Cheetah Software Integrates CoPilot Live GPS Navigation Software

Cheetah Software Systems has announced a plug-in solution using ALK Technologies’ CoPilot Live v8 turn-by-turn GPS navigation software. Matching Cheetah’s dynamic routing and dispatch optimization with CoPilot Live’s 2D and 3D map guidance displays with detailed spoken directions increases safety and efficiency for today’s delivery and freight carriers.

Now, Cheetah can integrate CoPilot Live’s superior navigation services, including the following benefits:

  • Detailed voice instruction using text-to-speech technology to pronounce full street names;
  • Clear 2D, 3D and Driver Safety views with routes highlighted clearly and a turn arrow to indicate which way to go at junctions;
  • Multistop trip planning to enter up to 50 stops or waypoints; and
  • Multiple destination entry options. including address, intersection, favorite, recent, points of interest, and Pick on a Map,

“The CoPilot Live plug-in provides our customers with a truly intelligent solution, allowing them to experience the benefits of the most effective and efficient products for managing and enhancing the safety of their fleets,” said Cheetah’s President and CEO, Bobby Darroll. “Together, Cheetah and ALK Technologies provide customers with access to the exact information they need, when they need it – all updated in real time,” he said.

The combined solution leverages Windows Mobile devices to provide applications that not only optimize routing, dispatch, and customer service, but that also enhance safety by providing turn-by-turn spoken directions to keep the driver’s eyes on the road. 

As a software as a service (SaaS) provider, Cheetah offers LTL and delivery software solutions that can be implemented in as few as 60 days and provide a return on investment within six months. At the same time, CoPilot Live v8 installs in less than 15 minutes per device, providing immediate turn-by-turn navigation capabilities. 

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