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GPS Tracking in the World’s Harshest Terrain: Rhino Charge 2017

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ORBCOMM devices and connectivity are designed to handle even the toughest demands of non-stop real-time security, safety and tracking in some of Africa’s most extreme locations. How rugged? Every year, ORBCOMM’s dual-mode cellular-satellite IDP-782 device is put through extreme data requirements

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

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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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment 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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Mining Company Cuts Costs by 80% with Remote Monitoring of Groundwater Levels

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The following Case Study is by Pacific Data Systems, a leader in smart monitoring and control systems and ORBCOMM solution provider based in Brisbane, Australia. Download the full Case Study here. ConsultCorp* is a global group which provides practical solutions

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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment, 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: , , , ,

Mining Company Trusts Satellite to Ensure Compliance while Lowering Costs/Risk

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The following Case Study is by Pacific Data Systems, a leader in smart monitoring and control systems and ORBCOMM solution provider based in Brisbane, Australia. Download the full Case Study here. MineCo* is a global mining company that specializes in

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

Louisiana Flooding Illuminates the Need for Satellite Backup Communications

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Deadly flooding in Louisiana is stretching state emergency response efforts to their limits, as officials and residents not only contend with floodwaters but also a widespread cellular network outage in large parts of Louisiana, Oklahoma and other areas. As is

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , , , ,

Satellite IoT Comes Out of its Niche: Live Webinar

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It’s becoming easier than ever to integrate higher-end satellite connectivity with cellular and other technologies, and in doing so, to instantly increase the footprint and reliability of your connectivity solution many fold. At the same time, new service offerings not

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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: , ,

Mandatory AIS for All Vessels?

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A study was published recently in the magazine Science calling for wider usage of Automatic Identification System (AIS) to track fishing activity. Governments are attempting to manage global fishing resources in a sustainable fashion, but these resources are in fact being

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , ,

Water Monitoring: Satellite M2M Technology Rising to Industry Challenges

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Water monitoring is increasingly becoming a challenge for energy companies, governments and other industry stakeholders trying to find smarter ways to automate water meter readings, monitor water levels, detect leaks and manage water quality. While the challenge is more acute

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Posted in 4. Oil & Gas / Utilities, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , ,

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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