Raven Connected brings next generation of connectivity, safety, and security to roadways across Canada

Collaborating with TELUS, the first step will include deploying video telematics in smaller businesses across Canada – an offering previously only accessible by larger fleets.

April 21, 2022

Ottawa – Raven Connected announced today a new collaboration with TELUS to introduce Internet of Things (IoT) vehicle connectivity across Canada. The initial focus will deliver video telematics to underserved small and medium businesses, with further integration of new offerings in multiple markets over the next year. 

Starting in April, 2022, a co-branded video telematics solution, a technology that integrates cameras and analytics with fleet tracking, for fleets within Canada will be released. Designed with small and medium businesses in mind, Raven, one of TELUS Connected Vehicle offerings, can be deployed in minutes, providing access to safety-critical information and alerts for commercial vehicles across a range of industries, from passenger transportation to construction.

Integrating with the TELUS IoT network, the Raven vehicle tracking solution provides: 

  • Real-time vehicle monitoring
  • Dual camera, live and historic video streaming
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Always-on security and safety for vehicles and inventory
  • Heads-up display to relay pertinent information continuously to the driver

“We are pleased to join forces with TELUS, a trusted player in the space,” said Dan Carruthers, CEO of Raven Connected. “Their longstanding experience in connectivity and our agility to meet the evolving needs of the industry has created a unique alliance to deliver innovative solutions to longstanding challenges across a range of companies and markets.”

TELUS is the exclusive wireless carrier partner for Raven Connected in Canada. This dedicated commitment allows for a deeper integration providing expansion opportunities with inroads to connected vehicles, integrated business security systems, municipal telematics, and smart cities infrastructure. As the teams work together, they continue to identify aligned areas of interest.

“Working with Raven brings a new wave of connectivity to vehicles,” said Marshall Berkin, Vice-president, Industry Solutions, TELUS Business Solutions. “While the first product offering will help empower small and medium businesses, the applications we can see for this association are vast and industry disruptive. We look forward to continuing our work together to bring data-driven insights to improve roadways for everyone.”

Leveraging TELUS’ ecosystem of integrated smart technologies, TELUS is able to drive better outcomes for people and businesses in our communities, by enhancing public safety, promoting sustainability and optimizing operations through a vast ecosystem of people-first solutions.

The Raven video telematics solution is available for immediate purchase through the TELUS small and medium business channel.

For inquiries: Natalie Jackson, marketing@ravenconnected.com