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Welcome to Telematics.com

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.

Telematics is also used heavily in fleet tracking and management. More and more fleet owners are finding huge savings by adopting telematics technology.

Check out: A Comprehensive Guide to: Fleet Tracking Systems.

 


Latest News (view all)

Honda appoints new internal CEO to handle car-safety issues
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Honda has been run through the mill over the past year, as many millions of its cars were found to have used .. read more →
What happens if workers don’t want telematics?
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Telematics has a number of important uses for fleet managers, end users and insurers and more and more people and companies around the .. read more →
Drones to offer automated safety checks to airlines
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Drones are a bit of a controversial topic at the moment, with many governments and organisations around the world trying to figure .. read more →
What happens when we need to take back control from automated cars?
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Automated cars are coming, that’s clear. By 2017, the first range of motorway autonomous vehicles will leave the factories and begin transporting .. read more →
NHTSA wants to stop cars working if the driver is drunk
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Drunk driving continues to be a problem in the modern age of motoring, despite the endless campaigns to show people its dangers .. read more →
MiX Telematics opens new Houston office
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MiX telematics is continuing its US expansion with the announcement that it has opened a new office in Houston, Texas. It will .. read more →
Virginia earmarks highways for automated testing
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While getting your hands on a car that drives itself is still very expensive and rare, residents of Virginia in the United .. read more →
Telematics is driving the machine to machine market
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The internet of things and machine to machine learning and communication, are two of the biggest growth industries at the moment and .. read more →

Latest Telematics.com Features (view all)

03
Feb
Airplane Black Boxes and Car Black Boxes: What are their similarities and differences?
Posted in Telematics.com Features by Robert Prime

Airplane black boxes Recent aviation disasters such as the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and the Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crash highlight the importance of black boxes on airplanes. These black boxes provide important information that, during most times, no other devices or person could provide. These black boxes tell the story of just what occurred during the flight and what happened just before the plane crashed. These black boxes, or formally known as flight data recorders, record the… read more →


08
Jan
Lorry And Truck Tracking, 10 Top Benefits
Posted in Telematics.com Features by Telematics.com

Today’s fleet managers are very lucky to have truck tracking systems and software to make their jobs a whole lot easier. You get all the information you need and more. Plus, all that data can help you make timely decisions that are based on accurate and up-to-the-minute information. Any company that has a fleet of vehicles, big or small, can benefit from lorry tracking systems. Why should a business use lorry tracking systems and software? The answer is, overall, you… read more →


Expert Opinion (view all)

Driving Safety | The Long and Winding Road..
Posted in Expert Opinion by Sascha Simon

The quest for road safety started the movement toward smart driving, beginning with the first post-crash safety technology, which provided seat belts and crumple zones in cars. Since then, automotive safety technology has moved from mitigation after a crash toward pre-crash safety technology that actively prevents crashes from occurring. Additional safety benefits are realized by utilizing a “sensor fusion” approach that combines existing sensors to introduce new functions without the..

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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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