Innovation World Cup announces partnership with Gemalto to support IoT entrepreneurs

Innovation is one of Gemalto’s core values, being at the forefront of developing technologies to enable organisations to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals that want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe.

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Airbiquity adds Inrix and parkopedia to its connected car content portfolio

Airbiquity Inc., announced the integration of two industry leading geo-aware content providers into its Choreo™ connected car services delivery platform. With these additions, both INRIX®, a provider of traffic information and driver services, and Parkopedia®, the largest provider of parking information used by millions of drivers per month, are available to Airbiquity’s automotive OEM customers

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3G/4G technologies will dominate cellular M2M communications by 2018, says Berg Insight

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global cellular M2M market has entered a period of transition from 2G to 3G/4G technologies. The share of cellular M2M devices connected to HSPA/LTE networks is projected to more than double from less than 20% at the end of 2014 to more

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Surge in smart meter installations to support European, meter data management market

Although the scope for meter data management (MDM) in Europe is currently limited, the market is expected to take off in the foreseeable future. The main driver for the adoption of MDM solutions is the need for utilities to manage and use the growing volume and variety of data created by widespread smart meter installation.

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Logic PD Blueprint™ wireless communication device framework helps OEMs tap into the power and potential of IoT

Logic PD, a product innovation and realisation company for connected devices, has introduced a Wireless Communication Device Blueprint™, a step-by-step application guide for turning legacy equipment into a wireless solution.

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Second CyLec pilot successfully deployed in Brazil

Cyan Holdings, the integrated system and software design company focused on utility metering and lighting control, has announced that its Brazilian partner, Nobre, has successfully deployed a smart metering pilot with a second Tier 1 utility in the region.

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Customisable, plug-and-play Spectre LTE Cellular Router ready for M2M on AT&T’s 4G network

B&B Electronics has expanded its family of rugged wireless Spectre routers to include the new Spectre LTE Cellular Router. Taking advantage of the fast data transfer speeds (up to 100Mbit/s for download, 50 Mbit/s for upload) of the LTE cellular network, the router is built for industrial remote M2M monitoring applications that demand speed, low

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Stadium buys M2M device manufacturer United Wireless to target Internet of Things business

Stadium Group  has acquired a device manufacturer which specialises in M2M wireless devices for use over cellular networks. UK-based company, United Wireless operates in the automotive and telematics sectors employing 40 people.

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‘Connected management’ trend drives the global wireless M2M market as connections rise 21% in 2014

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global number of mobile network connections used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication will increase by 21.0% in 2014 to reach 213.9m at the year-end. East Asia, Western Europe and North America are the main regional markets, accounting for around 75% of the

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Landis+Gyr and Ericsson join forces for smart meter reading in Finland

Landis+Gyr, has chosen Ericsson to provide smart meter reading and related field operations as a service for Landis+Gyr’s utility customers in Finland. For Ericsson, this is a breakthrough deal in the Finnish energy sector that underlines the company’s commitment to using ICT to meet the needs of the utilities industry.

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Encore Networks unveils Ultra-Low Cost M2M VPN Wireless Router

Encore Networks, announced the launch of an ultra-low cost wireless VPN router, the EN-2000™. This newest addition to the EN 4G LTE family of routers is designed for high-availability M2M applications in fixed or portable locations supporting Business Continuity, Video Surveillance, Digital Signage and Remote Access on both the Public or Private Verizon Wireless 4G

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IDC Retail Insights arms retailers with technology strategy for the Internet of Things

IDC Retail Insights announced a new report, Business Strategy: Developing an IoT Technology Strategy, which outlines how retailers must plan now for the Internet of Things (IoT) even if IoT hasn’t made it to the top of their priorities list. According to the new report, applied IoT technology positively impacts top- and bottom-line business performance by improving

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Numerex announces availability of LTE technology for M2M applications in North America

Numerex®, a provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the availability of LTE (Long Term Evolution to 4G) technology for M2M and IoT services  in North America. 

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Cyan and GridSense® team up to provide end to end smart grid solutions

Cyan, the integrated system and software design company delivering mesh based flexible wireless solutions for utility metering and lighting control, announces that it has signed a teaming agreement with GridSense® Inc. (“GridSense”), to jointly market smart grid solutions in India and other emerging regions that will enable utilities to accurately monitor energy distribution and consumption

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The Internet of Things will keep demand for standalone Bluetooth ICs strong, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, New York, USA, (Business Wire) – According to a report by ABI Research, the share of standalone Bluetooth ICs will be about 40% by the end of 2014, down from 42% in 2013, and by the end of 2019 that share will remain at 40%. The steady market share of standalone Bluetooth IC market

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Augumenta’s development tools define interface for application navigation and control for smart glasses

New York, USA (Business Wire) – Augumenta Ltd., a Finland-based software provider, has announced and demonstrated development tools that define a new user interface for navigation and control of applications running on smart glass devices.

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