Changing market conditions, growing competition and new technologies are forcing telematics device manufacturers to reexamine their strategies and choose new ways. What will be their future role in the market? What are their alternatives? Israel Ronn, president of Spotam, considers the answers.
Telematics device manufacturers were once considered indispensable to anyone serious about stolen vehicle recovery, fleet management or driver behavior.
Now competition – whether from cellular operators or OEM telematics programs – is everywhere, eroding price levels on a quarterly basis.
What are telematics device manufacturers to do?
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