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IoT in Agriculture: How Harvest Monitoring is Maximizing Crop Value and Productivity

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Our latest case study takes a closer look at how ORBCOMM IoT technology supports agriculture company Wiagro in increasing productivity for their customers, by ensuring stored crops remain at their best. “ORBCOMM’s technology, combined with the expertise of their field

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AIS Data Helping Improve Artisanal Fishing Safety in Local Communities

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Fishing is probably the most dangerous occupation in the world, and the people affected by accidents at sea are often among the poorest in society. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that of the four million fishing vessels worldwide,

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Why AEMP 2.0 is Critical to Managing Your Mixed Fleet

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Efficiently managing heavy equipment fleets in construction and mining environments is critical to ensuring profitability. Visibility of all machines and their condition across all locations is critical to increasing utilization, efficiency and preventing downtime.   Most OEMs provide a telematics

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Predictive Maintenance: The Untapped Advantages of Telematics for Construction

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There has been a lot of talk about how analytics will deliver value to the world of construction equipment. We believe that 2019 is the year analytics will deliver on that promise, leveraging telematics data to deliver results. But beyond

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Industrial IoT: 6 Things to Look for in a Technology Partner

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The world of the Internet of Things (IoT) knows no bounds. In fact, according to McKinsey, by 2025, IoT will have a potential total economic impact of as much as $11.1 trillion per year globally! We’ve seen consumer IoT technology get

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New Fleet Management Industry Reports Show ORBCOMM at the Forefront of Connected Transportation Growth

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Earlier this year Berg Insight (a dedicated M2M/IoT market research firm based in Sweden, with a focus on fleet management and industrial M2M) published their report, Trailer and Cargo Container Tracking – 6th Edition. This report focuses on the market

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AIS + M2M: Working Together to Address Illegal Fishing and Other Maritime Industry Challenges

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ORBCOMM is at SEADEVCON this week in Hamburg, Germany. The event features an AIS Summit on how current and future tracking and visibility technology can be used for fuel and emission savings, anti-pollution, against overfishing, and to support sustainability. Visitors

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A Bright Idea: Utilities Turning to Satellite M2M and IoT for Smart Grid Visibility

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Smart Grid initiatives are grabbing headlines all over the world: New York Power Authority (NYPA) ANNOUNCES $9M FOR DEPLOYMENT OF EQUIPMENT SENSORS TO FURTHER ADVANCE NYS POWER SYSTEM What’s driving global smart grid initiatives? How Southeast Asia is innovating with

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AIS Data Helping Track Fisheries’ Global Footprint

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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), there are approximately 38 million fisherman or fish farmers in the world, and fishing and aquaculture provide direct and indirect employment to over 500 million people the world

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Heavy Equipment Fleet Analytics and ‘Deep Learning’ Take Predictive Maintenance to the Next Level

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Recent headlines from the Wall Street Journal (The Big-Data Future Has Arrived) and Washington Post (Analytics puts midmarket companies in the big leagues) have illustrated that big data and analytics are in the mainstream.  This is all pretty heady stuff,

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