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Disruptive Innovation: New Ways to Connect

  • February 14, 2019
  • Nadine Traboulsi
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Disruptive Innovation

We are looking forward to Mobile World Congress (MWC19) in Barcelona this year because we are bringing some new innovations and new ways of thinking. It’s about intelligent connectivity, not just linking things together and producing data without context. These disruptions are solving real-world issues. It’s about the continuous transformation of the global connected economy. …

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Improving the Visibility of Pets in Flight

  • February 04, 2019
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CalAmp-CargoSense Protect Pets Who Fly

The way that airlines transport live animals has not changed much since the early days of commercial air travel in the first half of the 20th century. However, the number of animals transported has grown tremendously. The Department of Transportation notes, “Over two million pets and other live animals are transported by air every year …

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Our Popular Battery Powered Asset Tracker Now With LTE

  • January 24, 2019
  • Gregory J. Hill
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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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A Look Back at CES 2019

  • January 18, 2019
  • Nadine Traboulsi
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A Look Back At CES 2019

The Consumer Electronics Show recently wrapped up in Las Vegas, but the buzz around the innovations and the new level of connectivity in our lives continues. While 5G was certainly top of mind, the conference was really about making it easier for consumers to use and connect with technology in every aspect of their lives. …

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Post-Crash Response: Creating a Digital Siren for Emergency Responders

  • January 03, 2019
  • David Braunstein
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
2019 Jan TSR Guest Blog

By: David Braunstein, President, Together for Safer Roads The moments following a road crash are critical for survival. And often, emergency responders are faced with the hurdle of subsequent congestion on the road due to the crash, ultimately delaying their arrival to the scene. In addition to a loss of immediate care, first responders are …

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How Technology Helps You Comply With FSMA Regulations

  • December 12, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
IoT Technology and FSMA

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) introduced a raft of complex requirements to “focus more on preventing food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting…” states the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The regulations not only encompass food transport, but how it is grown, harvested and processed. The law is intended to reduce …

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Staying Alert to Drowsy Fleet Driving Using Technology

  • November 09, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
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CalAmp - Drowsy Driving Blog

Autumn is in the air and that means the end of daylight saving time with fewer sunlit hours. The Sleep Foundation pairs this annual event with their annual Drowsy Driving Prevention Week that offers tips for busy, tired drivers. This advice is helpful for consumer driving; however, commercial drivers and their fleet managers often face …

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Safer Road Users: Curbing Distracted Driving and Fatigue Through Advanced Technology

  • November 05, 2018
  • David Braunstein
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
2019 Jan TSR Guest Blog

By: David Braunstein, President, Together for Safer Roads Distracted driving is a growing problem that warrants our attention (pun intended). In fact, the National Safety Council reported that more than 3,000 people are killed on U.S. roads every year because of distracted driving. Although distracted driving encompasses many factors, one of the primary causes of …

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How to Use Your Comprehensive Collision Report

  • October 25, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there are 15 million crashes in the U. S. every year and 20 million claims. For fleet managers, collisions are not rare occurrences: 10% of commercially used vehicles of all class types are involved in a collision each year. Managing these accidents and the claims process …

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High Tech Security for Supply Chains

  • October 11, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Protecting Shipments In Transit

As manufacturers and consumer goods providers deal with the explosive growth of e-commerce and the global economy, shipment monitoring for quality and security is more important than ever before. Expensive electronics, raw materials like copper, vaccines and pharmaceuticals, perishable foods and high-value consumer goods transported around the globe are susceptible to a variety of shipping …

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