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School Bus Safety: Helping To Make It Better

  • February 28, 2019
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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When it comes to students who take the bus to school, parents often wonder whether their child arrived to their destination safely and on time. Without effective technology that enables real-time insight via data reports collected directly from the school bus, that visibility is limited and manual, e.g. phone call. Therefore, the need to know …

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Our Popular Battery Powered Asset Tracker Now With LTE

  • January 24, 2019
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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There are a wide-range of asset trackers in the market. The broad selection can be overwhelming and make it difficult to select the right one for your operations. However, for businesses looking for a straightforward way to gain visibility into their asset location, our newest TTU-730™ device delivers just that. The refreshed TTU-730 supports standard …

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CalAmp’s Versatile and Improved TTU-1230 Complete with LTE

  • August 28, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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  Asset tracking and its application have come a long way since 2010 when we launched our first TTU-1230™ to enable simple trailer tracking. With improved technology brings greater versatility and new use cases for companies to apply smarter asset tracking devices in the field to spur new innovative IIoT applications for remote monitoring. CalAmp …

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Harnessing the Full-Benefits of LTE

  • July 13, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
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  With the rise of large-scale IoT deployments, the demand for low cost, low-power, wide-area network solutions is only growing. LTE CAT 1, now in its maturity, offers faster uplink and downlink than 3G and 2G technologies at a lower operating cost. LTE ranges from high-bandwidth applications such as real-time video to value-optimized performance with …

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Our Most Popular Asset Trackers Now with LTE: CalAmp’s TTU-2830 & TTU-2840XTreme

  • June 05, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Two of our most feature-rich asset trackers are now LTE CAT-1 capable. Enhancing our most popular asset tracker products with LTE fuels greater growth in Smart Trailer applications, where increased operational efficiencies will drive cost savings over the solution’s lifetime. The extended performance of the LTE CAT-1 devices, coupled with their rich features, will equip …

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Real-Time Passenger Data: How It’s Improving Your Commute

  • May 31, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
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Whether it be a train or bus, passenger load data solutions are more important in your daily commute than you may think. Everyday transit operators rely on data to plan operations and put their transit assets on the right route, at the right time and for the right duration. Without real-time data, transit managers cannot …

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With Great Scale Must Come Great Flexibility

  • April 21, 2016
  • Gregory J. Hill
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The world is embracing the Internet of Things in a big way. Telematics and remote control are everywhere. Distributed intelligence and decision-making at the edge are the watchwords of the day. To make a long story short: everything is connected. Now you know where your trucks are; you can monitor every pole-top and every unit …

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Intelligence at the Edge and the Convergence Revolution

  • February 04, 2016
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The broad adoption of 4G, along with advances in low-power computing and networking, are paving the way for legions of smart, connected devices. These devices can host single or multiple applications, make autonomous decisions, and share resources and information with each other. Business decisions are faster because it is no longer necessary to wait for …

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Moving Intelligence to the Edge with ODP

  • January 28, 2016
  • Gregory J. Hill
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Intelligence at the edge brings a number of advantages to device management and machine-to-machine communications. In addition to a vastly greater capacity for data ingestion and real-time analytics, more sophisticated insights, and device virtualization, there is the benefit that the devices themselves become smart enough to negotiate consensus and make autonomous decisions. The availability of …

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Dual-Band Keeps First Responders Safer

  • January 13, 2016
  • Gregory J. Hill
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With the advent of 4G LTE technology and the development of the FirstNet cellular network, technology is stepping up to meet the challenges and threats faced by first responders every day. High-speed broadband gives personnel access to real-time intelligence that provides enhanced situational awareness, improving safety and responsiveness. To help keep the public (and themselves) …

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