With the emergence of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and smart city initiatives, commercial telematics technologies are now being implemented in public transportation markets. This presents opportunities for telematics companies to extend and customize current offerings to open up this market. A number of leading providers have identified significant potential in the public bus market, particularly in emerging regions such as India and China, where buses play a prominent role in public transport. From a technological point of view, the prevalence of smartphones and tablets is changing how public transportation companies think about telematics, creating new opportunities for cost sensitive users.
This report aims to highlight the drivers and inhibitors around the commercial telematics in public transport market, outlining the revenue potential and the companies currently leading the way in this space. Forecasts are provided for commercial telematics installed base, shipments, and revenues for each major region.