M2M Alliance joins Eclipse Foundation

Aachen, Germany and Ottawa, Canada – The M2M Alliance, the world’s largest professional machine-to-machine association, has joined the Eclipse Foundation, one of the most important organisations in the field of software solutions. As a full member of the Eclipse Associate Member and Eclipse Membership At Large communities, the M2M Alliance will support the globally operating

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Weightless technology gets traction as London SIG meeting achieves 'huge milestone'

Anyone who’s been watching the high-tech sector for long enough will have come to recognise those moments, says Alun Lewis, when a new standard or initiative suddenly reaches a critical mass of interest and activity or – ‘gotten traction’ – to use the language of West Coast silicon entrepreneurship …

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HGI and the Broadband Forum agree to work together on the smart home

Sophia Antipolis, France and Fremont, California, USA – HGI and the Broadband Forum have agreed to jointly specify requirements for the smart home. Two projects are under way – one clarifying performance and co-existence requirements for wireless home area networks (WHAN) and the other specifying requirements for interworking between various home devices and home automation

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SIMalliance publishes Open Mobile API test specification for public consultation

London, UK. October 4, 2013 — A test specification promoting standardised implementation of Open Mobile API (application performance indicator) specifications among mobile network operators (MNOs) and handset developers is being proposed by SIMalliance to support an open mobile ecosystem.

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Accenture joins Weightless SIG to support global long range M2M connected products initiatives

(Cambridge, UK. September 25, 2013) – The Weightless Special Interest Group (SIG) today announced that Accenture, the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing  company, has joined its Board of Directors as Weightless’s latest Promoter Group Member.

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Düsseldorf Summit told that 42% of surveyed companies earn at least €1m per year in M2M

Düsseldorf, Germany – The results of a survey by the M2M Alliance among 4,800 decision makers and managers were revealed at the M2M Summit held on September 10 at the Congress Center Düsseldorf. The survey looked at the use of M2M solutions in a wide range of companies and showed that more than 95% of

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New International M2M Council names its first officers and committees

London, UK – The International M2M Council (IMC) has announced the election of its first slate of officers. The new association aims to bring together all segments of the global machine-to-machine industry, including automotive telematics, transportation, remote asset management, healthcare, supply chain logistics, smart utilities and location-based services.

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M2M Alliance adds Orga Systems to membership of 'the world’s biggest network of M2M players'

(Paderborn, Germany. August 29, 2013) — Orga Systems has joined the M2M Alliance, said to be ‘the world’s biggest M2M association’. Orga Systems is a global vendor of real-time charging and billing software solutions with a customer base across the telecommunications, utilities and M2M markets.

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NextG-Com becomes 1000th member of the Weightless SIG community

(Cambridge & Staines, UK) — The Weightless SIG (Special Interest Group) has announced that NextG-Com, protocol stack and wireless embedded system component developer, has joined its ranks as its one thousandth member.

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Telecom Italia is fourth to join the Global M2M Association for 'enhanced M2M services'

June 22, 2013 — The Global M2M Association (GMA), a co-operation agreement in the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector between TeliaSonera, Orange and Deutsche Telekom, has now welcomed Telecom Italia to the fold, Georgina Elrington reports.

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GSMA launches new worldwide data and analysis platform for the mobile industry

London, UK – The GSMA has announced the launch of GSMA Intelligence, a powerful new data and analysis resource serving the mobile industry. The online portal claims to provide the industry’s most comprehensive set of data points, covering every mobile operator in every country worldwide,

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SIMalliance to host Free SIM and secure element training workshop at SIMposium Global

Event date: 24 June, 2013 Amsterdam RAI Geneva, Switzerland – SIMalliance, the global non-profit trade association dedicated to supporting the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services, is inviting key actors in the mobile services space to attend a free training workshop, which will provide a concise, high-level education on the SIM and Secure Element

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Continua developer tools now available in open health tools project and on Continua website

Beaverton, Orlando, USA – Continua Health Alliance has announced the publication of four primary components on Open Health Tools, the Open Source clearing house for health IT projects.

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Smart Cities Council launched to accelerate global shift to smart, sustainable cities

Seattle, USA – Cities around the world have a new ally in the fight to achieve prosperity and sustainability. More than a dozen top technology firms – including some of the world’s largest – have formed the Smart Cities Council to provide cities with tools and best practices.

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HomeGrid Forum and HomePNA Alliance merge to smooth migration to G.hn for home networks

Beaverton, Oregon, USA – HomeGrid Forum and the HomePNA Alliance have merged to create a single organisation focused on promoting advanced wired home networking technologies. The combined organisation will operate under the HomeGrid Forum banner.

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New M2M trade body, International M2M Council to launch this week at CTIA 2013 in Vegas

CTIA 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA. May 20, 2013 — A new non-profit trade body for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, the International M2M Council (IMC), is to be launched this week at CTIA 2013. The founding members include Deutsche Telekom, Digi, Huawei, KORE, Oracle, ORBCOMM and Telit.

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