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Why the Connected Economy Needs Microservices to Grow

  • September 04, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Building a giant monolithic application is proving not to be the most efficient approach for software solutions. The new thinking in software architecture is based instead on microservices, individual components that work together to provide the capabilities of a full-featured application. Microservices make it possible to build applications that would have been impractically large and consuming …

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How Your Workflows Benefit From Intelligent Jobsites

  • June 08, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Construction jobsites are getting smarter. From cell phones to connected equipment to virtual reality, implemented technology is streamlining processes, helping utilize resources more efficiently and making these areas safer. However, many of the solutions work with only one department, such as accounting or maintenance, and do not communicate with each other. This lack of integration …

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The Benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

  • February 27, 2018
  • Kristy Cartier
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The World Economic Forum defines the Fourth Industrial Revolution as “characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres.” The article also notes that technology-enabled platforms will and are disrupting existing industry and operating structures. The benefits of this next development stage are clear. Improved productivity, …

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ELD Use Isn’t Just a Mandate — It’s a Competitive Advantage

  • November 09, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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A quickly approaching government mandate on electronic logging devices (ELDs) is coming to a head in December, but instead of dreading the red tape, trucking companies should be strategizing on how it can give them some extra green. By Dec. 18, the majority of heavy-duty commercial trucking operations that haul between state lines must log …

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Enterprise IoT Needs an Ecosystem to Thrive

  • October 10, 2017
  • currow
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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For any technology to be effective in this connected age, it cannot be an island. The most effective and popular solutions hinge on their ability to thrive as a part of an ecosystem. From cellular carriers to telematics suppliers, from resellers to customer software developers, industry must work together to eliminate dead ends that can …

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How to Keep Your Fleet Prepared Before A Disaster Happens

  • September 26, 2017
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Unfortunately, nature has taken aim at the United States this summer and it isn’t letting up. There are fires in the west, droughts in the middle and hurricanes in the south. Some of these conditions, luckily, are seasonal. For these situations, it is best to be prepared. And, in honor of National Preparedness Month, we’re …

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MWCA Proves the Demand for High-Tech, Connected Vehicles

  • September 21, 2017
  • jschmid
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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From AT&T’s 4G/LTE-enabled Honda Odyssey to Arrow’s Semiautonomous Motorcar (SAM) that can drive around people with paraplegia, this year’s Mobile World Congress Americas made it clear that vehicles as we know them are changing. This momentum is driven both by vehicle manufacturers and consumers. In fact, during Wednesday’s Connected Cars: Driving Safety and Innovation with …

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Want to Inspire an IoT Telematics Revolution in Your Business? Activate The New How

  • September 12, 2017
  • Nadine Traboulsi
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Data is the new currency that runs the economy. It has completely transformed how customers do business. This new intelligence has enabled them to seize control of new opportunities from connecting and analyzing parts of their business that used to be disparate and in silos. But you can’t just plug in a bunch of Internet …

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Simplify Your Data Communications with CalAmp’s LTE Solutions

  • September 07, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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For smart businesses with a diverse variety of IIoT devices, LTE Cat-1 technology brings reliable connectivity to fleets, heavy equipment, unpowered assets, utility meters and vehicle area networks. The enterprise network delivers critical data streams that need to leverage LTE networks, however it is essential these new solutions come with improved efficiency and value. LTE …

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Managing the Day-to-Day Cost of Crashes

  • June 15, 2017
  • Peter Byrne
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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For any given driver, a collision is a rare event. But in a large population of drivers, accidents happen every day. For insurers and large fleets, crashes are not unexpected peril, but day-to-day business costs that must be managed just like any other expenses. That’s why we are excited about the newest services of CrashBoxx™: …

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