New Telit 3G module to accelerate market’s move to higher speeds

London, UK, and Düsseldorf, Germany, – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality M2M solutions, products and services, has introduced the company’s first 3G-cellular module to employ the versatile VQFN mounting technology.

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Düsseldorf Summit told that 42% of surveyed companies earn at least €1m per year in M2M

Düsseldorf, Germany – The results of a survey by the M2M Alliance among 4,800 decision makers and managers were revealed at the M2M Summit held on September 10 at the Congress Center Düsseldorf. The survey looked at the use of M2M solutions in a wide range of companies and showed that more than 95% of

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New TomTom device enables easy access to vehicle information via smartphone

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 11 September, 2013 – TomTom Business Solutions is set to launch a new device to enable a smartphone to connect to real-time vehicle and driving information.

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New International M2M Council names its first officers and committees

London, UK – The International M2M Council (IMC) has announced the election of its first slate of officers. The new association aims to bring together all segments of the global machine-to-machine industry, including automotive telematics, transportation, remote asset management, healthcare, supply chain logistics, smart utilities and location-based services.

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Novatel Wireless announces M2M job losses but wins Mobile Merit Award for its SA 2100 device

(San Diego. September 11, 2013. Business Wire) — There are mixed fortunes at Novatel Wireless, an intelligent wireless solutions provider, which is “consolidating sites” and shedding 75-80 jobs to help save US$10 million per year. In better news, the company has just won an award for its SA 2100 M2M device.

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Saverio Romeo named as new principal analyst at Beecham Research

Cambridge, UK, 10 September 2013 – Beecham Research has announced the appointment of Saverio Romeo as Principal Analyst to broaden and strengthen the company’s programme of international market research and analysis in the M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) market.

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App-enabled smart wireless accessories to generate revenues of over US$23 billion by 2018

Hampshire, UK – 10 September 2013 – New findings from leading hi-tech analysts, Juniper Research, have revealed that hardware and service revenues from app-enabled smart wireless accessories will exceed $23 billion in 2018, compared to $2 billion this year.

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Half of all mobile network operators surveyed say they are already implementing Big Data

(London, UK) – New research by Informa Telecoms & Media highlights the main challenges and opportunities for telecom operators regarding ‘Big Data’. Almost half (48%) of 120 network operators surveyed say they are are already implementing Big Data. However, the lack of a clear business proposition and skilled teams are still major barriers.

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Lantronix launches 3.5G wireless solution for connecting remote devices and mobile equipment

London, UK – Lantronix, Inc., a global provider of smart networking and communications solutions for M2M applications, has announced the launch and availability of the PremierWave® XC HSPA+ (3.5G) device, an intelligent high speed gateway and application server. 

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Neul secures first Series B funding with additional US$5m as Boland drives company in new direction

(Cambridge, UK – September 6, 2013) – Neul Ltd, a specialist in Internet of Things (IoT) network technology using the Weightless™ wireless standard, has closed the initial US$5 million tranche of a new Series B round of equity funding. (See our Exclusive Interview: Neul CEO switches focus from broadband to M2M, lays off staff, plans

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GrDF chooses Capgemini to install the information system for 11m new gas meters in France by 2022

(Paris, France. September 5, 2013) – Capgemini, a consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider, has agreed two three-year contracts with GrDF, worth a total of 23 million euros.  The contracts will see Capgemini developing the information system for the new GrDF smart gas meters that will equip 11 million French homes by 2022. This will

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Telit acquires ILS Technology and Broadcom spends US$164m on LTE assets from Renesas subsidiaries

(London, UK. September 5, 2013) — Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of M2M solutions, products and services, today announced that it has acquired ILS Technology LLC. This news comes 24 hours after Renesas Electronics Corporation reported the transfer of all shares in subsidiaries Renesas Mobile Europe Oy (RME), and Renesas Mobile India Private Ltd

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Metaio and McDonald's (Germany) launch mobile augmented reality experience

Munich, Germany – The new augmented reality app, “McMission” (McDonald’s Germany), is a playful approach to educate McDonald’s visitors and mobile users on the company’s commitment to sustainability.

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Smart electricity meters to reach 100 million milestone in 2014

Austin, Texas, 3 September, 2013 — In contrast to the sombre mood that many metering manufacturers have been displaying in recent years, worldwide shipments of communication-enabled meters will grow to more than 100 million units annually in 2014, according to IHS Inc., a leading source of global insight and information.

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Vodafone’s sale of Verizon Wireless stake to raise US$130 billion

Newbury, UK, 2 September 2013 – Vodafone has announced that it has reached agreement to dispose of its US group (whose principal asset is its 45% interest in Verizon Wireless) to its joint venture partner Verizon Communications Inc. for US$130 billion (£84 billion).

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How do you convince technology investment decision-makers in today’s tough economy?

(BLOG): Sealing technology investment deals in today’s economy is becoming tougher. So how, asks Mark Forrest of Trimble, do you convince decision makers of their strategic value?

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