New Geotab Features
The Driver ID system will be available on 5.6 servers – no need for moving customers over to
My6. The maximum number of different databases (customers) that we can support in this
early release per reseller is 2. The number of readers and key fobs available to our resellers
will be dependent on how many resellers want to participate in this early testing. We plan on
shipping out the product the middle of the week of June 10.
Functionality of the system
While Passenger tags are planned for a future release, passengers are not supporte in the July 1 release.
We have support for drivers switching while the vehicle is on (the second driver logs off the first driver when they log in).
Note – The first driver (Driver A) who swiped their card before ignition was turned on will be associated with the current trip. If someone else swipes their card (Driver B) during a trip, Driver B will be associated with that trip.
If the driver forgets to log in then the vehicle will be associated to the previously logged in driver.
Note – Customers can add a custom parameter that logs the driver out of the system upon Ignition Off if so desired
Tags are not assigned to IOXs. All driver ID tags will be readable by any NFC IOX. The data on the tag is sent up to checkmate as driver ID.
Immobilization is available. The driver must swipe their fob in order to start the vehicle. The goals behind immobilization (if so enabled) is not to stop theft but rather it is a reminder that they didn’t insert their driver ID for logging purposes.
Note – If the customer enables immobilisation without having the circuitry hooked up, the device will beep until the driver swipes the fob.
Full Document: GO6DriverIDUpdate-June05-2013.pdf