Suddenly, everyone is monitoring their heart rate and counting their steps – or so it seems. Can carmakers get in on this trend with telematics and help drivers stay safe, alert and healthy while driving? Susan Kuchinskas reports.
The idea was stellar – at least on paper. A diabetic driver might miss early signs that his blood glucose levels were spiking, a condition that could lead to drowsiness or blurred vision. But what if his Medtronic continuous glucose monitor paired with Ford’s Sync communications and entertainment system and delivered the monitor’s warnings through Sync’s audio alerts and visual displays?
Industry insight: Telematics and apps
Industry insight: Telematics and data
Content and Apps for Automotive Europe 2014