|By Marketwired .||
|June 17, 2014 06:00 AM EDT||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced that the City of Mississauga has implemented the Webtech 511 solution, which is now available on Google Play and the iTunes App Store as "Mississauga Roads".
On May 24, 2014, the City of Mississauga celebrated National Public Works Week with an event featuring the launch of the new Mississauga Roads App, a mobile application delivering real-time road information to citizens on their smartphones or tablets (www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/mobileroads). The application (intended for winter storm season) provides the status of winter operations within each neighbourhood and displays the location of snow plows as they travel their routes. In addition, it allows residents to view the latest weather forecast, receive updates from City Hall, and follow relevant twitter feeds to keep up to date on any road related issues.
In partnership with Purple Forge, Webtech Wireless powers Webtech 511, the first app that local governments can provide their citizens to show current road conditions, snow plow route completion, emergency road closures, and traffic congestion. The platform also integrates with established systems including emergency situation alerts and social media. Webtech 511 is available for customers subscribing to Webtech's InterFleet GPS/AVL service, an end-to-end solution providing comprehensive reporting capabilities that aid in monitoring and reducing material usage, lowering operating costs, and meeting road maintenance standards.
"We are very excited to be partnering with the City of Mississauga to deliver the Mississauga Roads mobile application," said Chris Jackson, Vice-President of Government Operations, Webtech Wireless. "With the Webtech 511 solution, government customers use state of the art mobile technology to deliver better service and to ensure transparency and accountability regarding their operations through real-time information and public updates."
About Webtech Wireless®
Webtech Wireless (TSX:WEW) is a leader in providing fleet management telematics, GPS and automatic vehicle location (AVL) solutions that improve efficiency, accountability and reduce costs. Our end-to-end solutions automate record keeping and regulatory compliance, reduce fuel burn and idling, mitigate risk, and keep drivers safe. Managers trust us to ensure people are accountable and vehicles are visible. Through the cloud, in the office, or straight to mobile devices, we deliver Fleet Intelligence Anywhere(TM). Our products are InterFleet®, for government winter maintenance, public works and waste management fleets; and Quadrant®, for commercial fleet operations and compliance (HOS, EOBR). Please visit www.webtechwireless.com.
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