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Lat-Lon, LLC. Wins Connected World Value Chain Award

Thursday, June 14, 2012: Lat-Lon, LLC. announced today that they have been awarded the Gold Value Chain Award in Fleet Management from Connected World Magazine.  The award was presented at the annual Connected World Conference in St. Charles, IL to distinguish the most successful corporate adopters of M2M technology and connected devices. 

Lat-Lon was recognized for their innovative approach to tracking and monitoring cargo and equipment with their wireless, self-contained Solar Powered Tracking Unit (STU).  The patented tracking unit communicates from railcars, locomotives, trucks, barges, heavy equipment and more through Multi-Tech embedded cellular modems for CDMA or GSM.  With Global coverage, the STU has been a valuable asset to freight managers for its easy installation, and consistent, straightforward standardized cost given Multi-Tech’s carrier approved embedded modems. 

The frequent reporting available given the daily “recharge” each unit receives from direct or indirect sunlight combined with a patented power system, allows for a more complete and accurate information trail to manage assets.  The ublox ultra low-power GPS module offers regular, high sensitivity GPS signals for accurate location, direction, and speed data.  

The STU not only monitors location, but can provide critical information through various sensors including: A three axis accelerometer for impact detection, infrared motion activated camera, wired or wireless sensors for temperature, hatch, tilt and more.  These sensors have proven valuable in rail and trucking industries, often purchased directly by manufacturers.  The Lat-Lon product line-up is complimented with wired units designed for locomotives and fleet vehicles

About Lat-Lon:Lat-Lon, LLC was founded in 1999 in Denver, Colorado to provide GPS based management tools for transportation industries. It is a member of the Tegra Corp group of companies (established 1918) and is privately held. For further information contact Lat-Lon at 877-300-6566 or visit www.lat-lon.com

For more information on Multi-Tech, visit: www.multitech.com

For more information on ublox, visit: www.u-blox.com/en/press-release/u-blox-customer-honored-connected-world-value-chain-award