GreenPeak launches the new GP501 ZigBee radio chip

GreenPeak Technologies, a leading semiconductor company in low power RF communication, announced the GP501, a new generation of ZigBee transceivers which contains a coexistence scheme that allows Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and ZigBee chips to work side by side in the same device

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V2V penetration in new vehicles to reach 62% by 2027, according to ABI Research

Vehicle-to-vehicle technology based on DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communication) using the IEEE 802.11p automotive W-Fi standard will gradually be introduced in new vehicles

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Silicon Labs targets China’s smart metering market with wireless transceiver

Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, introduced a high-performance, ultra-low-power wireless transceiver optimised for China’s rapidly growing smart metering market

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App-Connected vehicles to reach 20% of consumer cars in Western Europe and North America by 2017

A new report from Juniper Research has found that advancements in entertainment head-units and higher smartphone penetration will result in App-capability reaching a fifth of all consumer vehicles in the developed markets of North America and Western Europe by 2017

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Global market for IoT sensors estimated at US$ 1.6bn in 2013, says NanoMarkets

Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets announced the release of its new report titled “Sensors for the Internet-of-Things: 2013 -2020”

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du Telecom begins high-end M2M services in the UAE in partnership with Gemalto

UAE’s integrated telecommunications service provider du Telecom, and Gemalto, a leader in digital security, are to deploy Gemalto’s Machine Identification Module (MIM) in what is said to be the first deployment of M2M communication technology in the UAE.

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Powelectrics and Telit expand cooperation into wireless telemetry applications market

Telit Wireless Solutions and Powelectrics Ltd announced collaboration in the wireless telemetry application market with the launch of Powelectrics’ Telit-based product “Metron2”.

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Continua Health Alliance elects Orange Healthcare's Mahdavy to chair European Working Group

Continua Health Alliance announced that Elinaz Mahdavy, European Affairs and Strategic Partnerships Manager at Orange Healthcare, has been unanimously elected chair of its European Working Group

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FUJITSU TEN gets connected with Telenor Connexion

The Japanese Tier 1 automotive supplier, FUJITSU TEN, has chosen Telenor Connexion to provide a connected service solution for its Remote Engine Start telematics service

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INSIDE Secure claims to have 'reinvented' the NFC tag

INSIDE Secure has introduced a new near field communication (NFC) tag that is said to create “virtually limitless possibilities” for interaction between NFC mobile devices like smartphones and a broad range of medical, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices

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Kamstrup delivered the 150,000th smart meter to Enexis

The Dutch energy distributor, Enexis, and smart metering provider Kamstrup recently celebrated their successful cooperation through the last five years

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Vodafone and Towers Watson launch telematics usage-based insurance service as first customer signs up

Vodafone and Towers Watson, the global professional services company, are moving forward with a strategic alliance to fast-track the development and introduction of telematics usage-based insurance offerings for motor insurance companies operating outside of North America

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TELUS selects Gemalto SIM to enable secure NFC mobile payments

Gemalto, a leader in digital security, announced that Canadian telecommunications carrier TELUS will use Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC SIM cards to enable consumers to securely store a variety of credentials on their SIM for use with their mobile phones

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Numerex and Cascade partner to provide an asset management solution for the solid waste market

Numerex Corp, a provider of on-demand and interactive M2M enterprise solutions, and Cascade Engineering announced their collaboration for the development and implementation of an asset management solution for the solid waste and recycling market

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Yota Devices and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. enter into software license for mobile devices

Yota Devices announced that it is the first Russian company to enter into a software license for mobile devices with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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Jasper Wireless platform named as Best Cloud Based Technology at the Global Mobile Awards 2013

Jasper Wireless, a leading connected devices platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, has been recognised by the 2013 Global Mobile Awards judging panel as the Best Cloud Based Technology for Mobile

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