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Geofencing 101

Jun 15, 2017   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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Unless you live in an area with no internet access or mobile phone coverage (gasp!), you have no doubt heard the term “Geofencing”.  Geofences help marketers, advertisers and enterprises gain insights and take action to interact with, issue alerts, or collect data concerning the millions of mobile devices in today’s increasingly mobile society.  In fact, in the United States, users are now spending up to 5 hours per day on their mobile devices, creating a valuable avenue for communication and data gathering.

But do you really understand Geofencing and are you positioned to maximize its potential? Read on to learn more.

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Topics: Advertising, Apps, Geofencing

IoT World Wrap Up

Jun 2, 2017   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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Skyhook recently exhibited at the Internet of Things World conference and exhibition in the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.  The conference is billed as the "World's Largest IoT Event" which, after attending, is a claim I can't dispute.

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Topics: Iot, location

Don't Miss Skyhook at these Upcoming IoT Events

May 2, 2017   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic right now.  Many researchers are forecasting huge things for IoT in terms of revenue generated, costs saved, and efficiency gained. Skyhook's Precision Location system perfectly supports IoT by offering multiple location methods and interface options to accurataly locate devices in all environments regardless of form factor, battery capacity or carriage technology.

As the tradeshow and event season heats up, Skyhook will be busy showcasing our IoT offering. Stop by and see us at one of these upcoming events.

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Topics: Devices, Events, Internet of Things, Iot

Skyhook and Watson IoT keep your assets on track

Dec 19, 2016   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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Skyhook and Watson IoT: Using hybrid location solutions to keep your assets on track

 Imagine a scenario that occurs daily across the world: one hospital needs to transport an organ across town to another hospital where a transplant recipient is waiting. The receiving hospital is tracking its location to make sure everything is ready at the appropriate time. Then the van enters an urban canyon, tunnel or parking garage and its location is lost. 

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Topics: Devices, Internet of Things, Iot, Partner Success, IBM, Asset Tracking

Webinar: Where Are My Assets? Location for IoT with IBM's Watson

Oct 18, 2016   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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The advancements in Internet of Things have changed the game for asset tracking.  Previously, larger assets like delivery trucks and airplanes have been easily tracked using Assisted Global Navigational Satellite System (A-GNSS) technology, but what about smaller “things” like the packages within those delivery trucks?  

Skyhook and IBM Watson have joined forces to show that now it’s possible to not only track and monitor the location of smaller assets, but to get the bird’s eye view of a fleet of devices by collecting and analyzing embedded sensor data.

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Topics: Apps, Iot