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Prima Research LLC Granted Fundamental Patents in Location Services

November 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

Prima Research LLC announced today that it has been granted two patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technology related to the burgeoning location services (LS) business sector. The patents are for an invention that locates and tracks any…

SPOT LLC Announces SPOT Trace, the Ultimate Theft-Alert Tracking Device

November 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (OTCQB: GSAT) and leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today…

GPS Bullets are Latest Weapon for American Police

October 31, 2013 - in Security, Sensors

It sounds like something out of a James Bond movie - GPS bullets that can track the location of a suspect's car. The bullet is designed to make high-speed…

Your City is Spying On You

October 14, 2013 - in Smart Cities

When sensors are used without our knowledge or against our will, they become instruments of surveillance. Most of the sensors to create a seamless snooping system are already in place, but the data — credit-card transactions, passport scans at borders, emails,…

ORBCOMM Acquires the Sens Asset Tracking Operation

October 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation’s (Comtech) Sensor Enabled Notification System (SENS) operation, which includes…

Russian Trucks Get Trackers to Stop Alcohol Theft

September 25, 2013 - in Transportation

The government agency that oversees alcohol policy in Russia has ordered alcohol haulers to install Glonass GNSS tracking devices in response to ongoing concerns about alcohol theft. This new use of the Russian satellite navigation system Glonass will help…

Isotrak Launches New Vehicle Tracking Website Resource

September 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Vehicle tracking and telematics solutions company Isotrak has launched a new website (www.isotrak.com). The new design echoes the company’s new corporate branding and provides a comprehensive online resource for logistics and transport operators looking…

John Christner Trucking Selects ORBCOMM for Refrigerated Telematics Solution

September 19, 2013 - in Maintenance, Sensors, Transportation

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced its StarTrak division has been selected by John Christner Trucking, LLC (John Christner) to provide an industry-leading two-way tracking and monitoring solution…

Professor Releases an App to Track Commuter Data

September 10, 2013 - in Planning, Transportation

A Concordia professor is working to see how smartphones can help improve urban planning and public transportation. Zachary Patterson, who teaches in the Geography, Planning and Environment department and does research under the Hexagram-Concordia umbrella…

Globalstar Constellation Completion Touted for Asset Tracking and Monitoring

August 28, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

Globalstar, Inc. (OTCBB: GSAT) announced today that all second generation satellites are now in full commercial service, completing the world’s most modern satellite communications network. With all satellites in service, Globalstar has re-emerged as the…