ANT+, Orange, TeamBG and Team Novo Nordisk to participate in GSMA mHealth Grand Tour cycle ride

London, UK – The GSMA has announced that ANT+, Orange, Team Blood Glucose (TeamBG) and Team Novo Nordisk are among the new organisations taking part in this September’s GSMA mHealth Grand Tour cycle ride.

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Swiss develop watch that alerts emergency services when a wearer needs help

Zurich, Switzerland — A potentially life-saving mobile phone-based emergency watch has been developed by a Swiss-based watchmaker, Limmex. When a wearer needs help it can be used to alert emergency services.

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Mobile health system connects people to emergency care at critical moments

Dallas, Texas — Until now, an elderly person suffering from a fall or heart attack could use a device around their neck to send for help – as long as they were at home. AT&T aims to beat this limitation with a mobile health (mHealth) solution that automatically connects people in distress to medical assistance,

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Wristwatch positioning device is designed to safeguard people with autism and Alzheimer's

Gemalto, a provider of digital security products, has announced that its Cinterion® M2M technology is powering the TRiLOC™ GPS Personal Locator Device (PLD) used to locate people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Aeris Communications lures Mohseninia from Logica to be VP of Market Development for Europe

Santa Clara, California, USA — Aeris Communications, which owns and operates the only cellular network designed exclusively for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, has appointed Mohsen Mohseninia as its vice president, Market Development for Europe.

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Devices with integrated cellular connectivity projected to grow 46.3% to 7.1m in 2017

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Berg Insight AB’s new report “mHealth and Home Monitoring – 5th Edition” to their offering

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Berg Insight says 2.8 million patients are remotely monitored today

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 2.8 million patients worldwide were using a home monitoring service based on equipment with integrated connectivity at the end of 2012

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IBM, STMicroelectronics and Shaspa enhance IoT control of home heating, lighting and security

IBM (NYSE:IBM), STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) and Shaspa have announced a collaboration to use cloud and mobile computing to enable consumers to manage and interact with their homes’ functions and entertainment systems.

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Two new Qualcomm-based modules expand Telit's 3G HSPA and HSPA+ offerings

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) –Telit Wireless Solutions, a global vendor of M2M modules and value-added services, has introduced the UE910 V2 HSDPA and HE910 V2 HSPA+ modules based on Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. chipsets

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Give us your verdict on 2013 Predictions in M2M, smart cities, connected devices and NFC

What’s coming in 2013 in the world of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and connected devices? M2M Now talks to a few key industry figures — now tell us if they’re talking sense or if it’s just crystal balls.

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DeepCover chipset from Maxim Integrated advances secure authentication

Maxim Integrated Products has announced that it is now sampling a new chipset that provides the strongest levels of security when authentication of peripherals is necessary

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Masimo launches iSpO2™ pulse oximeter for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

Irvine, California, USA. December 16, 2012 — Masimo Corporation has launched a pulse oximeter, called iSpO2™, for Apple™’s iPhone, iPad & iPod touch. iSpO2™ uses the same technology found in Masimo’s professional line of pulse oximeters and Pulse CO-Oximeters™ used in hospitals around the world to provide accurate measurements.

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The $$ cost of M2M hype and false hopes

(EDITORIAL): How often have you looked at M2M research figures and muttered, “Really?” Many of the people I talk to, says editor, Jeremy Cowan, are as unimpressed as I am by forecasts of billions of connected devices and trillion dollar revenues. Eventually such figures become meaningless.

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MobileHelp® medical alert system leverages u-blox GPS and 2G/3G

u-blox, the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, has been chosen for global positioning and embedded 2G/3G wireless technologies by MobileHelp, a provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System) technology in America.

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Sierra Wireless resolves ITC lawsuit with purchase of MMP Portfolio™ licence

Cupertino, California, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — Alliacense announced today that Sierra Wireless, Inc. has purchased an MMP™ Portfolio license. The agreement resolves the ITC Investigation and District Court lawsuit recently filed against Sierra Wireless, a mobile computing and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications solutions company.

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Bosch selects Doro to enrich TeleCare offering with mobile solutions

Bosch Healthcare, a provider of TeleCare systems in Europe, has chosen Doro as a partner for its mobile TeleCare offering.

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