Continua developer tools now available in open health tools project and on Continua website

Beaverton, Orlando, USA – Continua Health Alliance has announced the publication of four primary components on Open Health Tools, the Open Source clearing house for health IT projects.

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MTS Russia sources UpTeq NFC SIM for mobile transport services from Gemalto

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Russia’s largest network operator with over 70 million subscribers, with its UpTeq NFC high-end SIM cards for a mobile phone-based public transport ticketing solution in the city of Novosibirsk.

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Ericsson to provide M2M connectivity-as-a-service platform for Malaysian operator DiGi

Stockholm, Sweden — Malaysian operator DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) is to implement the Ericsson Device Connection Platform, delivered as a service by Ericsson. The solution will provide DiGi and its customers with the ability to deploy, manage and monetise millions of M2M and consumer-electronics devices.

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Consumers gravitate toward telephone companies for connected smart home services

London, UK – When it comes to purchasing smart home systems, consumers in major global economies prefer to buy from their familiar telephony providers, according to a new survey conducted by IMS Research, now part of IHS.

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Etherios adds wireless design services to suite of M2M solution offerings

Paris, France – Digi International has announced that its wireless design division, Spectrum Design Solutions, will join Etherios, a division of Digi, as Wireless Design Services.

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Gemalto and Encore Networks partner to provide M2M solutions for mission critical communications

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced that its Cinterion® M2M technology will provide wireless connectivity for Encore Networks’ routers deployed in mission critical applications for diverse market segments from government, electrical, oil and gas, waste and water, transportation and enterprise.

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Revenues from ‘smart vehicle’ apps to rise ten-fold by 2017, according to report by Juniper Research

Hampshire, UK – The smart vehicle will become the new frontier for app developers over the next five years, finds a recent Juniper Research report. It forecasts that the market for in-vehicle apps will be worth over US$1.2 billion by 2017, as car manufacturers continue to embrace new infotainment ecosystems.

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GCF and CCF announce harmonisation of wireless mobile device certification schemes

London, UK and San Diego, California, USA – The Global Certification Forum (GCF) and the CDMA Certification Forum® (CCF) are collaborating to harmonise their respective certification schemes to offer a single, unified certification process for mobile devices, incorporating any combination of 3GPP and 3GPP2 wireless technologies.

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Eseye announces launch of HERA600 series of integrated services routers

Guildford, UK – M2M solutions provider Eseye has just launched the HERA600 series, its range of high-performance integrated service routers.

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Digi helps Wildlife Research Institute study bear hibernation with remote monitoring solution

Minnetonka, Minnesota, US – Digi International has developed a remote monitoring solution for the Wildlife Research Institute that allows the monitoring of bears in their dens during hibernation.

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SIMalliance collaboration with IEEE brings mobile and internet authorities together for industry convergence

London, UK – SIMalliance has announced a collaboration with IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) to encourage greater global co-operation between the mobile and internet industries as the ecosystem develops.

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Japanese operator KDDI partners with Telenor Connexion to strengthen its global M2M offering

Tokyo, Japan –  KDDI, the second  largest telecom operator in Japan, is teaming up with the leading connectivity enabler Telenor Connexion to provide a global M2M solution for its enterprise customers.

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Vodafone M2M powers Mahindra Reva’s e2o connected car

Newbury, UK – Vodafone has announced that Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles, part of the US$15.9 billion Mahindra Group,  has powered its recently launched e2o electric vehicle with Vodafone’s M2M communication services.

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Self-powered, usage-based car insurance from PayGo Systems to be based on Telit GSM/GPRS technology

London, UK – Telit Wireless Solutions and PayGo Systems, an Israel-based telematics service provider (TSP), who develops, designs, manufactures, markets and supports self-energised pay-as-you-drive solutions, have announced that PayGo’s new TTM Type B family of PAYD solutions is to include Telit’s ultra-compact GSM/GPRS cellular module, the GE865-QUAD.

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Transatel forms alliance with Digi International to accelerate M2M services in Europe

Paris, France – Transatel, a European mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) and M2M connectivity enabler, has announced the settlement of an alliance with Digi International, a leading provider of M2M device management and application enablement solutions.

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First mobile payment system for public transportation in Turkey launched by Turkcell

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkcell, Turkey’s leading communication and technology company, has launched the first mobile payment system for public transportation in Turkey, through the integration of Turkcell Wallet and Urfakart.

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