Monthly Archives: June 2016

Wireless Failover: 3 Reasons to Choose for Business Continuity

It is often said that nothing is certain, except death and taxes. But in the age of connectivity, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t agree with adding network outages to that list. Let’s face it, we live in

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Trailer Telematics: To Track or Not to Track

When it comes to trailer telematics, fleet owners and operators often wonder if the ROI is significant enough to justify the investment. Trailer telematics have come a long way in the past few years. Trailer tracking devices have become more

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Fleet Tracking: Top 10 Things to Look For in a Dual-Mode Device

While some fleet managers opt for tracking devices that communicate solely over cellular networks, many are choosing dual-mode satellite-cellular devices because they offer a service guarantee that is not attainable with cellular-only devices: the ability to communicate over both cellular and

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Podcast: Keeping it Cool with Smart Container Monitoring Technology

Smart container technology has been in the spotlight of late, due in large part to Maersk Line going public with its decision to equip its fleet of over 260,000 refrigerated containers with machine-to-machine (M2M) technology that gives global real-time visibility

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Satellite IoT Comes Out of its Niche: Live Webinar

It’s becoming easier than ever to integrate higher-end satellite connectivity with cellular and other technologies, and in doing so, to instantly increase the footprint and reliability of your connectivity solution many fold. At the same time, new service offerings not

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From Farm to Fork: Extending the M2M & IoT Value Chain

We’ve been writing a lot about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and cold chain compliance in the wake of the FDA’s final rule around food transportation. What a lot of people may not realize, however, is that M2M and

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Mining Vehicle Telematics with Fuel Level Monitoring Delivering Big ROI

Los Pelambres mine, located in Salamanca, Chile, is the seventh largest producer of copper in the world and sits at an elevation of over 3,000 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains. More than 365,000 tons of copper is

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