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Automatically & anywhere via GPRS: DLD® Wide Range II

New freedom with data downloads

DLD Wide Range II

Die Daten können europaweit per GSM/GPRS übertragen werden.

DLD Wide Range II
DLD Wide Range II

Your advantages at a glance

  • Wireless transfer of mass storage device and driver card data
  • Data is transmitted quickly and securely via a wireless system
  • Automatic download at specified times
  • The company card can stay in the office
  • Secure connection (https) for maximum data security
  • Automatic forwarding to TIS-Web possible


The DLD Wide Range II enables customer together with TIS-Web RTM to do the Remote Download of data from DTCO and Stoneridge tachographs via GSM/GPRS communication.

In comparison to existing DLD Wide Range the new DLD Wide Range II is based on the powerful und flexible Linux platform and already equipped with mobile communication.

Together with TIS-Web RTM it offers like the DLD Short Range II in addition to the remote download also the possibility to record GPS positions.

Further benefits:

  • Based on a powerful and flexible Linux Platform
  • Includes GSM and an internal GPS module (with external GPS antenna)
  • Additional digital inputs and other interfaces (with optional harness)
  • Integrated SIM card, communications onboard
  • Main Harness compatible with DLD-SR II
  • Linux Based with 512 MB storage, second CAN
  • prepared for future Telematics applications

This is how data transmission works

(1) The device establishes a connection between the digital tachograph and the TIS-Web RTM service.

(2) The tachograph and driver card are authenticated with the help of the company card.
Please note: You need a card reader to read the company card

Data download
(3) Secure download of drivercard and/or mass storage device data from the digital tachograph to the DLD for intermediate storage.

Data transmission
(4) The DLD Wide Range II transfers the encrypted data  via GPRS to the TIS-Web RTM Server and from there to your Office-PC.

(5) For TIS-Web DMM customers the data are transferred directly to the TIS-Web DMM server via a secure internet connection (https) and are available there for inspection and analysis.

TIS-Web RTM Benefits

  • Web based solution
  • Full control of entire system
  • No Installation on Customer Infrastructure Required (CC card hosting)
  • Automatic Software Updates
  • Remote Diagnostics possibilities


  • Office PC with continuous internet connection for connection of company card
  • System software will be download by TIS-Web RTM for simple installation of Office-PC.
  • DTCO from Release 1.3 will be connected with DLD via CAN. Ask a service partner workshop for advice.
  • Power supply for the DLD via DLD main power cable or via quick installation harness (optional)

Case Study – CRH Transport Training Ltd


CRH Transport Training Ltd

VDO Digital Tachograph and Remote Data Downloading Device (DLD®)

  • Company Profile          
    HGV Driver Training and Transport company.  They have been in business for over 22 years.
  • Fleet Size        
    15 HGV’s
  • Business Issue    
    A requirement to make downloading quicker and easier from two different geographical locations.
  • Continental Solution
    VDO DTCO 2.1 Active, Remote DLD® with tracking and VDO TIS-Web online analysis and archiving software solution.
  • Key Benefits
    Greater efficiency of operation.

Customer Comment

“We have been extremely impressed with the VDO product range.  We believe in buying the best products for downloading data and the VDO team have fully supported us with advice on purchasing the right products that meet our needs.”
Chris Hetherington, CRH’s Managing Director


Case Study – EBB Paper


EBB Paper

VDO Digital Tachograph and Remote Data Downloading Device (DLD®)

  • Company Profile          
    Elliott Baxter & Company Limited was formed in 1922 by Alan George Elliott and today is run and owned by the third and fourth generation of Elliotts. The company has 11 state-of-the-art storage and distribution centres covering the UK, offering a huge range of paper and delivers an average of 100,000 tonnes per year.
  • Fleet Size        
    90 HGV’s
  • Business Issue    
    EBB wanted to upgrade to the latest version Digital Tachograph to gain time savings on the one minute rule and to have the ability to download data to simplify data collection.
  • Continental Solution
    VDO DTCO 2.1 Active, Remote DLD® and VDO TIS-Web online analysis and archiving software solution.
  • Key Benefits
    Greater efficiency of operation.

Customer Comment

“We need to ensure we run at optimum efficiency at all times whilst ensuring we keep our fleet fully compliant within the letter of the law. At EBB we are delighted with the VDO digital tachograph and DLD® technology as it is saving us considerable time and money.”
Andy Young, EBB Service Manager


Case Study – Network Rail


Network Rail

VDO Digital Tachograph and Remote Data Downloading Device (DLD®)

  • Company Profile          
    Network Rail maintain and develop Britain’s tracks, signalling systems, rail bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts and 18 key railway stations.
  • Fleet Size        
    A mixed fleet of 11,000 vehicles with HGV’s and LCV’s.
  • Business Issue    
    To increase fleet efficiency and take away some of the stress for the patrols.
  • Continental Solution
    VDO Digital Tachograph 2.1 Active and Remote Data Downloading (DLD®)
  • Key Benefits
    Greater efficiency in operation.

Customer Comment

“The latest technology takes away all the complexities of downloading digital tachograph data from both the Driver Card and the vehicle unit when vehicles are off site. Having vehicle based over the whole of the UK has always proved to be a problem for data collection so with remote GPRS downloading technology data is downloaded at regular intervals regardless of where the vehicle is located.”
Commented a spokesperson from Network Rail


Case Study – Stan Robinson Stafford Ltd


Stan Robinson Stafford Ltd

VDO Digital Tachograph and Remote Data Downloading Device (DLD®)

  • Company Profile          
    Stan Robinson is a national logistics company operating from four sites around the UK.
  • Fleet Size        
    160 Rigid and Artic heavy goods vehicles.
  • Business Issue    
    To increase fleet efficiency.
  • Continental Solution
    VDO Digital Tachograph 2.1 Active and Remote Data Downloading (DLD®)
  • Key Benefits
    The ability to download Tachograph and Driver Card Data anywhere in the UK, making significant time savings.

Customer Comment

“The improvements we have noticed on the fleet have been amazing: we now download our trucks anywhere in the UK with the Fleet Manager still remaining in their office. There is no vehicle downtime and no need to even see the vehicle as with touch of the button technology the data is downloaded. It makes life far easier for both the office and the driver.

Keeping our fleet efficient and legal is paramount in our business and with VDO products we feel we are reaping the benefits by using these products. The VDO Digital Tachograph also saves us time with the 1 minute rule legislation being used to our advantage so that we now have an additional 45 minutes driving per vehicle.”
Commented a spokesperson from Stan Robinson


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