Yearly Archives: 2014

Water Monitoring: Will New California Regs Stop the Disappearing Act?

New legislation was passed last month that may just change the way that Californians treat their water. Designed to manage the state’s rapidly disappearing aquifers, the new regulations give local agencies the power to restrict groundwater pumping, shut down wells,

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SCADA: Bringing it All Together with Satellite (Video)

We often write about the benefits of using satellite to connect unmonitored, orphan sites in existing SCADA infrastructure, but what does it all look like? This video provides a new visual of how satellite-enabled SCADA can perform common tasks remotely, such as:

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The (M2M) View from GITEX Technology Week

Given the enormity of the Middle East’s premier information/communication technology event, calling GITEX Technology Week 2014 a microcosm doesn’t seem quite right, but it certainly is its own ‘little’ world of game-changing innovation, showcasing the latest advancements that are shaping

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M2M on Ice

According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, it is going to be another teeth-chattering cold winter. While for us northerners that means more skiing, skating and hockey (can you ever have enough hockey?), it also means more snow, blizzards and treacherous

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‘Pit to Port’ Visibility, Analytics Help Mining Companies Dig Out from Decline

2014 has been another tough year for mining companies around the world. With shifting demand, weaker commodity prices, more stringent government regulations and higher input and production costs, mining companies are being forced to re-evaluate the way they do business,

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Gearing up for GITEX Technology Week in Dubai

 SkyWave will be showcasing our satellite/cellular devices and applications for industrial asset monitoring and control at GITEX Technology Week 2014—one of the world’s largest and most influential Information/Communication Technology events. What: GITEX Technology Week 2014When: Oct. 12 – 16, 2014 Where:

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Water & Fracking: Will Real-Time Monitoring Help?

In a recent article in the Denver Post it was reported that the state of Colorado is launching a new system for real-time water quality monitoring in the state’s oil and gas regions.  According to the story, this system will

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Even Your Trash Can is on Twitter: Weekly M2M/IoT Roundup

It was another busy week in the world of M2M/IoT. We’ve got you covered with stories on and off the beaten path… Growing use of satellite for M2M and IoT Australia’s M2M Connectivity discusses why M2M communications via satellite is

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Tendencias en minería en Latinoamérica: Más allá del monitoreo a distancia de los bienes móviles mineros

La industria minera Latinoamericana enfrenta varios desafíos en respuesta a la presión por parte de inversionistas y analistas por obtener un crecimiento continuo. A pesar de un aumento en la demanda de recursos minerales,  los costos asociados con la operación

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Remote Monitoring in the Compression Market: Beyond “Is This Thing On?”

In a recent article in COMPRESSORtech2 magazine, the authors discuss some interesting points about why machine-level remote monitoring in the compression market is on the rise. Initially adoption of remote monitoring solutions was slow and it was all about ensuring

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