Tele2 and NetComm Wireless announce M2M partnership

Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 2014 – Tele2 AB and NetComm Wireless Limited have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to create new Machine-to-Machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities for vertical markets. This will be achieved through the transformation of asset management capabilities in areas such as industrial automation, security, smart cities and healthcare.

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Svevia signs a three year contract for a GPS-based monitoring system with B&M Systemutveckling

Stockholm, Sweden, July 2, 2014 – Svevia, Sweden’s largest contractor in winter road maintenance, has signed a contract for a GPS-based management and monitoring system for the next three years. The assignment has been awarded to B&M Systemutveckling AB in Uppsala in collaboration with Mowic AB.

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MediaTek chooses Red Bend FOTA software to update wearables

London, UK and Taipei, Taiwan, July 1, 2014 – Red Bend Software, a provider of products and solutions for managing mobile software, with more than two billion Red Bend-enabled™ devices deployed, has announced that MediaTek, Inc., the fabless semiconductor company, has chosen to partner with Red Bend to deliver firmware over-the-air (FOTA) software as a Service (SaaS)

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IHS report reveals Bosch as world’s top auto MEMS supplier in 2013

El Segundo, California, USA, June 27, 2014 — Last year, Bosch of Germany was the world’s top supplier of automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors, a market in which shipments continue to expand strongly but where revenue was being squeezed by marked price erosion, according to a new report from IHS Technology.

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ARM and Sensor Platforms deliver an open source framework for sensor devices

Cambridge, UK – ARM® and Sensor Platforms Inc. are extending their collaboration to the Open Sensor Platform (OSP) to simplify development of embedded sensor-based products utilising ARM architecture. Contributions to the OSP framework will enable ARM CMSIS, the ARM RTX RTOS, and compatibility with the ARM mbed™ SDK and mbed platforms.

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Globalstar Europe introduces SPOT Trace GPS satellite-based anti-theft tracking

Dublin, Ireland, June 25, 2014 – Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., has announced the immediate availability of SPOT Trace™ in EMENA (Europe, Middle East and North Africa). An anti-theft asset tracking device, SPOT Trace monitors cars, motorcycles, boats and other valuable items and automatically notifies owners via email

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Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys install smart parking project in Pisa

Pisa, Italy and Bonn, Germany, June 24, 2014 –The lengthy search for a free parking spot could be a thing of the past in the Italian city of Pisa, following the launch of a smart city pilot project to test an intelligent parking system and analyse historical traffic data via a big data service. The system

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Release of tRF click aims to make it easy to prototype with Telit’s LE70-868 module

London, UK and Belgrade, Serbia, June 24, 2014 – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality M2M solutions, products and services and MikroElektronika, producer of development tools for various microcontroller families, have announced the release of tRF click, the 76th addition to MikroElektronika’s line of click boards. These small extension boards are designed to

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First smart city software platform developed by a municipality uses Libelium’s wireless sensors in Barcelona

San Mateo and Chicago, USA  & Barcelona and Zaragoza, Spain (Business Wire), June 23, 2014 – Libelium has included the Sentilo open source software platform in its core product line for smart cities deployments, to link with Libelium’s Waspmote sensor network device and the Meshlium Internet gateway.

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Sigfox demonstrates how U.S. public agencies can extend Internet of Things benefits to save lives

Sigfox, a company focused on energy-efficient Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, has announced that it is participating in a Montgomery County, M.D., project to install automated safety-alert networks to protect vulnerable residents.

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WirelessCar provides connected service solutions for QorosQloud

Stockholm, Sweden (Business Wire) –Telematics service provider WirelessCar has announced that it will be providing in-car connectivity solutions to Qoros, the international car brand based in China.

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Digi International, Etherios and Kerensen Consulting announce strategic alliance agreement

Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA, June 18, 2014 – Digi International and Etherios, a division of Digi International, and Kerensen Consulting, the first Salesforce Platinum Partner in EMEA, have announced a partnership to integrate Device Cloud by Etherios™ and The Social Machine® in Kerensen’s product portfolio. The Social Machine and Device Cloud by Etherios are powerful additions

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Iskraemeco and EnVerv announce partnership for next generation multi-standard smart meters

Kranj, Slovenia and San Jose, California, USA (Business Wire) June 17, 2014 – Iskraemeco and EnVerv have announced their partnership for the development of next generation multi-standard residential, commercial and industrial smart meters where EnVerv’s EV8000 Power-Line Communications (PLC) modem System-on-Chip (SoC) serves as the multi-protocol, multi-band communications engine supporting legacy G1 S-FSK and the new

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Landis+Gyr to acquire leading utility analytics company GRIDiant Corporation

Landis+Gyr, a company focused on energy management, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GRIDiant Corporation, a utility analytics company focused on the electric distribution grid. The acquisition will expand Landis+Gyr’s software analytics portfolio towards becoming an end-to-end proposition.

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Qualcomm, CH2M HILL and Cincinnati collaborate on integrated water communications solutions

San Diego, California, USA, June 11, 2014 – Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., CH2M HILL and the City of Cincinnati have been collaborating with the intent to develop sustainable connectivity solutions leveraging M2M cellular technologies that will help water utilities improve water quality, receive reliable information and manage water resources

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CoSwitched expands the coverage of its no-frills machine-to-machine service outside Europe

Lisbon, Portugal – CoSwitched, which operates a GSM machine-2-machine service in partnership with local operators, has expanded its service to six additional countries: Australia, Israel, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and USA.

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