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Dear community,

We are planning to introduce VIN decoding in 'Unit Properties'. I.e:

- VIN field finds its place in 'General' tab
- User enters unit's VIN
- Wialon sends a query to decode it
- Decoded data gets filled in 'Profile' tab

http://dl4.joxi.net/drive/2017/05/17/0022/1790/1500926/26/6592fc4d8b.png

'Profile' tab also gets new engine-related fields:

- Engine Model
- Engine Displacement
- Primary Fuel Type

All filled-in automatically, once the VIN is in place.

In the future, that might help to:

- Get statistics on user's units
- Improve EcoDriving
- Improve fuel consumption rate
- Notify controller on exceeding limit of passengers
- Form a library of user unit profiles


We would like to hear your thoughts on VIN decode, getting vehicle statistics and any other benefits that users will get from a filled out unit profile. Waiting for your ideas!

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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it is a great idea .

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Sounds like a great idea Pavel.

Onwards and Upwards!!
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Hi

We offered improvement of Maintenance module sending a proposal to Gurtam and they agreed to take to account our proposal in future. I believe this VIN update will be useful in future improvement of Maintenance module to register unique vehicles in system.
Thanks all Gurtam team.

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zayedsaid14, FleetPursuit

thank you for the feedback. That would be great to know why do you think that it is a good idea. Maybe provide a use case. Such stories are of a great value for us.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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(edited by FleetPursuit 18/05/2017 13:34:13)

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If I correctly understand this...by entering the VIN it would negate the need for majority of other details manually as this would self populate instead?

This was a laborious task for customers with large fleets when first setting things up. Most of these large customers are on our legacy platform pre Wialon. Moving forward it may be of good value/benefit with new clients and as we hope to move all existing clients from the old platform over to Wialon.

In fact, we would offer to enter this for customers as a value add.

Onwards and Upwards!!
Knowledge, data & information is power!
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FleetPursuit

If I correctly understand this...by entering the VIN it would negate the need for majority of other details manually as this would self populate instead?

That's correct.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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I have many customers ask me how to improve  fuel consumption rate and  and How can i know Engine Model of vehicle ?

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(edited by Pavel Bushuyeu 18/05/2017 16:13:35)

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zayedsaid14 wrote:

How can i know Engine Model of vehicle?

Data on Engline Model is stored in most VINs. Hence, once VIN is entered, Engine Model will be provided in 'Profile'.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Hi Pavel, it's a very good idea, is this project still on the roadmap of Gurtam ?
Xavier

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i also like the idea, it opens new benefits for endusers to use the vehicle function more.

Politeness dictates it to write his name on a post
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Its a good idea as many times we have to search through the User Manual and many models and spec of various markets are mentioned which make our life difficult in finding the right model

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Hi Road-Link

Sorry, somehow missed your question. Yes, we do plan to test this feature. Any comments on why that is important for your customers?

Road-Link wrote:

Hi Pavel, it's a very good idea, is this project still on the roadmap of Gurtam ?
Xavier

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Good idea!

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That will be nice if vehicle details automatically can be displayed.

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Great idea. If there is a way to get the following (not sure if it is feasible), it would be even better:
-VIN field getting automatically populated from incoming parameters , as many OBD/JBUS devices can send this information. So no need to enter VIN # itself in many cases
-Manufacturer recalls and other info based on VIN#
-Sample Picture of vehicle based on VIN# (Makes it easy to identify)
-Important to have Manufacturer, Make, Model Year, type, etc. picked up

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This is a great start to data automation. What would be good is if we could also bring in maintenance and engine statistics. So you enter the VIN and you can populate a maintenance schedule for that vehicle automatically based on the manufacturers recommendations. Also get the theoretical fuel usage values based on the engine type and the driving conditions, loads and speeds.

Phoenix Solusi
Mobile Visible Secure
Specialists in data acquisition and analysis for mobile and fixed assets. Integration in to content management systems is a specialty we have.
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Hi JohnG,


So you enter the VIN and you can populate a maintenance schedule for that vehicle automatically based on the manufacturers recommendations.

that is exactly one of the ways we are hoping to elaborate on. I am in the process of looking for the libraries that would provide maintenance data for the worldwide VINs. If you are aware of them, please, let me know.

What would be good is if we could also bring in [...] engine statistics

We are planning to add the following fields:

  • Engine Model
  • Engine Displacement
  • Engine Power
  • Primary Fuel Type

Get the theoretical fuel usage values based on the engine type and the driving conditions, loads and speeds.

That is also something that should come from an external library. Any recommendations are welcomed.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Thank you.  Great addition with lots of possibilities as many have added in the post.  The option Peter K mentions to populate profile VIN from Sensor VIN (where available) would be very handy with some protection added to highlight or report when a reported VIN changes (device is moved to another vehicle).  We have used third party service such as AutoAp’s Dynamic Recall Management to check for open/completed vehicle recalls and would be awesome if there was global source to connect to within platform.

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Dear Wialon users, please meet VIN decoding feature in this update. The full description of the feature you may find on our blog.

All your feedback, ideas and thoughts are warmly welcomed at p.bushuev@gurtam.com

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Hi fleetlogik!

In two weeks (once the feature is in stable) we plan to run a script that will populate VIN from OBD in case the tracker sends the VIN as a one-time activity.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Excellent!

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Hi Pavel,

I do not see the "Check VIN" button in unit Profile?

Cheers.

Onwards and Upwards!!
Knowledge, data & information is power!
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Hi FleetPursuit!

Did you check it in Beta? Please contact support@gurtam.com with the inquiry.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Pavel Bushuyeu wrote:

Hi FleetPursuit!

Did you check it in Beta? Please contact support@gurtam.com with the inquiry.

Thanks Pavel.

Yes, I checked the Beta but wasn't there. I will email support as you suggest.

Onwards and Upwards!!
Knowledge, data & information is power!
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In case you have faced unexpected reply while looking for your VIN, please, fill out the form: http://bit.ly/VINproblem

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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Dear Paval,
When will this feature be on Wialon Local

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Hi moussa.koumni!
The feature is planned for the next Wialon Local update.

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam
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(edited by moussa.koumni 14/10/2017 16:48:17)

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Hi Pavel
Do you mean 1804 ? Pavel

Pavel Bushuyeu wrote:

Hi moussa.koumni!
The feature is planned for the next Wialon Local update.

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moussa.koumni, yes, unless there will be an update prior to that.
This feature works in the same fashion as any other, hence, unfortunately, it will arrear only in the next Wialon Local.

Thank you for understanding.

Best,

Pavel Bushuyeu
Product Owner, Mobile
Gurtam