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Why AEMP 2.0 is Critical to Managing Your Mixed Fleet

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

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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IIoT: 6 Things to Look for in a Technology Partner

The world of IIoT 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 a lot of

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Berg Insight: ORBCOMM Leads Connected Transportation

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 connected

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

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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Beyond Compliance: Driving Fleet Safety and Operational Performance with Trusted Telematics

There’s been a lot of coverage in the media recently about commercial vehicle telematics thanks to the new ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate that came into effect last December by FMCSA, the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The new

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Taking GPS Tracking to the Extreme at Rhino Charge 2018

ORBCOMM devices and connectivity are designed to handle even the toughest demands of non-stop real-time security, safety and GPS tracking in some of Africa’s most extreme locations. How rugged? Every year, ORBCOMM’s dual-mode cellular-satellite IDP-782 device is put through extreme

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

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 Tracking Global Footprint of Fisheries

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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Interview: The Future of Industrial IoT

Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) Member Interview | John Stolte: Executive VP of Technology and Operations, ORBCOMM & MSUA Board Treasurer Catherine Melquist (President, MSUA):  It was great seeing you at MSUA’s awards luncheon during SATELLITE18 and I appreciate you

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