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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Improving Smart Grid Management with Satellite Monitoring

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Utility companies are constantly seeking new ways to improve field data reliability and availability, especially in countries like Brazil, where 70% of all energy is produced by hydroelectric power plants. Smart grids are a reality in developed countries but are

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How Well Do You Know Your Fleet? Caterpillar Fleet Management Quiz Offers Good Telematics Primer

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Caterpillar has been putting greater focus on technology such as telematics that provides fleet managers with extended visibility of their equipment and how it is being used. This includes access to location data and operational status for every asset in

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Water Monitoring: Brazilian Company Turns to Satellite for Telemetry Applications

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Brazil is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its history. Not only are millions of residents facing daily water shutoffs, they are also experiencing rolling blackouts as there is not enough water for the country’s hydroelectric system to meet

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Trucking Telematics Key to NTSB’s “Most Wanted” Driver Safety Improvements

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Matt Cole at CCJ put together a concise and informative roundup of the top recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board, of which six have an impact on the trucking industry. Several of these recommendations can be met with the

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