Tag Archives: M2M

Iridium to Integrate Asset Monitoring Service With Komatsu’s Vehicle Tracking System

Iridium has agreed to integrate its asset tracking and monitoring service into vehicle monitoring systems built by Japan-based construction and mining equipment maker Komatsu. McLean, Virginia-based Iridium said Thursday its network will aim to provide real-time vehicle location, health, diagnostics and proactive maintenance data for Komatsu’s KOMTRAX system under the contract. Ichiro Nakano, …

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DMI-Telit Alliance Creates Cloud-Based IoT Platform for Enterprise Clients; Sunny Bajaj Comments

DMI and Telit have partnered to develop an Internet of Things platform intended to help organizations connect devices to web-based or mobile applications and enterprise systems. The cloud-based Telit IoT Portal is designed to offer a single access point for customers to integrate their data from remote equipment with databases, apps and dashboards, DMI said Thursday. “As the Internet of Things continues its exponential …

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Lockheed, ORBCOMM Form IoT Satellite Connectivity Partnership; Dave Markham Comments

Lockheed Martin and machine-to-machine communications firm ORBCOMM have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore business opportunities in the Internet of Things market. The Bethesda, Maryland-based company said Thursday it aims to utilize ORBCOMM’s technology portfolio and develop M2M satellite and cellular connectivity or hybrid offerings for government clients through the partnership. “The vision of the Internet of …

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ORBCOMM Launches 11 OG2 Satellites Onboard SpaceX Rocket; Marc Eisenberg Comments

ORBCOMM deployed 11 OG2 satellites Monday aboard the SpaceX-made Falcon 9 rocket to provide machine-to-machine communications and Automatic Identification System-related services for commercial clients. The satellites’ launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida marks ORBCOMM’s second mission to complete the OG2 satellite constellation, the company said Monday. ORBCOMM said it …

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Iridium to Provide Global Satellite Coverage for MiX Telematics Fleet Mgmt

Iridium Communications and MiX Telematics have partnered to demonstrate global satellite communications coverage at the Bauma Conexpo Africa trade fair scheduled this week in South Africa. MiX Telematics said Monday the partnership works to expand its fleet and mobile asset management offering from terrestrial to satellite systems. “[Fleet] managers will be able to track and …

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Inmarsat Seeks to Offer M2M, Internet of Things Connectivity Via New Strategy; David Wigglesworth Comments

Inmarsat has introduced a new strategy that seeks to leverage its mobile satellite network in an effort to provide global connectivity to users of machine-to-machine systems and Internet of Things-based devices. The company launched the Internet of Everywhere strategy at the three-day CTIA Super Mobility 2015 show that kicked off Wednesday …

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AIS Unveils Touch Panel PCs, HMI Panels for Pharmacy Mgmt Systems

American Industrial Systems has rolled out new human machine interface systems and touch panel displays that can be attached to pharmacy automation systems and drug dispensing devices. The company expects the integration of Web-based HMI touch panels with automated medication dispensing systems to help nurses, pharmacists and other health workers work toward faster workflows, minimized …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Agencies Can Push Mobile, Cloud, Internet of Things

Increasing use of mobile technologies in federal agencies are among several changes that federal agencies must keep up with and turn to their advantage AT&T‘s Chris Smith has told FCW. Smith, vice president of technology for the company’s federal business organization, also highlighted cloud computing and the “Internet of Things” as having …

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