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Telematics is a general term that refers to any device which merges telecommunications and infomatics. Telematics includes anything from GPS systems to navigation systems. It is responsible for many features in vehicles from OnStar to hands free mobile calling.

Telematics enables wireless data communication and opens up a huge range of possibilities. It can enable you to have wireless television and internet on your vehicle. Telematics is essentially a range of different features, options and devices that are brought together by a single principle – data and communication.

Through telematics you enjoy many benefits in your vehicle on a daily basis such as roadside assistance and remote unlocking of your vehicle. Lets say you forgot the car keys in the vehicle, well with telematics and a quick phone call you could get your car unlocked.

Latest News (view all)

Volvo debuts new infotainment features
If you visited the LA Auto Show this week, then you’d have been a bit disappointed if you were looking to see .. read more →
Analysts warn of automated car hacking
There’s already some concern that with newer generations of ever more connected and intelligent cars, that we’ll become vulnerable to remote hackers .. read more →
Obama appoints human fatigue expert to run safety review
Following the recent news that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the United States had dropped the ball by allowing unsafe .. read more →
FIAG declares telematics “essential” for fleets
If there was any question of whether telematics can help a fleet based business, then FIAG has decided to answer it by .. read more →
Audi pledges driverless cars by 2016
Driverless car technology is coming on apace. Google is set to trial a handful of its high-end, push-to-go vehicles in Milton Keynes .. read more →
FIA still working on virtual safety car
The virtual safety car is a pretty recent invention in Formula 1 and as such, it’s a new technology that needs work. .. read more →
Indian auto-maker poo poos safety features
Recently, in an effort to reduce the number of people that die on the roads in India every year (some 250,000), the .. read more →
Ambulance driver safety soars with telematics
Telematics are often given a pat on the back for being great at saving companies fuel, or improving a fleet manager’s efficiency, .. read more →

Latest Features (view all)

Will In-Car Infotainment Affect the Growth of the Automotive Industry?
Posted in Features by Sherly Mendoza

  As the year 2014 started, the world’s biggest carmaker, Toyota Motor Corp., predicted that U.S. car sales would level off.  Toyota expects to sell 2.3 million cars this year, despite seeing a 7.4% growth in 2013 sales and after four years of continuous increases.  Overall, carmakers sold 7.6% more cars in 2013, delivering more than 15 million cars in 2013, a six-year record.  That increase is helped by a recovering economy, low interest rates for auto loans and declining… read more →

Get to Know More About Fleet Management Software as a Service (SaaS)
Posted in Features by Sherly Mendoza

For many years, fleet management solutions providers give you the hardware that you need to install in your fleet’s vehicles and the software to allow you to collect data and interpret these data to help you make better fleet management decisions.  This software is important because it helps you make sense of the data, easily and conveniently.  In fact, without the software, you would probably miss the most important data you need and would have a hard time understanding the… read more →

Expert Opinion (view all)

Learning from the Connected Car..
Posted in Expert Opinion by Frank Pellitta

What are the most important characteristics in a perfect fleet telematics system? Of course affordability is always a factor, and features such as ease of use and ease of management are vitally important. However, when it comes to technical considerations, the relative importance of product features will change from one year to the next, depending on consumer expectations and needs. What is a “nice-to-have” today may become a “must-have” tomorrow..

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Meet Our Experts (view all)

Frank Pellitta

Frank has been an expert in the telematics industry for over 15 years. While employed by telematics industry giants – QNX, Cross Country, and Airbiquity, he helped automakers build systems using all aspects of the technology.

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Daniel Zloczower

Multilingual executive with a proven track record of success in International Sales, Marketing and Business Development in the Latin American, US, European and African markets in diverse industries.

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Elaina Farnsworth

Elaina Farnsworth is a public speaker, entrepreneur, writer and thought leader. In her dynamic role as CEO of Mobile Comply, She coaches executives and their teams on mobile related topics in Connected Vehicle and Enterprise Mobility.

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