Europe and North America will reach 65.2m active insurance telematics policies in 2021, Berg forecasts

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 6.8 million in Q4-2016. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.8%, this number is expected to reach 30.0 million by 2021.

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Autonomous cars alter the playing field for motor insurance

Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the effect of autonomous cars on auto insurance. Several major trends are currently impacting the motor insurance market, which has resulted in higher competitiveness and new stakeholders on the market.

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It’s an ill hurricane that blows nobody any good

The IoT’s cameras capture people’s true personalities during a crisis because we get to see what people are like when there’s nobody watching.

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Legal & General partners with HomeServe to provide UK customers with a smart, connected water leak detector

Legal & General, a UK-based home insurance provider, has partnered with home assistance provider, HomeServe to offer customers LeakBot – a smart connected water leak detector developed by HomeServe Labs.

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WannaCry virus fails to stimulate predicted surge in cyber insurance, according to FWD broker research

The recent ‘WannaCry’ ransomware virus attack was heralded as the wake-up call for businesses concerned about their cyber security. A recent survey of 250 UK insurance broking firms, however, shows that following the attack there has surprisingly been little increase at all in the number of enquiries for cyber insurance cover.

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How the insurance industry is responding to connected cars and autonomous vehicles

The insurance space is traditionally a slow-moving industry, but for once it appears to be changing up a gear to be part of the automotive industry of the future. It is impressive how quickly IoT has become part of our everyday lives, when only a couple of years ago it was considered a tech ‘buzzword’.

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Go Green… save money?

Sure, it’s good for the planet. But smart home energy management can save you money in some unexpected ways, says Cees Links of Qorvo Wireless Connectivity.

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HomeServe partners with Aviva to offer customers the LeakBot smart water leak detector

HomeServe, a home assistance provider in the UK, is strengthening its partnership with general insurer, Aviva, with the news that Aviva is the first insurer to offer LeakBot to its customers. This is a smart connected water leak detector, developed by HomeServe Labs.

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Wunelli selects Vodafone for insurance telematics services

Wunelli, a LexisNexis Risk Solutions company, has selected Vodafone – a leader in connected car services, as one of its chosen suppliers for insurance telematics products.

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Connected Car Insurance Europe

Event date: April 12 – 13 2016 Tower Bridge Hotel, London, UK Connected Car Insurance Europe 2016 (April 12-13, London) is Europe’s primary forum for companies looking to actualise connected car data sets to create innovative motor insurance products. The Internet of Things (IoT), connected mobility, telematics and the autonomous car are collectively driving insurance

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Greater impact and a broader reach for telematics in 2016

There is a critical need for better value insurance, safety measures to reduce the number of road accidents, as well as improved efficiency to ease ever increasing traffic congestion. Octo anticipates that 2016 will be another exciting year in telematics as new technologies add more value to insurance propositions.

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Kony and Medical Mutual of Ohio deliver mobile healthcare and incentive apps for members

Enterprise mobility company, Kony, Inc., has helped Medical Mutual of Ohio, the health insurance company based in Ohio, deliver unique mobile app experiences for its members and employees.

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Insurance Analytics

Event date: November 19, 2013 Grange St Paul’s, London Understand the power of financial services’ hottest new development!

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RACO Wireless signs up Apriva and partners with Enterprise Mobile

RACO Wireless, a machine-to-machine (M2M) provider for T-Mobile USA, Inc., today announced that Apriva, a provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, will utilise RACO Wireless to support Apriva’s Point of Sale (POS) customers that use 2G payment terminals.

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White Paper: Developing Enterprise M2M Apps in Days or Weeks — Not Months or Years

Developers are building M2M applications to help companies reduce service and fuel costs, generate new sources of revenue, and increase customer satisfaction. The principle market segments and applications driving this market need for M2M solutions include

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Insurance firm markets safety technology to fleet clients

Towergate Underwriting Transportation, a UK provider of specialist insurance products, is to market Greenroad’s driver safety and fuel-economy service to its clients.

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