Smart agriculture uses Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for more efficient and productive farming. Smart agriculture, also called agtech, is an integrated approach that aims to increase agricultural productivity by making farms more connected and intelligent. Smart agriculture and more efficient farming are critical as globally we’re facing resource depletion, a shrinking amount of arable… Continue Reading
ICCIDs, IMSIs, and IMEIs — oh my! You might have heard the term ICCID, one of many acronyms tossed around in the world of cellular communications. It stands for Integrated Circuit Card ID, a 19- or 20-digit number that’s typically printed on the back of a SIM card. The ICCID is a globally unique serial… Continue Reading
From construction to mining to manufacturing, the Internet of Things offers industries new ways to improve their processes to be safer and more efficient. Over the last 10 years, data has become an increasingly important to businesses and useful as the technology to collect, store, and analyze it has improved. One of the most prevalent… Continue Reading
A key part of connecting IoT devices to a cellular IoT network of over 196 countries is actually shipping our Hologram global IoT SIMs and Novas to those countries. To date, we’ve shipped to over 100 countries through our platform and we’re constantly working to improve our own distribution out of the US. However, we… Continue Reading
When we founded our company, Hologram set forth with the belief that the world needs a more intuitive way to access the Internet using open protocols. Our vision continues on today, and holds true for humans as well as machines; that’s why we’ve spent the last fives years innovating in the access, data, and API… Continue Reading
Today the new Hologram Nova LTE is in stock and available for purchase. Based on the popular Hologram Nova 2G/3G USB Modem the Nova LTE provides IoT Single Board Computers, like the Raspberry Pi and Beagle Boards, access to global 4G LTE-M and NB-IoT cellular networks. In July we announced the Nova-LTE open for pre-orders.… Continue Reading
How real-time is your driving application? For self-driving vehicles, it depends on architecture. Is your device using the cloud? Or edge computing? If it’s the latter, the answer truly depends on the speed and bandwidth of cellular 4G IoT networks. The average time for data to travel from cloud to car is about 100 milliseconds. For… Continue Reading
Hologram has over 500 carrier partners, so we keep an eye out for when each carrier deploys new cellular technology. Of particular interest is new low power deployments like LTE-M and NB-IOT. We outline the new deployments we’re tracking for Q3 of 2018.
Electric scooters are showing up in cities around the globe, often unprompted. These cellular connected devices showcase what is possible when software companies can rent out real world hardware. Read about how it could impact your next business idea.
Today, I’m pleased to present Hologram’s improved plans and pricing. We’re already known for our simple pricing structure and now we’ve made it even easier by eliminating pricing zones and breaking our services into three editions: Maker, Professional, and Enterprise. The Professional Edition is built to scale. It includes platform features to help businesses connect… Continue Reading