Five people wearing masks enter a bank, guns raised. They begin looting the bank, but before they can make their exit, the police arrive and they are trapped. They take hostages and the stand-off begins. A mobile command centre the size of a city bus rolls up and a cranky Chief Inspector finds himself taking orders from Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison, played by Helen Mirren. We follow Jane into...
Topics: Fleet Management
With the Internet of Things becoming more accessible to developers, industries on the enterprise side are booming with connected products to increase efficiency and decrease costs. In particular, the global fleet telematics industry is getting more and more competitive because of this. Looking at how to keep your application strategy on point will require a new perspective. Let's try a property investment analogy.
There has been the talk of the 2G shutdown for a few years now. Some insist that moving directly to 4G LTE is better, since the longevity of 3G is uncertain. Additionally, traditional carriers’ primary focus is to deploy 4G LTE rather than expand any coverage of 3G HSPA. Therefore, one thing is certain: you will need to swap out your AT&T 2G devices by January 1, 2017, since US carriers are facing a spectrum crisis that will force them to re-farm 2G GSM spectrum for use by 4G LTE. Just in time, Aeris has created an easy-to-use calculator to help you plan your 2G exchange. Customers must carefully balance their product lifecycle, device cost, and market deployment requirements to select the correct technology for their M2M application. To determine how fast you need to switch out your devices, enter your information into the 2G Swap Calculator to get started.
Many electric distribution utilities are investing in distribution automation applications as part of their grid modernization strategies. Distribution Automation applications play a critical role in improving reliability, efficiency, asset utilization and performance of the power delivery system and can be broadly classified into 4 major categories – Routine Operational Efficiency, Management of Peak Loads, Prediction of Equipment Failure, and System Restoration after Failure Occurs.
Next week, March 2-5, the GSMA is expecting 90,000 attendees at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, which is an increase from the 85,000 attendees in 2014. Those attendees will see 2,000 exhibiting companies filling 100,000 square meters of exhibition halls – that is nearly 20 times larger than the White House. It’s pretty clear: in the mobile industry, anyone who is anyone will be at Mobile World Congress next week.