Platform Science, Werner Enterprises to deploy driver technology solutions

Instructional design and learning company Luma has released LumaLens, the trucking industry’s first camera-based authentication process for online driver training.

Authentication has always been a concern in distance education from online college courses to state certification exams, but nowhere are the stakes higher than in the trucking industry. Fleets that lack definitive proof of driver training events could potentially lose millions in accident lawsuits.

LumaLens provides motor carriers with liability protection by documenting training events. The technology captures time-stamped pictures of users while they are completing the training.

“As we continue to support the diverse training needs of the trucking industry, several clients are asking for a more foolproof method for documentation,” said Dr. Gina Anderson, CEO of Luma. “We responded by developing LumaLens as the industry’s first automated method for photo capture of training events.”

LumaLens is available exclusively in the Luma eNugget learning management system (LMS), which also

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Platform Science Selected by Werner Enterprises to Support Innovative Driver Technology Solutions

“Our drivers require best-in-class technology to keep them efficient and safe on the road, which is why we remain focused on developing new technology-rich solutions and offerings through our innovation initiative, Werner EDGE,” explains Danny Lilley, VP of Fleet Systems and Technology for Werner Enterprises. “Incorporating Platform Science into our new tablet-based telematics solution allows us to provide a smart workflow, reduce manual data entry and improve navigation and safety features, an important step in furthering our company’s unwavering commitment to our drivers and moving the industry forward.”

Through this partnership, Werner trucks will be outfitted with Platform Science’s full suite of products including its innovative catalogue of applications and third-party app marketplace. The company’s open platform will enable Werner to easily customize and scale its in-cabin and backend experiences, ensuring an unprecedented level of flexibility and control over all of its technologies. 

“As one of the largest and

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Werner Advances Technology Initiative With IoT Partnership

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Werner Enterprises has teamed with fleet management service Platform Science to advance its technology initiative, the companies announced Sept. 16.

Platform Science provides fleet management tools through its platform using Internet of Things technology. Werner intends to use the tools to deploy new applications and services across its 8,000-truck fleet.

“Our drivers require best-in-class technology to keep them efficient and safe on the road, which is why we remain focused on developing new technology-rich solutions and offerings through our innovation initiative, Werner EDGE,” Danny Lilley, vice president of fleet systems and technology for Werner Enterprises, said in a statement.

Danny Lilley, vice president of fleet systems and technology for Werner Enterprises

Lilley

Werner EDGE is an ongoing initiative to advance the performance and safety of drivers, shippers and carriers through technology innovations. The Platform Science integration is the latest step in that process.

“Incorporating Platform Science into our new tablet-based telematics

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