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Smart Grid Monitoring Systems: Connecting Utilities with Satellite IoT (FAQ)

Energy management is evolving with utility companies adopting a smart grid monitoring system powered by IoT and satellite connectivity as a way to meet new logistical demands effectively and reliably.  In March, ORBCOMM held “Connecting the Smart Grid with Satellite IoT”, a free webinar which covered what smart grids are, why so many

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ORBCOMM Supports New DCSA IoT Standard for Refrigerated Container Monitoring On-Board Vessels

As a global leader in industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for supply chain assets, cargo and infrastructure, ORBCOMM welcomes the new IoT connectivity interface standards for monitoring refrigerated containers on-board vessels published December 18 by the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA).

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What is AIS? The Role of Satellite AIS in Digitizing Maritime Supply Chains

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution ushers in a new wave of smart digital, automated and autonomous technologies, it’s worth a reminder that longer established systems are playing a vital role in our brave new data-driven world – and indeed continue

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Dual-Mode Satellite/Cellular IoT: The Next Generation

With COVID-19 changing the world as we know it, our first wish is that this finds you safe and well. For those of us fortunate enough to continue working, we’re facing up to the prospect of doing so from home

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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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RFID Solutions: Avoiding the “Science Project” Scenario (Video)

RFID has a lot of potential and promise, yet comes with considerable hype and unrealistic expectations that often cloud easy wins and attainable ROI. This key is finding value in the low-hanging fruit that simple, effective RFID solutions offer, and

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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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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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Smart Grid Monitoring Q & A: The Power of Satellite

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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RFID As a Service: Core vs. Context

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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