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Automotive Telematics

Denise Belafonte-Young, M.F.A.*

Overview

Smart Cars, Connected Cars, Electric Cars, Driverless Cars…these are some of the major innovations the automotive industry has embarked upon in recent years. Automotive Telematics is a catch-all term for the wide range of applications combining computers, networking, and sensors in automobiles. For example, by consolidating a GPS framework with on-board diagnostics it is conceivable to record and outline precisely where an auto is and how quickly it is traveling, and then cross-reference that with how an auto is operating mechanically. Infotainment, GPS, navigation systems, and other OEMS (original equipment manufacturer) structures help navigate your vehicle and improve diagnostics ...

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