Richardson RFPD introduces new M100 3G series of industrial modems from Maestro Wireless

LaFox, Illinois, USA – Richardson RFPD, Inc. has announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of industrial modems from Maestro Wireless.

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iSIGN launches its new Smart Player solution

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – iSIGN Media Solutions Inc., a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves advertisers, manufacturers, retailers and advertising agencies throughout North America, has launched a new integrated Smart Player solution.

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Zujewski of Axeda Corporation joins M2M Now’s Editorial Advisors

(Kings Hill, UK & Boston, USA. August 8, 2013) — The chief marketing officer and executive vice president of Product Strategy at Axeda Corporation, Bill Zujewski, has joined the Editorial Advisors guiding this site and the global magazine M2M Now.

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Thermocable chooses Concirrus for connected solutions

London, UK – Concirrus Ltd, a market leader in turnkey solutions in the Internet of Things, has announced that Thermocable has launched a range of innovative connected solutions for the security and facilities markets based on the Concirrus Cloud platform.

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Quake Global introduces new expansion module for easy upgrade of deployed M2M systems

San Diego, California, USA – Quake Global, Inc., a leading manufacturer of M2M devices for satellite and terrestrial networks, has announced the introduction of its new QEXPANDER add-on module. It is designed to integrate with existing asset tracking and management systems and enables ubiquitous wireless coverage via satellite or terrestrial wireless networks.

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OTI appoints Shlomi Eytan as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Rosh Pina, Israel – On Track Innovations Ltd (OTI), a global leader in contactless transactions and near-field communication, has appointed Shlomi Eytan to the new position of Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.

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SeeControl launches ThingTracr GPS tool 'for anything that needs to be tracked'

San Francisco, USA (PRWEB) — SeeControl is rolling out ThingTracr, a hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) GPS tool “for monitoring anything that needs to be tracked”. The solution offers precise location tracking and historical analytics reporting for things of interest using a small, attachable GPS unit that requires no tools or wiring. The tracking service reportedly can

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M2M cellular connections to exceed 450m by 2018 as profit margins are squeezed, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, NY, USA (Business Wire) — Global cellular machine-to-machine connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018, according to ABI Research in an update to its M2M Market Data report. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens percent but, with improving world economics, connection growth

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Filip Technologies receives government certification for wearable communications device

New York, USA – Filip Technologies™ has announced that its debut product, Filip™, has become the first wearable device with full mobile voice capability to receive Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification. Filip is a smart locator and phone for kids, worn on the wrist, that keeps parents and kids in touch at the push of

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ICT to transform transportation as a prelude to smart cities, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Convergences among transportation, energy and cities will become reality as new technologies emerge to enable a more efficient and sustainable delivery of services consumed in an urban setting.

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Orange and Total deal to distribute Orange Money at Total stations in Africa and the Middle-East

Paris, France – Orange and Total have signed a partnership giving Orange customers’ access to Orange Money services at all Total service stations in the 13 African and Middle-Eastern countries where the two groups are present and Orange Money is available.

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Open Source satellite blasts off in five days with Libelium M2M sensors measuring radiation

(Tanegashima, Japan. July 31, 2013) — On August 4, 2013 at 5:00 am local time, an unmanned H11-B rocket containing Libelium Sensing Technology will lift off from the Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC) in Japan en route for the International Space Station (ISS). Libelium Radiation Sensor Boards are included in the main payload of the two

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M2M connectivity deal worth 2.2 million Euros signed between Isotrak and Wireless Logic

London, UK – Fleet telematics and systems integration specialist Isotrak has signed a three-year rolling contract with Europe’s largest independent M2M managed services provider, Wireless Logic, in a deal worth in excess of 2.2m Euro. The new contract sees a base of over 50,000 SIM subscriptions along with ambitious growth plans which will involve connectivity solutions

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Informa names Deutsche Telekom as top telecoms operator in the worldwide automotive market

London, UK – Telecoms-operator activity in the automotive sector has accelerated sharply in the last 12 months as the connected vehicle continues to inspire new services and partnerships. According to Informa Telecoms & Media, 58% of the world’s major telecoms-operator groups are active in this market

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Telit chosen as key representative of Italian technology industry in Europe’s Galileo GPS roll-out

London, UK – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global vendor of M2M modules and value-added services and solutions, has been  selected as one of Italy’s key representatives in the global roll-out of Europe’s Galileo ultra-accurate satellite positioning system.

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Record growth in Bluetooth Smart devices announced

Kirkland, Washington, USA – A string of moves to add increasing levels of Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart technology integration by leading OS providers like Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, and most recently, Google, sets the stage for an extraordinary increase in Bluetooth Smart devices.  According to Bluetooth SIG, there was a year on year growth of more than

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