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Posts tagged with 'mbrace'

19 Jun, 2010

Worst case scenario

Posted by John Day

John Day If you weren’t watching as closely as Roger Lanctot was, you may have missed the significance of a recent announcement from telematics systems vendor ATX Group. ATX provided TeleAid services to Mercedes-Benz customers until last fall, when Mercedes switched to Hughes Telematics and launched mbrace. Mercedes wants customers to switch from TeleAid to mbrace, but ATX recently launched a downloadable smartphone … Read More

TeleAid, Strategy Analytics, Hughes Telematics, ATX Group, Mercedes-Benz, Roger Lanctot, iRoute, mbrace

24 May, 2010

John Day Time will tell how well this works, but Hughes Telematics says the platform underlying mbrace, its telematics system for Mercedes-Benz owners, is flexible enough to support expansion into new markets. Later this year the firm plans to announce a device that will plug into a vehicle’s OBD port and provide voice and data links to a call center. Hughes plans to market the device through auto clubs and … Read More

Erik Goldman, Hughes Telematics, American Medical Alert Corp., OBD port, Qualcom, mbrace, Mercedes-Benz

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