The installed base of fleet management systems in South Africa to reach 1.9 million units by 2021

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in South Africa reached an estimated 1.1 million in Q4-2016.

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Automotive navigation providers grapple with BYO solutions and approach of autonomous driving, says report

Providers of automotive navigation solutions and location-based services are grappling with a marketplace where automakers are integrating brought-in (or bring your own) navigation apps with in-dash systems. So says a new report from industry analysts, Strategy Analytics (SA).

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Great growth prospects in Southeast Europe Telematics

The 6th Telematics Conference SE Europe was held at the end of September in Budapest, Hungary. The main topic of this year’s edition of the unique telematics focused conference and exhibition in the Southeast

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Shipments of cellular M2M terminals will reach 5.7m units in 2020, says Berg Insight report

According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of shipped cellular M2M terminals were 2.7 million worldwide during 2015.

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Rising economies in Asia, Russia and Brazil help drive growth in cellular IoT connections

Global Cellular Internet of Things (IoT) connections are expected to reach almost 1.22 billion in 2021, according to Beecham Research.

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Connected service app offers preventative maintenance for IoT devices in multiple markets

In what is said to be the first live demo of its kind, EPAM Systems, Inc. has shown an IoT connected services app that enables a vehicle to automatically communicate with multiple platforms.

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Europe and North America reached 11.6m insurance telematics policies at year-end 2015

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 5.3 million in Q4-2015.

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Think remote diagnostics = IoT? Think again

Especially in trucking but also in a variety of other industrial sectors, many manufacturers have added telematics units to their vehicles in order to collect diagnostic codes and transmit them to cloud databases. Having done so, they’d like to think they have joined the latest technology mega trend—Internet of Things (IoT).

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New Sequans LTE for IoT Module certified by AT&T

Sequans Communications S.A. has announced that its newest EZLinkLTE module, the US60L, has been certified to operate on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, having achieved technical acceptance (TA) from AT&T’s Network Ready Lab.

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Precise vehicle efficiency reporting to save fleets tens of thousands of dollars in fuel savings per year

Zonar, has announced the general availability of the Ground Traffic Control (GTC) Performance package including the patented ZFuel application.

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Smart revenue sharing – a crucial cog in the IoT wheel

A complex environment in an ever-changing sector Within the Internet of Things (IoT), all the players, whether they are CSPs, MVNOs, IoT service or platform providers, must be able to offer new services and pricing models quickly and easily to keep pace with this fast growing sector.

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As size of Cisco deal sinks in Jasper uses MWC16 to reveal new enterprise IoT partnerships

The big news before Mobile World Congress was the announcement of Cisco’s agreed offer of US$1.4 billion to purchase, Jasper, the California-based IoT services platform provider.

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u-blox introduces ultra-compact Wi-Fi module for IoT applications

u-blox, a global provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the LILY-W1 single band 802.11n 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi transceiver module. This ultra-compact host-based module, measuring just 10 x 14 mm is suitable for providing Wi-Fi connectivity to an increasingly broad range of industrial and commercial products with LTE connectivity.

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Giesecke & Devrient expects 75% of all cars to be shipped with integrated connectivity by 2020

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), an automotive security provider, expects that approximately 75% of all cars shipped in 2020 will be delivered with integrated connectivity.

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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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Geotab acquires MapsBI to combine business intelligence with data visualisation

Geotab, a telematics provider with more than 450,000 vehicles in 70 countries on its roster of users, has acquired one of its partners, Maps BI.

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