European Utility Week sets the scene for exhibitors' new product launches

European Utility Week, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 16 October 2013 – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality M2M solutions, products and services, has announced the market roll-out of the LE910 LTE module series with initial variants for North America and Europe.

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'Easy and cost-effective' monitoring of secondary substations to enable easy grid optimisation

European Utility Week, Amsterdam, Netherlands. October 15, 2013 — Kamstrup has released its OMNICON UtiliKeeper®, a component within Kamstrup’s OMNIA Suite that aims to provide important insight into secondary sub-stations and from there to enable easy grid optimisation.

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Silver Spring Networks expands smart grid project with EDP Distribuição in Portugal

Redwood City, California, USA – Silver Spring Networks Inc., a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has announced the next phase of the project to provide a foundational networking platform supporting a new EDP Distribuição smart grid initiative in Portugal.

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US patent for cross-network, multiple device M2M communications awarded to Wireless Glue

(Pleasanton, California, USA) — Wireless Glue Networks, Inc., a provider of real-time data and control on a single M2M platform, has been issued with patent No. 8,488,624, dated July 16, 2013, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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ICT to transform transportation as a prelude to smart cities, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Convergences among transportation, energy and cities will become reality as new technologies emerge to enable a more efficient and sustainable delivery of services consumed in an urban setting.

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First European field test of IPv6 wireless mesh communication in smart meters in Norway

Steinkjer, Norway – Connode AB, together with NTE, is now trialling the new generation of communications for the energy market at Demo Steinkjer. The new Connode 4 radio system provides seamless IP-based interoperability and global standardisation to the utility sector, which has been characterised by industry-specific protocols and lack of true interoperability.

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International first as the needs of future energy consumers are investigated in the Netherlands

Groningen, The Netherlands – Six Dutch companies, three knowledge institutes and 40 households have initiated a pilot project in Groningen and Hoogkerk  in which consumers will test innovative, smart energy services with the goal of making sustainable energy choices and cost savings.

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Smart grid sensor market set to double in size by 2014, according to study by IMS Research

Austin, Texas, USA – The market for smart grid sensors in North America is expected to grow dramatically during the next two years, according to a study published by IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc.).

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Smart Cities Council launched to accelerate global shift to smart, sustainable cities

Seattle, USA – Cities around the world have a new ally in the fight to achieve prosperity and sustainability. More than a dozen top technology firms – including some of the world’s largest – have formed the Smart Cities Council to provide cities with tools and best practices.

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Kamstrup ramps up in Austria for new smart metering business

Skanderborg, Denmark – As a part of the delivery of a 1,000 unit pilot with Wien Energie GmbH, Kamstrup has announced the opening of an Austrian subsidiary in Vienna’s Millennium Tower.

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Rugged 4G LTE dual-SIM VPN M2M router launched by China's Robustel Technologies

Guangzhou, China. April 2, 2013 — Robustel Technologies has unveiled a new rugged 4G LTE cellular, dual-SIM, VPN router designed for use in harsh environments. The Robustel GoRugged R3000 aims to offer 2G/3G/4G mobile connectivity for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

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Cyan increases operations in India and appoints new Country Manager

Cambridge, UK – Cyan, an integrated system and software design company that delivers mesh-based flexible wireless systems for utility metering and lighting control, has appointed Shiv Kaushik as its Country Manager in India.

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Ovum says smart cities are key to recovery, as Libelium launches 'smart lighting' sensors

London, UK, Zaragoza, Spain & Redwood City, USA. March 19, 2013 — New research by technology analysts, Ovum, says that ‘smart cities’ are crucial to kick starting the economy. This comes on the same day that Libelium has announced a new Smart Lighting system for smart city deployments

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New smart energy billing suite from Orga Systems aims to make smart grid more profitable

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona & Paderborn, Germany. February 25, 2013: Orga Systems has today announced the availability of OS.Energy 2.0, a new dynamic energy billing system tailor-made for utility companies and M2M communication providers.

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MWC Preview: Telenor Connexion to showcase M2M services in collaboration with Volvo Cars

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s premier mobile industry event showcasing endless innovation and new applications of connected technology.

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