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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Why Satellite for M2M/IoT is On the Rise in Australia and Beyond

M2M Connectivity, a new SkyWave distributor in Australia and New Zealand, has just published an insightful piece on their views of the Growing Use of Satellite for M2M and IoT. I encourage you to read the post for yourself, but

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Failing to Plan for Satellite is Planning to Fail in M2M Deployments

In his recent M2M Evolution article on the benefits of considering satellite in IoT implementations, Crossfire Media’s Carl Ford reflects on a discussion with Inmarsat and asks “Why do companies not start from the standpoint of understanding that they can

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CTIA 2014: That’s a Wrap!

M2M and connected devices are widely recognized as growth markets among mobile space industry leaders. So it is no surprise that this year’s Super Mobility Week Powered by CTIA proved out as a hot-bed for showcasing new M2M innovations and

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Man vs. Machine, Fact vs. Fiction … This Week’s Adversarial M2M/IoT Roundup

Here are just a few of the stories that moved the needle in M2M this week. Have your own to share? Post them in the comments below… Man vs. Machine: M2M Needs H2H to Become Smarter Wired magazine makes the

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Getting a Heads Up on ‘Man Down’: People Tracking on the Rise

Berg Insight has just-released a new report entitled “People Monitoring and Safety Solutions (2nd Edition)“, which covers many types of solutions including mobile workforce management, lone worker protection, offender monitoring, family locator and telecare services. Whether it’s the parent of

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Small Data: Bigger than Big Data?

In a recent salesforce.com blog post written by Sean Gordon, CEO of Intelliverse, he made the case that small data can often prove to be more valuable than its more popular counterpart for sales organizations. I recommend that you read

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Where are my workers … and my car keys? Weekly M2M/IoT Roundup

It’s hard work keeping up to speed on M2M/IoT trends, but we do our best to stay on top of (the Internet of) things. Here are a few stories that caught our attention this week: How M2M Can Enhance the Customer

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Chasing World Records with the Help of Satellite-Cellular M2M

There any many applications for satellite M2M but few are daring and fun at the same time. On September 21, an experienced off-road driving team will try to break the record for a cross Europe and Africa driving endurance challenge.

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Taking Field Service to the Next Level with Smart M2M

Intelligent Utility has just posted a good overview of the new service opportunities for the field service industry made possible by M2M technology, entitled How M2M Can Enhance the Customer Experience in Field Service. The article points out the many

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Remote Monitoring of Biofilters for Better Water Management

The treatment and reuse of waste water is an integral part of any municipal water process.  In the same way, implementing the right remote monitoring solution is also an important component of a water management system. One North American city

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