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IoT Data Providing the Smarts for the Digital Ports and Terminals of the Future

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Technology to track containers, cargo and transport assets on the move has been around a long time in various guises, but today is part of an explosive global trend towards Machine-to-Machine (M2M) telematics devices and sensors, as part of the burgeoning

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , , ,

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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Posted in 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , , , ,

New in Vessel Tracking – Introducing Hali: Terrestrial AIS + Satellite AIS + Satellite M2M

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This week we’re proud to launch our latest innovation delivering small craft safety, security and compliance. An initiative between ORBCOMM, Pole Star and Weatherdock, Hali is a tri-mode Class B AIS transponder that delivers reliable vessel locations to ensure full

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS Tagged with: , , ,

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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Posted in 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , ,

Logistics 4.0 in Food and Pharma Transport: Digitizing Cold Chain Compliance and Control

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There has been a lot of chatter of late regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as “Industry 4.0″, which refers to our digital/robotic future and the game-changing speed and breadth of global data transfer. At the heart of this

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , , ,

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: , , ,

5 Reasons to Onboard Trailer Telematics Technology

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Even though access to timely, actionable data can help improve profitability of trailer operations, the cost associated with rolling out new trailer tracking technology has traditionally held some trucking companies from moving forward. Fortunately, communication networks and devices have become both

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , , ,

Safeguarding Food and Pharma Along Containerized Cold Supply Chains: Shippers Need Visibility Now

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With the Hanjin bankruptcy now official, the crisis serves as a reminder that when shippers of any cargo engage with the great global transport network that is containerization, ‘caveat emptor’ must be observed. Containerization, 60 years old in 2016, has

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , ,

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

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

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