Telematics

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CES 2018: plug-in collision detection and analysis

CES 2018: plug-in collision detection and analysis
At the 2018 international CES in Las Vegas, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions will announce the Telematics eCall Plug (TEP), a retrofit plug-in sensor device. It delivers event data such as driving behaviour and crash detection for telematics, fleet management and insurance applications. The smart sensor device easily plugs into a standard 12V car cigarette lighter socket.
8th January 2018

CES 2018: SRC-based V2X solution exceeds USDOT requirements

CES 2018: SRC-based V2X solution exceeds USDOT requirements
Autotalks and STMicroelectronics have begun working together to save lives and improve mobility on the roads through the use of DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communication) -based Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communications technology. The partners will highlight both Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) use cases during CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
5th January 2018

eCall automotive telematics become mandatory in the EU

eCall automotive telematics become mandatory in the EU
Legislation on eCall (emergency call) functionality is one of the major factors driving advanced vehicle connectivity today. An eCall subsystem will automatically call the emergency services in the event of an accident or crash. The system will be mandatory for all cars and vans sold in the EU from April 2018. Guest piece written by Alan Jermyn, Avnet Abacus.
15th December 2017


Open development platform for secure car connectivity applications

Open development platform for secure car connectivity applications
  The Modular Telematics Platform (MTP) from STMicroelectronics provides an open development environment for prototyping advanced smart driving applications, including vehicle connectivity to back-end servers, road infrastructure, and other vehicles.
23rd October 2017

Contact with speeding drivers could save 50 lives a year

Contact with speeding drivers could save 50 lives a year
A recent report on road casualties in Great Britain has revealed a four percent rise in speed related road deaths. In response to this, Insure The Box, the pioneer of telematics insurance and a champion for Road Safety has calculated that 50 road deaths and 750 serious injuries could be prevented per year if all motor insurance providers communicated with customers who habitually speed.
3rd October 2017

Telematics data successfully used in defence of a policyholder

Global pioneer of telematics-based car insurance, Insure The Box, has marked another industry first as its telematics data is successfully used in defence of a policyholder in a liability trial at Wandsworth County Court. Whilst telematics data is used every day by Insure The Box, enabling it to ensure legitimate claims are paid quickly and efficiently, this was the first time the data played a fundamental role in a liability case that went to Court. 
26th July 2016

Modules provide cellular connectivity for automotive vehicles

Modules provide cellular connectivity for automotive vehicles
It has been announced by Sierra Wireless that PATEO has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime AR series modules to enable cellular connectivity for its telematics units being installed in automotive vehicles for the China market. The automotive-grade AR series embedded modules began shipping to PATEO in Q1 2016, and the first deployment of their telematics units is in Geely’s vehicle platforms.
14th July 2016

Compact UDR receiver suited for small-sized vehicle trackers

Compact UDR receiver suited for small-sized vehicle trackers
u-blox has announced a miniature UDR (Untethered Dead Reckoning) receiver which measures just 7x7mm, making it suited for small-sized vehicle trackers. The EVA-M8E provides untethered dead-reckoning performance without any electrical connection to the vehicle, using low cost inertial sensors and offers continuous positioning even before GNSS signals have been received.
23rd June 2016

3D ADR firmware enables low latency for interactive HUDs

3D ADR firmware enables low latency for interactive HUDs
Designed for first mount or aftermarket road vehicle applications, such as in-car navigation, infotainment systems, telematics units and fleet management, u-blox has released its 4th gen firmware for 3D ADR (Automotive Dead Reckoning) GNSS modules and chips. The upgraded GNSS receivers now offer real-time continuous navigation output with an update rate of 20Hz, enabling low latency for applications such as interactive HUDs.
9th May 2016

Company wins £5m contract to produce insurance telematics solutions

Company wins £5m contract to produce insurance telematics solutions
Stadium Group has been awarded a substantial new supply contract by Trak Global. This contract, worth £5 million, builds on the existing partnership between the two companies and will see Stadium continue to produce Trak Global's Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) units, which are fitted to vehicles to monitor individual driving styles.
16th March 2016


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