Monthly Archives: July 2015

OEM Roundup: Market Growth, Telematics Credits and How IoT Improves Product Support

From new and increased service capabilities to a booming market, here is what is making news in the world of OEM telematics. Telematics Service Extension: John Deere is extending the base subscription for its JDLink Ultimate service for select articulated

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New Backup Battery and Emergency Voice Keeps Drivers Safe and Connected

In past posts, we’ve highlighted the advanced fleet management capabilities of the SkyWave IDP-782—ORBCOMM’s integrated, dual-mode communications terminal that delivers reliable connectivity to assets moving in and out of cellular range. Reliable, always-on communications via both cellular and satellite enables

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How Rail Operators are Staying on Track with M2M

From railway lines to railcars and containers, M2M technology is helping companies stay on the track for safer and more efficient operations. Here are four rail organizations that are leveraging M2M to comply with regulations, optimize processes and grow their business.

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A Look Back at the TCA Refrigerated Division 2015 Annual Meeting

Against a background of pristine and majestic mountains, the Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carrier Association (TCA) held its annual meeting to discuss some of the pressing issues faced by the industry. From the upcoming Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

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Dam Monitoring with Satellite M2M Plugs Communications Gap at Remote Sites

In 2011, record-breaking winter snowfall and spring rains created a treacherous combination that saw the greatest volume of runoff in the Missouri River since record keeping started 1898. The unexpectedly high volumes of water along with dwindling storage capacity in

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El monitoreo del combustible con telemática bombea reembolsos a los bolsillos de los dueños

Buscando promover la eficiencia de combustible de su maquinaria de construcción, Caterpillar ha lanzado recientemente un nuevo programa que está dirigido a restituir el dinero del combustible de vuelta en los bolsillos de los propietarios de maquinaria pesada. Llamado  “Cat

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Case Study: VMS Providing Safety and Regulatory Compliance for Mexican Fishing Vessels

Under the United Nations’ International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IPOA-IUU), member countries agreed to introduce legislation requiring vessels with inboard motors greater than 80 horsepower (HP) to include a satellite tracking

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Satellite AIS, Big Data & Geospatial Intelligence: Looking Back at GEOINT 2015

After three days of exhibits, sessions and discussions, GEOINT 2015 is now behind us. Put on by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), this was truly an event that highlighted all of the latest commercial geospatial capabilities available today

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Robo de maquinaria pesada, un gran problema para los dueños de flotas

Para ver cómo el robo de maquinaria pesada es un problema, eche un vistazo a algunas de las historias más recientes que hicieron noticia en el mundo de la construcción: La policía capturó al responsable recolector de maquinaria pesada robada

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