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IoT Connectivity: 3 Keys to Choosing the Right Provider

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The Internet of Things marketplace is a diverse collection of businesses of all shapes and sizes, but if there is one requirement that unites them all, it is the need for reliable and affordable IoT connectivity. With so many options

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Smart Grid Monitoring Q & A: The Power of Satellite

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Utility companies are constantly seeking new ways to improve field data reliability and availability, so it’s no surprise that satellite is becoming the smart grid technology of choice where accurate, real-time information is critical, especially from remote sites. We sat

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Posted in 4. Oil & Gas / Utilities, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , , , ,

RFID As a Service: Core vs. Context

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Is the ownership/management/expertise of RFID tags, hardware, associated middleware, and application software core to your company, or is the resulting insight into business operations and decision support that the ensuing location and timely data core to how you run your

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Hurricane Business Continuity: Wireless Failover Keeps You Connected When Disaster Strikes

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For businesses on the U.S. East coast, hurricane disaster is a real possibility every year. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy became the second costliest superstorm in America’s history, impacting over 300,000 US businesses with assessed damages in the range of $75 billion USD.

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How RFID As A Service (RaaS) Can Accelerate Your RFID Application Deployments

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RFID is an emerging, albeit mature, technology. There is certainly no dearth of hardware or software options in today’s RFID solution marketplace. There is an abundance of varying hardware options (frequencies, functionality and application relevance, economics, etc.), a wide variety

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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: , , ,

LTE: The Future of M2M and IoT

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While limited 2G coverage options will remain available until as long as 2020, nearly all companies in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) spaces who have traditionally relied on 2G connectivity have already been impacted by the 2G

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Heavy Equipment: Connecting Industrial Assets Virtually Anywhere

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In order for you know where your assets are and how your assets are working, you need to be able to talk to them. As a pioneer in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication and a provider of complete Internet of Things (IoT)

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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment, 6. Networks

Why Satellite for IoT? 6 Key Advantages

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Satellite is undergoing a renaissance of late, where we’ve seen a number of constellation renewals as well as a lot of talk of new constellations. The big difference from earlier commercial satellite deployments is that these new constellations now have

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RTLS: Are You Searching for More Answers than Assets?

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RTLS (Real-Time Location Solutions) can be the perfect complement to smart IoT (Internet of Things) technology, and the ideal solution for locating and managing assets, materials and people within your organization. Not only can RTLS increase production, safety and cost

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

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