TAG: asset tracking

8 million GPS/wireless devices in use for fleet management

January 20, 2016By

Eight million GPS/wireless devices are used to manage fleet vehicles, trailers, construction equipment and mobile workers, according to a new report by C.J. Driscoll & Associates, a supplier of telematics market research and consulting services. According to the “2016-17 U.S. Mobile Resource Management Systems Market Study,” by 2019 this market will expand to more than 14 million units, and annual hardware and service... read more

Sierra Wireless and Maestro Wireless team up for global fleet and asset tracking

December 11, 2015By
The AirPrime HL Series module by Sierra Wireless.

Maestro Wireless Solutions Limited, a provider of tracking devices for Internet of Things (IoT) applications globally, has announced its first LTE Cat-1 tracker based on the AirPrime HL Series from Sierra Wireless. Maestro’s newest tracker, the ruggedized MT-44, provides fleet and asset tracking capabilities in harsh mobile environments using the LTE Cat-1 module with maximum data rates of 10 Mbps... read more

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Kika M2M Launches Theft AL3RT for Polaris eBikes

September 9, 2015By
The AL3RT asset tracker is designed for the power sports industry and runs on the AT&T network.

Kika Enterprises announced at CTIA Super Mobility this week that its AL3RT asset protection unit will be available as an accessory for Polaris electric bikes worldwide, beginning January 2016. The AL3RT trackers will be sold at sports dealerships in the United States. Powered by AT&T, AL3RT is a stand-alone, customizable asset locator and fleet management tool designed for theft protection of on-... read more

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Telit IoT Platform Enables CelloTrack Nano System for Tracking

September 3, 2015By

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Cellocator, a Pointer Telocation division, has selected the Telit IoT Platform as the underlying IoT Cloud infrastructure for its new CelloTrack Nano system. The platform, powered by deviceWISE, automatically performs all the critical connection, management and integration functions to simplify deployments of the Nano system across markets... read more

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Cold Assets: GeoDecisions Platform Used to Track Icebergs

June 9, 2015By
Drifting tabular icebergs viewed from the Amundsen. (Photo courtesy of Greg McCullough, University of Manitoba)

A Canadian expedition team used GeoDecisions’ GeoILS platform to help track icebergs during a voyage to better understand how icebergs drift. An intelligent location server using the Esri ArcGIS platform, GeoILS enables users to monitor and locate assets and facilitate quick and coordinated responses. GeoDecisions, an information technology company specializing in geospatial solutions, partnered with Solara Remote Data Delivery Incorporated, Canada’s Carleton... read more

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My Driving Pal Device Adopts Furuno Multi-GNSS Receiver

June 1, 2015By
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Furuno Electric Co.’s latest multi-GNSS receiver module, the GN-87, has been adopted for use in the new My Driving Pal (MDP) device. The MDP device and app communicate with each other via Bluetooth low energy (BLE). When the MDP device and a phone running the MDP app are within range of each other (approximately 15 meters), the device keeps its internal GPS... read more

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Protecting Position in Critical Operations

April 30, 2015By
Photo credit: Simon Greter (Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA 3.0)

In January, the U.S. Coast Guard described how a major East Coast intermodal shipping facility was degraded by a GPS disruption for more than seven hours. read more

iTrack Solutions Provides Web-Based Fleet Management Software

March 25, 2015By

Integrated Tracking (iTrack) Solutions Loki Gen 6 is a web-based mapping software derived from a series of other Loki software products focused on asset tracking for large fleets of vehicles. The maps are provided by Bing, but custom mapping can also be used with the support of Esri ArcGIS REST services and shapefiles. iTrack Solutions is based in Calgary, Canada, and provides GPS tracking, mobile data communications and display... read more