Welcome!

News Feed Item

Cellcontrol Launches 2nd Generation Distracted Driving Platform at Insurance Telematics USA 2014

The Solar Powered, Windshield Mounted DriveID Unit Is Fully Integrated With the Modus Go™ Suite of Insurance Telematics Solutions

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/14 -- Cellcontrol, the world's technology leader in stopping distracted driving, announced today the public unveiling of its second generation distracted driving platform, DriveID. In addition to the company's award winning core technology that prevents texting, emailing, and other inappropriate mobile device use while driving, Cellcontrol's DriveID also fully supports driver behavior monitoring and location based services. Modus™, a world leading end-to-end insurance telematics solution provider, has included DriveID into their extensive UBI solution offering.

The DriveID platform delivers several new and enhanced functionalities important to both insurers and their customers, including:

  • Integration with Usage Based Insurance (UBI) programs and auditable data capture, storage and mining,
  • Flexible policy control management and compliance reporting for use by parents, guardians and policy issuers, and
  • Support for safe driver incentive programs to increase policy compliance and make safer driving both fun and rewarding.

DriveID's unique "Place and Protect" hardware platform allows quick installation on the windshield of the vehicle, requiring no wires, no interference or competition with the vehicles OBD port, making it a perfect data collection platform for a UBI program. DriveID's patented data transmission technology, which leverages the mobile device data plan, is the lowest cost and most granular data collection platform available in the marketplace.

"We are pleased to provide the leading technologies addressing both the prevention of distracted driving and the delivery of data required by various service platforms like insurance, GPS tracking, location based services, and driver performance and safety," says Joe Breaux, Chief Technology Officer at Cellcontrol. "While we are continuing to deliver tremendous value to our employer and retail customers through the prevention of distracted driving, we are also providing critical integration elements for other industry leaders interested in enhancing driver safety, through location-based and performance-monitoring services."

"The insurance telematics marketplace needs new, reliable, and cost-effective means of gathering and driving data," said Brandon Johnson, CEO of Modus. "The Drive ID device from Cell Control gives customers an option beyond OBDII devices. The smartphone based communication will help our customers to control costs as well. Connecting DriveID and ModusGo creates a new end-to-end solution that can support rapid, widespread deployment, and comprehensive driver scoring, all while putting distracted driving prevention at the forefront."

For more information regarding industry innovation at Insurance Telematics USA 2014, please visit the following URL:

http://www.telematicsupdate.com/insurance-telematics/

Cellcontrol representatives will be attending the show and are available for press interviews. Please contact Cellcontrol's PR representative, Jesse Hoggard, for additional details.

About Cellcontrol
Established in 2009, Cellcontrol delivers the world's leading technology to stop distracted driving for passenger and commercial vehicles. The company's patented distracted driving prevention platform and flagship product, DriveProtect, eliminates talking, texting, and browsing on any mobile device while a vehicle is in motion. Cellcontrol's mobile device policy enforcement technology has been recognized by the Consumer Reports, the Consumer Electronics Show and the National Traffic Safety Institute, and is used by families and Fortune 500 companies. For more information on the Baton Rouge, La.-based company, visit www.cellcontrol.com and follow @Cellcontrol.

About Modus
Since 1999, Modus has been developing wireless solutions, application development and logistics services to corporate enterprise, education, public service, and general business sectors. Since 2008, Modus has been a leading full service provider of insurance telematics solutions. Modus built the first UBI product offering on CDMA networks and is one of the only vendors with national, commercial UBI deployments across all the major cellular carriers. Modus is headquartered in Huntington Beach, California. For more information, see www.modusgo.com or follow us @GoModus.

Cellcontrol PR contact:
David Splivalo
Freestyle PR
703.798.2395
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Announcing Poland #DigitalTransformation Pavilion
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on...
CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing was coined and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals. Sponsors of DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that All in Mobile, a mobile app development company from Poland, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. All In Mobile is a mobile app development company from Poland. Since 2014, they maintain passion for developing mobile applications for enterprises and startups worldwide.
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
For far too long technology teams have lived in siloes. Not only physical siloes, but cultural siloes pushed by competing objectives. This includes informational siloes where business users require one set of data and tech teams require different data. DevOps intends to bridge these gaps to make tech driven operations more aligned and efficient.
The best way to leverage your CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at CloudEXPO. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audienc...
Everything run by electricity will eventually be connected to the Internet. Get ahead of the Internet of Things revolution. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Akvelon expert and IoT industry leader Sergey Grebnov provided an educational dive into the world of managing your home, workplace and all the devices they contain with the power of machine-based AI and intelligent Bot services for a completely streamlined experience.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing was coined and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals. Sponsors of DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors!
22nd International Cloud Expo, taking place June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and co-located with the 1st DXWorld Expo will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud ...
Dhiraj Sehgal works in Delphix's product and solution organization. His focus has been DevOps, DataOps, private cloud and datacenters customers, technologies and products. He has wealth of experience in cloud focused and virtualized technologies ranging from compute, networking to storage. He has spoken at Cloud Expo for last 3 years now in New York and Santa Clara.
HyperConvergence came to market with the objective of being simple, flexible and to help drive down operating expenses. It reduced the footprint by bundling the compute/storage/network into one box. This brought a new set of challenges as the HyperConverged vendors are very focused on their own proprietary building blocks. If you want to scale in a certain way, let's say you identified a need for more storage and want to add a device that is not sold by the HyperConverged vendor, forget about it...