Use Case: How Democratized IoT Can Provide Better Pipeline Monitoring and Increased Safety

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The Big Picture Every year, approximately 1 million daily shipments of hazardous materials are made by land, sea and air, reports the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). In the U.S. alone, hundreds of companies operate almost 2.6 million miles of oil and gas pipeline transport systems, through which trillions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of billions…

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Use Case: The Role of Democratized IoT in Smart Transportation & Supply Chain Management

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The Big Picture From curbing inventory loss and reducing repair costs, to cutting fuel costs and improving shipping route efficiency — the benefits of IoT technology and related analytics for supply chain management and transport are already undeniable. And while large players like DHL are defining the way that IoT is used for logistics, it’s smaller players who are still…

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Helios Wire Raises US$4 Million in Financing to Continue Building Its Satellite-Enabled IoT Service

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FINANCING WILL BE USED TO SUPPORT ITS DEMOCRATIZATION OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS. Vancouver, Canada, August 21, 2017 | Helios Wire is pleased to announce that it has raised an additional US$4 million in financing to help facilitate the launch of its first two satellites. These funds will be allocated towards the development of the satellite-based IoT system that Helios is…

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Use Case: Precision Agriculture, the Internet of Things, and Big Data Management

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“…farmers and agricultural companies are turning to the Internet of Things for analytics and greater production capabilities.” — Business Insider The big picture: population and climate changes. As the world’s population continues to rise, so too does the importance of precision or ‘smart’ agriculture. Although the population growth rate has been declining since the ‘60s, it has since doubled to…

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Better Data, Smarter Decisions: Asset Tracking and Logistics With IoT

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“Fewer than 50% of companies currently track assets, yet logistics is one of the costliest aspects of global trade.” — IBM Logistical intelligence: raising the bar with realtime data. Even with IoT-enabled industries and applications on the rise, especially in the ranks of big business, there are not enough affordable IoT devices to serve small and medium-sized businesses, both in existing and…

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The Internet of Things is Ripe for Democratization

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The ‘Internet of Things’ is already here, and it’s about to become ubiquitous. Unlike so many other tech buzzwords, it’s one that’s currently expected to live up to the hype, and then some. In under a decade, IoT is set to trigger the next industrial revolution; one that’s already upon us, reports Business Insider Intelligence. With Big Business already scaling its IoT-enabled operations,…

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Helios Wire to launch Satellite-Enabled Machine to Machine (M2M) connectivity to democratize the Internet of Things (IoT)

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Vancouver, Canada. September 19, 2016 | Helios Wire is designing and building a space-based Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) service specifically designed for market applications that require low bandwidth and low service costs. The Helios system will target both existing and emerging IoT and M2M applications, including the monitoring and controlling of fixed and mobile assets in the…

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