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Yearly Archives: 2016

Trailer Tracking: Gaining Ground on Profitability and Operational Efficiency

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See how a regional contract carrier of dry goods, Swing Transport, adopted ORBCOMM’s trailer tracking solution for improved fleet visibility, better operational efficiency and reduced theft… Swing Transport is a full-service provider of transportation and logistics services based in Salisbury,

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OG2 1 Year Later: Better Coverage for Broader M2M & IoT Applications

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s already been almost a year since the historic SpaceX launch (and landing) that carried the second set of satellites into orbit for ORBCOMM’s next generation OG2 constellation. On December 21, 2015, the world watched with

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Reefer Container Operator Stays a Step Ahead with IoT Telematics

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Discover how container services provider Balticon uses real-time IoT reefer monitoring to improve asset visibility, control and customer service to some of the world’s largest shipping lines… Polish company Balticon S.A is a container services provider and trader serving an

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Mining Company Trusts Satellite to Ensure Compliance while Lowering Costs/Risk

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The following Case Study is by Pacific Data Systems, a leader in smart monitoring and control systems and ORBCOMM solution provider based in Brisbane, Australia. Download the full Case Study here. MineCo* is a global mining company that specializes in

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Satellite AIS: The Largest Maritime Paradigm Shift in Over a Century

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Satellite AIS has created possibly the largest paradigm shift in the maritime world since the introduction of the  steam engine and the screw propeller over 100 years ago.  The first six satellites in ORBCOMM’s AIS-enabled constellation were launched for the US

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Remote Monitoring Best Practices: The Top 5 Challenges

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The following excerpt is from the “Remote Monitoring Best Practice Guide” published by Australia’s Pacific Data Systems. Download the full Guide here. For those in industries that collect and analyse data, especially in hard to reach, extreme or fragile environments,

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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment, 4. Oil & Gas / Utilities, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , ,

IoT Devices Panel: The Latest in Solution-Enabling Hardware (Video)

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There is no end to the options available today for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, modems sensors and other hardware to power modern IoT solutions.  Hosted by 151 Advisors, APP-SOLUTELY IoT was a half-day seminar at CTIA Super Mobility 2016 that explored

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FSMA Compliance: 3 Key Considerations for Food Logistics Professionals

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There’s been a lot of discussion recently around best practices, emerging technologies and upcoming legislation affecting the food logistics industry. We heard many during October’s IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference and our recent Cold Chain webinar hosted by Food Logistics. The

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Smart Grid Monitoring: Better Data for Utilities

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By Reinaldo Burian Utility companies are looking for ways to improve the reliability and availability of real time field data in order to make smarter decisions related to power distribution. The ability to precisely and quickly address warning signs related

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Are You IoT Ready? Find Out…

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From wireless connectivity and embedded devices to software and sensor options, there are countless considerations to weigh before planning out your Internet of Things (IoT) solution. How do you know where to start, or if you’re even ready for an

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