Published: June 4, 2014 | United States
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS) unveiled the next generation of the DriveSync connected car platform, which now enables partners to develop value-added solutions within the newly opened cloud based architecture.
Through DriveSync platform any vehicle built after 1996 with an OBD-II port can immediately receive connected car services using IMS’ plug-and-play technology through the DriveSync platform.
DriveSync Connected Car Services
Examples of services and capabilities the DriveSync open platform include:
- Roadside Assistance: DriveSync technology seamlessly connects to third party roadside assistance providers to communicate vehicle location, the last known vehicle direction and key vehicle health data (including status of charging and cooling systems, fuel levels and active diagnostic trouble codes).
- Claims Management: The DriveSync platform can integrate into third party claims management systems to provide the estimated severity of an accident, the point of impact on the vehicle and the location of the vehicle post-accident to facilitate faster and more efficient claims processing.
- Incident Detection: Push notifications of suspected incidents to fleet managers, roadside assistance providers, insurance carriers and to external systems are now offered within the DriveSync platform. Upon confirmation, incident detection enables faster notifications to insurance carriers, which helps facilitate replacement vehicle information or towing services. For fleet managers, incident alerts can be used to trigger the dispatch of an alternate vehicle to ensure minimal disruption to overall fleet operations.
- Flexible Vehicle Options: The platform now supports heavy vehicles through the J1939 interface, as well as current OBD-II and professional installation options, providing the DriveSync platform with the widest range of in-vehicle options for telematics programs.
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Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS), a connected car company, today unveiled the next generation of the DriveSync® connected car platform, which now enables partners to develop value-added solutions within the newly opened cloud based architecture.
“Building a connected car platform and readying it for the future requires building an open system that can address the changing needs of drivers,” said Jamie Bisker, Senior Analyst at Aite Group. “Advanced telematics solution providers are dealing with complex requirements, and need flexible solutions that can be seamlessly integrated into their existing systems.”
By unlocking the DriveSync platform to accept a diverse range of automotive ecosystem partners, any vehicle built after 1996 with an OBD-II port can immediately receive connected car services using IMS’ plug-and-play technology through the DriveSync platform.
“Telematics Detroit consistently demonstrates to the world how telematics technology is redefining driver experiences,” said Christopher Dell, Director of Product Management. “IMS is pleased to be a part of the shift to driver-centric automotive experiences by expanding our partner ecosystem.”
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