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    Mercedes-Benz updates Mbrace app with 'Concierge' service

    Mercedes-Benz and its partners at Hughes Telematics have released an updated version of its Mbrace app for the iPhone, and 2.0 brings along a new line of location-based services. In addition to the usual array of safety and convenience features (locking and unlocking doors, finding the Benz in a ...

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    Hughes Telematics takes us for a ride with Mercedes' latest mbrace tech, demonstrates 'OnStar in a box' [w/video]

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    You may not have heard of Hughes Telematics before, but this offshoot of the great Hughes empire provides the tech that, amongst other things, powers Mercedes' latest mbrace technology, Benz's response to OnStar. But that's not all they do; the company is ...

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    LA 2009: Hands-on with Hughes and Mercedes-Benz's new telematics apps

    Hughes Telematics recently announced its partnership with Mercedes-Benz on the automaker's new line of "mbrace" mobile telematics solutions. The system, which connects mbrace-equipped vehicles with an app installed on the user's Apple iPhone or RIM Blackberry, allows people to lock and unlock ...

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    Mercedes-Benz and Hughes release app-based "mbrace" telematics for iPhone, Blackberry

    Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with Hughes Telematics to begin offering a new system that allows drivers to enable dozens of their vehicles features with their Apple iPhone or Blackberry. Dubbed "mbrace," the telematics setup covers everything from locking and unlocking doors to contacting roadside ...

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    Hughes Telematics and Chrysler relationship looks to be over

    Back in 2008 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we got to spend some time in a Jeep Grand Cherokee outfitted with a bunch of technogoodies from Hughes Telematics. And again at this year's CES, Hughes let us play with even cooler stuff in a Dodge Journey. They bragged of downloadable ...

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    Hughes Telematics working on downloadable apps for vehicles

    What's good for the iPhone is apparently good for the sedan. Hughes Telematics is working up a suite of programs that will work with its in-car communications technology and allow you to download applications for your car. From tailored data collection to controlling your car's systems with your ...

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    CES 2009: Dodge Journey to get OnStar-like features this summer

    On our final night in Vegas, Hughes Telematics invited us over to talk about their work in... well... telematics. Among their demo vehicles was a Dodge Journey outfitted with what is essentially Chrysler's version of OnStar. The Journey will be Chrysler's first product with the service and should ...

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    In Depth: Hughes Telematics plans to outdo OnStar and SYNC

    Back in December, Hughes Telematics announced it would be providing technology for use in Mercedes vehicles, and they also worked out a deal with Chrysler the prior January. Hughes says its telematics system will one day be standard on all Chrysler products, and that the company hopes to expand ...

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    Hughes to supply telematic systems to Mercedes-Benz North America

    As suspected, Hughes Telematics announced today that it would be supplying Mercedes-Benz with a new hardware and software platform that will bring in-car navigation, safety and infotainment to the next level. The press release after the jump doesn't get into a lot of detail about what new features ...

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    New system combines features of OnStar and Sync

    We're not going out on a limb by saying that the future of in-car technology is connecting all our electronic detritus into a cohesive network. Ford's Sync system has already made that possible on many fronts and GM's OnStar has set a new standard for safety, navigation and communication. ...


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