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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)

Android Auto looking to supplant sat-nav firms
For a long time, the likes of TomTom, Garmin and a few other firms have dominated the satellite navigation scene in the .. read more →
BMW shows off self parking car tech
BMW has unveiled a new automated technology for its future lines of vehicles, showcasing the ability in an upcoming i3 vehicle for .. read more →
Will a closed ecosystem kill CarPlay?
Apple has a history of keeping its own apps close and everyone else at arms length. It regularly circles its wagons and .. read more →
Amazon pulls fabric car seat over safety fears
It looks like recent safety concerns in the US are driving a global push for safer car seats for children, which is .. read more →
Kmart helps parents test car seats
With all the hubub surrounding car safety in the US,at the moment, with the Takata airbag incident and the many millions of .. read more →
Automated cars will probably need 5G
When 3G wireless internet was first made available to the public, it was a watershed moment. Finally, we could access the internet .. read more →
How else can you use telematics?
If you’ve been a regular reader of then at this point you are no doubt fully aware of all sorts of .. read more →
Ford ditches MyFord Touch for new infotainment system
Automotive giant Ford, has announced that its next generation of infotainment systems in its new vehicles, will offer an alternative to the .. read more →

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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)

ACS ALCOLOCK™ uses the power of telematics to..
Posted in Expert Opinion by David Lynch

Discover Nine (Pty) Ltd, the South African distributor of the ACS ALCOLOCK™, has partnered up with a global leader in telematics to make the ACS ALCOLOCK™ even more powerful.  What is an ACS ALCOLOCK™? The ACS ALCOLOCK™ is an alcohol ignition interlock that measures the breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) of the driver and prevents the vehicle from being started if the BrAC is over a predetermined limit. If a driver..

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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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