Commercial Telematics Hardware
許多FMS (車隊管理系統) 供應商轉移到不限於硬體設備類型的方法，不過，專用、獨有、高耐用性的硬體設備解決方案，對資產追蹤、卡車OEM系統來說依然重要。FMS硬體設備的尺寸規格，對日益分化為無數的市場區隔、地區，及必要條件的市場來說，不可能只用一種就可以對應全部。
While many FMS vendors are moving towards hardware-agnostic approaches, new hardware form factors such as OBD dongles, smartphones, tablets, and even smart watches are gaining momentum, competing with legacy black box type systems, connected PNDs, and onboard computers. This is very much linked to both the need for low cost solutions allowing commercial telematics to expand into smaller , non-trucking fleets and the flexibility offered by third party application stores launched by vendors like Geotab. However dedicated, proprietary, ruggedized hardware solutions remain critical for asset tracking and truck OEM systems. Clearly, FMS hardware form factors are not a one-size-fit-all for a market which increasingy diverges into a myriad of segments, geographies, and requirements.