FAQ Glossary

5G is the 5th generation mobile network. 5G wireless technology is meant to deliver higher multi-Gbps peak data speeds, ultra low latency, more reliability, massive network capacity, increased availability, and a more uniform user experience to more users. https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/what-is-5g.html
Curved Logic
aka Smart Algorithm, Curved Logic or Logging is Geotab’s patented method of moving data efficiently from vehicle to server. The purpose of the algorithm is to identify useless points and discard them while preserving the most important information. https://www.geotab.com/blog/gps-logging-curve-algorithm/
Dashcam ADAS
Advanced driver-assistance systems, are technological features that are designed to increase the safety of driving a vehicle. When your vehicle departs a lane or detects the need to decrease cruise control speed, a dashcam equipped with ADAS capabilities will make a sound or alert the driver of impending potential hazard. https://www.caranddriver.com/research/a31880412/adas/
Dashcam AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) is used in some video solutions to automatically analyze video content for unsafe driving behavior. AI can be used to audibly coach the driver in real-time for instances of tailgating, roll-through stops, drowsiness, distraction and other unsafe conditions. https://www.geotab.com/blog/fleet-video/
Dashcam DMS
A driver monitoring system, or DMS, helps mitigate the risk of accidents by combatting drowsiness and distractions that often occur for drivers, especially when driving long-distances, driving for longer durations, and driving at night. https://www.jdpower.com/cars/shopping-guides/what-is-a-driver-monitoring-system
Fleet Management
Fleet management is a broad term that encompasses the many actions and processes that must occur for a fleet of five or more vehicles to run on time, within budget and at maximum efficiency. https://www.forbes.com/advisor/business/what-is-fleet-management/
Fleet Routing
Fleet routing can help reduce miles driven, maximize hours of service, improve order accuracy, speed up delivery times, increase productivity, reduce wear and tear on vehicles, improve driver satisfaction, and reduce fuel costs. https://www.worktruckonline.com/10140968/11-things-you-dont-know-about-fleet-routing-efficiencies
Fuel Management
A fuel management system is the process which involves the use of software and hardware technology. These systems are used to monitor, control, and optimize fuel consumption. https://www.geotab.com/fleet-management-solutions/fleet-fuel-management/
Geostationary Satellites
Geostationary satellites are positioned in a circular orbit in the Earth's equator plan. Because of the altitude for which the satellite is positioned alongside the equator, the satellite appears "fixed" or stationary. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/engineering/geostationary-satellite
Geosynchronous Satellites
A geostationary satellite is a type of satellite with the ability to maintain a set position over the globe and have any inclination. https://www.space.com/29222-geosynchronous-orbit.html