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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, 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, 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: Iot

Calling All Tech Innovators: Join Skyhook's Partner Network!

Sep 27, 2016   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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Skyhook is happy to announce that we have officially launched a new Partner Program. We are looking for partners with complementary products or services who can help extend the reach of our location, context and behavioral analytics products across IoT, advertising, mobile apps and asset tracking spaces.

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Topics: location

Locating a 911 caller

Jun 2, 2016   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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On a recent episode of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” on HBO, John presented a special report on the state of 911 location. While the report is sprinkled with John Oliver’s witty and humorous viewpoint on the subject, the underlying issue is very real and, ironically, has gotten worse as cellular technologies have improved.


Luckily, there is an answer to this problem that’s cost-efficient and can be implemented quickly.  But first the history…

 

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Topics: Devices, location

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