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2011-04-18 09:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda Corporation today announced its all-star speaking line-up for Axeda Connexion 2011, the company's sixth annual user conference, and the M2M (machine-to-machine) industry event of the year. The gathering brings together the community of business and technical leaders building next-generation M2M solutions on Axeda's award-winning cloud platform. This year's agenda features approximately 40 content sessions, highlighted by keynotes from...

2011-03-14 07:00:00

WOODRIDGE, Ill., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Morey Corporation (MOREY) today announced the formation of the Rugged Telematics Alliance, a group of seven companies, each best-of-breed in their respective industries, committed to providing Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other enterprises in the Heavy Vehicle & Equipment space with a turnkey telematics solution that will generate visibility, efficiency and cost savings. Simultaneously, the Rugged Telematics Alliance...

2010-06-17 06:10:00

Iridium Communications Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced a $492 million deal on Wednesday in which SpaceX's Falcon 9 will be a major provider of launch services for Iridium's next-generation satellite constellation. The deal is the largest single commercial launch contract ever signed, but the companies said the agreement represents "a new benchmark in cost-effective satellite delivery to space." Iridium, which operates the world's largest commercial satellite...

2010-06-08 07:00:00

BERLIN, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Teal Group Corp. announced today at the ILA Berlin Air Show 2010 that it is forecasting a total of 416 satellites will be launched to low earth orbit (LEO) aboard 184 launch vehicles during 2010-2014. The study, based on the company's Worldwide Mission Model Online that tracks space payloads proposed worldwide, assumes a 38 percent growth in LEO satellites in the next five years, compared with the past five years and a 17 percent increase in the number of...

2010-03-23 07:00:00

ORBCOMM relies on Sierra Wireless M2M services platform to help keep remote assets connected around the globe LAS VEGAS, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) and ORBCOMM Inc (NASDAQ: ORBC) a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication, today announced that ORBCOMM has deployed a new M2M services portal that relies on Sierra Wireless AirVantage(TM) Services Platform and gives ORBCOMM's customers...

2010-03-19 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that it has been selected by Quake Global, a leading manufacturer of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communicators for multiple satellite and terrestrial networks, as its Global Positioning System (GPS) provider for the QUAKE(TM) Q4000 family of satellite data modems. The Q4000 modem is the industry's first M2M solution that can access multiple satellite and terrestrial networks using a single...

2010-02-15 01:00:00

Sierra Wireless AirVantage(TM) Services Platform makes real-time data from millions of connected objects available anytime and anywhere BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) today announced a new Consumer Device Management application for the Sierra Wireless AirVantage(TM) Services Platform. This new application offers wireless network operators and M2M solution providers a simple, cost effective way to deploy and manage mass market...

2010-01-07 12:18:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Xact Technology, LLC a DMC Worldwide company and leading provider of consumer electronics products, announces its partnership with ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. With the launch of Xact Technology's XactTrax, a scalable GPS tracking solution designed to monitor the location of people, personal and commercial property and assets, and even pets, Xact and...

2009-10-29 08:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and FORT LEE, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axeda Corporation, the on-demand intelligent asset management company, today announced that it has entered into an Alliance Partner Agreement with ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. Under the terms of the alliance, ORBCOMM's satellite network will be integrated with the Axeda® SmartLink Platform to...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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