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Don’t Use A Poor Quality IoT Device With Your Solution

  • October 20, 2017
  • Kevin Blakeborough
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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It is an entrepreneurial time with creators and developers building and designing for the on-demand and connected economies. You may even have a current solution that you want to enhance to remain competitive. There is no need to incorporate inferior devices or software into your ecosystem. Consider CalAmp’s Channel Partner and Solution Provider here program. …

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3 Reasons Vehicle Finance Companies Trust CalAmp

  • October 19, 2017
  • Bill C.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Risk is a fact of life. Whether you’re a vehicle finance lender, a credit union, or a buy-here-pay-here car dealer, you must face the possibility that a borrower will not keep up with payments. Credit checks are a good safety measure, but they don’t always predict customer behavior. With talk of a bubble in the …

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The New How for Public Safety Helps Eliminate Blind Spots

  • October 18, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Blind spots typically increase the risk of dangerous situations such as a blind curve, an unprotected quarterback or an unknown situation. We mitigate some of the unknown with mirrors, backup cameras or an offensive tackle for blindsides. When dealing with unfamiliar conditions, information is the key to reducing the chance of something going wrong. Telematics …

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Stolen Construction Equipment: 4 Stories from California

  • October 12, 2017
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Even with preventive measures in place, such as securing perimeters, lining equipment up, chaining equipment and video cameras, heavy construction equipment theft continues to happen. The lure of reselling an entire machine or the parts is strong. Coupled with that illegal demand, machines are being stolen to be used for actual jobs. Bids are so …

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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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Poor Driving Habits Cost Your Company Money

  • October 04, 2017
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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This week is Drive Safely Work Week™ (DSWW), an annual campaign sponsored by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). Safe driving should be a habit. However, in case issues do arise with your fleet staff, here is some data on how poor driving affects your bottom line. There is also a way to …

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New Whitepaper: Ways Your Cold Chain Breaks (And How to Fix It)

  • October 03, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The amount of condition-sensitive cargo is growing due to tailored pharmaceuticals, increased demand for fresh produce and more last mile deliveries (grocery and restaurant). The logistics and packaging have improved for condition-sensitive cargo and the desire for real-time information has become a requirement for most cold chain shippers. Now, it is time to implement IoT …

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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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Keep Trucking With CalAmp’s Turnkey ELD Compliant Bundle

  • September 13, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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When it comes to monitoring hours of service (HOS) in the trucking industry, time not only equals safety, it equals cost savings and a way to optimize your fleet operations. Driving five-ton vehicles over many hours can be stressful and create unhealthy working conditions for commercially licensed drivers. One way to reduce the stress is …

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