Improve Decision-Making

The BlackBerry® Radar family of products is an all-encompassing solution that gives trailers, containers and equipment the intelligence to securely communicate in near real-time. The BlackBerry Radar solution include:

  • An easy-to-install and low maintenance device
  • Industry-specific web-based applications for powerful and intuitive business analytics
  • Cellular connectivity and continuous product improvements via regular over-the-air software updates

The Real World Needs Real-Time Information

Improving utilization and efficiency is only possible if you have continuous visibility into all assets in your transportation or equipment fleet.

With multi-sensor measurement intervals taken every 5 minutes and a configurable data upload rate, BlackBerry Radar devices collect up to 100X more data than basic GPS trackers. You get rich and accurate data that supports the in-depth analytics, applications and instant alerts that you need to optimize daily operations more effectively.

Learn about Dashboards and Reporting

Maximize Efficiency and Utilization

Maximize Efficiency and Utilization

Protect Cargo and Equipment Integrity

Protect Cargo and Equipment Integrity

Increase Profit

Increase Profit

Low Maintenance Devices

BlackBerry Radar are easy to install, provide maintenance free operation and have unparalleled network connectivity.

These devices use the BlackBerry® QNX real-time operating system, which is trusted by customers to provide mission critical stability in industries like automotive, medical and nuclear power generation.

BlackBerry Radar Device Specifications

Typical Use Cases

 

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Radar-M

Dry Trailers

 

Refrigerated/Heated Trailers

 

Containers and Intermodal

Chassis and Flatbed

 

Heavy Equipment

 

Agriculture Equipment

 

Construction Equipment

 

Cargo Van (GVW 1-2)

 

Box Truck (GVW 3-4)

 

Municipal and Public Equipment

 
  • Communications

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    Radar-M

    Cellular modem

    Bands 1,2,3,5,6,8
    800/850/900/1800/
    1900/2100 MHz

    Bands 1,2,3,5,6,8
    800/850/900/1800/
    1900/2100 MHz

  • Battery

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    Radar-M

    Replaceable High-capacity Battery

    Battery Lifespan

    2-4 Years

    3-5 Years

  • Form Factor and Dimensions

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    Radar-M

    Structure

    Single piece,
    environmentally sealed

    Clamshell (two-piece)

    Length x Width x Depth

    173 X 117.5 X 52mm
    6.81" X 4.61" X 2.05"

    290 X 96 X 81mm
    11.42" X 3.78" X 2.1"

    Weight

    710g/ 1.57lbs

    1.3kg / 2.9lbs

  • Data

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    Radar-M

    Cellular Data Plan

    Data Collection Rate

    5 Minutes

    5 Minutes

    Data Upload Rate

    30/60/240 Minutes

    15/30/60/240 Minutes

    Data Persistence

    • Lifetime data storage, in device, for all sensor and location readings
    • Out of coverage protection
    • Failsafe for data recovery
    • Complete device history for tracing and theft
    • Lifetime data storage, in device, for all sensor and location readings
    • Out of coverage protection
    • Failsafe for data recovery
    • Complete device history for tracing and theft

    Data Security

    • Device authentication using certificates (X.509)
    • Service authorization using tokens
    • User access and control
    • Encrypted data transmissions (AES256)
    • Device authentication using certificates (X.509)
    • Service authorization using tokens
    • User access and control
    • Encrypted data transmissions (AES256)
  • Sensor Functions

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    Location

    GPS/QZSS/Glonass/
    Galilleo/BeiDou

    GPS/QZSS/Glonass/
    Galilleo/BeiDou

    Motion

    Door (Open/Closed)

    Cargo (% Capacity)

     

    Temperature

     

    Pressure

     

    Humidity

     
  • Platform Features

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    Distance (Maintenance)

    Map Based UI and Geofencing

    Yard Check

    Mobile App (Locate Asset)

    Asset Utilization

    Dwell and Detention

    2-Year Data Storage

    Timeline View

    Instant Alerts

    Fully Hosted 24/7/365

  • Software Updates

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    Over-the-air

  • Environmental

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    Operating Temperature

    -40 to +85 deg C /
    -40 to +185 deg F

    -40 to +85 deg C /
    -40 to +185 deg F

    Conditions

    MIL STD -810F
    SAE J1455 - water spray
    EN-60950-1:2006 – impact
    IP 67 water and dust

    MIL STD -810F
    SAE J1455 - water spray
    EN-60950-1:2006 – impact
    IP 67 water and dust

  • Certifications

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    Certifications

    GCF, PTCRB, CE, FCC/IC,
    UL, UN Package

    GCF, PTCRB, CE, FCC/IC,
    UL, UN Package

Installation Ease

BlackBerry Radar devices can be installed and activated in under 10 minutes by virtually anyone. There is no requirement to connect to external power sources or additional sensors—everything is self-contained in the device.

Installation Ease

Return on Investment

Quantifying the value of the BlackBerry Radar service is simple. We have developed a return-on-investment calculator to help customers evaluate the financial viability of the solution based on their own fleet size, experience and cost parameters. Please contact us for a demonstration and to learn more.