Taoglas claims a first as it launches off-the-shelf 'Peel-and-Stick' NFC antenna for M2M devices

CTIA, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and San Diego, California, USA. May 9, 2012 – Taoglas USA, Inc, a provider of antenna solutions to the M2M market, has launched a new Near Field Communications (NFC) antenna and tag systems for M2M devices.

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Novatel Wireless and NexTraq sign sole supplier agreement

Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVTL), a provider of intelligent wireless networking products, and NexTraq, a leader in GPS fleet tracking and vehicle management offerings, has announced that a sole supplier agreement for OBDII devices has been signed.

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eTRAK launches location–tracking product line using Wi-Fi, cellular and GPS

International CTIA Wireless 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA — Dallas-based eTrak has launched a product line of location-tracking devices incorporating a patent-pending “Hybrid Tracking System” utilising Wi-Fi access points, Cell-ID and GPS to ensure pinpoint accuracy (as close as 10 feet) of a person, pet or object.

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SIMalliance reviews health of the global SIM card market

Annualised 2011 data* highlights increasing SIM card adoption in North America, the rapid growth in M2M and the first significant shipments of NFC-enabled SIM cards.

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Car Connectivity Consortium tops 50 members, grows 50% in Q1 2012

International CTIA Wireless 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. May 9, 2012 — The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organisation driving global innovation for phone-centric car connectivity solutions, has surpassed the 50 member mark, having grown 50% in the first quarter of 2012 alone,

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Gemalto signs contract with the UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Gemalto has announced that it will now be supplying the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) with 40 to 80 million Sealys documents for a variety of official permits.

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Wyless acquires majority stake in engineering firm ClearConnex

Wyless, a leading global Machine to Machine (M2M) managed services provider has announced that it has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in ClearConnex Inc, a wireless M2M device engineering company based in Research Triangle Park, NC., USA.

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Sierra Wireless releases new AirPrime™ Q2698 embedded module

Sierra Wireless has announced a new addition to its AirPrime™ Q Series of embedded wireless modules. The Q2698 adds support for 3G HSPA+ on five frequency bands to the AirPrime Q Series, along with support for 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE on four frequency bands.

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Robin Duke-Woolley joins M2M Now's Editorial Advisory Board

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA & West Malling, Kent, UK. May 6, 2012 — M2M Now is proud to report that Robin Duke-Woolley, founder and CEO of Beecham Research Ltd, one of the world’s leading M2M research companies, has agreed to join M2M Now‘s Editorial Advisory Board.

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M2M DataSmart and GenX Mobile aim to speed up getting M2M devices to market

M2M DataSmart and GenX Mobile have announced a new partnership where GenX Mobile can now offer customers an integrated M2M service ‘out-of-the box’, by providing the hardware as well as the airtime services as a joint sales strategy between both firms.

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Turkcell gets smart in NFC payments and M2M monitoring of chronic diseases

Istanbul, Turkey – Denizbank has joined Turkcell’s Cep-T Cuzdan platform enabling its customers to make contactless payment with their handsets using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. At the same time patients in Turkey with chronic diseases are finding their care controlled by Turkcell’s Smart Health solution.

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Sierra Wireless chooses Red Bend Software for mobile virtualisation

Red Bend Software has announced that Sierra Wireless has licensed Red Bend’s vLogix Mobile™ software for Mobile Virtualization, for use in its AirPrime™ embedded wireless modules.

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Tripple Track selects Novatel Wireless for integrated M2M solutions

San Diego, California, USA. May 1, 2012 ­– Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless networking solutions, has announced that Tripple Track, a Scandinavian provider of GPS tracking and vehicle management solutions, has selected Novatel Wireless

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M2M Now Magazine April-May 2012 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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WeDo Technologies acquires US-based network expense manager Connectiv Solutions

Lisbon, Portugal / London, UK / Washington DC, USA. May 1, 2012 – WeDo Technologies, a specialist provider of revenue and business assurance solutions, today announced the acquisition of US-based Connectiv Solutions, which provides management of telecommunications network usage expenses.

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Cotecna and Orange turn their attention to tracking and transit monitoring

Cotecna, a transit monitoring supplier, and Orange Business Services have entered into a partnership to provide secure track and trace services,

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