Mining businesses identify IoT as essential to gaining a competitive edge, finds Inmarsat

Businesses in the mining industry are backing the Internet of Things (IoT) to help them retain their market share, as competition in the sector intensifies, the quality of seams decreases and profit margins are put under pressure.

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IoT on the Edge – Sand, satellites and the Southern Cross

Mining operation deploys satellite-based technology to protect workers and minimise environmental impacts. A multinational mining corporation runs the longest continually operating sand mine in Australia. As part of its operations, regular measurement of water quality and levels of bores is required to meet government regulations and minimise any negative impact on the environment.

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I’m 2.5 km below the earth’s surface … ‘Can you hear me now?’

Part of my rationale for spending money on space programmes is the number of spin-off technologies that have been created by/for the space industry… technologies that benefit all of us every single day.

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Inmarsat and SkyWave achieve M2M success as 12,000 IsatData Pro Terminals are sold in year-to-date

London, UK. October 24, 2012 – Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, and its partner SkyWave Mobile Communications report that SkyWave has secured sales of 12,000 IsatData Pro M2M terminals in the year to date.

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TWSP to resell ThingWorx connected application platform and VAS Down Under

Exton, Pennsylvania, USA. October, 2011 – ThingWorx has appointed TWSP of Perth, Australia as a global reseller of the ThingWorx Connected Application Platform. TWSP will also provide a wide range of value added services (VAS) to customers in Australia and New Zealand.

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