Snap-On & Qualcomm to Co-Develop Wireless Products
Snap-On Inc. has entered into a strategic relationship with mobile communications firm Qualcomm Inc. to co-develop and market wireless products for customers in the transportation, logistics and heavy equipment industries worldwide, the companies announced on July 8.
San Diego-based Qualcomm will work with Snap-On, which produces automotive diagnostics equipment, to develop integrated "remote diagnostics" and mobile asset management products. The companies plan to integrate Snap-On’s eTechnician application, a Web-based remote vehicle monitoring and diagnostics system, with Qualcomm's OmniTRACS fleet management system to provide enhanced asset management, remote diagnostics, and control of vehicle parameters.
Snap-On’s eTechnician enables communication of vehicle diagnostic data and information to a central operations base.