Cable & Wireless and IBM collaborate on UK smart meter programme

IBM and Cable & Wireless Worldwide are collaborating to support the UK’s smart meter implementation programme, which aims to rollout more than 50 million smart meters in the UK.

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OTT TV viewers to outnumber IPTV viewers in 2013

OTT-to-the-TV viewers will outnumber IPTV viewers by 2013, according to research from Informa Telecoms & Media.

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New White Paper available: How to Create a Mobile Barcode Program

Today, mobile barcodes are being incorporated into a vast array of media and initiatives, demonstrating the potential of this medium to impact the way people conduct business and go about their day-to-day lives.

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Analysts positive on Vodafone UK, strong in M2M services

March 21, 2011: A leading firm of analysts have taken a positive stance on Vodafone’s UK operations. And in their assessment Current Analysis have emphasised Vodafone UK’s provision of M2M (machine-to-machine) services as a key strength.

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Flexible antenna hits 80% efficiency

Taoglas has launched the FXP830, a flexible antenna with 80% efficiency for the M2M wireless device and module market.

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Frost & Sullivan forecast NFC payment lead by 2015 with 863m enabled devices globally

The near field communication (NFC) market has moved from an ‘innovator’ to an ‘early adopter’ phase and from trial development to the first commercial roll out.

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Missing link for M2M development

NPhase claims to have found the missing link in M2M for device OEMs, application providers and enterprise customers with its NPhase One developer programme.

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M2M module ready for 2G non-availability

To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE863 fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs (general purpose IO) in a ball grid array (BGA) form factor.

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Home energy management systems to take off in 2014

Shipments of home energy management systems (HEMS) are expected to accelerate rapidly from 2014, according ABI Research.

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Summer launch planned for joint Inmarsat and Skywave service

Inmarsat is working with Skywave Mobile Communications to develop a low data rate tracking, monitoring and messaging service that is planned for launch in the summer.

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Numerex prepares to attack global logistics market

Numerex has announced that it is leveraging its M2M platforms to address the multifaceted needs of the global logistics market.

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Elecsys sees strong quarter boosted by custom assemblies

M2M equipment maker Elecsys saw its sales for the quarter ending 31 January 2011 rise 29% to US$6.1m.

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EC expert to speak at M2M Forum Europe

Doctor Florent Frederix, media directorate-general for the European Commission, will present the policy project of the European Commission with respect to the mass deployment of the emerging internet of things applications (internet connected objects) at the M2M Forum Europe.

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Evolving Systems stretches positive run to eighteen quarters

Evolving Systems, a provider of software and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, has had its eighteenth consecutive quarter of positive operating profit.

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Enterprise class control brought to M2M wireless devices

Quatech has introduced the AMC airborne management centre software to support installation, configuration and setup of rugged and secure enterprise-class Wifi networking device servers, Ethernet bridges and embedded modules.

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M2M predictions for 2011

We ask Philippe Guillemette, CTO of Sierra Wireless, to look into his crystal ball and tell us about the year ahead in M2M.

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