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AIS Meets IoT: How Technology is Set to Transform Global Ocean Trade

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Discover the evolution of vessel tracking and monitoring technology and look into the future of smart global ocean trade and supply chains, harnessing satellite AIS, IoT connectivity and big data to deliver unprecedented levels of visibility and control… Sea faring

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , ,

Construction Telematics Q & A: Keeping Your Assets in Sight

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The following is a Q & A by Construction Industry News with Keith Gelinas, Senior Vice President & General Manager, OEM & Network Channel Sales for ORBCOMM: Q: You’re an Internet of Things company. What does the IoT bring to

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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment Tagged with: , , , , ,

OG2 1 Year Later: Better Coverage for Broader M2M & IoT Applications

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s already been almost a year since the historic SpaceX launch (and landing) that carried the second set of satellites into orbit for ORBCOMM’s next generation OG2 constellation. On December 21, 2015, the world watched with

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Stacking Up: Introducing the Complete Enterprise IoT Toolkit

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There is certainly a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things, as evidenced by the huge IoT focus at this year’s CTIA Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas (drop by booth 4837 if you’re here with us!). Every year

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 2. Heavy Equipment, 3. Maritime / AIS, 4. Oil & Gas / Utilities, 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: ,

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

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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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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment, 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , ,

Satellite IoT Comes Out of its Niche: Live Webinar

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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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Posted in 1. Transportation, 2. Heavy Equipment, 3. Maritime / AIS, 4. Oil & Gas / Utilities, 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: , ,

IoT ‘as-a-Service’ Model a Win-Win for Subscribers and Providers

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There is a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT), with many companies trying to differentiate themselves in what is becoming a seemingly very crowded space. In the retail industry, a lot of companies market ‘neat’, yet transitory ideas or

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 2. Heavy Equipment, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , ,

Innovations in Food Safety and Distribution on Display at IFDA 2015

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ORBCOMM was on hand at last week’s International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA)  Solutions conference in Phoenix. The conference generated lots of interesting discussion regarding food safety, cold chain monitoring and compliance, both in the sessions and at our booth: Some

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The Evolution of M2M

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Last week I attended the IoT Evolution conference in Las Vegas. Originally called M2M Evolution, the change in name reflects the progression of machine communication. M2M has been used as a carrier term, ie. MNOs providing connectivity to devices. It

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What an Expanded Bluetooth Protocol Could Mean for Mesh Networking and IoT

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Bluetooth’s recent announcement of expanding its protocol to include mesh networking is bound to be very exciting for Internet of Things (IoT) solution providers. An evolving protocol since 1994, earlier Bluetooth versions had progressed with faster data speeds and other

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