5G Innovation Centre opens at the University of Surrey

Housing over 170 researchers and attracting over £70 million of investment, including £12 million from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the new 5GIC is the world’s largest academic research centre dedicated to next generation mobile and wireless connectivity.

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Tridium wants new Niagara 4 to be the ‘next-generation IoT framework’

A new operating system is said to provide modern, HTML5-powered interface, tagging and templating features, and out-of-the-box security.

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GlobalTop unveils the smallest Mediatek Multi-GNSS

GlobalTop Technology has launched FireFly X1, the smallest Mediatek-based Multi-GNSS module in the world.

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What drives the trend to increasingly smarter buildings?

The building construction industry is an industry with long planning horizons, long execution cycles and a business model which rewards, with reason, a very low risk appetite. Timely delivery of a multi-year project to specification and on budget is what counts. Everything else is subservient, says Anton Hofland of 2024Sight, Inc.

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Agero and The Floow partner to enhance Driver360 mobile UBI platform

Agero, Inc., a provider of vehicle and driver safety, security and information services, has announced its partnership with The Floow Ltd., an international telematics organisation. The partnership is designed to enhance Agero’s Driver360™ usage-based insurance (UBI) telematics platform with The Floow’s advanced driver scoring and analytics capabilities.

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GreenPocket launches smart home software with integrated light management

Platform-independent smart home provider, GreenPocket, has launched new features for its smart home software. These include individual light management based on the OSRAM Lightify, a twilight function as well as the watt-based control of devices.

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Telit and Altair jointly unveil new LTE module optimised for MTC

Telit has introduced the first in a new series of modules based on Altair chipsets, designed to support LTE Category 1 enhancements for Machine-Type Communications (MTC).

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Gemalto’s IoT solution powers ‘advanced M2M logistics’ applications and fleet management

A specialist in digital security, Gemalto is providing secure M2M connectivity and advanced computing power for what it describes as “an innovative IoT solution used to optimise vehicle and fleet management”.

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Smart grid IT software and services market to total US$142bn from 2014 to 2024, says Navigant

A recent report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive overview of the global market for utility smart grid information technology (IT) systems, including global market forecasts for utility smart grid IT software and services through 2024.

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Kapsch TrafficCom to Upgrade Tolling System Technology in Chile

Kapsch TrafficCom has secured five new contracts in Chile through a subsidiary. Kapsch TrafficCom will conduct a technological upgrade of the existing tolling system on 900 km of the famous Pan-American Highway Ruta 5 and will be responsible for the maintenance of the new system for five years. The contracts combined value amount to more

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Parsec Technologies launches new penta-band LTE antenna for IoT applications

Parsec Technologies, Inc., a global provider of advanced antenna and semiconductor technology has announced a new line of high efficiency LTE antennas beginning with the PTA700-LTE Antenna.

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RealVNC assists with making Parkopedia app MirrorLink compliant

RealVNC, the global provider of VNC® remote access technology and premier MirrorLink™ supplier, has assisted Parkopedia in testing and developing their parking assistance application to ensure it achieves MirrorLink certification™.

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HARMAN wins 2015 Microsoft partner of the year for IoT Intelligent Systems & Services

HARMAN Connected Services, a division of HARMAN has won the 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Intelligent Systems & Services (IoT) category.

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Removing the complexity of M2M

“The internet of everything is going to change the world’ said Phil Smith, chief executive of Cisco UK and Ireland in June this year in an interview with The Daily Telegraph. But what does that really mean?

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AT4 wireless completes testing of first ULE certified devices worldwide

AT4 wireless, the Certification Laboratory and Qualification Body for the Ultra Low Energy (ULE) Certification Program, has announced the certification of first ULE devices worldwide.

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Telit’s IoT portal update combines connectivity management with application enablement

Advanced Connected Device Platforms (CDP) integration features aggregate federated data across multiple wireless networks

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