Sunday, June 5, 2011

Verizon Wireless Showcases LTE Telematics for Automotive Industry

Verizon Wireless is showcasing LTE Telematics this week at an automotive industry event in Detroit. Verizon Wireless said its LTE network enables advances in key components of Telematics, such as GPS systems, maintenance indicators, wireless Web access, hands-free connectivity and roadside assistance, along with other technologies and applications.

Some partners:

Airbiquity -- wireless applications for vehicles. Together with Airbiquity, Verizon Wireless will feature connected in-vehicle mobile applications, including weather, streaming audio, local POI search, as well as integration with V CAST Apps.

Plex -- seamless digital media lifestyle. The Plex Media Center allows consumers to access and consume digital media from a wide variety of sources on one open platform. The Plex platform also enables content providers to make their content easily available across a range of devices.

MyAssist -- personal automotive assistance. A live-agent personal assistance and Telematics service for Automotive OEMs, Telematics Service Providers and other customer-centric organizations. MyAssist is powered by the world's leading concierge, emergency travel and medical assistance infrastructure and specializes in assisting OEMs and application developers integrate a human touch into their vehicles or applications.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., (TCS) -- mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and Telematics.

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