Inmarsat has joined the LoRa Alliance, a group dedicated to developing a global standard for the Internet of Things (IoT), and says it will provide the LoRa ecosystem with satellite connectivity to enable the deployment of solutions.
ABB has opened a new Integrated Operations Center which aims to assist ship operators in remotely managing their fleet from shore.
UK-headquartered Pole Star has launched a new cloud application platform, with the long term aim of facilitating the creation of “a universal maritime ecosystem.”
ABB has expanded its research and development capabilities with the opening of a new laboratory in Helsinki, the first lab integrating all of ABB’s shipping industry systems in one place.
Globalstar has announced the launch of the SmartOne C, its latest product designed to monitor and manage fixed and portable assets, such as shipping containers, via the Internet of Things (IoT).
Rock Seven and Hydrosphere have teamed up on a new system that monitors data and navigation buoys, designed to reduce the maintenance burden and optimise buoy operations.
Rock Seven has announced the launch of RockBLOCK Mk2, a self-contained unit with satellite connectivity designed to enable Machine to Machine (M2M) communication and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
General Electric (GE), the US multinational conglomerate, has unveiled GE Marine, a new organisation dedicated to the maritime market that will offer products and services around power, propulsion and positioning, as well as working on systems that will take advantage of the ‘Internet of Things’.
BlackBerry has revealed plans to develop technology for the shipping industry with the launch of its new Internet of Things (IoT) platform, announced at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by CEO John Chen.
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions provider ORBCOMM has announced that it will acquire Canadian firm SkyWave, the largest M2M service provider on Inmarsat’s L-band satellite network, for $130 million.
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