Telematics, the convergence of telecommunications and informatics, uses electronic and computer technology built in to the vehicle to provide vehicle tracking, satellite navigation, wireless technology, and diagnostic information.
In the episode “Diagnostics and Prognostics: Telematics Deep Dive” (8:09), an engineer from Delphi’s Telematics program discusses the advantages and challenges of telematics devices for the automotive industry, demonstrates the installation of an aftermarket telematics device, and shows how telematics can enhance diagnostics and preventative maintenance.
This episode highlights multiple areas of interest, including:
- Demonstration of cutting-edge telematics technologies
- Hands-on look at the installation of an aftermarket telematics device
- A look at the diagnostic information provided by a telematics device
- Future trends
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