The telematics value chain is set to be shaken up by new, horizontal players from industries such as connected health, home and retail.


OEMs have a terrific opportunity to differentiate their connected services by harnessing the technology of neighbouring horizontal markets that will assist a driver in their day-to-day needs.

The challenge for OEMs is to figure out what life controls to connect and which companies to start a dialogue with to realise this potential.

To discuss the vast opportunities that connected industries offer automakers, we recorded a video interview with the Vehicle Design and Infotronics Manager, R&A at Ford where he shares their latest thinking on what type of companies to collaborate with.

I would like to share the recording with you here -

The video lends a particular focus to health monitoring tech within the car.

Telematics Munich 2014

10 Nov 2014 - 11 Nov 2014, Hotel Dolce Munich

Telematics Munich 2014