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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.

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

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Telematics may take time to hit Indian markets

Business Standard - 21 hours ago
Telematics, which involves installation of devices in the vehicle, could take a longer time to hit the market. This is because apart from the...

MiX Telematics Enters Into Multi-Year Agreement With Halliburton to Provide ...

MarketWatch - 2 days ago
MiX Telematics MIXT, +3.15% a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced today that it has entered into a...

Masternaut and Smart Witness to offer integrated telematics and camera ...

FleetNews - 1 day ago
Teamed with the Masternaut telematics solution, drivers can reap the camera's benefits as well as improve driver behaviour, cost reduction...

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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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