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Car manufacturers bet on insurance telematics
New market insights published by Berg Insight.
Is MWC the new must-attend auto trade show?
The Mobile World Congress is gradually establishing itself as the go-to event not only for the mobile telecom space but also the automotive industry.
The installed base of fleet management systems in Europe will reach 10.6 million by 2020
New insight about the European fleet management solution market.
The installed base of active cargo tracking units will reach 8.1 million by 2020
New market report published by Berg Insight.
The installed base of fleet management systems in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe will reach 7.9 million by 2020
New market research published by Berg Insight.
The future roadmap towards self-driving cars discussed at MWC 2016
Connected and autonomous cars are among the hottest topics at the mobile telecom industry’s largest trade show
Connected Car Technologies at MWC 2015
Carmakers, mobile operators, device vendors and other telecom players showcase connected car solutions at MWC.
MWC 2015: Connected cars take over the MWC show floor
Does the C in MWC stand for Cars?
TomTom Telematics Acquires Fleetlogic
The acquisition reinforces TomTom Telematics’ position as the market leading telematics service provider in Europe.
Lone Worker Protection Services Forecasted to Have 2.2 million Users in Europe and North America by 2020
People tracking services in both the consumer and the enterprise segment grow fast.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 7.1 million in Europe by 2018
The commercial vehicle telematics market contines to grow and consolidate.
Shipments of OEM embedded telematics systems will grow to 54.5 million worldwide in 2020
Amazing growth ahead in the connected car market.
The installed base of active cargo tracking units will reach 4.1 million by 2018
New market research from Swedish M2M market research company Berg Insight.
The FMS Market to Double in the Next 5 Years
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 5.9 million in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe by 2018.
TomTom Telematics Surpasses 350,000 Vehicles Subscribed to its Fleet Management Service
TomTom Telematics grows considerably quarter-by-quarter.
Facebook Introduces Nearby Friends Feature
Facebook has introduced a new optional friendfinder feature, initially available for Android and iPhone users in the US.
5.7 million small business and home alarm systems will be connected to European cellular networks in 2018
New report from Berg Insight showing growth in the security M2M vertical.
TeleCommunication Systems Deploys Locator Applications with Claro
TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) Workforce and Family Locator apps are now available for Claro Central America subscribers.
2.5 million users of mobile workforce management services in Europe and North America in 2018
5 market segments analyzed in a new market report from Berg Insight.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 6.4 million in Europe by 2017
The consolidation trend in the European fleet management market continues.
The connected enterprise and big data analytics will be the top M2M trends in 2014
New report from Berg Insight covering all M2M verticals and geographies.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 10.1 million units in the Americas by 2017
Consolidation continues in the fleet management market.
Trafficmaster Goes Global with Telenor Connexion
Telenor Connexion has been selected as communications partner for Trafficmaster’s global rollout of its stolen vehicle tracking solution.
TomTom Acquires Coordina based in Spain
The Spanish company adds 27,000 subscribers to TomTom Business Solutions that now reaches an installed base of 300,000 active units.
Location Labs Provides Mobile Device Management Platform for Verizon Wireless
Location Labs provides its mobile device management platform for Verizon Wireless’ new parental controls service FamilyBase available on all leading handsets.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 6.1 million in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe by 2017
30 countries in Eastern Europe and the CIS covered in a new market report from Berg Insight.
The installed base of container tracking systems grew 54 percent in 2012
New market report published by Berg Insight.
Glympse Launches First In-car, Voice-Activated Location-Sharing App for Ford SYNC APPLINK
Drivers can share their location directly from their car using simple voice commands.
Photos and Video Now Make Exercise Routes Fun with Latest Update to Endomondo Website
The revamped Endomondo “Routes” feature lets users locate or create fitness paths around the globe.
The installed base of wireless M2M devices in the oil & gas industry expected to reach 0.43 million by 2016
New research study by Berg Insight.
Public transport ITS market in Europe expected to reach € 1.5 billion by 2016
Public transport ITS in Europe boosted by market deregulation.
Family locator services to reach 70 million active users in Europe and North America by 2016
New market report from Berg Insight covers the 5 most important applications for people tracking.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 5.7 million in Europe by 2016
New market research study from Berg Insight.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 8.7 million units in the Americas by 2016
Consolidation in the fleet management market continues.
TCS Introduces New Family Locator Mobile Applications
HTML5-powered TCS Family Locator Service for iPhone and Android phones is now commercially available.
Safely Division of Location Labs Launches Android Phone Controls for Families
3.5 million alerts sent to parents over three-month soft launch.
The installed base of container tracking systems will reach 1.0 million by 2016
The emering market of container tracking invstigated by analyst firm Berg Insight.
