Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Future of IoT and Wireless Innovation at CTIA Super Mobility Week

ORBCOMM is once again gearing up for CTIA Super Mobility Week—North America’s largest forum for mobile innovation taking place from Sep. 7 – 9 in Las Vegas. Visit ORBCOMM booth 4837 and schedule a meeting with us to see how

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From Caterpie to Caterpillar: IoT Raises Augmented & Virtual Reality Beyond Child’s Play

The Internet of Things (IoT) is often equated with beneficial yet relatively simple solutions—the IoT is still in a relative state of infancy, and so too is the complexity of available solutions. Solutions such as coordinating garbage collection routing based

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Louisiana Flooding Illuminates the Need for Satellite Backup Communications

Deadly flooding in Louisiana is stretching state emergency response efforts to their limits, as officials and residents not only contend with floodwaters but also a widespread cellular network outage in large parts of Louisiana, Oklahoma and other areas. As is

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Remote Container Management: Demand for Per-Trip Tracking on the Rise

Declining hardware and airtime costs and a variety of external factors are driving the container shipping industry to increasingly adopt tracking and monitoring technology to gain full visibility of valuable assets. A recent article on Maersk’s installation of its remote

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Smart Grid: New Webinar Sheds Light on Monitoring Remote Electricity Infrastructure

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 to quality indicators

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Trailer Tracking Trends: Detention Among Top 5 Business Problems

Last month ORBCOMM published a blog post about whether the ROI of trailer telematics is significant enough to justify the investment. DAT Solutions recently released its survey of 257 carriers and the conclusions definitely corroborate what we’re saying. A few of the

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