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What Is Telematics?

Telematics is the integrated use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to transmit, store and receive data from remote objects.

Telematics is used in many domains, including road transport, rail, maritime, medical services and building management.

The use of telematics goes beyond monitoring and compliance, providing information and data relating to fault diagnostics, system changes, and enabling remote and automated physical functions.

Key trends influencing vehicle telematics include:

  • multiple transport modes
  • evolving ICT
  • increased embedded systems and sensors
  • necessity for real-time data
  • shifting user demands
  • need for improved outcomes and insights.

Last updated on February 17th, 2020