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6 Smart Ways to Use IoT in Agriculture

/ Written By Quintin Carlson

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

What’s an ICCID Number and Why Does It Matter for Cellular IoT?

/ Written By Quintin Carlson

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

6 Ways Industrial IoT Can Benefit Modern Operations

/ Written By Maiky Iberkleid

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

New Global Distribution Partners for Hologram Cellular IoT Connectivity

/ Written By Ryan Lee

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

Hello World, Meet Magic

/ Written By Ben Forgan

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

Connecting Driverless Vehicles: Kroger Launches Robot Delivery Service

/ Written By Ben Forgan

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

Carriers expand low power services in Q3 of 2018

/ Written By Ben Forgan

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.

The Scooters Are Just the Beginning

/ Written By Ben Forgan
kids riding connected e-scooters

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.

Introducing New Cellular Features and Pricing Editions

/ Written By Ryan Lee

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