Sprint, an Overland Park, Kansas, based leading telecommunications company, in a recent press release statement on Monday, Feb. 25th, 2019, announced that Nauto, a Palo Alto, California-based AI-optimized autonomous vehicle technology company, has chosen Sprint’s Curiosity™ IoT platform to offer connectivity to its intelligent driver safety system. Furthermore, the Kansas-based Sprint, will remain a sole distributor for Nauto’s rich fleet management products, which includes Nauto Coach® & Nauto Prevent®, within the US. With Nauto leveraging Curiosity, Nauto’s fleet customers gain a strategic advantage, as they get to access the company’s AI, fleet management, and safety solutions-optimized intelligent driver system.
According to Ivo Rook, senior vice president, IoT & product development, Sprint, the company is pleased on Nauto’s decision to choose Sprint Curiosity™ IoT as a connectivity partner for its fleet products. Both companies are committed to bringing in advanced fleet safety and management tools, to help commercial fleet customers with intelligent insights like driver behavior and other resolves to help reduce collisions and save lives.
Sprint is expanding its portfolio of providing fleet management and compliance solutions, which it announced in 2018 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Americas, with Nauto’s intelligent driver safety system. Nauto’s intelligent system allows Sprint to provide its fleet customers with in-cab notifications, context-rich coaching, and liability reduction features that render measurable improvement figures in driver safety.
According to Sanket Akerkar, senior vice president, fleet and insurance business, Nauto, both Nauto and Sprint are committed to delivering the most advanced technology in the industry to its commercial fleet customers, to make driving safer, smarter, and fun.