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AT&T and Telogis Expand Efforts to Connect Fleets

September 10, 2015By

AT&T and Telogis, a SaaS-based connected vehicle technology provider, have announced a collaboration to offer solutions for companies with mobile workforces. Connecting vehicles of all sizes from small trucks to 18-wheelers and heavy equipment, the combination of AT&T’s global network and Telogis’ telematics, compliance, and mobile and navigation software creates full-fleet solutions for businesses around the world. The announcement was... read more

AT&T Announces New Personal Security App, Connected Car Collaborations at CTIA

September 10, 2015By

It wasn’t enough for AT&T Mobility President & CEO Glenn Lurie to make just one major announcement during his keynote address at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 Thursday. He had to make several. Most significantly, AT&T used the stage in front of a packed crowd, including their biggest competitors, to introduce new personal security, fleet tracking and connected car solutions. On... read more

Verizon Telematics’ Work on Mercedes mbrace Marks New Standard for Connected Cars

September 10, 2015By

VP says company remains “bullish”on in-car Wi-Fi, sees need for both embedded, bring-your-own-device solutions   Mercedes-Benz has been in the news in the past month for offering connected car service as standard for five years on all new vehicles, one of the longest multi-year offers yet. But it isn’t just big news for Mercedes; it’s also a testament to Verizon’s... read more

University of Michigan Opens Test ‘City’ for Connected Vehicles

July 23, 2015By

The University of Michigan (U-M) has opened Mcity, a controlled environment designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars. Mcity is a 32-acre simulated urban and suburban environment that includes a network of roads with intersections, traffic signs and signals, streetlights, building facades, sidewalks and construction obstacles. It is... read more

Autonomous Vehicles Face Privacy, Security and Liability Issues

June 24, 2015By

Plus: Resurgence in indoor location-based marketing, ITS America annual meeting report
Autonomous vehicle technology has made industry-smart people pause and think what the consequences will be if cars and other platforms drive themselves. Will there be a huge increase in traffic when everyone decides to call their cars to grab a loaf of bread at a store? Many of these topics were discussed at the ITS America annual meeting held in Pittsburgh May 31-June 3. In other location news, there seems to be a resurgence in location-based marketing and indoor positioning conferences, leading one to believe that large retailers are finally taking notice. read more

Telit, Agnik Join on IoT Apps, Big Data for Smart Devices

June 1, 2015By

Telit Wireless Solutions and Agnik are collaborating on Internet of Things (IoT) applications and Big Data analytics for connected devices in the auto, home and health industries. Agnik’s solutions expand the quality and quantity of integrated IoT apps and analytics available to customers and ecosystem partners of the industry-leading deviceWISE AEP. The rapid proliferation of smart devices and products makes it challenging... read more

Telematics Berlin

May 11, 2015By

Representatives from Ford, Teradata and TomTom will speak at Telematics Berlin. The conference and exhibition, formerly known as Content and Apps for Automotive Europe, will be held May 11-12 at the Kempinski Hotel. Telematics Berlin brings together main players in the connected car space to deliver insights on changes brought about by automotive data. Speakers from Ford, one of the largest and most innovative automakers, will... read more

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Drones Take Off for Location Companies

April 22, 2015By
3D Robotics Solo Drone with GPS embedded.

The National Association of Broadcasters meeting in Las Vegas draws 100,000 attendees annually, making it one of the largest trade shows in the country. However, besides timing and some very niche markets, it has not been a big show for location companies. That is, until now, when NAB welcomed drone manufacturers, all of which embed GPS in their flying aircraft. read more