Industrial-Strength Java Solution Gets Fleet Telematics Application on the Road

10/15/2002 - XATA, a leading provider of mobile solutions for the transportation industry, and NewMonics, a leading developer of software platform technology, team up to present "On the Road with Industrial Strength Java" at this year's 9th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems held in Chicago on October 15, 2002, at 10:30 A.M. during the ITS Business Opportunities session.

"Successful fleets will deploy systems that offer a wealth of applications, deliver in-service upgrades, and reduce overall costs," states Bill Flies, Chairman/CTO of Xata. "Xata has built and distributed these systems for years and with our new PERC-based XataNet, we are taking the industry to the next level."

"Integrating complex telematics system and their applications is a challenging task, requiring the coordination of GPS technology with wireless communications, vehicle-bus communications, and enterprise applications," notes Dr. James Lathrop, Director of Professional Services at NewMonics. "In our presentation, we take the wraps off how we create successful deployments, enabling transportation developers to understand what characteristics their programs must employ to be successful."

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NewMonics and Xata invite transportation specialists to attend the presentation on October 15 at 10:30 A.M. at the 9th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

About NewMonics
NewMonics provides advanced Java compatible solutions for today's most complex and robust embedded systems. At the heart of development environment is NewMonics' PERC virtual machine, which revolutionizes the JVM to meet the new and emerging demands of fields such as fleet telematics, network infrastructure, and advanced industrial automation.

NewMonics Professional Service Division provides expertise in commercial and consumer telematics, advanced telematics applications framework and specialized applications of PERC. The PERC platform includes compilers, tools, and libraries for Intel and Power PC microprocessors running on most popular real-time operating systems. Founded in 1996, NewMonics is head quartered in Tucson, Arizona.

About XATA
Founded in 1985, XATA Corporation is the leading provider of mobile asset management solutions to the transportation industry. XATA's innovative technologies and value-added services enable customers to optimize the utilization of their assets and enhance the productivity of fleet operations across the entire supply chain, resulting in decreased cost, increased productivity and improved customer service.

XATA was the first company to provide completely paperless electronic logs, exception-based management and learned standards for accurate business intelligence. XATA's products seamlessly combine enterprise software, onboard computing, real-time communications and global positioning to provide an enterprise-wide logistics management solution for America's largest fleets. XATA's products are in use at over 1,000 customer locations with over 30,000 mobile units in operation.

About The World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems
The 9th World Congress will be held in Chicago from October 14-17, 2002. The continuing goal of the World Congress is to promote awareness and deployment of ITS technologies. These enabling technologies enrich us all by saving lives, time and money. With a focus on practical deployment, as well as education and innovation, the World Congress enhances our ability to work together to lift the world's transportation systems to new levels of safety, reliability, convenience, and accessibility. The 9th World Congress in Chicago will bring together transportation executives and ITS professionals from around the world, and we invite you to join us at this landmark conference and exposition.

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