Upcoming Webinar: High Accuracy Indoor Location Using Bluetooth – When Proximity Isn’t Good Enough

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The use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) in beacons was originally conceived as a way to trigger proximity-based events in retail outlets. However, the ability to detect Bluetooth signals has launched new offerings to help accurately locate both people and things. By incorporating angle of arrival and received signal strength, this concept can be taken even further to enable true …

Fathom and KIND Financial Introduce First Automated and Integrated Cannabis Plant Tracking Solution for Cultivators

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Fathom’s Bluetooth real-time location system integrated with KIND Seed to Sale enables accurate plant location tracking and reporting, helps ensure regulatory compliance and streamlines operations for cannabis growers November 8, 2017 – Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, USA – Fathom Systems Inc. and KIND Financial today announced the integration of Fathom’s Bluetooth-based automated plant tracking with KIND’s Seed to Sale solution. …

Fathom and Gimbal Successfully Demonstrate Automated Bluetooth Plant Tracking in Cannabis Cultivation Facility

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Coming from ten years in the GPS location industry, Fathom spent $5 million over five years developing its subscription-based RTLS and collaborated with Gimbal to solve the problems involved in automatically tracking thousands of cannabis plants in a typical grow operation. The system had to successfully address real-world obstacles like signal attenuation through dense foliage, crowded grow rooms, humidity and …

Industrial Use Cases for Bluetooth RTLS

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If you’re wondering how Bluetooth-based RTLS is currently being used, we’ve outlined some of the industrial use cases where Fathom’s solution makes an impact. Fathom is designed to support a wide range of industrial use cases and enables organizations to easily integrate accurate location data with their existing asset tracking, business intelligence (BI) or control systems. Click here to learn more about …

Meet Fathom at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, Oct 3-5

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The Fathom team will be attending and exhibiting at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona on October 3-5 as part of the Government of Canada pavilion. The conference attracts over 10,000 attendees from 70+ countries and is designed to drive knowledge and business opportunities around the implementation of IoT in industrial environments. Fathom represents the next generation of indoor …

Part 3 – More from Mr. Beacon and Al Juarez on Fathom RTLS

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In part three, Steve Statler, aka Mr. Beacon, concludes his interview with Al Juarez of Fathom with his thoughts on the RTLS market, where it’s heading and what use cases are driving Bluetooth for asset tracking and indoor location. Al discusses the role of Bluetooth in filling a functional and operation gap between RFID and ultra wide-band to tackle particular …

The Key to IoT is ROI

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IoT security gets a lot of attention these days, but according to a recent study commissioned by the software company Canonical, the biggest challenges for companies in IoT are proving ROI and providing clear use cases. The study, which surveyed over 360 IoT professionals, showed that over half (53%) believe that “quantifying ROI and providing a clear use case” is …

Part 2 – Al Juarez Interview with Steve Statler, aka Mr. Beacon

Randy Asset Tracking, Beacons, IoT

In part two, Steve Statler, aka Mr. Beacon, continues his interview with Al Juarez about Fathom’s Bluetooth RTLS with a history of Fathom’s development and positioning in the market. He discusses the advantages of Fathom’s API for providing accurate x/y positioning data and how this data can be integrated into various third party asset tracking, business intelligence and control systems. …

Fathom and Spatial DNA Partner to Deliver Real-Time Location Intelligence Solutions

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Companies integrate Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technologies and geospatial intelligence to deliver accurate, always-on asset tracking August 15, 2017 – Vancouver, Canada – Fathom today announced that it has partnered with Spatial DNA to deliver solutions that integrate the company’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology with Spatial DNA’s location-as-a-service software Flow. When integrated, clients can take advantage of this powerful, real-time, …

Part 1 – Mr. Beacon Interviews Fathom about our Bluetooth RTLS Technology

Randy Asset Tracking, Beacons, IoT

In part one of this interview, Steve Statler, aka Mr. Beacon, talks with Al Juarez about Fathom’s Bluetooth real-time location system (RTLS). Al talks about the Fathom Hub, which is a cloud connected gateway with 6 antennas, utilizing Angle of Arrival for accurate positioning. He also discusses Fathom’s unique competitive advantage as a spin-off of RX Networks, a company with …

Fathom Launches New Industrial Bluetooth Beacon: The Fathom Tag

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August 1, 2017 – Vancouver, Canada – Fathom™ today announced the launch of its new industrial Bluetooth beacon called the Fathom Tag. The Fathom Tag is designed to integrate seamlessly with the Fathom Hub and Fathom Control system and deliver highly accurate positioning for industrial environments. The Fathom Tag has been developed specifically for location applications and its rugged design and …

New White Paper – Advantages of Fathom’s Bluetooth RTLS for Indoor Positioning

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The real-time location systems (RTLS) industry is rapidly adopting Bluetooth for a number of asset tracking scenarios that were poorly suited for RFID, Wi-Fi or ultra-wideband (UWB) technology. Check out our Bluetooth RTLS White Paper, where you’ll learn: This White Paper is designed to help you better understand the current landscape of indoor positioning technologies and how Fathom’s Bluetooth solution …