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3rd Eye® Digital provides a comprehensive suite of fleet management reporting and recording tools that incorporate onboard cameras, engine and transmission vehicle analytic data, and body monitoring systems, that transform data into information through its Connected Collections™ Digital Strategy. Connected Collections helps fleet owners to make better decisions – faster.

Connected Collections™ Fleet Management Solutions

Introducing the new Eye-Site™ User Interface. Now 3rd Eye customers will have access to the most comprehensive interface out there – designed to allow easy access to millions of data points – driven by Eye-Site Business Intelligence, the engine that fuels Connected Collections. With Eye-Site, users can easily manipulate fleet information, Optim-Eyes® data feeds, Safety Intelligence information – or a host of other customizable reports that help fleet owners make better decisions faster.

Verif-Eye Garbage Truck Fleet Service Verification Software

VERIF-EYE®

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If your fleet is in the business of providing a billable service, like waste collection, product delivery, or service delivery – positive service verification is essential to running your business efficiently and profitably. With the 3rd Eye Verif-Eye Positive Service Verification solution, you now have real-time video-based evidence at your fingertips to ensure your customers have been serviced, the package has been delivered, or the can or container has been dumped – or not dumped. Through both GPS route tracking, combined with video affirmation, a claim of no service can easily be investigated and resolved before you have to spend time and money to dispatch your assets a second time. And with Soft-Pak® combined with 3rd Eye – refuse haulers using Mobile-Pak™ can have real-time updates sent to their in-cab tablets for efficient route communication with the driver that keeps end-users happy. Verif-Eye is part of ESG’s Connected-Collections digital strategy. Connected-Collections helps fleet owners make better decisions – faster.

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OPTIM-EYES®

The Optim-Eyes Connected-Collections™ module provides fleet owners with an onboard mechanic that never takes a day off – never sleeps, and is always monitoring the health of a fleet’s assets. With Optim-Eyes, critical chassis systems are monitored and data is transmitted in real-time via the 3rd Eye digital connection. This single point of connectivity allows for video and data to be sent to 3rd Eye Eye-Site™ Business Intelligence – where data is converted into information that helps maintenance specialists improve the uptime of their fleet. Catastrophic events are avoided, maintenance can be scheduled – and “downed” trucks are minimized. Optim-Eyes is part of ESG’s Connected-Collections digital strategy. Connected-Collections allows fleet owners to make better decisions – faster.

  • Sensored Powertrain components are monitored
  • Data is transmitted along the J1939 vehicle backbone
  • Optim-Eyes is integrated with many Heil® body systems
  • Information is ported to the 3rd Eye Eye-Site UI/UX for easy-to-comprehend reporting
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EYE-SITE™ 

Introducing the new 3rd Eye User Interface, Eye-Site. We’ve made it very simple to navigate – yet very comprehensive – just like you asked. We put reams of data at your fingertips – allowing you to identify areas of importance with the ability to focus on profit leakage, such as not outs, overloaded or blocked containers – or other exceptions that you define. We’ve also made the Eye-Site interface scalable – which means it works perfectly, whether you’re on your cell phone, your tablet – or sitting at your desk. With more people working remotely – this was a key feature that you demanded. You also needed it flexible – as every fleet is different – and you wanted the ability to customize the outputs based on your needs. Experience the new 3rd Eye Eye-Site customizable platform that puts you in the driver’s seat. This is all a part of ESG’s Connected Collections™ vision – focused on helping fleet owners make better decisions….faster.

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Fleet Fuel Tax Reporting Software

FUEL TAX OPTIMIZATION

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On Highway Federal Tax reporting and payment is something that all fleets are required by law to comply with. But, if you’re running a fleet in the 15 states of Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Ohio, you can qualify for a refund if you can prove you’re operating on Non-federal highways – or expending fuel with your PTO or power take-off. With the 3rd Eye monitoring capabilities via our patented Hurricane Gateway, you have the ability to provide both location and fuel usage logs/bread crumb data trails that will hold up to any audit. In fact, we have several fleet customers that have been refunded millions of dollars as a result of 3rd Eye Digital tracking their fleet’s fuel usage. If you operate vehicles in one of these states, you really owe it to yourself and your bottom line to give 3rd Eye a call. Chances are… you’re leaving money on the table.

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Live Streaming Truck Cameras

LIVE STREAMING

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Live streaming is just that. 3rd Eye provides up to eight camera feeds that can be accessed remotely – that all show what’s happening around the vehicle in real-time. Cameras can be strategically placed around the vehicle to give viewers a three hundred and sixty-degree view of the vehicle’s surroundings. A common use for live streaming is the camera feeds provide a virtual ride along for any fleet, as the viewer gets to see what the driver sees, as well as what is being captured via the other cameras. This is particularly valuable for driver and operator training purposes, as well as to be used for driver coaching. This feature is particularly valuable for post-accident fault investigation. Having the ability to download accident footage quickly can be the difference between being cited or being exonerated.

