Companies join forces to offer shipment tracking

Web-based applications for international shipping and Customs management provider Acelynk is working with Sensorlogic to produce a smart shipment tracking and Customs compliance offering for companies conducting high-volumes of international trade.

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Deal strengthens supply chain product in industrial market

Global satellite data communications company Orbcomm has signed a marketing agreement with M2M networking technologies firm Camgian Microsystems to supply the Quantus M2M supply chain product to the industrial market.

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App brings smart metering to Facebook

Greenpocket has come up with a smartphone app connecting smart metering with the social web, and plans to present the social metering app at next month’s Metering Billing/CRM Europe in Amsterdam.

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Satellite communications: Bringing the hospital to you

As remote monitoring and interactive services involving consultants and their patients increase, today’s fast-emerging world of telemedicine is seeing some exciting developments, writes Massimo Marcotulli, Business Development Director, Southern Europe, Hughes Europe.

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SaaS work order management platform launched by Telogis

Service Management Expo, Birmingham, UK. September 20, 2011 — Telogis, Inc., creators of the Telogis platform for location intelligence, have introduced Telogis Progression, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) work order management platform.

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Cycle30 selects Comverse for M2M hosted billing services

Cycle30, a Seattle, Washington-based provider of hosted billing services for communications, utility and machine-to-machine (M2M) service operators, has chosen the Comverse BSS solution to power the billing and rating services platform for its growing M2M business.

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Telekom Austria Group delivers promised new M2M company

Vienna, Austria: As first reported by M2M Now on July 7th, 2011, the Telekom Austria Group has set up a new subsidiary company in the M2M field. The new company, the Telekom Austria Group M2M GmbH, acts as

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Embedded module shipments rise but revenue falls

The cellular M2M embedded module market experienced a more difficult than expected 2010, according to a report from ABI Research.

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U-Blox acquires Fusion Wireless

Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company U-Blox has acquired San Diego based Fusion Wireless, a provider of CDMA wireless modules for consumer and M2M applications in North America.

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Onasset updates tracking software platform

Onasset Intelligence announced the latest version of its Vision software platform at the M2M Evolution Conference in Austin, Texas, last week.

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Is AT&T looking down the road to M2M as it opens up to app developers?

Palo Alto, California, USA. 18 September, 2011 — AT&T (NYSE:T) is taking down the protective walls it has built over the years around its applications infrastructure, and the operator is inviting app developers to come and play with its Application Program Interfaces (APIs).

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Whitepaper issues advice on preventing M2M fraud

The spread of M2M into more consumer and commercial arenas has increased the risk of fraud and so Subex has published a white paper on how to protect networks and connections.

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Turkcell, Huawei and NXP combine to launch Turkey’s first NFC-enabled smartphone

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkcell (NYSE: TKC, ISE: TCELL) working with NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) have selected the PN544 Near Field Communication (NFC) radio chip for Turkcell’s new T20 smartphone.

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EXCLUSIVE: Vodafone claims a first as it partners to launch pre-integrated global M2M bundles

Newbury, UK. 15 September, 2011 — Vodafone M2M is launching a new bundled service with its partners that aims to make life simpler for businesses wanting to take advantage of M2M services. Working with its partners, CalAmp Corporation, Digi International, MC Technologies and Sierra Wireless,

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Development project aims to bring apps to cars

Ford and Bug Labs, an open-source hardware and software provider, have announced a joint development project to research, develop and distribute open-source developer tools to advance in-car connectivity.

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China to lead smart meter deployment

China is expected to deploy 280 million smart meters by 2016, according to research by In-Stat.

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