The subject comprises modules that explore various modes and technologies in telecommunication. It also includes learning about transport technologies (GPS and navigation systems), using multimedia for wireless communication and designing sensors and communication devices. Another example would be vehicles which are being manufactured with in-built wireless controllers (through Bluetooth and Infrared). After a degree in Telematics Engineering, you can become a Automotive Telematic Engineer, Telematics Development Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, System Test Lead or a Qualitative Analysis Engineer.
G Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science
Their Department of Electronics and Telematics Engineering was established in 1999. A BTech in the subject and an MTech in Wireless and Mobile Communications is being offered at this Hyderabad-based institute for women. Intake is limited to 60 for BTech and for MTech it is 18. It houses an Advanced Telecommunications Lab, Signal Processing Lab, Electonics Devices and Circuits Lab.
The institute offers specialisation in Telematics and Signal Processing for its two-year MTech programme under the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The Department has a Communication System Design Laboratory, Advanced Communication Laboratory, Mobile Communication Lab and Antenna Design Laboratory.
The Mumbai-based institute offers a Post Diploma in Telematics. This is a one-year course. The intake is limited to 20 every year. Established in 1960, the institute’s programmes have been accredited by the AICTE and approved by Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education.