27 June 2013

Latest Telematics News



Octo Telematics moves frontline operation from Rome to London
Insurance Insight
Italy-based telematics systems provider Octo Telematics has relocated its frontline operation from Rome to London in a bid to take advantage of opportunities in the burgeoning UK telematics market and to build stronger ties with both the insurance and 

Sumitomo Selects QUAKE’s Q4000 M2M Device for Its Next Generation
Financial Post
Quake Global, Inc., a leading manufacturer of M2M (machine-to-machine) devices for satellite and terrestrial networks, announced that Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. will integrate QUAKE’s Q4000 to further enhance and optimize its telematics 

DrivePlus brings telematics to Android smartphones
Could this be part of a new trend of companies using your smartphone to calculate information about yourself? Direct Line has launched DrivePlus, a telematics product that comes in the form of an installed box or smartphone app. Basically, the app

Insurethebox: 190000 Insurance Telematics Customers and Counting
GPS Business News
Charlotte Alkett, marketing actuary at the British telematics insurer Insurethebox was presenting the results of their latest product launch “Drive Like a Girl“ at the Connected Cars conference this week in Amsterdam. We seized the opportunity to have

Plextek Consulting and Redtail Telematics exhibit at IoT13 event in Cambridge
Cambridge Network
Plextek Consulting and Redtail Telematics will be exhibiting at the annual Internet of Things Conference today (27th June 2013), Cambridge, UK. Come along to the annual Internet of Things event being held in the heart of the Cambridge Tech community 

Danlaw Integrates Cellcontrol’s Distracted Driving Technology into Its Mobile
Midland Daily News
Cellcontrol TM, the world’s leading technology to prevent distracted driving, and Danlaw, Inc., a global leader of vehicle telematics solutions for automotive insurance, fleet and mobile resource management (MRM), announce the integration of

Masternaut’s telematics solution delivers benefits to the Travis Perkins Group
GISuser.com (press release)
Martin Hiscox, Masternaut CEO, commented: “The sustained vehicle efficiency improvements of our partnership show that telematics is an area prime for investment. Masternaut was originally chosen ahead of other telematics providers to work with the

The connected car is coming
Hindustan Times
For example, Audi to date has 50,000 Audi Connect customers that use its telematics and infotainment systems but together they have already downloaded over 75 terabytes of data since 2011. One of the biggest immediate changes that connectivity will

Webtech Wireless Introduces New HOS Rule Compliance for US Carriers
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Jun 27, 2013 (Menafn – Marketwired via COMTEX) –Webtech Wireless Inc. , a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced the release of updates to its 

MIX TELEMATICS LTD. : MiX Telematics launches Mobile Maintenance and
4-traders (press release)
“MiX Telematics is among the first in our country to offer critical mobile service and installation services at this level,” said Ken Creager, MiX Telematics North America president and CEO. “Not only can our Master Technician provide routine