tom Flies, senior vice president of product strategy, XATA Corporation. "The new display makes it easier for drivers to read and use, and it provides an expandable solution for future applications and in-cab functionality for private and for-hire fleets."
The TREQ incorporates technologies that optimize its use in mobile applications, including a Thin Film Transistor (TFT) Transflective Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) designed to operate in harsh environments and optimize performance in a wide range of in-cab lighting conditions.
About QSI Corporation
Established in 1983, QSI Corporation (http://www.qsicorp.com) is a manufacturer of rugged handheld, panel-mount and pedestal-mount terminals for industrial OEMs and commercial vehicle systems integrators. QSI's human machine interface (HMI) and mobile data terminal (MDT) products include character and graphic terminals that are programmable, customizable, CE certified and NEMA 4/12/13 rated. Numerous interfaces are available, including EIA-232, EIA-422, EIA-485, J1708, Ethernet and Power-over-Ethernet. QSI excels at designing and building custom and semi-custom terminals able to withstand high levels of shock, vibration, humidity and other environmental parameters. QSI is also the InfiniTouch Force Panel Technology innovator. All QSI Corporation products are manufactured in the USA at the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, contact QSI Corporation at 801-466-8770 or visit http://www.qsicorp.com.
Based in Minneapolis, MN, XATA Corporation (NASDAQ:XATA) is an expert in optimizing fleet operations by reducing costs and ensuring regulatory compliance for the trucking industry. With the introduction of XATANET in 2004, our customers now have access to vehicle data anywhere, anytime, through a fee-based subscription service. Our software and professional services help companies manage fleet operations, enhance driver safety and deliver a higher level of customer satisfaction. XATA provides expert services to develop the business processes required to deliver the profitability, safety and service level demanded by today's competitive transportation environments. XATA was the first company to introduce electronic driver logs and exception-based management reporting. For more information, visit http://www.xata.com or call 1-800-745-9282.