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‘Audi connect’ uses WirelessCar for its telematics services in China

China: WirelessCar, a connected services provider, supports Audi in China with call center solutions enabling location-based services, infotainment and information features. The high potential of China is accompanied by a complex market structure and a broad range of local regulations. This is the reason why WirelessCar has started early to …

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Southwest Research Institute to serve as testing site for connected vehicle network

Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed site

USA: Southwest Research Institute has been named as Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed by the U.S. Department of Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Administration. As a Connected Vehicle Test Bed, SwRI supports public and private sector research, testing and demonstrations of innovative, next-generation intelligent transportation technologies. A connected vehicle network …

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Renault and Orange team up on 4G LTE telematics

France:  Renault and Orange are collaborating on a research project to test the automotive uses of very-high-speed, 4G/LTE connectivity. Tomorrow’s vehicles will be hyper-connected, enabling motorists to safely access their professional and personal digital worlds, wherever driving circumstances permit. Orange rolled out 4G in advance at Renault’s research and testing …

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Vikram Puri, Managing Director & CEO, Transworld Technologies Ltd

Vikram Puri

Mr. Vikram Puri is the Managing Director and CEO of Transworld Technologies Ltd. In his present role he is responsible for the company’s operations, finance and profitability, technology R&D and product innovation. He has been in the field of telematics for almost a decade and has brought innovations to this field in …

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Delphi launches 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot for ultra-fast in-vehicle Wi-Fi connectivity

Delphi Automotive PLC recently announced the launch of Delphi Connect with 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot, a premium version of its cloud-based automotive connectivity system with Verizon Wireless. This car-to-cloud/cloud-to-car connectivity service provides many features that offer consumers even more ways to extend the smart technology they use at home to …

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Timothy Lau, Broadcom Corporation shares his views on automotive telematics

Timothy Lau

Timothy Lau serves as Associate Product Line Director of Automotive Networking products in the Infrastructure & Networking Group (ING) at Broadcom Corporation. In this role, Lau is responsible for product specification, development and marketing of Broadcom automotive networking solutions.  Lau has more than 20 years of experience in the technology …

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Videos: New connectivity features in VW Car-Net

Volkswagen of America has launched VW Car-Net which is a new in-car system that offers a number of diagnostics features along with the services that help customers feel safe and secure. Some of the key features of VW Car-Net include:   Automatic Crash Notification In the event that an accident …

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Malaysia: Caterpillar launches VisionLink 2.7 for remote fleet management


Malaysia: According to a recent news, construction and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has unveiled its VisionLink 2.7 mobile application for Malaysian construction players to remotely monitor fleet and equipment site operations. As part of the Caterpillar’s Cat Product Link solution, the VisionLink 2.7 is said to provide an optimized mobile …

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Outlook 2013: Tathagatta Dutta

Tathagatta Dutta

Tathagatta Dutta, CEO, Instrumentation and Control System India The headlines of TOI dated. 20-12-2012 said “All police vans to have GPS Unit” – (but only in Delhi) after the horrible incidence. Why not there is a REGULATION which must say, “All the police van in the country must be fitted …

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Ashok Gupta, IRC (India) Ltd.

Ashok Gupta

Ashok Gupta, Managing Director, IRC (India) Ltd. shared his thoughts on a range of issues, including the role of telematics in generating revenue and improving efficiency in logistics industry and more… Q      Could you share some thought on the status of usage of telematics at IRC? We, as a corporate …

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