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School Bus Safety: Helping To Make It Better

  • February 28, 2019
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CalAmp-Synovia for School Bus Safety

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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Solutions Built With Your Tough Environments In Mind

  • February 20, 2019
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
CalAmp Ruggedized Solutions

Construction is a tough business on the best days. Factors such as rain or snow make it even tougher at times. Yet you cannot just stop your project when the weather gets challenging. You need a telematics solution as tough as you are to monitor equipment location and utilization as well as communicate this information …

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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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Keeping Hops Fresh: How to Monitor Temperature Effectively

  • December 18, 2018
  • Kevin Blakeborough
  • Reading Time: 1
CalAmp Glycol Case Study

There are over 645,000 restaurants in the United States, and many utilize glycol chillers to control the temperature of their refrigerated storage systems. The chillers are often used to cool liquids quickly over a short period and help maintain the taste and quality of beverages and food. If these chilling systems malfunction or have a …

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Expanding CalAmp’s Dynamic LMU-3640 for Global Markets

  • July 17, 2018
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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  The 3640 telematics gateway series, one of CalAmp’s highly successful product line, is now available for international markets. New to the product line is the HSPA version which offers Penta-Band HSPA connectivity and Quad-Band 2G fallback, making it a reliable device for companies seeking to deploy telematics capabilities for global operations spanning across multiple …

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  Connected vehicles and assets are part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Using powerful, real-time data to direct asset management in areas including proactive maintenance, routing and getting the right size and mix of fleet vehicles. This next generation of telematics gateway offers a flexible vehicle interface technology that is compatible across multiple fleet types …

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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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Roadside Inspections with an ELD: A Checklist

  • February 23, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The FMCSA ELD mandate went into effect in December 2017, and regular enforcement will begin April 1, 2018. With very few exceptions, truck drivers are subject to the FMCSA’s Hours of Service (HOS) rule and must have either an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) or an automatic onboard recording device (AOBRD) installed. The good news is …

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CalAmp’s New LMU-3640 – The Next Generation of Telematics Gateways

  • January 19, 2018
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Commercial fleet managers face multiple challenges, sometimes daily, keeping their vehicles on the road and dispatched efficiently. In the past, some decisions had to be “guesstimated” based on experience and limited utilization information. Having real-time quantitative information, straight from the vehicle itself, helps streamline operations and make decisions easier. A telematics gateway connects the physical …

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The New How of Public Safety Communications

  • December 06, 2017
  • Amir B.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Public Safety Communications

When it comes to public safety, each group needs to be able to communicate with its own team as well as coordinate with other groups. For example, in some areas, there may be one dispatch for emergency services and another for law enforcement. In another situation, a town’s central dispatch is able to coordinate all …

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