Author Archives: Sam Handy

The Power of Knowing – Part I

Is your boat secure? Is your anchor dragging? Is there water in the bilge? Has someone boarded your boat without your knowledge? These are just some questions at the back of every boater’s mind. But perhaps the most important question– the one that brings all others under its umbrella– is: are you sure your boatContinue Reading

Trade Only Today: Siren Marine Hires California PR Firm

This story appeared on tradeonlytoday.com on March 16th, 2017. Newport, R.I.-based Siren Marine hired California-based Strike Zone Communications to spearhead its public relations and marketing communications efforts. This new marketing partnership comes at a time when Siren Marine, a technology company that has helped spearhead the “connected boat” concept, is preparing to unveil new products.Continue Reading

2017 – The Year of the Connected Boat

Looking back, I can’t believe that it was more than 5 years ago that we received the first commercial-ready shipment of 500 Pixies and Sprites. That was a very special day. We stacked the boxes to the ceiling in our small office and opened a bottle of champagne to celebrate. After years of planning andContinue Reading

Providence Business News: R.I. companies receive Innovation Voucher grants

Providence Business News: R.I. companies receive Innovation Voucher grants

(Story by Mary MacDonald, PBN Staff Writer) PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. The companies, which have fewer than 500 employees, were among 31 applicants for the latest round ofContinue Reading

The 2G Shutoff and What it Means to You

2G cellular service is on its way out the door. Effective December 31st, AT&T shut down its 2G network, rendering all devices using its 2G SIM essentially useless. T-Mobile has committed to supporting its 2G network through 2020, but the landscape of cellular connectivity is changing rapidly. What does this mean for Siren Marine andContinue Reading

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