Exploring the ‘connected’ car, according to Search Auto Parts.
Telematics, as it applies to the automotive industry and defined in Wikipedia, most often refers to the “convergence of telecommunications and information processing.” Beginning with hands-free calling and screen-based navigation systems, the field of telematics has grown rapidly.
Today, it’s possible to turn your smart phone into a key fob, scan tool, and even use it to summon your car from its parking space (take a look at the video of Audi’s demonstration of this technology at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show if you don’t believe me. t’s posted in the AutoPro Workshop.). But is this technology helpful or is it a hindrance? What will the impact of this technology be on your business, besides understanding it well enough to fix it?