Industry News

  1. Panasonic Recognized As 2014 Microsoft OEM Partner Of The Year For The United States
    8/4/2014

    Panasonic, an industry leader in reliable and innovative mobile computers since 1996, recently announced it has won a 2014 Microsoft OEM Partner of the Year Award for the United States.

  2. Good Things Come In Small Packages: Motorola Solutions Introduces Pocket-Sized Companion Scanner For Consumer Mobile Devices
    8/4/2014

    Mobile workers are often challenged with using consumer-grade cameras for scan-intensive enterprise-grade applications, resulting in lost productivity for the worker and organization.

  3. The Installed Base Of Active Cargo Tracking Units Will Reach 4.1 Million By 2018
    8/1/2014

    According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active tracking devices deployed in cargo loading units including trailers, swap bodies, intermodal containers, air cargo containers, cargo boxes and pallets reached 1.5 million worldwide in Q4-2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3 percent, this number is expected to reach 4.1 million by 2018. The North American trailer telematics market accounts for 60 percent of the total installed base in this sector today.

  4. Handheld’s ALGIZ 10X Rugged Tablet Now Compatible With Spillman Technologies’ Public Safety Software
    8/1/2014

    Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and smartphones, and Spillman Technologies, Inc., a leading public safety software provider, recently announced the compatibility of the Handheld Algiz 10X ultra-rugged tablet computer and Spillman Technologies mobile software.  

  5. CSG International Expands Relationship With Comcast
    7/31/2014

    CSG Systems International, Inc., a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, recently announced that it has expanded and extended its relationship with Comcast Cable to provide residential billing services through June 30, 2019.

  6. Oracle Buys TOA Technologies
    7/31/2014

    Oracle recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TOA Technologies (TOA), a leading provider of cloud-based field service solutions that manage and optimize the last mile of customer service for enterprises by coordinating activities between dispatchers, mobile employees and their customers.

  7. Global Smartphone Shipments Exceeded 290M In Q2 2014, Samsung & Apple Market Share Falls
    7/31/2014

    Leading mobile analyst firm Juniper Research estimates that the number of smartphone shipments reached over 290 million in Q2 2014, representing 26% y-o-y growth and 2% q-o-q growth.

  8. Spireon Honored With 2014 M2M Evolution Asset Tracking Award
    7/30/2014

    Spireon, the leading innovator of mobile resource management (MRM) and business intelligence solutions, recently announced that its FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence platform has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Asset Tracking Award from M2M Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the machine to machine movement.

  9. AssetWorks Announces Field Service Solution Product Expansion
    7/30/2014

    AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet management software, automated fuel management systems, field service solutions, and electronic logging devices announced recently that it has continued to expand its Field Service Solution in response to the FMCSA’s proposed electronic log mandate which will require Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to be installed in all vehicles subject to Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations.

  10. TouchStar Achieves Strong Growth In Fuel Distribution And Fleet Refueling Industry
    7/29/2014

    TouchStar, a multinational provider of logistics and mobility software solutions, recently announced that the company has grown its fuel distribution client base in the United States – driven primarily by the addition of two new clients, represented by a large regional fuel and lubricant distributor based in California and a regional fuel distributor located in Mississippi, which both specialize in on-site fleet refueling – expanding on its total global fleet of more than 20,000 vehicles.

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