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Next-Generation Satellite IoT: Video Interview with ORBCOMM & Inmarsat CEOs

The next phase of ORBCOMM and Inmarsat’s satellite IoT partnership extends their agreement to provide L-band satellite service through 2035 at a minimum. ORBCOMM and Inmarsat will also collaborate on a next-generation, global IoT service called OGx to offer the

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A Giant Leap Forward for Maritime IoT

We are proud to be a part of the recently announced partnership with AAC Clyde Space AB and SAAB AB that is ushering in a new era in maritime communications through the development of the next generation of a space-based

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Data-Driven Understanding and Driver Retention are Key for Transportation Companies to Emerge Stronger from COVID-19

Every transportation business in the US and Canada has faced its challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. As fleets attempted to maintain a revenue stream, they were forced to amend employment procedures to combat virus transmission, change lane and trip policies

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Third-party Verification Announced for ORBCOMM’s ELD Devices

ORBCOMM ELD devices have been independently tested and validated by FPInnovations, also known as the PIT Group, to confirm that it fully adheres to ELD device guidelines as set out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The PIT

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Heavy Equipment Telematics, Digitalization, Automation and Efficiency: Top Trends at bauma 2019

Digitalization, automation and efficiency are reshaping the global supply and operation of heavy construction machinery. These core topics dominated the debate at the recent bauma 2019 show in Munich, where ORBCOMM exhibited alongside nearly 4,000 equipment and solutions providers from

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Sensors, Satellite, Smart Apps and Shipper Visibility: Welcome to the Future of Containers

Tracking and monitoring technology is hardly a novel idea when thinking of the future of containers, but recent trends and technical advancements have accelerated an industry shift towards the increasing use of sensor-based Internet of Things (IoT) telematics devices and

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Heavy Equipment Telematics: Driving Growth Through Technology

As we pack our bags and get ready for INTERMAT 2018 in Paris, it’s a good time to take a step back and think about heavy equipment telematics and the current industry. At first glance, the industry trends look healthy.

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3 Benefits of Telematics for Drivers

Telematics devices for both trucks and trailers can provide plenty of value to drivers and fleet managers alike. Following our 2017 acquisition of truck telematics providers Blue Tree Systems and inthinc, ORBCOMM was recently featured in two Transport Topics articles

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Industrial IoT Innovations and Insights: ORBCOMM 2017 Year in Review

2017 was an exceptionally busy year for ORBCOMM, with new clients, projects, products and acquisitions combining to further strengthen our position as the most comprehensive global provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Before we embark on another busy

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Intermodal and IoT: 5 Reasons They are a Match Made in Heaven

As we prepare for the annual Intermodal Europe conference taking place this year in Amsterdam from 28-30 November, our thoughts turn to the current and future role of digitalisation and the Internet of Things (IoT) in fostering modal shift. According

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