Vehcon Inc. is a vehicle telematics company that uses smartphone technology to extract data from vehicles.
Vehcon delivers predictive, actionable data on vehicles and their drivers to the auto insurance, vehicle services and government road use tax industries. By using smartphone technology, Vehcon delivers predictive data for a fraction of the cost of current systems, including devices imbedded or plugged into cars. Vehcon’s patent-pending mobile application captures hard-to-get vehicle data like accurate odometer readings, and uses it to help drivers lower their overall cost of ownership.
An industry thought-leader in the application of telematics to the automotive insurance and maintenance industries, Fred Blumer is a sought-after speaker on the topic. Fred co-founded Vehcon in 2012 after co-founding Hughes Telematics, Inc., which sold to Verizon. Fred is a graduate of the Harvard Business School. He has more than 10 utility patents issued and pending in the aftermarket insurance telematics space.