Monthly Archives: September 2015

Trailer Tracking + Dispatch: 7 Key Takeaways from TMW Transforum 2015

This month’s TMW Transforum 2015 User Conference was a busy affair. With over 1,700 attendees, a technology hub, a software demonstration center and an abundance of information sessions, there was much to do at this year`s show. In addition to

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Railcar Tracking Helps Companies Cope with Industry Challenges

Described as a “symbol of U.S. economic might”, the rail industry in the U.S. is at a crossroad. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the number of boxcars in service in North America has fallen by

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CTIA Super Mobility Week Closes with Revolution in the Air

We’ve dismantled and packed up this year’s booth at CTIA Super Mobility Week. While we all landed safely back at our desks, the energy from the show still has us floating a few feet above ground.  The positive reaction for

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TMS Integration and the Drive for More Productivity

The Department of Informatics at the University of California recently released some interesting facts about how technology and disruptions is affecting our productivity. In 2004, American information workers switched their attention between tasks on average every three minutes. In 2012,

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Driving M2M and IoT Efficiencies with Smarter Hardware

At this week’s CTIA Super Mobility Week 2015, ORBCOMM’s Craig Malone, EVP of Product Development, had the opportunity to share how he sees hardware is driving advanced efficiencies in the world of M2M and IoT. As frequently reported, the number

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Wireless Failover Provides Vital Business Continuity for Retailers

How many times have you walked out of a coffee shop empty-handed when they could not process your gift card? How often do you choose a checkout line which only accepts cash? How frustrated do you get when your credit

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Connected Transportation Solutions: Introducing ORBCOMMmobile

Whether it’s a fleet of five or five thousand, transportation companies can’t afford to lose touch with their assets or the valuable cargo they are transporting. To operate efficiently, businesses need timely, reliable information about their fleet — where it

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M2M Management Simplified: New ORBCOMM Subscriber Management Portal

As Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions become more widespread and the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices roaming the connected world rises to unimaginable numbers, the need for comprehensive, yet user-friendly tools to efficiently manage devices and multiple connectivity offerings is

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Unwrapping A Lot of New Innovations at CTIA

It’s going to be a big week for us at the CTIA Super Mobility show September 9-11 in Las Vegas.  We will be at booth #4843 showcasing the most innovative ways businesses in virtually every sector are harnessing the power

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The Evolution of M2M

Last week I attended the IoT Evolution conference in Las Vegas. Originally called M2M Evolution, the change in name reflects the progression of machine communication. M2M has been used as a carrier term, ie. MNOs providing connectivity to devices. It

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