Logic PD joins Telefónica’s M2M global partner programme

Logic PD, a product innovation and realisation company for connected devices, has partnered with Telefónica, to provide customers with global wireless coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and the ability to bring connected products to market quicker.

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Gemalto’s Cinterion M2M technology leverages the Sprint network

Gemalto has announces a new initiative to enhance M2M connectivity across the United States with the certification of the Gemalto Cinterion® PCS3 module on the Sprint network. This new product is designed to provide superior efficiently in applications such as mHealth monitoring, fleet and asset tracking as well as smart home solutions.

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Masternaut announces driver navigation and communications device for enterprise telematics

Masternaut, has launched Masternaut Pro, a new driver navigation & communication device which is used in conjunction with Masternaut Connect to provide users and businesses an all-in-one solution for real time telematics, communication, and navigation.

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Kizy Tracking presents its new tracker at POST EXPO 2014 for the first time in Europe

Thanks to a device smaller than a smartphone, any postal shipment can now be tracked in real-time through an online platform. Until now, these kinds of solutions were expensive and limited to high value goods. Kizy Tracking offers an innovative solution with similar functionalities for a cost less than one-tenth the price of competing GPS solutions on the

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South Korea’s Ecube Labs uses Vodafone M2M platform to take ‘smart green’ technology global

Ecube Labs, a South Korea based green venture established in 2011 in waste management industry, has announced its plans to further expand operations into five markets globally including the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Germany and the Netherlands. The company is working with Vodafone’s global M2M business to enable its global expansion plans.

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Korenix launches high reliability, dual band wireless network solution for road and rail transport applications

An industrial-grade wireless connectivity solution, comprising of a Wireless AP (Access Point) and Wireless IP Gateway – is now available from Korenix UK. The solution is suitable for a variety of applications in road and rail transport, as well as harsh industrial environments.

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ZigBee Remote Control 2.0: Updated standard for radio frequency-based remote controls

The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organisations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, has announced the ratification of the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard. The standard is now available for product development and can be downloaded for free from the Alliance website.

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Hughes to launch 9211-HDR portable BGAN terminal for Inmarsat’s High Data Rate service

Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the global in broadband satellite networks and services, has announced that its newest generation portable BGAN terminal, the Hughes 9211-HDR, is on target for commercial availability in November 2014. It is designed to operate with Inmarsat’s BGAN HDR service, which provides a portfolio of asymmetric and symmetric high data streaming rates.

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Dialog Semiconductor extends Bluetooth® success into range of smart home-human interface devices

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC, solid-state lighting and Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology, has announced the company’s further expansion into the Smart Home and Human Interface Device (HID) market with a design win that will feature in a number of OEM wireless Remote Control Units (RCUs) for Smart TVs and

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Industrial IoT offers significant opportunity for growth of digital services

The Industrial Internet of Things represents a tremendous opportunity for innovative companies looking to unlock new revenue sources by packaging their products with new digital services, says Accenture in its new report, “Driving Unconventional Growth through the Industrial Internet of Things.”

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GreenPeak introduces remote control technology for entertainment, Smart Home and Internet of Everything applications

GreenPeak Technologiesh has launched the new GP565 Smart Home radio chip for remote controls, that supports voice control, motion sensing and the new ZRC 2.0 protocol. Next generation remotes use RF instead of infrared (IR) and reportedly will be able to control all the home’s Smart Home features – all from a single remote.

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Embedded GPS/GNSS active antennas for M2M IoT

Parsec Technologies, Inc. Introducing GPS/GNSS L1 high radiated efficiency active antenna at 9mm x 9.175mm x 1.3mm (L x W x H).  The PTA1.5M-9 integrates easily with industry GNSS/GPS 3D-SIPs and system on chip (SoC) receivers with only a single direct connection typically required and is compatible with any GNSS receiver operating from 1560 to 1610

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Major app developers sign on to build connected car apps through AT&T drive

AT&T is leading the way in providing cars with wireless connectivity and now making it easier than ever for automotive manufacturers to integrate apps from top companies.  AT&T announced today six applications to the company’s industry leading connected car platform, AT&T Drive.

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Wyless and Getrak partner to offer managed connectivity bundled with cloud telematics across South America

Wyless, the end-to-end service provider for M2M and IoT, and Getrak, the provider of horizontal cloud based tracking solutions to the fleet and telematics markets in Brazil, has announced a broad partnership agreement with Wyless Brazil subsidiary Wyless TM Data. Together, the companies will offer a fully managed end-to-end solution for device, cloud and managed

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Shipments of OEM embedded telematics systems will grow to 54.5m worldwide in 2020

According to a new research report by Berg Insight, shipments of OEM embedded telematics systems worldwide are forecast to grow from 8.4m units in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.6 percent to reach 54.5m units in 2020.

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Launch of the iWatch expected to galvanise the fledgling new sector

New findings from leading hi-tech analysts, Juniper Research, has revealed that the global retail revenue from smart wearable devices will treble by 2016, before reaching $53.2 billion by 2019. The market will be driven by an increase in sales of premium smart watches and smart glasses over the next five years.

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