April 12, 2002

World’s biggest telematics conference to take place in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan – Representatives from some of the world’s largest automotive companies will be meeting in Detroit to discuss how to manage the anticipated value of in-vehicle telematics, satellite-based systems that provide vehicle owners with on-demand roadside assistance, remote vehicle unlocking, travel directions, and other travel information.

The list of companies attending includes OnStar, Nissan, DaimlerChrysler, Robert Bosch Corporation, AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Hyundai, Volvo, Ford, BMW, Delphi, and Sprint PCS.

Telematics 2002 is the largest meeting-place for telematics executives in the world. Importantly, attendees have time to network as well as hear expert presentations. Decision makers from every kind of telematics enterprise are represented. The event also features 6 interactive workshops all running alongside the conference. The workshops will cover the value chain, the strategies, new technologies, real time navigation, impact of speech recognition and the computing platform standards. They will give automotive executives, wireless executives, telematics service providers, vendors and researchers the opportunity to learn and exchange new ideas. Workshop sponsors include Accenture, IBM, Telcontar, Phone-Or, Telematics Research Group and AMI-C.

For more information, go to www.telematicsupdate.com/telematics2002. For additional information visit www.eyeforauto.com and www.telematicsupdate.com

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