Oberthur Technologies extends M2M and IoT offering to application enablement with Cumulocity

Colombes, France – Oberthur Technologies (OT), a provider of digital security solutions for the mobility space, has announced its partnership with Cumulocity, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) platform provider, to offer an application enablement and objects management platform for the M2M and IoT markets. This new OT solution has the flexibility to address various M2M use cases from fleet

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CGI partners with Arkessa to deliver IoT based solutions

Cambridge, UK – Arkessa Ltd, a provider of IoT and M2M platforms and services has announced its strategic partnership with CGI to deliver complete IoT solutions to enterprise customers.

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Advantech announces next generation SUSIAccess 3.0 remote device management

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, July 24, 2014 – Advantech has announced its latest SUSIAccess 3.0 management software services with significant function enhancement including web-based structure, seamless SW/HW monitoring, and user-friendly map-view interface.

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G&D’s subscription management platform powers DOCOMO eSIM solution for M2M devices

Munich, Germany, July 23, 2014 – NTT DOCOMO, Inc., the largest mobile network operator in Japan, has selected Giesecke & Devrient´s (G&D) subscription management solution for Japan’s first commercial eSIM (embedded SIM) service.

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Landis+Gyr wins smart meter contract in Poland with RWE

Zug, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 – Swiss smart grid company Landis+Gyr has won a contract to provide smart meters in Poland for energy utility RWE for use inside residential buildings in the capital city of Warsaw.  RWE, based in Essen, Germany, is working to meet regulatory targets for smart meter installation and says the Landis+Gyr system

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Connected car service providers to reap US$17 billion in 2018 as GM, BMW and Tesla ramp up smart apps

Campbell, California, USA – Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its new Connected Car M2M Connections and Services Market Size and Forecasts Report, which focuses on the telecom-related services available for automotive applications, fleet management, and telematics, as well as the business models and trends that are driving the connected car M2M market.

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Turkcell announces its connected car platform for more access to information and fun on the go

Istanbul, Turkey, (Business Wire) – Turkish telecommunications and technology company, Turkcell,  has announced Turkey’s first connected car platform. The platform connects the car and its driver to mobile internet and essential location-based services, enriching the driving experience.

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Stream Technologies and Avanti sign partnership agreement

London, UK, July 15, 2014 – Stream Technologies has announced the agreement with Avanti to provide their satellite services into the M2M & IoT sectors. Stream will shortly onboard the Avanti services onto the Stream IoT-X connectivity platform, enabling enterprise clients to manage and monitor their entire cellular and satellite connectivity from a single user interface.

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Giesecke & Devrient guarantees secure payment function of BASE digital wallet

Munich, Germany, July 16, 2014 – BASE mobile subscribers can now make contactless payments using their smartphone at the supermarket when filling up their car and in restaurants using the “BASE wallet” digital wallet – and it is just as secure as using a traditional debit or credit card.

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FeedHenry launches new cloud-based Field Workforce Management mobile solution

Burlington, Massachusetts, USA and Waterford, Ireland, July 15, 2014 – FeedHenry, the open standards-based mobile application platform for enterprise provider, is announcing its Field Workforce Management mobile solution today.

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Globalstar equips FindMySheep with 12,000 transmitters for satellite-based M2M animal tracking

Dublin, Ireland, July 14, 2014 – Globalstar Europe Satellite Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc., has announced that FindMySheep AS, the M2M animal tracking firm, has purchased 12,000 Globalstar STXII simplex transmitters and associated data services for its revolutionary animal tracking collars. The firm has already activated all 12,000 M2M tracking collars –

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Atlas Copco chooses Cybercom to help develop smart construction equipment

Stockholm, Sweden, July 11, 2014 (Business Wire) – Atlas Copco’s production unit in Karlskrona, Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB, has chosen Cybercom to help develop smart construction equipment. An agreement has been signed for an assignment over five months.

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Metaio presents augmented reality for smart watches

Munich, Germany and San Francisco, California, USA – Augmented reality (AR) software and solutions provider, Metaio, has announced the first ever object recognition solution for smart watches. 

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Continua expands presence in China and is joined by new Associate Director, Hector Lui

Portland, Oregon, July 8, 2014 – Continua has announced that it is expanding its presence in China, to enhance business development opportunities for its members and promote personal connected health devices and solutions in this important market. Continua also announced that Hector Lui, President, Medipromos, has been named Associate Director, Continua China.

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QIVICON wins innovation prize and gains new partners

Bonn, Germany – International management consultancy Frost & Sullivan has announced smart home platform QIVICON as the winner of its European Visionary Innovation Leadership Award, naming QIVICON as the most innovative solution of its kind in 2014.

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Installed base of fleet management systems to reach 5.9 million in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe by 2018

Gothenburg, Sweden, July 4, 2014 – According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe was 2.9 million in Q4-2013.

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