Telit Wireless (News - Alert) Solutions, one of the world’s most prominent machine to machine module retailers, has announced a new product to come out of its recent buyout of the Automotive Telematics On-Board Unit Platform, the Telit ATOP 3.5. It is the first product to come out from the newly formed Telit Automotive Solutions division and while aimed at OEM, could be the first step in ushering in a new age of in-car activities.
Coming up with 3G connectivity, with GPS and near field communication, the Telit ATOP chip could provide the ability to take or make mobile payments while driving, allowing those not behind the wheel to purchase apps, games, music, movies or anything while on the go and then download it or stream it straight to the in-built computer.
The ATOP 3.5G enables users to develop automotive applications such as road pricing and eCall thanks to its unique integration of all required technologies, including: 3G cellular connectivity for voice and data communication; GPS/GLONASS for location, and near-field communications for driver authentication or to facilitate mobile payments directly from the car.
It offers unparalleled processing power thanks to three onboard processors.
Telit ATOP 3.5G is available in three variants for global network coverage. Telit automotive products offer easy scalability and global regulatory and carrier certification. These products represent industry-leading innovation with a roadmap to the latest, cutting-edge technologies plus intelligent integration of new hardware, software and services functionalities.
Dominik Hierl, CEO of Telit Automotive Solutions said in a statement, “The ATOP 3.5G supports an industry leading range of features from a single package, It is a perfect complement to the rest of our ONE STOP. ONE SHOP products and services offering, designed to make the integration of connected functionality easier than ever for Automotive OEMs to adopt and commercialize.”