The SIM logistics challenge: Is it now time to streamline the SIM management lifecycle?
Whether via the new(er) eSIM or the traditional physical SIM (which is forecast to still be with us in large volumes for several years to come), the centrality of the SIM presents service providers with a growing logistical challenge, says Eric Hatton, head of customer acquistion & network services (CANS) business unit for Evolving Systems.Read More
What’s the difference between telematics and vehicle tracking?
Telematics and vehicle tracking are often used interchangeably. But for a business, the system you employ can make all the difference. At Better M2M we supply M2M SIM cards for both vehicle tracking and telematics systems, but how do you know what is going to bring the most benefit to your business?, asks Nick Lockley, CEO of BetterM2M.Read More
GPS tracking: All eyes on the road
Monitoring and managing employees and assets that at times can be on the opposite side of a continent is a tricky task at the best of times. The job of balancing key performance indicators (KPIs) with ensuring driver safety, reducing environmental impact and reducing costs is made increasingly difficult by the growing demand for delivery services; in July 2020, US ecommerce deliveries had risen 30% since the same time in 2019.Read More
IoT is the black box in tooling crashes
In the aerospace industry we see black boxes used to save all sorts of pertinent data and even conversations up to the time of the crash. Dash cams in cars record data also constantly but overwrite the info unless pertinent. In the case of manufacturing and tooling crashes, the internet of things is the black box.Read More
Travel business is down, technology is up! 8-30
Hotels and airlines are still struggling through the downturn in travel due to COVID. The ripples throughout industries and businesses that require travel are limiting their employees in order to minimise the risk of spreading the disease but also the liability, because for every company that is traveling there are 10 that aren’t, so you better be able to justify this risk. Air travel is down to approximately 20% according to TSA.Read More