Dear RTCU User,
This is already the 2nd newsletter of 2012,
and we are again demonstrating our commitment to bringing the
most exciting products and services to the market.
In this newsletter, we announce the availability of the
Since the initial introduction in the last newsletter additional
power and flexibility have been introduced into the platform, so
the product stands with even more stars!
The PNM-100 product constitutes a complete navigation and
messaging solution with a professional and ruggedized Windows CE
device and the NMP software pre-installed with Sygic maps
according to user requirements. Ready to use!
In RTCU IDE 5.96 and X32 firmware 2.64 we
introduce a new concept for ordering and activating device
options - such as found on the RTCU CX1 flex product. There is
no more need for using cumbersome activation barcodes with this
On-demand options can be ordered and activated, when needed all
within the RTCU IDE environment, or directly by the VPL
application running in the RTCU unit.
With the on-demand options a more flexible and economical
approach to device options is introduced with great benefits for
Please read much more below...
Logic IO Navigation and Messaging Platform
(NMP) is a powerful and open platform for
implementation of state-of the-art advanced fleet
management applications integrating navigation, messaging,
driver identification and job dispatch capabilities.
platform works on almost any Microsoft Windows CE 5.0
based device and is based on the market leading
Sygic navigation engine
tightly integrated into the powerful RTCU concept.
The Logic IO Navigation and Messaging Platform
(NMP) is fully backward compatible with already developed RTCU
applications utilizing the Garmin FMI
interface, but extends the functionality to a new level of power
and flexibility. A number of user defined on-screen keys can be
defined and controlled in almost any way and additionally the
Mobile Data Terminal (MDT-200) API is fully
supported opening up for a new level of customized user
The key features of the Navigation and
Sygic navigation engine
under Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 (or later).
range of devices supported (large screens, ruggedized, etc).
compatible with the Garmin FMI level 2 API.
compatible with the Mobile Data Terminal API.
on-screen keys. Size,color,flashing,
isibility, etc. can be controlled.
source with data from the RTCU device.
logo and waypoints icons.
language and unicode support.
upgrade and configuration capabilities.
architecture allowing specialized
functionality to be added.
Full RTCU IDE
Simulator support for rapid development
the RTCU MX2i pro/pro+,
RTCU CX1 pro and
the RTCU CX1 flex.
the RTCU unit to the NMP device, a special
interface box/cable is required. It is also possible to connect the
NMP device to the RTCU IDE Simulator allowing
rapid development of
complete fleet management and messaging applications within the RTCU IDE
For detailed information
about the NMP interface please
consult the RTCU IDE
(V5.96 or later)
on-line help or
For a complete solution with a professional ruggedized
navigation device with interface cables, etc. and the NMP
preinstalled ready to use, please see the PNM-100 product
For additional information please see the
NMP Datasheet and
NMP User Guide,
or visit the NMP product page
The PNM-100 product is a complete solution using the
designed for the most demanding and professional fleet
The PNM-100 device is a ruggedized 7-inch, easy to read, screen
optimized for finger touch usage. A powerful processor and
generous RAM and Flash insures a delightful experience.
The PNM-100 product comes with the NMP software/maps
pre-installed and interface box and cables for the RTCU MX2i
pro/pro+, RTCU CX1 flex/pro and the coming RTCU SX1 series.
Ready to go!
The PNM-100 product package includes:
- Ruggedized Navigation and Messaging device:
- 7-inch diagonal resistive
touch TFT-LCD screen.
- Strong non-detachable cable
with data and power.
- Running Microsoft Windows
- Navigation and Messaging Platform software
- Sygic maps installed according to customer
- NMP interface box for connection to RTCU unit and
- Interface cables for the RTCU MX2i pro/pro+, CX1
flex/pro and the SX1 series.
- Power cable for connection to 12..36 volt.
- Dashboard mount.
- Optional: cable for connection to the RTCU IDE
For additional information please visit the
PNM-100 product page here.
RTCU IDE V5.96
This release of the RTCU IDE supports additional functionality and
documentation related to the new Navigation and Messaging
Platform as found in X32 firmware V2.64.
RTCU on-demand unit options - such as found on the RTCU CX1 flex
- can now be ordered and activated on-line from within the RTCU
The list of enhancements:
- RTCU on-demand options - as found on the RTCU
CX1 flex - can now be
ordered and activated on-line.
Support for the new Navigation and Messaging
Platform (NMP) functionality
as found in X32 firmware V2.64.
Documentation for the new boardRequestOption
allowing the RTCU unit to
request on-demand unit options.
- Full path to the active project added to
the window title bar.
- Support for the AES
Rijndael encryption functionality found in X32 firmware
other minor enhancements.
Bugs which have been fixed in this
Enhanced stability, when
using the Simulator with I/O extensions.
Rare crash, when closing the
RTCU IDE fixed.
other minor bug-fixes.
Please download from
X32 Firmware V2.64
This release for the entire
X32 series has enhanced support for the NMP (Navigation and Messaging
Platform) and the possibility for the VPL application to
request on-demand unit options such as the RTCU CX1 flex
The full list of news:
Enhanced support for the Navigation and Messaging Platform
with user defined on-screen keys.
RTCU CX1 flex/pro support for the Navigation and
boardRequestOption() allowing the application to
order on-demand unit options.
AES Rijndael encryption support.
- Rare cases of 'GPRS Recovery boot #2' on the RTCU
DX4 series has been fixed.
other minor bug fixes.
Upgrading is only recommended if any of the listed features are
required - such as the Navigation and Messaging Platform
Most of the above features also require the installation of the
new RTCU IDE 5.96.
Please download from