Telematics and apps: Identifying trends from the trendy

Telematics and apps: Identifying trends from the trendy

Even the connected car hasn’t come to dominate the road yet, the concept of machine-to-machine (M2M), machine-to-infrastructure (M2C) has hit the mainstream in telematics industry.  The topics of automobile telematics have been widely publicized – whether it is usage based insurance, cars with in-built infotainment system or safety features. The car manufacturers (OEMs) and technology companies […]

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Build your own Google Glass

Build your own Google Glass

Multi-Model Interface – Beyond web and mobile Google glass is a polarizing device. Positive opinions have often focused on the possibilities for augmented realities and multi-model natural interface, while the negative ones tend to focus on the privacy ramification and driving distractions. The features currently available cover a significant portion of your daily tasks. You […]

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Telematics Playing an Essential Role in Road Safety

Telematics Playing an Essential Role in Road Safety

According to The Society of Telecommunications Engineers the integrated use of telecommunications and informatics – can help manage live traffic updates, smart routing and tracking or rapid roadside assistance in case of accidents or breakdown (Athavale, 2013). Being that road safety is an important topic around the world it is clear that something needs to be […]

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Which Technologies are Insured Drivers Most Willing to Adopt for Lower Premium?

A recent survey from carinsurance.com reveals that technology is far more likely to be adopted to include telematics boxes or mobile phone blockers. The survey represented a   sample of 500 drivers and asked how willing they would be to accept certain restrictions from their insurance company in return for a lower premium.  According to a […]

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Five HopeRun Technology Trends to Watch for in 2013

In the start of the New Year, it is time to identify your technological strategies and adopt what’s truly useful for you and your company. We have listed five hot technology trends to watch for in the upcoming year.   1.       Connected Vehicles: The Car as a connected platform enables multiple protocols to talk to […]

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