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Smaller Unit, More Messages for Less

Date Posted: December 1, 2017

December 1st, 2017 Denver, CO: Lat-Lon is changing the cost and size of the tracking market, while offering more messages.  The new Micro Tracking Unit (MTU) is the smallest solar powered unit designed by Lat-Lon, measuring less than 4”x 4”x 2.5”.  The MTU eliminates t

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BSM Technologies Announces Mobi Earn-Out Agreement and Senior Officer Changes

Date Posted: November 8, 2017

Lat-Lon's parent company, BSM Technologies, announces Mobi Earn-Out Agreement and Senior Officer Changes.

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Lat-Lon Reduces the Cost of IoT

Date Posted: August 1, 2017

August 1st, 2017 Denver, CO: Lat-Lon announces that it has eliminated the monthly cellular service charge on its new version of Solar Tracking Unit.  Lat-Lon has replaced the standard cellular modem with a LoRa data modem.  The LoRa data modem can off load the data col

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Conrail Revamps Rail Yard with Lat-Lon GPS Devices

Date Posted: May 8, 2017

Conrail’s Pavonia Yard has recently been featured in Progressive Railroading Magazine for its $5.3 million makeover project that was started in 2012.

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2G Sunset Approaching

Date Posted: October 13, 2016

In 2012 we mentioned that AT&T had announced it would be sun-setting its 2G network by 2017, and some Lat-Lon units would be effected.  As that date closes in, we are trying to keep all customers aware of possible changes to unit reporting.  Any 2G unit still active, is noted on invoices “Thi

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Perspective: From M2M to Rail IoT and Big Data Analytics

Date Posted: March 16, 2016

Machine to machine (M2M) technology isn't new to the rail industry, but it has now broadened into the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data analytics. Railroads and their customers are benefitting today, and there is still room for growth and the realization of new benefits.

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Compact Tracking Unit

Date Posted: March 1, 2016

February 29th, 2016 Denver, CO: Lat-Lon announces a new product, the Compact Tracking Unit. A new smaller Solar-Powered Tracking Device, the Compact Tracking Unit (CTU) product is designed to fit in small spots, even in the grooves of a container or any other non-powered asset.

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Lat-Lon, L.L.C. Acquired by BSM Technologies Inc.

Date Posted: December 2, 2014

Denver, CO

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Lat-Lon Next Generation: More Power; Less Draw

Date Posted: February 5, 2014

The launch of the next generation Solar Tracking Unit (STU).

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