IBM to accelerate smart city data analytics with acquisition of i2

Armonk, New York USA — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to acquire i2 to accelerate its business analytics initiatives. These will be designed to help clients in the public and private sectors address crime, fraud and security threats.

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UK government announces €5.22bn investment in smart meter network and data services

The government of the United Kingdom has announced up to €5.22 billion in seven to nine year contracts, to build a wide area network and data services, to support smart meters.

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e-Mobility: new possibilities with M2M technology

Electric vehicles, or EVs, offer a compelling option for environmentally sustainable travel and transportation and they are fast becoming a regular part of daily life worldwide.

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American Roamer’s new Global Coverage Analyzer enhances wireless network intelligence

Memphis, Tennessee, USA – American Roamer has announced the latest version of Global Coverage Analyzer (GCA), the company’s cloud-based interactive mapping application for viewing and comparing 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network coverage

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HGI to focus on Zigbee for home energy management

The Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) is to use its Chicago meeting next week to look at applications of Zigbee profiles for its home energy management (HEM) service specifications.

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Wireless sensor network market set to explode

The market for wireless sensor networks (WSNs) will grow rapidly from US$0.45bn in 2011 to $2bn in 2021, according to a report from IDTechEx.

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Cloud-based infrastructure provides connections for M2M

NEC has launched the Connexive cloud-based infrastructure to provide services using M2M technologies to connect sensors and terminals to networks.

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Platform promises support for embedded web

Sensinode has announced its Nano Services strategy, which it says will provide the basis for comprehensive web services optimised for the unique constraints of M2M applications.

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M2M connected devices predicted to hit 82.5 million by 2016

The number of connected devices in the M2M market will grow to 82.5 million by 2016, according to a report from Atlantic-ACM.

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Cisco eyes the M2M market with release of a super small ‘go anywhere’ router

Small, rugged and perfectly formed? As part of their vision to deliver on ‘The Internet of Things’, Cisco has released the 819 ISR in a bid to aggressively target the transport, smart meters and embedded apps market.

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Ericsson M2M completes acquisition of Telenor Connexion’s M2M technology platform

Ericsson announced today that that they have successfully completed the asset purchase agreement to acquire Telenor Connexion’s M2M (machine-to-machine) technology platform.

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Greenroad wins Techies award for fleet product

Driving performance and safety management company Greenroad has won the Best Risk Management System category in this year’s Business Car Fleet Technology Awards – The Techies.

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GPRS modem router simplifies M2M connections

Radio Data Technology has released the RM6000 GPRS modem routers to simplify M2M data connectivity following successful field trials in the water and traffic management industries.

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Wearable medical devices market to blossom

The market for wearable medical devices will reach more than 100 million units annually by 2016 as a range of factors combine over the next five years

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Boeing and Siemens join forces on smart grid

Boeing and Siemens have formed a strategic alliance for the joint development and marketing of smart grid technologies to improve energy access and security

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M2M device helps stop pets getting lost

M2M may now stand for mutt-to-moggy with the introduction of the Tagg Pet Tracker, a pet tracking system equipped with GPS and wireless capabilities

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