Vehicle Data and the Connected Driver

March 29, 2017

Initially connecting the phone to the car has been about displaying content from phone into vehicle.  With Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android focused on extending mobile content to the car, they are missing the real value of connecting the car and smartphone:  Driver Centric Data.

With the growth of vehicle centric APIs providing greater access to the vehicle data, the number of possible solutions expands to include vehicle health, diagnostics, roadside assistance, automatic crash notification, etc. combining the best of both vehicle and the smartphone services.  By combining both open vehicle APIs with the personalization of the smartphone, connected drivers can enjoy a personalized experience with remote climate control, smart radio and dynamic media.

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Bridging the Gap – Automotive Hardware in a Software World

March 14, 2017

With the emergence of the Connected Car, ADAS, and Self-Driving Cars, OEMs are asking one important question: How do we solve the paradox of a piece of hardware that will exist for 10 years in an industry where the preferred features and technologies of our users evolve every 3 years? According to SimilarWeb, nearly 60% of web traffic is coming from mobile browsers, so the odds are that you are holding the answer in your hand right now.

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How driver behavior analytics help insurance and fleet management companies

February 24, 2017

HERE and Abalta have partnered to provide Fleet and Insurance companies a better way to accurately capture and measure driver behavior.  To read more about the how we are partnering for enhanced driver behavior, please click on this link Here 360 

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OTA Updates and Security Concerns: How to Put Your Customers at Ease

June 21, 2016

It isn’t that hard for you to come up with examples of big data breaches or vehicle hacks. Even worse, the average person could name off several without much effort. Thanks to plenty of media coverage and a public that's legitimately concerned about data security, this is the present reality.

Everyone is concerned about how connectivity affects their safety.

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How Indoor Maps Could Influence The Connected Car Consumer Experience

April 20, 2016

It seems like everyone these days is pretty heavily focused on how to make vehicle navigation systems better for the modern-day consumer. Anyone who's used the technology before to reach a destination knows that these improvements are long overdue and quite necessary.

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How Smartphones are the Future of the Connected Car Industry

April 6, 2016


Consumers hear about vehicle connectivity on a pretty regular basis these days. While for those of us in the industry the technology is familiar, the average driver might have little to zero hands-on experience with it. This fact can breed distrust of connectivity features, or at best make people wonder what all the hype is really about.

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