TomTom Brings Fleet Management to the Smartphone
TomTom has 13,000 fleet management clients.
Public transport ITS market in Europe expected to reach € 1.3 billion by 2015
New report about the European ITS market for public transport published by Berg Insight.
TomTom Business Solutions Launches in Australia
The out-of-the box WORKsmart fleet management solution is now available.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 5.0 million in Europe by 2015
Masternaut is the first fleet management vendor to reach 200,000 subscribers in Europe.
Berg Insight says 39.2 million security applications will be connected to European cellular networks in 2015
New market study from analyst outfit Berg Insight.
The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 6.1 million in the Americas by 2015
New market data from Berg Insight.
TCS Announces Global Availability of Family Locator and Workforce Locator Mobile Applications
Cloud-based applications enable on-demand access to value-added services.
Public Insurers in Germany Sign Octo Telematics
Germany's second largest insurance group offers Mein coPilot that consists of automatic crash detection and alerting as well as stolen vehicle tracking.
Dallas, Texas City Officials Review Fleet Management Options
City of Dallas GPS tracking system usage may increase to improve efficiency and reduce costs of city vehicle operations.
4.3 million cars in Europe have a telematics device
New market research findings from Swedish market research outfit Berg Insight.
Creativity Software Deploys Enterprise Location Services in Mexico
The service is launched with Telefόnica Movistar and service provider eTrack360.
Berg Insight says installed base of fleet management systems in Europe increased 15.4 percent in 2009
New market report from Berg Insight covering the latest trends and developments in the dynamic telematics industry.
Vodafone, Verizon Wireless and nPhase Announce Strategic Alliance to Provide Global M2M Solutions
New Integrated Platform Offers Customers an Easy Way to Roll Out M2M Solutions across Europe and the US.
Berg Insight says 34 million security applications will be connected to European cellular networks in 2014
New market data from Berg Insight.
TeleNav Asset Tracker from AT&T Now Available for Enterprises and Government Agencies
AT&T to Offer GPS Tool for Tracking and Recovering Assets.
WirelessCar supports Volvo Construction Equipment to expand CareTrack
WirelessCar has been working with VCE in their development of CareTrack since 2004 with operations beginning in 2006.
New TWIG Integrator Kit Now Available
Easy GPRS connection direct to customer server.
Berg Insight says machines account for 1.4 percent of mobile network connections worldwide
New report from Berg Insight covers all the major vertical markets for wireless M2M and all geographies.
Sprint Provides Cellular and GPS Services to FEMA for its Nationwide Vehicle Tracking Program
Nextel handsets equipped with TeleNav Track GPS services offer FEMA ease of deployment and cost reductions for their emergency communications.
Berg Insight says 3.5 million cars in Europe have a telematics device
New market report published by Berg Insight.
Berg Insight says consumer wellness products will drive the mHealth market
New market report released from Berg Insight on mHealth.
WirelessCar awarded major European telematics contract
WirelessCar replaces ATX as European TSP for BMW.
AT&T Keeps Parents and Kids Connected with New AT&T FamilyMap Tool
Application lets users view locations of family members from mobile device or PC.
deCarta introduces WLNA Fleet Europe
deCarta's WLNA Fleet is a complete navigation application which can be branded and personalised to the operator's needs.
ATX to Seek Local Partners to Expand European Telematics
Global strategy to partner with local providers designed to create greater synergies.
Telogis Acquires GPS Fleet Tracking Business
Telogis powers over 350,000 mobile devices and its software products and services are used and distributed in over 40 countries worldwide.
Airbiquity Expands Its Offering with Connected Services
Launch of Airbiquity Connected Services Delivers Cost-Effective and Flexible End-to-End Solutions for the Connected Car and PND Device.
New Thuraya Location services launched
Geonix Tracking’s mission is to develop and produce equipment to track, monitor and protect people and property anywhere in the world.
Telematics is becoming a hot topic in China
In 2009, GM OnStar and Toyota G-BOOK will officially launch Telematics services in China.
Berg Insight says 14.1 million machines will be connected to mobile networks in Europe at the end of 2008
This means that the total number of mobile network connections used by machines now equal that of a medium-sized European country.
Cross Country Automotive Services Acquires ATX Group
A new large merger in the telematics industry shows the way for further consolidation.
Volvo On Call Launched in Russia and Austria
Volvo On-Call now available in 13 European countries.
AT&T Business Customers Stay on Track With Xora GPS TimeTrack
Popular Mobile Workforce Management Solution available initially on BlackBerry handsets for small and large companies.
Berg Insight says 186 million machines will be connected to mobile networks in 2012
New report published by Berg Insight today forecasting solid growth for the M2M industry.
