18 Oct '12, 7pm

Is Google Moving Into Logistics & Cargo Security? Read more in EBN

The US Patent and Trademark Office granted Google a patent this month for securing, monitoring, and tracking cargo shipping containers. The abstract describes a two-way communication system supported by an electronic bolt, a network gateway, a Web-based platform, and a mobile device. The wireless system would augment the mechanical seals used today. It would enable nearly real-time, end-to-end monitoring of the location and status of secured shipping containers through a series of gateways connected to a network. Each gateway is associated with a location that would transmit information to a cloud server. The patent makes no mention of using Google's Android operating system to run the platform, but it does highlight the ability to access the platform from a handheld device. The application was submitted in 2009; this suggests Google's plans to build a mobile enterprise se...

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