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ADDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE BUTTONS

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3rd Eye Digital provides up to four additional buttons for customer-specific exceptions regarding route and route site specifics. This gives the customer the flexibility to identify up to four audit conditions, for example, bulk container pickup, blocked container, contamination, damage to site, etc. These exceptions can then be tracked and reported on for more detailed analysis.

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PERIPHERALS

3rd Eye makes integration with any number of third-party peripherals easy utilizing the 3rd Eye Gateway open-architecture platform. Peripherals include things like body scales, inventory control – and any number of back-office systems.

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3rd Eye Digital Features
3rd Eye® Digital

Features

From accurate GPS location tracking to fuel consumption to video service logging, 3rd Eye Digital provides fleet owners with an ala carte menu of features that support Connected Collections – delivering enhanced productivity, accurate Positive Service Verification through Verif-Eye, communication of critical chassis and body system sensor data through Optim-Eyes, and much more. The 3rd Eye gateway allows the transmission of all video, radar, and chassis/body data to be transmitted to any number of backroom route management software suites, like the industry-leading Soft-Pak back-office suite – now part of the ESG family.

  • Up to eight (8) cameras recording
  • Dual Micro SD Card Slots (Up to 256 GB of non-stop recording)
  • 64GB MicroSD Card (nonstop recording)
  • Live video streaming (iPad/iPhone/PC)
  • AVL/Geo-Fencing
  • Advanced video analytics
  • Real-Time alerts
  • Remote software updates
  • Customized reporting

Benefits

With Connected-Collections modules engaged, fleet owners have the full power of enhanced vehicle telematics at their disposal to assess any number of critical data feeds to monitor the driver’s environment. With Optim-Eyes, know the health of your fleet at a glance to get in front of potential maintenance issues… before they become issues. Optim-Eyes allows your shop to schedule maintenance procedures in a timely manner to avoid costly downtime – as well as reduce the need for spares in your fleet.

  • Mitigate accident liability through real-time video event recording
  • Enhance route efficiencies with positive service verification
  • Capture critical data transmitted from both the chassis and the body
  • Industry-specific reporting, i.e. shrinkage, fuel usage, asset utilization
  • Events can be used for training purposes
  • Identify risky behaviors, vehicle & routes
  • Exonerate drivers when not at fault
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Stop Sign Detection Software For Vehicles
3rd Eye® Digital

Video Analytics

3rd Eye Digital video analytic software will give you unmatched awareness of what is happening with your vehicles and your drivers at all times. Built directly into the system, companies will benefit from data being recorded and verified such as:

  • Speed limit sign detection
  • Traffic sign detection (stop sign/light)
  • Vehicle proximity detection (tailgating)
  • Distractions (smoking, cell phone use)
  • Vehicle and driving lane recognition
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Connected-Collections delivers fleet owners with unprecedented access to next-generation vehicle telematics that allows them to make better decisions faster. Field safer drivers, operate better-maintained equipment and deliver better customer service to end-users that ultimately delivers the lowest Total Cost of Collection.

3rd Eye® Digital Frequently Asked Questions

Will the 3rd Eye Digital system work with my existing 3rd Eye camera/monitor?

The 3rd Eye Digital system is a direct plug-in-play with existing 3rd Eye Camera/Monitor Hardware. The system can add up to 6 additional external cameras for a total of 8 camera views. If a non-3rdEye Camera system is installed, please contact 3rd Eye Customer Support for additional information.

Can I add additional components to 3rd Eye Digital down the road?

The 3rd Eye Digital System is an open architecture design that allows for scalability and integration with additional components.  3rd Eye Partners have the ability to add Safety, Operations, Maintenance, and Fuel Tax/IFTA reporting at any time during their partnership with 3rdEye.  Additionally, 3rd Eye has the capability of being integrated with peripherals and back-office solutions via our custom API’s.

Can I add a camera system to any type of truck?

Yes.  3rd Eye offers custom solutions for all transportation industries.  From Rearview mirror monitor replacements to 9” SD Card Recording monitors, 3rd Eye has the solution to accommodate your individual viewing needs.  We have several lines of mobile cameras that will provide blind spot protection when needed most.  The 3rd Eye Digital System is adjustable to any windshield allowing flexibility and universal camera views.

Can I add a digital system to a truck that is already in use?

