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Telematics Platform for Latin American Markets
Telematics solutions are becoming a must for business owners looking to keep track of their assets. Powerful aftermarket solutions capable of providing realtime data about location and status of vehicles in realtime can satisfy companies’ desire for increased visibility.

Companies Find Ways of Expanding IoT Usage
Wind River,, a provider of software for intelligent connected systems, has chosen Axeda Corporation,, to drive the expansion of its capabilities for its product portfolio, which includes its IoT (Internet of Things) software platform.

Spireon Enhances Telematics Portfolio with CDMA
GPS tracking and telematics solutions are changing the game for consumers and enterprises alike. Businesses in all sorts of industries that have a fleet of vehicles to accomplish what they need to accomplish can now access realtime data about these vehicles’ location and condition whenever needed. This is particularly helpful for businesses whose vehicle assets are more than just modes of transportation, they are the business.

TireStamp Partners with Telit
It’s no secret to fleet managers that tires represent the second highest operating cost of running a fleet, second only to fuel. What’s more, tire maintenance can greatly impact highway safety, revenue potential, operational efficiency, and maintenance costs. That’s why executives at TireStamp,, have built a solution that communicates with many tire pressure sensors on the market to provide realtime monitoring of tire pressure and temperature across vehicle types, tire brands, and location.

Dept. of Defense Leverages M2M for Asset Tracking
On the scale of mission-critical operations, national defense and national security rank pretty high. M2M technologies are being put to use not only to connect your smartphone to a satellite so you can find the nearest Starbucks and not only to track CO2 tanks as they supply fast-food chains with gas to make fizzy drinks; M2M is also helping the government keep track of global assets, including personnel, during times of war and peace.

A Trio to Create Fleet Kits
A partnership between three M2M players promises to provide ASPs (application service providers) with opportunities to get their products to market quickly and inexpensively.

Shamrock Foods Upgrades Fleet Technology
In an effort to maximize delivery services and improve safety, Shamrock Foods,, is partnering with XRS Corp.,, (formerly Xata Corp.) to implement its Mobile API (application programming interface) for use in its 500 truck fleet.

Trucking Avoids Detention with M2M
Anyone who’s gone through grade school probably has a negative gut reaction to the word “detention.” In the trucking industry, “detention time” may not mean staying after school or copying lines for the teacher, but it has an equally negative association. Detention time causes inefficiencies in the form of employee down time, which can negatively impact a company’s bottomline, as well as potential loss of revenue for drivers.

Fleet Management Gets Boost from Major Integration
A major integration between two prominent technology companies will provide fleet management customers with tremendous operational benefits.

Heavy-Lifting in the Hands of Telogis
Available in more than 100 countries, Telogis,, the platform for business-based intelligence, is introducing Telogis for Heavy Equipment. This extension is cloud-based, enabling users to monitor the location and status of equipment while providing data to users to aid in informed-decision making. Telogis’ newest product uses geofences in which alerts may be sent to the user in case a piece of equipment leaves a location, reducing the risk of theft and abuse.

Standards Move Telematics Forward
It’s no surprise that in recent years, progress has been made in moving telematics forward. OEMs (original-equipment manufacturers) have been working with aftermarket suppliers to put technology into equipment, and now industry bodies have joined forces to develop standards for data exchange.

M2M Promotes Winter Safety
Winter may be the time for hot chocolate and festive décor, but it’s also the season of snow and ice. Luckily, technology solutions are being developed to help people deal with slick roads. In some cases, researchers are turning to M2M to provide monitoring for one of the most important products in the fight against winter roads: salt.

First Responders Trial 4G LTE in Las Vegas
Whether a consumer is looking to better manage his health or a business owner is looking to better manage her assets, M2M technology is enabling the data today’s connected world mandates. Nowhere is the need for realtime data more critical than in first-response solutions deployed by public-safety organizations like police and fire departments and emergency-services professionals, among others.

Fleet Telematics Picking up Speed
Companies that have incorporated telematics into their commercial fleet management operations are already well aware of its potential benefits. This M2M technology can help organizations keep track of the various vehicles in their fleets, as well as keep up on necessarily maintenance issues. As time has progressed, and more organizations have realized the benefits of fleet telematics, the market appears to have gotten hotter.

Lost and Found
Every 43 seconds, a motor vehicle is stolen in the United States. In that same amount of time, a child has gone missing. In other words, by the time it takes for your coffee order to be up, someone is frantically searching for something a lot more valuable than exact change.
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