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Maximizing Mobile Mining Assets with Telematics Technology

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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Construction Telematics Q & A: Keeping Your Assets in Sight

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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IoT Technology Roundup: Setting the Standard for Modems, Devices and Connectivity

Last year was a transformative time in terms of technology, devices and connectivity for our Internet of Things (IoT) solution providers, and started on the heels of the historic launch of our new OG2 satellites, which have helped us provide

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Integrated Heavy Equipment Telematics Systems Driving Better Operational Efficiency

Whether you are an OEM, a dealer, a contractor, or a lessor, it’s imperative that you always know where your equipment is, what it’s doing, if and when it needs service, if it’s been tampered with or stolen, and how

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Unwrapping A Lot of New Innovations at CTIA

It’s going to be a big week for us at the CTIA Super Mobility show September 9-11 in Las Vegas.  We will be at booth #4843 showcasing the most innovative ways businesses in virtually every sector are harnessing the power

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M2M SIMs: 5 Factors to Consider

With a wide range of (Machine-to-Machine) M2M SIM card providers and airtime plans to choose from, it can be hard to know where to turn for cost-effective cellular connectivity for OEM telematics, industrial telemetry and other M2M asset management applications.

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How Rail Operators are Staying on Track with M2M

From railway lines to railcars and containers, M2M technology is helping companies stay on the track for safer and more efficient operations. Here are four rail organizations that are leveraging M2M to comply with regulations, optimize processes and grow their business.

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IoT Among Key Connected World Trends on Display at CommunicAsia 2015

There is no stopping the connected world. Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast predicts that Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connections will grow from 24% to 43% of all Internet connections by 2019. Over the same period, the total number of Internet connections

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Video – ORBCOMM: We are M2M

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Emergency Preparedness: When Cellular Isn’t Enough

In response to the shootings that occurred at Canada’s Parliament in Ottawa last October, a report was recently issued outlining the shortcomings of the local cellular/public telecommunications infrastructure. The report detailed how Canadian local public sector employees recently had their

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