Browse Publications Technical Papers 2001-01-2812

Telematics in Brazil: Needs and Market Opportunities 2001-01-2812

This paper intends to show how Telematics has started in Brazil and describe its impact in the traditional way of making Business with commercial vehicles.
We want to make a brief comment about the main enabling technologies for the Telematics improvement:
  • Telecom infrastructure: the investments after the privatisation of the sector, as well, trends for new services (WAP, SMS, Tracking, etc);
  • Internet infrastructure: the growing of internet accesses and its impact in the industrial economy;
  • The impact of these new technologies in the trucking Business and how Brazil is prepared for. New investments that are coming;
  • The impact of IT technologies in the Brazilian GIP (Gross Internal Product) and in the Transportation market.


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