Industrial IoT offers significant opportunity for growth of digital services

The Industrial Internet of Things represents a tremendous opportunity for innovative companies looking to unlock new revenue sources by packaging their products with new digital services, says Accenture in its new report, “Driving Unconventional Growth through the Industrial Internet of Things.”

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Industrial operators go in search of a seamless operating model

Industrial automation has been at the forefront of M2M deployment and seen many benefits emerge. However, that has left the sector grappling with legacy technology issues, writes Alun Lewis.

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M2M provides a golden opportunity for enterprises to achieve better control of automation

Industrial automation systems take advantage of remote monitoring and diagnostics for process optimisation and operational efficiency. Increasingly industrial equipment such as robots and plant controllers are being shipped with embedded cellular connectivity. Analyst firm Berg Insight forecasts that M2M connections in industrial automation applications will grow at a CAGR of 23.2% to 7.1m connections by 2018.

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Tele2 and NetComm Wireless announce M2M partnership

Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 2014 – Tele2 AB and NetComm Wireless Limited have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to create new Machine-to-Machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities for vertical markets. This will be achieved through the transformation of asset management capabilities in areas such as industrial automation, security, smart cities and healthcare.

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Java at Work: Industrial & Building Control

ON-DEMAND ORACLE WEBCAST With the advent of the Internet of Things significant changes and opportunities are presenting themselves for companies concerned with the automation and control of their industrial processes and facilities. As more devices are connected both together and to the core enterprise systems, the volumes of data grows exponentially, presenting new challenges for

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u-blox ultra-compact 4G LTE module certified for Verizon’s network

Certification of TOBY-L100 module enables IoT and M2M customers to leverage America’s largest 4G LTE Network

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M2M financial predictions finally begin to garner greater respect for smart manufacturing

(Blog) — According to the Cisco white paper, Increase the Value and Relevance of Data in Motion, by 2017 there will be 1.7 billion wireless M2M (machine-to-machine) connections across the supply chain. As Thomas R. Cutler says, embedded in this estimate is the calculation that smart factory technology will create US$1.95 trillion in value by

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IoT solutions for industrial, energy and transportation to be developed jointly by Axeda and Intel

Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA — Axeda, the cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced a technology alliance with Intel® that utilises Intel® Quark™ SoC X1000 Series processors to help rapidly evolve IoT solutions for the industrial, energy & transportation industries.

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Lantronix demonstrates solution to connect Internet of Things applications to Google Analytics

Embedded World, Nuremberg, Germany, February 25, 2014 – Lantronix, Inc., a leading global provider of smart Internet of Things connectivity solutions, has demonstrated firmware that will make several Lantronix® products easily configurable to enable delivery of meaningful data to the Google Analytics™ web analytics service.

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Industrial Internet of Things via the vimana M2M platform

(Blog) — With the sudden interest in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), manufacturing has finally received the attention it deserves, says Thomas R. Cutler (pictured). After being neglected by computer technologists and innovators for over 15 years, manufacturing and industrial automation have not taken advantage of the latest advancements utilised from medical to media

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Technicolor launches Virdata for monitoring and management of IoT and M2M cloud services

Paris, France and Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, January 3, 2014 — Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, has announced the launch of Virdata to provide businesses with cloud-based monitoring and management services for Internet of Things(IoT) and M2M services. 

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Shipments of cellular M2M devices in industrial automation reach 0.76 million in 2013

Gothenburg, Sweden – According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the shipments of cellular M2M devices in industrial automation reached 760,000 worldwide in 2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.5%, shipments are expected to reach 2.1 million in 2018.

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Unlocking the total value of M2M

Do you ever wonder why people and organisations invest in machine-to-machine communications (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), asks Fred Yentz? Reasons may differ somewhat across industry segments but in most cases they fall in one or more of three categories: To make money, to save money or to be compliant. ILS Technology is squarely focused on helping

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ARM targets automotive and industrial control markets with new architecture

ARM has disclosed technical details of its new ARMv8-R architecture for real-time embedded processors for use in automotive electronics and other integrated safety and control applications.  The ARMv8-R architecture builds on the rich heritage of the 32-bit ARMv7-R architecture used for the company’s market-leading Cortex®-R series of real-time processors and complements the ARMv8-A architecture announced

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Telekom Austria enhances application enablement as Wind River upgrades Intelligent Device Platform

Vienna, Austria – After the successful launch of the M2M connectivity platform SIMplify, Telekom Austria Group M2M is extending its portfolio by launching FLEXify, the M2M application enablement platform for remote monitoring, automation and control for metering devices, industrial plants and machines in the field.

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ETSI expects to lead the field in the M2M market as it publishes the first spec for Ultra Low Energy DECT

Sophia Antipolis, France – ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) has published the first Technical Specification (TS 102 939-1) on DECT ULE (Ultra Low Energy), a low power consumption radio technology intended for home automation and other Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications.

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