Operators want M2M standards quickly, says TMF

Dublin, Ireland. 24 May, 2011. TM Forum chief executive, Martin Creaner has singled out M2M as a key topic for discussion at this year’s Management World conference in Dublin.

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Vodafone M2M's Head joins advisors to M2M Now

M2M Now is pleased to report that Erik Brenneis, the global Head of Vodafone M2M, has joined the growing list of editorial advisors to M2M Now.

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Retailers are unprepared for imminent consumer demand for mobile commerce

According to a survey of 100 marketing and IT managers at UK retail businesses and 1000 UK consumers, conducted by Vanson Bourne, the market is poorly poised

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M2M Now reader discount to ConnectivityWeek 2011 conference

ConnectivityWeek 2011 focuses exclusively on the benefits of Smart Grid – and all M2M Now readers can secure their place at a special discounted rate. Organised by Smart Grid stakeholders

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Survey shows just 16% of retailers are ready for consumer demand for mobile commerce

Kony survey shows 87% of retailers believe mobile commerce will impact shopping in the next two years, yet only 16% have a mobile strategy in place.

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New Market Report now available: Home Energy Management – Beyond the Numbers

Home energy management (HEM) is a hot topic for several good reasons: 1) Consumers want to reduce the amount they spend each month; 2) Utilities need to switch from a model of getting people to consume more to consuming less; and

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Mobile operators offered system to manage embedded devices roaming across their networks

Switzerland. 29 March, 2011 — With embedded devices now in widespread use in tablets and computers with 3G connectivity, such as Kindle, and now widely used in transport applications to monitor location and communication, MNOs are presented with a new roaming challenge.

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Security will be the bedrock for my next gen HAN

I had an interesting conversation about the future of Home Area Networks (HANs) today with INSIDE Secure, a privately-owned company based in beautiful Aix-en-Provence, France. As one who lives near Basingstoke, I can only imagine what that must be like. But, I digress.

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New White Paper available: How to Create a Mobile Barcode Program

Today, mobile barcodes are being incorporated into a vast array of media and initiatives, demonstrating the potential of this medium to impact the way people conduct business and go about their day-to-day lives.

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Analysts positive on Vodafone UK, strong in M2M services

March 21, 2011: A leading firm of analysts have taken a positive stance on Vodafone’s UK operations. And in their assessment Current Analysis have emphasised Vodafone UK’s provision of M2M (machine-to-machine) services as a key strength.

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GEO and Digi International create full energy management system for Europe’s utilities

Minnetonka, Minnesota & Cambridge, UK – US-based Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Green Energy Options (GEO) of the UK have agreed to develop a real-time, web-based energy management system for the European utility market.

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Machines account for 2.0% of mobile network connections worldwide, says Berg Insight

A new research report from Gothenburg, Sweden-based analyst firm Berg Insight, says that 2.0% of mobile network connections worldwide were used for wireless machine-to-machine communication at the end of 2010.

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Vodafone Case Studies: Real-world examples of putting these technologies to work

Vodafone foresees ‘trillions’ of connected devices and has provided machine-to-machine connectivity for its customers around the world

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M2M: A rare wave of opportunity

Every now and then an industry pauses, gathers itself like a new wave and surges forward with greater power than ever before. Technological advances and evolving business models seem to mean

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Sierra Wireless wins best wireless module award

Sierra Wireless’s AirPrimeTM SL6087 EDGE wireless module has won the GSMA’s Embedded Mobile Module award in the “Best 2G Module” category.

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Jasper Wireless platform connects Telefónica to M2M and consumer electronics devices

Jasper Wireless and Telefónica, Spain’s incumbent communications network operator, have partnered to wirelessly connect M2M and consumer electronics devices.

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