SmartDrive Systems and Nassau County Transit to Address How Big Data and Advanced Video-Based Solutions Reduce Risk at New York Public Transit Innovation Conference
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2017—SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that SmartDrive Chief Operating Officer Jason Palmer will participate in a discussion on “Big Data and the Internet: How Advanced Video-Based Solutions Reduce Risk” at NY Public Transit Innovation Conference, which will take place Oct. 16-18, 2017 in Albany, NY. Palmer will address how, with advances in big data and the Internet of Things, transit fleets are poised for significant improvements in safety, efficiency and compliance and what’s key in making it all come together via advanced video-based safety and analytics platforms.
Palmer will be joined by Todd Cheever, safety director from Nassau County Transit (a Transdev-operated fleet), who will discuss how Nassau County is using data from its use of the SmartDrive video safety solution to reduce risk and improve operator safety. Cheever will explore how the fleet has experienced improvements in reducing collision severity, speeding, fatigue, unsafe braking and other driver-related events through a managed services program and driver coaching.
Session Title: “Big Data and the Internet: How Advanced Video-Based Solutions Reduce Risk”
- Jason Palmer, chief operating officer, SmartDrive Systems
- Todd Cheever, safety director, Nassau County Transit
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Time: 2:30-3:20 p.m. ET
Location: The Desmond Hotel & Convention Center, Albany, NY
Palmer has more than 20 years of leadership experience delivering products to market for fast-growing technology companies such as Qualcomm, Now Software, Clientele Software, Webtrends and Tut Systems. He has an extensive background in product development and go-to-market strategy development and, as a founding member of the 800.com Electronics management team, has pioneered selling consumer electronics online, growing the company to $50 million in four years.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world’s largest storehouse of more than 200 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, and employs over 650 people worldwide.
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