Tag Archives: GPS

Japan launches automatic emergency call trial

The D-Call Net trial is being launched in Japan to automatically transmit vehicle data to call centres to assist in the assessment of collision severity. The service to make Japan’s roads safety is a joint operation involving the Emergency Medical …

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Baby monitor displays on GPS navigator

Garmin has integrated a baby monitor with its navigator products to allow drivers to monitor rear seat activity on the GPS navigator screen. Garmin has released babyCam, the first in-vehicle video monitor that functions wirelessly with a compatible Garmin GPS …

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Electronic horizon provides vision beyond the line of sight

A production ready electronic horizon module is being shown at ITS World Congress for providing distant contextual information to on-board safety systems. Autoliv has introduced its Electronic Horizon module which provides beyond-line-of-sight road context and information to safety and efficiency …

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Driver monitoring app could reduce insurance premiums

A new app has been released by Octo Telematics to monitor driver behaviour and provide insurance quotes based on performance. Octo Telematics has developed a smartphone app for drivers to monitor their behaviour on the roads and see how this …

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Driver alerts included in latest dash cam range

Two new dash cams have been released with automatic activation, incident detection and driver alert features. Garmin has released the new Dash Cam 30 and Dash Cam 35, high-definition standalone driving recorders which easily mount onto a windscreen and record …

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Quadriplegic driver races semi-autonomous vehicle

IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt overcomes his disabilities to perform high speed circuit driving thanks to high technology semi-autonomous racing car control. Former IndyCar driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series Team owner Sam Schmidt will drive a modified sports car on …

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Honda extends integrated navigation partnership

Future Hondas will continue to receive Garmin integrated navigation capabilities as part of the in-dash infotainment system. A four year extended agreement has been struck between Honda Motors and Garmin International which will see navigation integrated with multiple infotainment systems …

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Head up display for smartphone navigation

The Navmii mapping app fro smartphones has been updated to provide head-up display capabilities for safer night-time driving. Navmii is introducing a new set of features with an update which is available for iOS and Android, enabling users to benefit …

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ADAS equipment supplier acquisition

Autoliv enters agreement to purchase business unit specialising in GPS and other electronic equipment used in the development of ADAS product. Autoliv has agreed to acquire the automotive business of M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings. The “Automotive Solutions” business that Autoliv …

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E-book provides guide to introducing fleet tracking systems

Fleet managers can benefit from a new e-book available on the best way to introduce GPS fleet tracking systems to a sceptical workforce. Getting company vehicle drivers on board with the implementation of a new GPS fleet tracking system is …

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