Steve Statler aka Mr. Beacon Interviews Fathom about our Bluetooth RTLS Technology

fathommain Asset Tracking, Beacons, IoT

Following the RFID Journal Live show Steve Statler sat down with Fathom’s Al Juarez to discuss the evolution of asset tracking and how Fathom’s technical capabilities providing accurate indoor location for industrial Bluetooth RTLS is shaking up the asset tracking industry. The interview touches on many interesting areas of the ever evolving asset tracking and RTLS space, and provides a …

Fathom’s take on RFID Journal Live trade show in Phoenix and the role of Bluetooth RTLS in Asset Tracking

Al Juarez Asset Tracking, Beacons, Events, IoT

Fathom continued its road warrior series in May by soaking in the sights, sounds and sun at RFID Journal Live 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. The show offered Fathom an opportunity to understand how the RFID industry approaches and solves indoor industrial location problems and where Bluetooth RTLS fits into the picture. Conversations with a bevy of RFID solutions providers revealed …

Fathom Announces Technology Alliance with Leading Beacon Manufacturer Gimbal

Shawn Bouchard Asset Tracking, Beacons, IoT

Fathom, a leader in Bluetooth RTLS asset tracking, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Gimbal, a leader in enterprise-grade mobile engagement and location intelligence. The partnership presents customers with the combined strengths of each company: Gimbal’s reliable beacons and over the air security and Fathom’s high-accuracy indoor location platform. The agreement includes joint marketing and sales …

Wavefront IoT Summit

Shawn Bouchard Asset Tracking, Beacons, IoT

The Wavefront IoT Summit held in Toronto this year offered a fantastic opportunity for business and government leaders to connect with companies interested in taking advantage of the connected possibilities offered by the Internet of Things. Running from May 1 to 2 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the Wavefront IoT Summit 2017 focused on enterprise Internet of Things companies …

ProMat 2017 – A Turning Point in Logistics

Al Juarez Asset Tracking, Events, IoT

I attended ProMat 2017 to test a value proposition: “If I could give you reliable, automatic location of your people, equipment, and pallets, with an accuracy of 2 meters, and at a cost that is a fraction of systems that provide centimeter level accuracy, would you be interested?” The answer, from over 75 one-on-one conversations, was a resounding: “Yes!” Why …

Introducing Fathom Asset Tracking Partner Acumentive

Shawn Bouchard Asset Tracking, IoT

Fathom is pleased to announce a new channel partnership with London, UK based Acumentive Limited. This partnership positions Fathom as a key asset tracking partner of Acumentive, where Fathom will deliver a much needed Bluetooth solution to serve the UK and European market. Acumentive delivers Smarter Asset Locating solutions through its SenseAnyWare platform, providing an end to end value from location …

BC Tech Summit 2017

Shawn Bouchard Beacons, Events, IoT

BC’s annual tech show, BC Tech Summit, ran at the Vancouver Convention Centre from March 14-15, and featured more than 300 BC tech companies. Fathom partnered with Vancouver based QuickMobile, producers of the summit’s mobile app, to showcase our indoor location and beacon technology. Distributed around the convention space were dozens of the soon to be released Fathom™ Tag beacons. …

Mobile World Congress 2017

Shawn Bouchard Beacons, Events

Fathom had the opportunity to attend Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona last month as part of the Canadian Trade Commission and ICT West delegation. If you’ve never been to MWC before imagine 8 football fields lined up next to each other, filled with brand activations from the world’s leading consumer technology companies. There are 8.5 halls to explore along …

TRUSTe Privacy Datasheet

Shawn Bouchard Privacy

Fathom is pleased to announce the completion of a Privacy Impact Assessment of the Fathom system conducted by TRUSTe. Fathom selected TRUSTe because they are recognized leaders in privacy compliance and risk management with an outlook that considers global regulatory and data protection requirements. Conducted over the course of several weeks the privacy assessment offers a detailed review of Fathom …

BLE Beacons in Retail

Guylain Roy MacHabee Beacons, IoT, Use Case - Retail

Much has been written about beacons in retail and how they will revolutionize the customer experience. When Apple announced the iBeacon protocol retail innovators immediately understood the disruptive potential of beacons to provide customers with targeted offers based on a customer’s location in a store. So what’s a beacon? Bluetooth Smart or BLE beacons (Bluetooth Low Energy) are small electronic …

Seeing the Forest in the Trees | Learn How Blacksburg Transit Tracks Its Buses Indoors

Shawn Bouchard Beacons, Customers, IoT

Blacksburg Transit deployed 20 Fathom™ Hubs—a patent-pending BLE gateway device— creating a proximity coverage area for the 46,000 sq.ft. indoor depot facility. The Hubs display real-time data in Fathom™ Control, a cloud-based dashboard that locates buses precisely, down to the specific aisle and position within the aisle inside the depot.