Industrial Internet of Things via the vimana M2M platform

(Blog) — With the sudden interest in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), manufacturing has finally received the attention it deserves, says Thomas R. Cutler (pictured). After being neglected by computer technologists and innovators for over 15 years, manufacturing and industrial automation have not taken advantage of the latest advancements utilised from medical to media

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Encore Networks and Wyless announce free 60-day turn-key 4G LTE wireless M2M starter kit

Chantilly, Virginia and Boston, Massachusetts, USA, January 28, 2014 – Encore Networks, a leader in M2M solutions for fixed and wireless communications, and Wyless, the global M2M managed services provider, have announced a programme providing a turn-key 4G LTE wireless M2M starter kit.

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Multi-Tech Systems and Aeris Communications announce partnership

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, January 27, 2014 – Multi-Tech Systems, a leading provider of M2M products and services, has announced a partnership with Aeris Communications, the Made for Machines™ technology and service provider. The two have come together to provide a comprehensive suite of products and services for deploying IoT solutions globally.

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Kamstrup supplies smart meters to support the green transformation in Denmark

Skanderborg, Denmark – The Danish utility company Nord Energy has chosen Kamstrup as its supplier of 62,000 electricity smart meters. The deal means that all households in the supply area will be connected to the smart grid before the end of 2015.

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Parsec and Telit produce world’s lowest profile companion solution for GPS receiver and antenna

Raleigh, North Carolina and Plano, Texas, USA – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of M2M solutions, products and services and Parsec Technologies Inc., a global supplier of advanced amplifier technology communications products, solutions, and services, have announced that a combination of the companies’ technologies has resulted in the world’s lowest profile companion solution for

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Hat trick of top ratings for Vodafone M2M

Newbury, UK , January 21, 2014 – For the third year in a row Vodafone’s Machine-to-Machine services topped the rankings in Analysys Mason’s independent M2M annual scorecard.

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u-blox launches TOBY-L2, the world’s fastest 4G LTE modules with 3G, 2G fallback

Thalwil, Switzerland – Swiss u-blox, a leading provider of wireless and positioning chips and modules, has introduced the TOBY-L2 and MPCI-L2 modem series, the company’s new line of ultra-compact LTE modules with UMTS/HSPA+ and GSM/EDGE, GPRS fallback.

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Telit unwraps positioning module based on MediaTek’s multi-GNSS receiver SoC technology

London, UK – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of M2M solutions, products and services, has introduced the Jupiter SL869 V2, the second generation of one of its top performing positioning products. The new module is based on the low-power MT3333 from MediaTek.

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M2M visions of 2020

(Blog) — Ten years ago, while executing a keynote presentation at an M2M industry tradeshow, writes Jeffrey O. Smith of Numerex (pictured), I showed a live demonstration of remote monitoring of a “real” system inside a virtual world. I commanded my avatar to push a button in the then-popular Second Life and a video inside that virtual

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Continental and HERE team up to build the future of vehicle connectivity

Detroit, Michigan, USA and Espoo, Finland – Continental, the international automotive supplier, and HERE, a leader in mapping and location services, have announced that their teams will intensify their collaboration in bringing the connected car to life, focusing on Electronic Horizon, future automated driving functionalities and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

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Neul debuts the NeulNET™ M2M network solution

Cambridge, UK – January 15, 2014, Neul Ltd. has unveiled its new two-way, wide-area networking solution for the Internet of Things, called NeulNET™. Based on the Weightless™ open standard, the NeulNET™ system is designed specifically for the IoT, providing coverage, battery life, module cost and simplicity of operation which far outreaches today’s GPRS, 3G, CDMA and

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Ovum outlines operators’ M2M opportunities and forecasts revenues will more than treble by 2018

London, UK  – Forecasts from the global analyst Ovum show that over the next five years, M2M revenues will grow to reach US$44.8bn, with more than a third coming from the Asia-Pacific region.

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New smart meter roll-out fortifies Denmark’s lead position in smart grid

Skanderborg, Denmark, January 13, 2014 – A consortium of eight Danish utilities, the MV Group, has commissioned Kamstrup to deliver 153,000 smart meters over a three-year period.

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Novatel Wireless receives AT&T network approval for advanced M2M portfolio

Novatel Wireless, Inc., a provider of intelligent wireless solutions, has announced that it has achieved AT&T network certification of its advanced M2M devices, including the MiFi Powered SA2100, the MT4100 mobile tracking device, the SA-G+telemetry platform and the Enabler HS3002 module.

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Two out of three people will be too embarrassed to wear Google Glass, according to new research

Google Glass is rumoured to be launching sometime around April 2014, but is this much talked about product set for failure before it even hits the shelf?

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Machina Research offers ten predictions for the M2M and IoT world in 2014

Reading, UK, January 8, 2014 – Every year Machina Research provides ten predictions for what will happen in the M2M and IOT world.  Here is the list for 2014.

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