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Vehicle Finance: The Top 3 Benefits Of Having A Professional GPS Installation

  • September 21, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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Managing your vehicle loan portfolio has probably changed over the years from paper files to spreadsheets or simple databases. The purpose has always been to keep track of which dealership you’re lending to, the individual borrower, and the collateral. Now you can have technology help you keep track of the collateral – but only if …

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How To Drive More Construction Rental Deals

  • September 13, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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Your heavy equipment rental units aren’t making money sitting in your lot. Yet when they’re at a job site, there are inherent risks. Unless you dropped the units off yourself, do you know if it was delivered to the right site? How many hours was it running? How much of that was wasted idle time? …

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Today there is a myriad of applications that can collect and report telematics data from truck fleets and assets and new applications are coming out to support compliance mandates. But that information only becomes valuable if it is customized for the specific business, can be shared between the back office and field forces, and the …

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At CTIA in Las Vegas this week you will no doubt hear a lot about the deployment of LTE Category 1 (Cat1). LTE Cat1 is a next generation cellular technology optimized for Internet of Things (IoT) applications that typically require lower bandwidth and less power consumption. Mobile network operators are moving quickly to roll out …

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Molly Maid Franchise Uses Telematics To Improve Their On Time Arrivals

  • September 07, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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One of Molly Maid’s franchises in Texas wanted to improve its customer experience and encourage loyalty. A consumer has a lot of choices for residential cleaning – how do you stand out? Poor service is a major reason why residential services, such as cleaning, lose business. On time arrivals has a huge impact on creating …

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Protect Your Cargo At Every Step Of The Journey

  • September 06, 2016
  • CalAmp
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What is supply chain integrity? For many businesses, it is the heart and soul of the company’s success. Supply chain integrity is the safety of your company’s supplies, quality of your finished goods, visibility throughout your supply chain, and cost containment in the process. Importantly, it is free from being compromised, interrupted and / or …

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CalAmp & Metavine: How to See Your Data In a Dash With Telematics

  • September 01, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The 2016 CTIA Super Mobility conference is almost here and this year we have a one-of-a-kind, smart “everything wireless” Telematics solution capability to demonstrate for you. Using our Vanguard 5530 and Telematics Cloud (CTC) solution, integrated with Metavine’s zero code development platform, we will show how our customers can now get intelligent vehicle solutions to …

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Vehicle Area Networks: The Edge is Moving

  • August 31, 2016
  • Peter Byrne
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By now, you’ve heard about analytics at the edge. Smaller, cheaper, more powerful computing devices are becoming ubiquitous, leading to a revolution in how data is processed. It is no longer necessary to backhaul everything for analysis at a central location. The increasing power of edge computing makes it possible to collect and analyze ever-increasing …

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How To Have A Conversation With Your Data

  • August 29, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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This year, CTIA poses the question “What does everything wireless look like?” for its Super Mobility show. For us on the enterprise side, CalAmp seeks to collect and process the data from the ever growing number of devices being connected to the internet. While the company started out known for its satellite hardware (and still …

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3G or 4G: That Is The Router Upgrade Question

  • August 19, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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My apologies to Shakespeare. And it’s really not an unanswered question since 2G service is reaching obsolescence as of January 2017. Read our blog about it: 2G Sunset: Now Is The Time To Prepare. Below is an excerpt: “As you may know, the 2G GPRS networks in the U.S. are being shut down because of …

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