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The Big Deal About Big Data

  • January 07, 2016
  • Carol J.
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If you’re reading this, you probably know a thing or two about data. You know how important it is to understand your cost centers and to make predictions that will help you manage your business. Traditionally, you decide what you want to know and then collect the data that answers those questions. What if you …

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Custom Solutions: Buy or Build?

  • December 09, 2015
  • mhandoko
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You’re not in the software development business. Still, it’s only a matter of time before you’re likely to need a custom solution for your Machine-to-Machine (M2M) or Internet of Things (IoT) deployment. Legacy central control systems, single-purpose devices, manual operator intervention—they just don’t cut it anymore. There are plenty of device management solutions out there …

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How a Platform Can Support You

  • November 17, 2015
  • mhandoko
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If you aren’t in the software business, you might wonder what a “platform” is and whether you should even care. To answer the second question: yes, you should care very much. As your enterprise grows, you’ll need to integrate new solutions into existing systems, whether you’re deploying a vehicle telematics solution or monitoring fixed industrial …

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The 2G Sunset: A Good Thing?

  • November 11, 2015
  • Gregory J. Hill
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Most machine to machine (M2M) communication is still hosted on 2G cellular networks. As you might know, 2G networks are shutting down and carriers are re-using the radio spectrum for faster 4G networks. And this is a good thing for anyone who has an M2M or SCADA deployment. As regulatory and policy requirements change, the …

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Updating Devices OTA

  • November 05, 2015
  • Carol J.
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Did you know that CalAmp has partnered with HARMAN Connected Services? Using HARMAN’s Redbend Software Management portfolio, specifically Redbend Smart Delta technology, CalAmp plans to update the full line of LMU tracking and telemetry devices. Using Delta technology, these updates will happen over-the-air using the smallest update file and will extend the life of the …

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Building Robust, Secure Solutions: CalAmp Telematics Cloud

  • October 22, 2015
  • mhandoko
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When Thingtech, an innovative provider of cloud-based fleet and asset management software, was designing an all-in-one solution to track and optimize the performance of mission-critical mobile assets and workforces, it turned to CalAmp Telematics Cloud™. CalAmp’s powerful combined offering of hardware and software services was a key factor in their selection. Thingtech’s challenge was to …

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Distributed Intelligence Drives Clean Energy

  • October 14, 2015
  • Gregory J. Hill
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It’s not just regulatory pressure like the Forbes, utilities are becoming more receptive to microgrids and distributed generation as additions to their business models, but they remain unable to abandon their substantial investments in monolithic legacy systems. The challenge is to move toward increased sustainability without reducing security or affordability. To this end, distributed and …

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Design the Best Fleet Management Solution with CalAmp’s New LMU-4230

  • October 07, 2015
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Designing an effective fleet management solution isn’t easy. It’s important to focus on the bottom line without sacrificing service, response time and customer experience. Organizations in numerous verticals grapple with complex fleet management issues every day. An investment in fleet management solutions can pay for itself quickly by saving operating costs. Besides fuel and maintenance …

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MobileView is Now MobileFind

  • October 01, 2015
  • Carol J.
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Did you know we recently changed the name of MobileView to MobileFind™? The new name emphasizes the app’s precise accuracy in locating drivers, assets and vehicles. MobileFind lets you manage your fleet workforce from your mobile device and helps identify potential situations such as late starts, early quitting and congregation of drivers, as well as …

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Benefits and Challenges of a Vehicle Area Network

  • September 18, 2015
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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A vehicle area network (VAN) provides a local Wi-Fi vehicle hotspot that allows handheld and other devices in the area to communicate with each other and connect to broadband. VANs connect to public 4G LTE, FirstNet, LMR, satellite, and other networks. This technology is perfect for any organization or agency that deploys multiple personnel to …

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