High-speed automotive M2M module launched by Cinterion

Cinterion, a leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules and a Gemalto company has launched AH3, its new high-speed automotive M2M module with a new triple-diversity antenna design.

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HARMAN and Sierra Wireless bring 4G/LTE broadband connections to the road

Karlsbad, Germany – HARMAN, the global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), is ready to begin road tests of an LTE module integrated into production-ready infotainment systems, as first reported at iot-now.com in January.

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O2’s M2M technology aids electric vehicle charging

Telefonica, through its O2 mobile brand, is to provide M2M technology to connect Chargemaster’s UK-wide network of electric vehicle charging stations.

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RF Monolithics extends distribution deal with Avnet into Asia

RF Monolithics has expanded its distribution agreement with Avnet Electronics Marketing from its current North and South America to cover most of Asia. Avnet distributes RFM products

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eCall 'a game changer' if mobile operators back it fully, say Vodafone

Although there has been a reduction in road fatalities in Europe over the past decade, the figures still make for sombre reading. So the latest move by the European Commission

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Development project aims to bring apps to cars

Ford and Bug Labs, an open-source hardware and software provider, have announced a joint development project to research, develop and distribute open-source developer tools to advance in-car connectivity.

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e-Mobility: new possibilities with M2M technology

Electric vehicles, or EVs, offer a compelling option for environmentally sustainable travel and transportation and they are fast becoming a regular part of daily life worldwide.

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White Paper: Developing Enterprise M2M Apps in Days or Weeks — Not Months or Years

Developers are building M2M applications to help companies reduce service and fuel costs, generate new sources of revenue, and increase customer satisfaction. The principle market segments and applications driving this market need for M2M solutions include

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Network powers automotive insurance application

Agnik, a data analytics company for distributed, mobile and embedded environments, has selected the Kore Telematics M2M network to power its usage-based automobile insurance application.

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Latest Blog: Telematics helps automotive industry shift gear

The stage is set for telematics to make waves in the automotive industry, but what are the factors driving this change and what role will mobile operators, car manufacturers and technology partners play in this new ecosystem?

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Toyota to launch smart charging G-Stations

As reported by greencarcongress.com, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and TMC’s customer-service IT company Toyota Media Service have co-developed a charger for electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs), complete with internet connectivity.

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M2M enables automatic emergency calls from BMW cars

BMW is embedding Gemalto’s M2M products in its latest cars to enable emergency call services across Europe.

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Autotxt and Deutsche Telekom collaborate in M2M telematics for vehicle manufacturers

UK telematics specialist Autotxt is using the M2M services and the mobile radio communications network of Deutsche Telekom for its vehicle anti-theft protection products.

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Mobile operators offered system to manage embedded devices roaming across their networks

Switzerland. 29 March, 2011 — With embedded devices now in widespread use in tablets and computers with 3G connectivity, such as Kindle, and now widely used in transport applications to monitor location and communication, MNOs are presented with a new roaming challenge.

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HARMAN and Sierra Wireless collaborate to bring 4G/LTE mobile broadband connectivity to the car

HARMAN, a leading global audio and infotainment group, and Sierra Wireless, a specialist in high-speed mobile computing and wireless M2M communication, have jointly committed to bringing automotive customers the first 4G broadband connectivity.

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Mobile cloud M2M will change the automobile

The M2M market encompasses a number of unique industries and devices, one of the fastest-growing being the global automotive market. Forecasts predict that every vehicle manufactured by 2020 will be connected.

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