M2M – A look at the opportunities and challenges ahead

Stratecast, a Division of Frost & Sullivan, WeDo Technologies and Aricent consider the opportunities and challenges being presented by the the rapid acceleration in the M2M sector.

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GP II Energy selects SkyBitz for remote asset tracking

SkyBitz®, the provider of remote asset tracking and information management technology has announced that GP II Energy, Inc., an oil and gas drilling and rental equipment company, has selected their GLS asset tracking product for more than 600 of its frac tanks and other equipment.

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Europe’s public Intelligent Transport Service market to reach €1.3bn by 2015, says Berg Insight

Gothenburg, Sweden. 28 October, 2011 — According to new research by the analyst firm Berg Insight, the market value for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) deployed in Europe’s public transport operations was €0.65 billion in 2010.

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Belgian bus company picks telematics route

Belgian bus operator De Lijn has installed Mix Telematics’ bus and coach fleet management system for its more than 1800 buses.

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Navman Wireless and Telstra bring ‘a SME affordable’ telematics solution to market

Sydney, Australia – Navman Wireless is to make its GPS fleet management product available to Telstra customers under a new monthly repayment option. This will be the first time that Telstra has offered fleet management technology

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Telenor to supply aftermarket M2M product

Telenor Connexion has become the global supplier of embedded connectivity for Amelti, a manufacturer of industrial engine and vehicle fuel and emissions monitoring and management systems.

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M2M platform provides secure management

UK communications company Everything Everywhere has launched an M2M management platform developed in partnership with Transatel to allow business customers to manage their accounts and connections securely wherever they are.

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Deal strengthens supply chain product in industrial market

Global satellite data communications company Orbcomm has signed a marketing agreement with M2M networking technologies firm Camgian Microsystems to supply the Quantus M2M supply chain product to the industrial market.

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SaaS work order management platform launched by Telogis

Service Management Expo, Birmingham, UK. September 20, 2011 — Telogis, Inc., creators of the Telogis platform for location intelligence, have introduced Telogis Progression, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) work order management platform.

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Onasset updates tracking software platform

Onasset Intelligence announced the latest version of its Vision software platform at the M2M Evolution Conference in Austin, Texas, last week.

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Web based application aids fleet and mobile asset management

M2M products and services provider Numerex has launched Fastrack Fleet for fleet and mobile asset management.

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Features added to M2M service delivery platform

Sensorlogic has announced version 3.4 of its service delivery platform with added features that improve support for the development of wireless applications such as insurance telematics, smart package tracking, security, and asset monitoring and management.

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Digi adds Iridium satellite connectivity to ConnectPort X5 R rugged gateway

Ilkley, W Yorkshire, UK. September 2011 – Digi International has announced that its ConnectPort® X5 R is now certified to use the Iridium (NASDAQ: IRDM) satellite network for global, two-way, low-latency data communications.

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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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Telematics enables UPS fleet to avoid driving 63.5 million miles in 2010

In the latest edition of its annual Sustainability Report, UPS stated it has reduced the amount of fuel it’s using to deliver each package in the United States.

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Vehicle tracking brings savings for 70% of fleets, says survey

Vehicle tracking is now a critical operational tool for many fleets, according to the Ctrack Vehicle Tracking Survey 2011, with 70% of users cutting operational costs and almost 6 out of 10 increasing productivity.

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