Basic Telematics are aimed at sending and receiving a limited amount of data e. g. for geolocalization or remote access to the vehicle. Either an embedded (eSim) or external SIM-card is required, for example via tethering the driver’s smartphone.
Infotainment and Communication Systems include hardware for extended use of connected services. Infotainment Systems serve as an interface between car and driver. In addition to displays, they usually include high-performance computers which are necessary e.g. for navigating or the integration of apps and virtual assistants. Communication Systems facilitate and improve mobile phone integration e.g. via accessing to the car antenna or Wi-Fi hotspots.
OBD2 adapters, surf sticks, as well as retrofittable radios or entertainment systems that allow a telematics connection are not part of "Connected Hardware".
- Hardware, which enables networking of vehicles in different versions
- Basic Telematics for collecting, sending, and receiving a limited amount of data
- Infotainment and Communication Systems for extended use of connected services
- Hardware for updating non connected cars to networking vehicles
- OBD2 devices
- Subsequent infotainment solutions with internet connection
Connected Car Report 2019 - Connected Hardware
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