Cellular technologies such as 3GPP LTE-M ‘won’t be realised until at least 2020’, says Horn

It’s that time again, when our contributors dust off their crystal ball, say Ommm, and take a view of the year ahead and IoT’s longer term future. In the coming days we will bring you their words of wisdom and experience, starting with John Horn, CEO of US-based Ingenu.

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LPRS chosen by Link Labs to distribute LoRa-based IoT connectivity products, names new MD

LPRS (Low Power Radio Solutions), worldwide radio specialists supplying high reliability wireless solutions, has been appointed by Link Labs to sell its market leading LoRaTM  range of wireless modules and gateways.

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Ingenu CEO explains why he’s rebranding On-Ramp and what it will mean for IoT users

John Horn, formerly CEO of RacoWireless until its acquisition by KORE in November 2014, talks to M2M Now’s editorial director, Jeremy Cowan about the changes he is making in his new role as chief executive of Ingenu, formerly On-Ramp Wireless.

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On-Ramp Wireless rebrands as Ingenu and launches US-wide M2M wireless public network

CTIA Super Mobility, Las Vegas, NV, USA. September 9, 2015 — On-Ramp Wireless today announced a corporate relaunch changing the company’s name to Ingenu, and expanding its executive team. Ingenu is also launching the Machine Network™, described as the first US-wide “wireless public network dedicated to machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity”.

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Developers still struggle with mobile app development, lack flexible multi-platform approach

Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) announced findings from the latest Telerik State of Mobile Development survey. Telerik, a Progress company, surveyed 3,000 IT professionals and developers to assess the adoption, trends and perceptions around mobile development.

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Fashion disaster: What the launch of Apple Watch could mean for the health of your network

(Blog): Alessandro Porro, vice president of International Sales at Ipswitch, comments on what businesses should do to prepare the network for the much anticipated launch of the Apple Watch and other wearable technology launches this year.

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How M2M and IoT Managed Service Providers are shaping up for a busy future

Wireless Logic was formed in the UK in 2000 with a focus on selling connectivity to laptop users. This was the time of the birth of the mobile data market, where the focus was squarely on hardware. But just as the market has evolved to give rise to M2M and now the Internet of Things

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SIGFOX joins project to build earth- and satellite-based system for worldwide Internet of Things coverage

SIGFOX announced it is joining the MUSTANG Project launched by Airbus Defence and Space, in partnership with CEA-Leti and SYSMECA. The goal is to provide worldwide, low-data-rate machine-to-machine (M2M) communication using new earth-based and satellite technologies.

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Vodafone Ireland announces IT communications partnership with Ryanair across 189 locations in Europe

Vodafone Ireland has today announced details of its partnership with Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, to provide 95 per cent of the carrier’s telecoms, machine to machine and communications needs. The agreement will facilitate Ryanair’s teams including pilots and cabin crew with up to the minute information, improving the overall customer experience within the airline.

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Understanding the Chatter of Things

One of the recurring problems of the whole convergence sector throughout its history has been that one part of the complex value-technology chains involved always – and inevitably – lags behind developments in the rest of the infrastructure and systems. As a result, potential commercial and personal benefits remain unrealised, money and time are wasted

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NFC Forum Approves COMPRION’s UT³ Platform for LLCP and SNEP Phase 2

NFC Forum Test Solution Provider COMPRION is among the first implementing the test cases for the second phase of LLCP and SNEP. Besides the digital protocol, RF analog, and the first phase of LLCP and SNEP, COMPRION’s conformance test system UT³ Platform now also supports this latest enhancement of the NFC Forum’s certification testing.

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‘What’s 5G? Who knows exactly?’ GSMA aims to put flesh on the bones of next gen IoT networks

From the start of the GSMA’s Mobile 360 event in Belgium last week, there was discussion of 5G, says Jeremy Cowan, which was interesting but let’s face it, most of us are still wrestling with 4G and there’s no shame in relying on 2G and 3G.

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Mobile network congestion could see IoT failures hit 30% says ISV. Not yet if ever, analyst and CSPs reply

Mobile operators could face a 30% failure rate for M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) sessions. So says one provider of self-organising networks (SON) solutions for wireless operators, Cellwize. Amid forecasts of up to 26 billion IoT devices by 20201, the solution vendor believes it has identified the potential pitfalls and the opportunities for mobile

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Cellular and M2M: A checklist of cellular considerations for M2M deployment

If it seems like everyone has a cell phone these days, that’s not too far from the truth. A recent International Telecommunication Union (ITU) report estimates that the total number of global, mobile-cellular subscriptions is approximately 6.8 billion—similar to the estimated world population.

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Marvell unveil a comprehensive suite of silicon platform products designed for rapid OEM IoT deployments

Marvell has unveiled a line of silicon platform solutions targeting a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications including: wearables, home automation, home security, personal healthcare, smart appliances, accessories and remote controls, automotive, lighting, industrial Internet, and more.

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Clavister Partners with Intel to launch innovation centre for Internet of Things in Stockholm

Partnership will help to drive development of next-generation security solutions for predicted massive growth in connected devices, enabling secure, smart sustainable cities.

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