Z-Wave smart home system operated by smartphone or tablet developed by tapHOME

Milpitas, California, USA – New Z-wave alliance member tapHOME has developed a home control system which requires only a smartphone or tablet in order to set up and operate it.

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Yankee Group has mixed feelings about Audi's deal with T-Mobile to power its connected car platform

Boston, Massachusetts, USA – Following its recent research into the M2M products consumers are most likely to buy, Yankee Group expressed mixed feelings about Audi’s deal with T-Mobile USA to power its Audi Connect infotainment platform with wireless service.

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Sierra Wireless launches compact 3G wireless gateway for industry, enterprise, and transport

Vancouver, Canada – Sierra Wireless has announced the launch of the AirLink® LS300 intelligent gateway, the all-in-one successor to the AirLink Raven line of rugged gateways.

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Vodafone stays on top in Machina Research’s 2013 M2M CSP Benchmarking Study

Reading, UK. April 4, 2013 – Machina Research today announced the results of its annual M2M Communications Service Provider Benchmarking Study. For the second year running, Vodafone was crowned the CSP best placed to take advantage of the global M2M opportunity.

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Sale of AirCard® assets and operations enables Sierra Wireless to accelerate M2M business growth

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Sierra Wireless Inc. has completed the sale of most of its AirCard® assets and operations to NETGEAR® Inc. for $138 million in cash plus approximately $5.9 million in assumed liabilities.

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Insurers soon to offer discounts to drivers thanks to telematics-based rating rule introduced by ISO

Jersey City, NJ, USA – ISO has filed its first vehicle telematics-based rating rule in 33 states and received approvals in 19. The optional GeoMetric® rating rule for personal and commercial automobiles uses information collected via telematics to award discounts for vehicles operated in areas safer than where they are garaged.

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New family of Wi-Fi sensors for remote M2M monitoring launched by Monnit

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA – A new family of Wi-Fi sensors, known as MoWi™, has been launched by Monnit Corporation. These sensors use an integrated, 2.4GHz – 802.11b/g, FCC/CE certified radio transmitter, which allows them to work with new and existing Wi-Fi networks globally.

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