The 3rd Eye Digital System can be installed at any time during the life of the truck.  3rd Eye has partnered with many OEM’s, allowing for custom installations at the factory level prior to receiving your new vehicle.  The 3rd Eye Nationwide installation network allows prompt and convenient installation and service opportunities.

Are there camera systems that let me observe my drivers on the road?

The 3rd Eye Digital system allows users to see triggered events based on driver behavior as well as the opportunity to purchase live streaming for real-time viewing of their drivers.

How do digital vehicle monitoring systems know if there has been an incident with my vehicle?

The 3rd Eye Digital System has built-in accelerometers that will trigger events back to your custom 3rd Eye Web Portal.   These events are reviewed by a dedicated review team and scored with any infractions associated.  Once reviewed, users will be notified of these infractions and given the opportunity to coach the driver.   From an operational standpoint, 3rd Eye Digital can trigger specific events based on body behavior in your specific industry.  As an example, a JPEG image or Video can be triggered every time a garbage truck extends the arm of the vehicle to pick up a customer’s can.

What is the ROI of a vehicle camera system?

3rd Eye Mobile offers the widest array of truck backup cameras in the industry. 3rd Eye truck cameras are designed to withstand shock and vibration up to 10G, repel water, salt, and handle extreme temperatures. 3rd Eye Digital also provides a complete suite of vehicle camera systems associated with driver environmental monitoring.

What camera systems are best for eliminating truck blind spots?

Your desired field of view will determine which camera will provide your driver with blind-spot protection.  The ability to add multiple cameras for view on one of the 3rd Eye robust Monitor solutions allows full 360-degree coverage of your vehicle.  Furthermore, the monitor can be set to custom triggers allowing for a full screen/split-screen view based on the driver’s actions.  As an example, if the driver puts the vehicle in reverse, the monitor will display the backup camera in full view.

What type of safety triggers create an event for review?

The following list is examples of a triggered event that is sent to our review team for further review:  Hard Brake, Hard Turn, Hard Acceleration, High speed (can be customized), Speeding, Following too Closely (using video analytics) Stop Sign Detection (vehicle runs/rolls stop sign), rollover, live tampering (unit becomes disconnected), Low accelerometer (pothole, curb jump, etc.), high accelerometer (hard hit usually from collisions, a major bump in the road, speed bump at high speeds, etc.)

How long are the videos that are sent to be reviewed?

All triggered events sent to our 3rd Eye dedicated review team are 8 seconds prior to a trigger and 4 seconds post.  In the event that additional video is required, your custom web portal allows the user to request additional video surrounding the event.

How long are videos stored on my website?

Triggered events are stored for 180 days on your web portal.  If additional storage is needed, please contact your 3rd Eye Sales Representative.

How far back can I request video?

The 3rd Eye Digital System comes standard with a 64 GB SD card.  Typically this allows for roughly 75 hours of video while your vehicle is operating.   This can vary based on the number of cameras installed on your vehicle.  Additional storage capacity is available through your 3rd Eye Sales Representative.

What is Positive Service Verification?

If your fleet is in the business of providing a billable service, like waste collection, product delivery, or service delivery, positive service verification is essential to running your business efficiently and profitably. With the 3rd Eye Positive Service Verification, you now have real-time video-based evidence at your fingertips to ensure your customers have been serviced, the package has been delivered, or the can or container has been dumped. Through both GPS route tracking, combined with video affirmation, a claim of no service can easily be investigated and resolved before you have to spend time and money to dispatch your assets a second time.

Can you explain what Fuel Tax Optimization is?

On Highway Federal Tax reporting and payment is something that all fleets are required by law to comply with. But, if you’re running a fleet in the 15 states of Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Ohio, you can qualify for a refund if you can prove you’re operating on Non-federal highways – or expending fuel with your PTO or power take-off. With the 3rd Eye monitoring capabilities via our patented Hurricane Gateway, you have the ability to provide both location and fuel usage logs/bread crumb data trails that will hold up to any audit.

Do you offer live streaming?

3rd Eye provides up to eight camera feeds that can be accessed remotely – that all show what’s happening around the vehicle in real-time. Cameras can be strategically placed around the vehicle to give viewers a three hundred and sixty-degree view of the vehicle’s surroundings.

What type of Body Signals can 3rd Eye gather?

3rd Eye provides engineered body-system-sensor systems that provide real-time status and feedback for both chassis and body-related functions. Fleet owners know critical operational metrics, such as fuel consumption, operational temperatures, and pressures – as well as when hydraulics are being utilized and the position of hydraulically operated body systems.

Can you integrate into my current back office system?

3rd Eye makes integration with any number of third-party peripherals easy utilizing the Hurricane Gateway™ open-architecture platform. Peripherals include things like body scales, inventory control – and any number of back-office systems.