The Importance of hydration

While the excitement of screaming teens for pop idol Justin Bieber to take centre stage will leave mouths parched and vocal chords strained, hydration is just as important for the guardians of these youth.

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Augmented Reality through Google Coloured Glasses

From launching a car to losing a car. One of the most common questions in respect of AR is, “Can it find my car?” While vehicle tracking companies recover stolen or hijacked vehicles, the onus has always been on the driver to locate their vehicle in the ten storey parking area, after dark and with a very vague ticket. The industry is certainly heading in this direction to afford this added convenience to customers.

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The Effect of Jamming Devices

In light of a recent discussion in the media, regarding the effect of jamming devices on tracking units, MiX Telematics would like to reassure all our customers that your vehicle is in safe and capable hands.

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Matrix Launches New App for iPhone & iPad

MiX Telematics proudly releases the next generation MATRIX App Version 2 featuring innovative technologies and enhanced features. As a MATRIX customer, you enjoy advanced, easy and convenient vehicle tracking directly from your iPhone or iPad – for safety you can rely on, every minute of the day.

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Matrix – a new look, a new feel and exceeding expectations since 1996.

Started in 1996, Matrix was among the first of its kind in the South African and global arena. As with any innovation, tracking products in the 90’s were regarded suspiciously, viewed as complex and carried with them many uncertainties. For a few years short of two decades, Matrix has been a major player in the industry and through 17 years of unparalleled customer protection, the brand has become synonymous with innovation, leadership and security, dissolving any doubt in the consumers mind.

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A decrease in South African road accidents is something to celebrate.

“Although the decrease in road accidents over this period is deserving of a commendation, we still have a long road ahead to reach a zero target. Driver safety is a focus point of Matrix and through tutorials on our website, we aim to do our part, not only for our customers but for society as a whole. Road safety touches every individual, it then remains the responsibility of each of us.” Brendan Horan – Matrix Vehicle Tracking.

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Maritzburg City Marathon Thanks Matrix for their Support

Once more, as simple and inadequate as it feels to say, “Thank you!” Thank you for the support financially. Thank you for the value added by the ability to track the leaders. Thank you for being part of the event at one of the seconding stations. Whilst the financial assistance is hugely valued and the tracking added a new dimension, the seconding tables are what the runners see and experience. The professionalism, branding and friendly atmosphere of your team were, reportedly, great!!

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Cybercrime and Your Security

Breaches in data security are becoming more and more prevalent with the integrity of large, well-known brands, recently being compromised. Even though the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Bill was passed, one of the longest and most complex bills, the consumer remains at risk due to elements beyond a company’s, and by implication a brand’s, control. One of these elements is cybercrime. The Norton Cybercrime Report for 2012 warned of an increase in cybercrime in 2013, and with South Africa already securing the title of third highest number of cybercrime victims in the world, this forecast is unsettling to say the least.

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