Biometric security for mobiles set to grow to $161m by 2015

The market for mobile phone biometric security products and services is set to grow significantly over the next five years, according to a report from Goode Intelligence.

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Telit Communications' market share on the up, says study by Beecham Research

Telit Communications received the thumbs up from broker Investec as a study on the global M2M communications sector revealed that the company’s share of the market jumped over 2010.

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Smart home technologies to grow to $9.5bn market in 2015, says report

The number of new smart home installations worldwide was 0.44 million in 2010 and is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 65%, according to a research report by Berg Insight.

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Deutsche Telekom and Intel sign MoU to offer M2M toolkit to developers

Deutsche Telekom is providing the M2M Toolkit to developers and application solution providers to simplify and accelerate their M2M application development. The kit includes product-ready devices and a complete suite of developer tools.

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Swedish M2M Service Provider Plans U.S. Expansion

Telenor Connexion, a Swedish provider of M2M communications services, has expanded its business development team in the U.S.

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Neul raises $12.8m (£8.0m) from DFJ Esprit-led syndicate to occupy TV white space

Neul, a company offering products and services for the globally-emerging TV white space spectrum, has raised $12.8million (£8.0m) from a syndicate of investors led by European venture capital firm DFJ Esprit.

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Massive growth forecast in security applications within European Cellular Networks in 2015

Massive growth in shipments of wireless M2M modules for security applications in EU27+2 is foreseen, if reports are to be believed. The projections point at growth from 2.4 million in 2010

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White Paper: The M2M Revolution is Upon Us

Wouldn’t it be nice if M2M applications came with a user manual? A simple, straightforward, and preferably illustrated guide showing how to connect assets to networks

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Qualcomm Atheros adds WiFi to Freescale M2M controllers

Qualcomm Atheros, in a collaboration with Freescale, has created a tiny SIP chip package which will hold a full WiFi connection for machine to machine (M2M) applications, measuring just 8.3 mm by 9.2 mm

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White Paper: How operators can capitalise on the growing M2M opportunity

Several technology trends are rapidly converging to accelerate the growth of the machine-to-machine (M2M) services market. First, most network-centric organisations, including telecommunications service providers, utility companies and enterprises, are migrating to all-iP infrastructures,

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Expert Opinion: Flexibility is the key to smart energy billing

Energy providers are facing numerous billing and charging challenges. In increasingly competitive energy markets, providers need to offer pre-paid and post-paid billing, timed tariffs, and load-sensitive pricing

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“Protecting the Network” – How Operators Can Guard Against Risk in New M2M World

Wireless operators are beginning to appreciate the network implications of addressing the M2M market.

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E.ON selects Junifer Systems’ Utility CIS

Junifer Systems, a provider of back office solutions for the utility industry, has been selected to deliver its Utility CIS to E.ON’s Sustainable Energy business.

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Emerging markets to lead mobile money growth

The number of mobile money subscribers in emerging markets is forecasted to grow from 133 million users in 2010 at a compound annual growth rate of 40% to reach 709 million users in 2015, according to a report from Berg Insight.

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M2M could save mobile operators from nightmare scenario

Revenue streams in areas such as cloud, M2M and mobile financial services could save mobile network operators (MNOs) from a “nightmare” scenario, according to a report from Juniper Research.

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Report predicts rapid growth for M2M in utilities

By 2020 there will be 1.5 billion M2M connections in the utilities business, the vast majority being smart meters, according to a report from Machina Research.

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