Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions
Telematics solutions for the recognition of driving behaviour and accident detection
Connected Mobility

Sensor device designed for crash detection and analyzing driving behavior

Telematics Plug | TEP

Retrofittable eCall solution with accident reporting plug and app

For the fastest first help

Keep your customers’ effort to a minimum with the Telematics Plug from Bosch. This smart sensor device is designed for crash detection and the analysis of driving behavior. The user-friendly advantage is that the plug fits into a convential 12V outlet of a passenger car. Benefit from Bosch’s best-in-class technology which is derived from our knowledge in airbag development in a small frame. You can choose between the following options: accident detection functionality & driving behavior determination; accident detection functionality only; driving behavior determination only.

Accident detection functionality:

Increase a driver’s safety and help accelerate first aid with the functionality of the retrofittable accident detection. With its hyper-accurate integrated acceleration sensor and built-in microcontroller, the Bosch accident detection system detects the severity of a collision. The advantage? Quick and professional help, whenever it’s needed.

Driving behavior analysis:

Offer your customers’ a greater insight into their own driving behavior and, if necessary, the chance to act upon it. The Telematics Plug transmits acceleration, braking and cornering event data to the driver’s smartphone via Bluetooth® and serves as informational help to improve driving performance. Additionally, it helps utilize more personalized services.

Target groups and application areas of the Telematics Plug

  1. Telemetry service providers: bring down the cost of telematics solutions
  2. Automobile Clubs: provide quick help for members in case of an accident
  3. Car manufacturers: expansion of the product portfolio with a retrofittable solution
  4. Insurance companies: handle accident emergencies efficiently with the TEP
  5. Mobility services: make use of "Pay As You Drive" or "Usage-based insurance"
  6. Fleet management: track your fleet and offer accident detection to your employees at the same time

Explore endless use cases and functionalities

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Improved Customer Relationship

Take the chance to improve your customer journey and customer retention by making use of personalized offerings to provide better and holistic services.

Easy commissioning

With its fit into the well-known 12V outlet, your customers can easily apply the Telematics Plug. Compared to On-board diagnostics (OBD) and black boxes, the TEP installation is much easier.

Scalable and affordable for mass consumption

The device is suitable for mass consumption due to the low investment for the device. In addition, the software development kit is available for an easy integration into an existing Smartphone App.

Features that make the difference

Multi-function sensor

The Telematics Plug detects relevant information on crashes and their severity level. Additionally, it tracks scoring events such as acceleration, braking, cornering, starting and stopping.

High IT security

The accident detection does not connect to the IT infrastructure of a car. Therefore the given security level of the vehicle remains unaffected.

Excellent data accuracy

Compared to "app-only" solutions, the telematics plug provides much more accurate data. Our motto is "the more precise the data, the more targeted the accident assistance, the lower the number of false alarms".

Short and sweet: Telematics Plug in use

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