Arizona and Pennsylvania School Districts choose CalAmp to improve school bus service

CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy, has announced that parents in the growing community of Florence Unified School District (FUSD) in Florence, Arizona and the suburban Boyertown Area School District (BASD) in Boyertown, Pennsylvania will start the new school year with the award-winning Synovia Solutions™ school bus tracking app–Here Comes The Bus–trusted by more than a million users across North America, the company said.

Synovia Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of CalAmp, has an average of 350,000 daily users across North America and captured an Innovation Award from IHS Markit at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show.

The Here Comes The Bus solution provides a secure and convenient school bus experience by delivering real-time tracking of bus location via email and push notification alerts to ensure students and parents arrive at the school bus stop on time. The school districts are also partnering with Synovia to integrate a suite of digital tools on the districts´ buses designed to improve safety, increase fleet efficiency and save money. CalAmp, Synovia´s parent company, is dedicated to improving road safety and is an active member of Together For Safer Roads, a coalition focused on addressing the challenges of fleet safety.

Families from Boyertown and Florence can expect the Here Comes The Bus mobile app to be available for download on Android and iOS supported devices throughout the first half of the school year to help student riders and drivers enjoy a more secure and convenient bus experience.

Florence and Boyertown are among the latest school districts nationwide to adopt the Here Comes The Bus app powered by cloud-based software that will provide school transportation managers with the fleet information needed to run safer and more efficient operations.

The free mobile app, with more than one million downloads since its launch in 2015, has earned 4.6 stars on the Apple App store and a spot in the top 50 education-related apps.

Founded in 2012, Synovia Solutions, LLC provides GPS-driven smart fleet technology applications to increase savings, enhance safety and improve service. As a wholly owned subsidiary of CalAmp® (Nasdaq: CAMP), Synovia delivers a powerful cloud-based solution via a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. With a nationwide customer base in K-12 transportation and municipal fleet management services, Synovia provides digital services that deliver essential, real-time data for smarter fleet management.

CalAmp is a technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy. We help reinvent business and improve lives around the globe with technology solutions that streamline complex mobile IoT deployments and bring intelligence to the edge. For more information, visit calamp.com.