M2M Now Magazine March 2014 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on some key lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen Machine to Machine (M2M) services. In the latest issue: COMPANY NEWS: M&A activity at Sierra Wireless, PTC, Wyless and Wasserstein. PEOPLE NEWS: New names at

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Globalstar launches world’s lowest power-consuming satellite network chipset for global M2M solutions

Covington, Louisiana, USA – Globalstar Inc. has launched the STX3 simplex satellite global transmitter, featuring the lowest power-consuming technology currently on the market. This makes the STX3 a key requirement for customers whose monitoring devices are dispersed in remote and harsh environments.

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Special Report: M2M Now Insight Report

M2M Now Insight Report In the first of our new series of specially commissioned Insight Reports, Matt Hatton of Machina Research gauges business prospects in five industry sectors: – Automotive M2M – Fleet, Manufacturing & Remote Asset Management – Smart Utilities – mHealth – Smart Cities

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How successful M2M support can be a ‘win-win’ for network operator and consumer subscriber

(Blog) — The dynamics of cellular consumer smartphone communications are drastically different to machine-to-machine (M2M) communications in a fundamental way. Despite this difference, says Dan McBride (pictured), by mastering support for M2M devices, both operators and consumer subscribers can benefit.

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Mobile augmented reality revenues to exceed US$1 billion annually by 2015, says Juniper Research

Hampshire, UK – A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual revenues from mobile augmented reality (AR) services and applications will reach US$1.2 billion by 2015, up from just over US$180 million last year.

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Axeda and Hytec provide security-compliant IoT platform for National Health Service in England

Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA — Axeda, a cloud-based services provider for building and deploying machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has launched technology and services to enable medical product manufacturers to deploy their connected products at hospitals

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Gemalto enables M2M connectivity for telematics equipment designer in the US

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 11, 2014 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced that it is enabling secure connectivity and long life cycles for a unique customisable fleet management solution for The Morey Corporation (Morey), a leading US telematics hardware designer and manufacturer.

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Analyst whitepaper and webinar – Unlocking Business Value: Leveraging Java on Devices

The objective of the summary whitepaper is to outline the key points from the recent Oracle webcast focused on Unlocking Business Value from devices.

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RacoWireless to support the next generation of Audi connect®’s 4G LTE connected vehicles

Chicago Auto Show, USA. February 12, 2014 – RacoWireless has been chosen to support the new line-up of 4G LTE connected vehicles in the Audi connect® programme. Audi and AT&T made headlines at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by announcing a partnership to provide the first-to-market 4G LTE connected car in the US

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PubNub announces launch of real-time connected car solution kit

San Francisco, California and Miami, Florida, USA – PubNub, the global real-time network, has announced its Connected Car Solution Kit, providing the key building blocks for developers to deliver scalable, real-time transportation management and dispatch applications, including taxi, fleet management and delivery service.

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Number of electric smart meters installed globally expected to reach 800 million by 2020

London, UK – A report commissioned by Telefónica Digital, in partnership with Navigant Research, has revealed that while smart meters are here to stay, uptake globally is at vastly varying stages. Utilities and technology providers alike must prepare for a market plateau which is expected to occur after 2018.

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Breakthrough 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning introduced by u-blox

Thalwil, Switzerland – Swiss u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, has introduced its next-generation semiconductor technology dedicated to advanced in-dash navigation, emergency call (i.e. eCall / ERA-GLONASS), usage-based insurance (UBI), road-pricing, and stolen vehicle recovery systems.

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Lantronix launches M2M professional services

London, UK – Lantronix, Inc., a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity solutions, has launched Lantronix professional services to assist customers in the development and deployment of custom M2M applications and solutions. The range of services spans minor engineering to large, enterprise-level projects, including developing fully customised versions and deployments of

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Machine-to-machine service revenues to reach US$20bn by 2015 as equipment costs fall

Hampshire, UK, 5th February 2014 – A new report from Juniper Research has forecast that M2M service revenues will reach US$20 billion globally in 2015, as players across the M2M industry focus on simplifying the process of rolling out M2M for the end-user.

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Aeris announces availability of global M2M service platform for mobile network operators

Santa Clara, California, USA, February 5, 2014 – Aeris Communications, the Made for Machines™ technology and service provider, today announced the availability of Aeris GSP™, a global M2M service platform for mobile network operators.

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Does radio have a place in the M2M world?

(Blog) — In the last 12 months we have seen M2M communications make national headlines and this year will be no exception. More than three quarters of European mobile network operators will offer enabling technologies in 2014, according to research firm Frost and Sullivan, and M2M will continue to establish itself at the operational heart

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