Vision Net and Axiros bring remote device manager service to Tier-3 markets

Vision Net, a provider of communications solutions and managed network and support services, and Axiros, a technology participant in open device management solutions for telecommunications and M2M markets, announce a new partnership and managed service offering for the remote activation, management and real-time monitoring of customer premise equipment (CPE).

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In 2016 4.3 million small business and home alarm systems will be connected to European cellular networks

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, shipments of wireless M2M modules for security applications in EU27+2 is forecasted to grow from 2.9 million in 2011 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.1 percent to reach 20.0 million in 2016.

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MobileHelp® medical alert system leverages u-blox GPS and 2G/3G

u-blox, the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, has been chosen for global positioning and embedded 2G/3G wireless technologies by MobileHelp, a provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System) technology in America.

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Gas Meter Market to reach $2 billion annually in 2013

Revenues for the global gas meter market are to surpass $2 billion annually in 2013, according to a new market study from IMS Research.

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Cinterion enables secure M2M connectivity for Industrial Automation and Control Systems in Brazil

Cinterion, Gemalto’s M2M business segment and a provider in cellular M2M communication technology, announced that its TC65i quad-band wireless module has been fully integrated in the AirGate-GPRS system for remote monitoring and site automation.

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DOCOMO to launch global M2M platform

NTT DOCOMO, one of Japan’s mobile operators and provider of integrated services centred on mobility, announced that it will become Japan’s first mobile operator to offer a global enterprise platform for the communication lines of wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) systems beginning December 6.

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IMS Research report on Automotive Touchscreen market

IMS Research has published a new report entitled The World Market for Automotive User Interfaces – 2012. The report forecasts that unit sales of automotive touch screens will increase rapidly in the next eight years to an estimated 35.7 million units globally in 2019.

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Elbrys and Mindbloom showcase integrating mobile health applications and M2M health device services

Elbrys has announced collaboration with interactive health application leader Mindbloom to offer powerful user experiences that integrate with third party devices and metric centered data services.

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Smart tech roll-out fires up UK energy firms to overhaul customer service in 2013

The mass UK adoption of smart technology, including smart grids and smart meters, is sparking energy and water suppliers to invest in customer engagement strategies and technology to meet the increasing pressure on customer service, according to a new report from Aspect.

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B3IT and Tele2 bring 'intelligent parking' to market in Sweden

B3IT has released dynamIQ parking™, a concept of Intelligent Parking Systems, to the market in cooperation with a global leader in wireless sensor enabled smart city solutions and the Swedish mobile operator Tele2.

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Machina Research's annual global M2M opportunity report says connections will hit 18bn in 2022

Machina Research has published its annual report, M2M Global Forecast & Analysis 2011-22. It provides a detailed analysis of the global opportunity for machine-to-machine communications, notably that M2M connections will hit 18 billion in 2022, generating US$1.2 trillion revenue.

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Embedded consumer electronics device revenues to double in the next two years

Hi-Tech analyst house Juniper Research has predicted that revenues from products and services delivered over embedded consumer electronics devices will reach $6.4 billion in 2014,

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Aeon Labs introduces new edition of In-Wall Z-Wave Controller

Aeon Labs introduced the 2nd edition of its Micro Smart Switch, an in-wall Z-Wave power controller. Designed for both retrofit and new-build home automation, Micro Smart Switch allows for any existing wall switch to be converted into a fully-featured Z-Wave wall switch.

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Global cellular M2M connections growing to more than 325 million by 2016

IMS Research, now part of IHS, forecasts the market for cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity services to rise from approximately 107 million connections globally in 2011 to about 326 million connections by 2016.

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OKI Data Americas to resell Lantronix xPrintServer mobile printing device

OKI Data Americas has announced a reseller agreement with Lantronix, a global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions. Through this agreement, OKI Data will become the first printer manufacturer to resell Lantronix’s xPrintServer™ iOS print server appliance.

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Interactive Intelligence honoured with Cloud Computing Excellence award from TMC

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. has been honoured with a 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award from TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine.

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