Navento Launches GeoPing to the Global Market
GeoPing is a simple and fun application that allows users to let friends know where they are, and what they are doing.
u-blox GPS powers LandAirSea miniature GSM-based tracker
The 8100G is scheduled for volume shipments in Q2 2008.
TeleNav Unveils New GPS Tracking Service
TeleNav Vehicle Tracker uses an embedded GPS modem to provide vehicle location, historical reporting, geofencing, mileage and more.
Berg Insight says 2.2 million cars in Europe have a telematics device
New market report on car telematics published by Berg Insight.
Berg Insight says installed base of fleet management units in Europe will top 1 million in 2008
New market report from Berg Insight concludes healty growth in the Fleet Management industry.
Autotrac chooses Wyless for their vehicle tracking
New client for Wyless, the wireless M2M operator.
WaveMarket Launches Location Based Services With Aliant
This is Wavemarket's the fourth deployment of their family location solution.
Berg Insight says 52 million machines will be connected to European mobile networks by 2011
New research study from Berg Insight shows strong growth in wireless M2M connections.
Dog Tracking by TeliaSonera in Sweden
The nightmare of every dog owner is to lose their dog. TeliaSonera launches new dog tracking service.
Nokia and WaveMarket sign worldwide OEM agreement for LBS
Nokia and WaveMarket have signed an agreement to offer location-based tracking services to carriers worldwide.
LoJack Recovers 100,000th Stolen Vehicle in USA
Radio Frequency Technology and Integration with Police Integral to Recovery.
Garmin’s Fleet Management Interface Now Available to Fleet Tracking and Mobile Resource Management Companies
Garmin Fleet Management Interface to be used by GPS-Buddy and Beacon Wireless.
Berg Insight predicts online cars and notebook PCs by 2011
Berg Insight expects that one in two cars shipped in 2011 will have cellular communication capabilities.
Independent research by Berg Insight verifies the socioeconomic profitability of eCall
Berg Insight published a new comprehensive report on car telematics today, where this is one of the findings.
New friend finder service in Mexico
Telefonica Mexico, subsidiary of the Telefonica Group, recently launched Localízame, a friend/family finder application for their subscribers in the residential market under the Movistar brand.
New Market Study from Berg Insight Show Growth for Fleet Management
Berg Insight says penetration for fleet management technology in road transportation industry will exceed 70 percent by 2010.
Cybit launches Fleetstar-Reporter entry-level telematics reporting system for SMEs
Fleetstar-Reporter matches the needs of new and expanding companies, with live vehicle visibility and regular email-based reporting to improve decision-making and control.
Telecom (New Zealand) and Navman use Wavecom Technology for new Monitored-Vehicle Security Solution
Telecom New Zealand, Navman and Wavecom SA have announced the selection of Wavecom wireless technology for an innovative monitored-vehicle security solution that is soon to be released into the New Zealand market.
Genasys LBS know-how helps Friends to Find Friends in Australia
Last month Australian mobile operator Optus launched Friend FindA, the latest in its line of FindA location based services. In this project, Genasys carried out the role of integrator, connecting the application to key operator systems and safeguarding the function of user privacy
Airbiquity Expands into Europe
Airbiquity, a company that develops wireless in-band modem software products, today announced its expansion into Europe with the addition of offices located in Belgium and the UK.
Benefon and Geowell Announce Worldwide Partnership
Under the agreement, Benefon will have the sole and exclusive rights to design and manufacture integrated GPS/GSM Tracking Devices for Geowell.
Terion Unveils Fleetview 3c for Tracking of Containers
This product extension is specifically for managing Domestic Intermodal Containers.
GHL Technologies to Acquire Tagnet International
Headquartered in Denmark, Tagnet International is a provider of real-time mobile asset and data management solutions.
Italian motorists rush to pay-as-you-drive insurance service
Octo Telematics reports 170,000 active pay-as-you-drive insurance policies at the end of Q2-2006.
Terion Deploys ObjectFX Technology in Web-Based Trailer Tracking Service
ObjectFX Corporation announced that Terion Incorporated has deployed ObjectFX technology in the next-generation version of its industry-leading Web-based FleetView 3 trailer management solution.
Disney Mobile’s new Family Locator service will be powered by Autodesk’s LocationLogic platform
Disney Mobile has announced that it will use Autodesk software and professional services to provide the forthcoming “Family Locator” wireless location service to its customers.
Trace A Mobile.co.uk launches personal GPS tracking unit
To coincide with National Missing Person week “Trace A Mobile.co.uk” announced the launch of its personal handheld GPS tracking unit.
Mobile bears put heavy demand on mobile coverage
Telia Mobile tracks Swedish bear population with GSM/GPS on behalf of the Scandinavian bear project.
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