Since the early 1990s GBE has built a vast amount of knowledge and experience of the in-car mobile data terminal (MDT) and data dispatch industry, through our long-standing partnership with the Trapeze Group (UK) Ltd’s Auriga Dispatch System. This business relationship has included the design, manufacture and after-sales support of a range of in-car MDTs, specialist interface communication devices and customised GPS modules.
The product portfolio range has included 8051 microcontroller products, Windows Embedded CE devices and numerous customised 8 and 16-bit interface and control devices - see Starman for more details. GBE’s design responsibilities include complete product design of hardware, firmware, mechanical and interface protocols to maximise the effectiveness of the industry leading Auriga taxi dispatch software. All product design is carried out to meet full Type Approval and CE compliance.
The latest product in the portfolio is the Auriga Drive 360° Eclipse which has been called “The Ultimate Mobile Data Unit”. This is a customised smartphone with a stylish 5” TFT WVGA touchscreen LCD running Windows Embedded CE 6.0 with embedded TomTom Navigator 7.
Coupled with the Auriga Drive 360° Connect it offers a full range of in-car GPRS, PMR connectivity and full control of in-car peripherals such as receipt printers, overhead passenger on board light and panic button.