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The Journey from Tracking to Telematics

chris goodnight - Tuesday, May 01, 2018

What is Telematics? An Overview
At its simplest form, telematics started off as a vehicle tracking system, a dot on the map with location reporting, and only possible at the time because of GPS, the Global Positioning System first launched in 1960 by the U.S. Navy. Who would have thought that those first five satellites orbiting the earth would set in motion technology so sophisticated that today we can detect harsh braking, report on CO2 emissions, and provide the information for autonomous vehicles? More