SmartWitness’ in-vehicle cameras decrease traffic incidents and reduce disputed insurance claims by 38%

SmartWitness is a world leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of in-vehicle cameras, recorders, and software. The company’s lineup of network connected products and accompanying RESTful API have allowed SmartWitness video and data to be seamlessly integrated with GPS tracking and fleet management software, ushering in the new era of video telematics.

Business Challenge

According to a recent BCG analysis, the growth in autonomous vehicle adoption will accelerate significantly during the next two decades, with more than 12 million fully autonomous vehicles sold per year globally by 2035. One of the main goals for vehicle automation is increased road safety, which has been a priority for SmartWitness since it began developing products in 2007.

SmartWitness wanted to move their in-vehicle camera recording system, called KP2, from 3G to 4G and offer additional connectivity options. Not satisfied with the vendor they had selected for their current embedded connectivity modules, the company began to search for a partner who better fit its technology and business requirements.

Sierra Wireless IoT Solution

For its upcoming KP2 vehicle accident camera, SmartWitness selected Sierra Wireless HL Series wireless modules with 4G LTE Cat-3/4 technology to enable a reliable connectivity for real-time, two-way communication that’s scalable from 3G to 4G.

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