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Distracted Driving: How Can Fleets Help Truck Drivers?

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Distracted driving is under more scrutiny than ever before. Early this year, Washington State law enforcement suspended a grace period for drivers found using electronic devices. Now, drivers caught using cell phones, tablets, laptops or personal gaming systems are subject

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Industrial IoT Innovations and Insights: ORBCOMM 2017 Year in Review

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

Top 10 Industrial IoT Articles of 2017

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2017 was a big year in the world of industrial Internet of Things (IoT), with advances in hardware, sensors, software and analytics that are providing unprecedented visibility for fleet/equipment owners and operators. As a global leader in industrial IoT, M2M

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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: , , , ,

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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Maximizing Mobile Mining Assets with Telematics Technology

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From trucks, excavators, and loaders to dozers and graders, mining sites operate a variety of mobile equipment. Depending on the size of the mining operation, simply keeping track of the locations of this equipment is a challenging job – and

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What the Next Stage of the IoT Means for Supply Chain Management

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Supply chain managers need to get ready for the next stage of the Internet of Things (IoT). Business research company IHS Markit forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to

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

Crushing It: Terex Takes the Lead in Telematics

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Discover how an extensive custom development project with ORBCOMM has seen Terex Materials Processing become the first OEM to provide remote real-time tracking and diagnostics for crushing and screening machines. Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing

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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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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

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Made Smarter with Telematics

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Monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits, including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. But the challenge of having to access multiple portals for mixed fleets, and processing the volume of data they create, can be daunting. Fortunately, FleetEdge,

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ORBCOMM is a single source provider of multi-network connectivity, leading edge devices and powerful applications for industries including transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, oil and gas, maritime and government.
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