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Connected cars will ultimately converge under a unified IOT ecosystem


Telematics Wire got the chance to interview Mr. Jacob (Coby) Hasson, EVP, Head of Global Sales at Scope Technology, He leads the planning and execution of strategies to grow sales and revenues of the company.  Jacob is responsible for managing the Sales and Business Development teams, creating a culture of …

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How everyone can gain from sharing data

Object detections on Mapillary include common traffic participants such as cars as well as more rare ones like caravans (image on Mapillary by jeluf, licensed under CC-BY-SA)

As the world is constantly changing, maps need to be updated continuously as well. Today and in the future, autonomous vehicles will be heavy consumers of up-to-date map data. The question that arises then is how this is supposed to work since traditional ways of mapping have a hard time …

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Connected cars or supercomputers on wheels?


The global automotive industry has been witnessing a transformation over the last decade with digital communication technologies making rapid inroads in vehicles. While it is no news that data is the new oil, automakers and others want in on the data-for-dollars boom, thanks to the emergence of increasingly capable and …

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Telematics and UBI market in India is at a very interesting junction with many Insurers, Insurtechs and OEMs entering in a big way: Saurabh Chatterjee


Telematics Wire interviewed Sourabh Chatterjee President, Head- Technology, Digital Marketing and Sales, Bajaj Allianz General insurance. Sourabh Chatterjee heads IT, web sales, digital and direct marketing at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. He is responsible for delivering technology solutions and support, along with providing digital marketing solutions to the company. He …

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Bluetooth low energy semiconductor will see a strong demand in the years to come

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Telematics Wire into conversation with  Addy Mulders, Marketing Operations Manager at Dialog Semiconductor. Addy Mulders is responsible for the automotive product roadmap of Dialog Semiconductor’s Bluetooth Low Energy Business Unit. The excerpts of the conversation: TW: Would you like to discuss some of your offerings in the automotive segment? Addy: …

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The Birth of “Otto”

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Vocal Control and response will be the bridge between high end telematics, self driving and connected cars. This technology will be the break through and adoption accelerator for the self-driving car.  With a voice system, the driver will feel more at ease with allowing the automobile to take control of …

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Merging two key trends in personal transportation in India: “Transportation as a service” and “user based insurance”


Have you ever wondered, when your driver took your car to pick up your children from school and something unfortunate happens, what will be covered by your vehicle insurance? When you rest a car from a self-driving car rental company for your next vacation, are you able to get a …

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Smart Trails and Connected Cars


Piyush Rajan, Asst Editor, Telematics Wire spoke to Jitender Sandhu, M2M Director, ASEAN & India, Gemalto on future of connected devices, cybersecurity and more. Jitender is the Head of ASEAN and India for Gemalto’s Machine-to-Machine (M2M) segment. It is being predicted that in future out of all the connected devices …

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Cybersecurity – a gating issue for safety in a connected and automated vehicle future


Introduction Connected, partially and fully automated vehicles hold the potential to transform our lives, making real smart cities and ushering in undreamed-of efficiencies in the transport of people and goods by land and in the futures, air, and even space.  Where things go wrong, however, potential harms are much greater …

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Smart fleet management


Fleet management is gaining momentum in the industry as fleet operators require real-time tracking, driver management, scheduling of maintenance, servicing of vehicles, vehicle health optimization, and others. These features have helped fleet operators to track lost or stolen cargo and effectively address issues related to it. Also, there have been …

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