Rogers lands six-year smart meter contract in Quebec

Rogers Communications is to provide M2M wireless connectivity across the province of Quebec in Canada to Hydro-Quebec. Rogers will connect Hydro-Quebec’s central system with up to 600 collectors, which aggregate data relayed from the province’s 3.8 million smart meters.

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White Paper: How operators can capitalise on the growing M2M opportunity

Several technology trends are rapidly converging to accelerate the growth of the machine-to-machine (M2M) services market. First, most network-centric organisations, including telecommunications service providers, utility companies and enterprises, are migrating to all-iP infrastructures,

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Expert Opinion: Flexibility is the key to smart energy billing

Energy providers are facing numerous billing and charging challenges. In increasingly competitive energy markets, providers need to offer pre-paid and post-paid billing, timed tariffs, and load-sensitive pricing

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Enfora and SeeControl combine on enterprise M2M offering

Enfora, a Novatel Wireless company, and SeeControl, which offers a cloud-based platform for building tailored M2M applications, are combining their expertise to offer enterprises and wireless carriers an enterprise grade M2M system.

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M2M developer kit to speed entry into smart services market

An M2M smart services development kit with a deployable Intel Atom processor-based services-ready system has been introduced by Kontron.

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Database digs down deep into machine-generated data

Infobright 4.0, the industry’s first database with built-in intelligence for near-real time analysis of machine-generated data, is about to be launched.

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“Protecting the Network” – How Operators Can Guard Against Risk in New M2M World

Wireless operators are beginning to appreciate the network implications of addressing the M2M market.

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Monitor uses GPRS to gather remote data

UK-based monitoring and control specialist Hanwell has launched ISense for data monitoring across a range of industries.

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Start-up launches whitespace radio set for M2M market

What is claimed to be the first production wireless radio system to use the whitespace spectrum freed up by the move from analogue to digital television has been introduced by start-up company Neul for use in M2M communications.

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Device lets companies monitor machine health

M2M integrator and distributor DH Solutions is to launch an embedded M2M system developed on the Axeda Platform. Dharma, a data communications device, enables companies to monitor the health of that device as well as any connected tablets, laptops and handhelds.

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Kore buys Mach to expand M2M in Asia-Pacific

Kore Wireless has bought Australian-based wireless M2M network provider Mach Communications.

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Blueforce and Verizon team up on security programme

Blueforce Development and Verizon Wireless are working together to deliver advanced wireless products for public safety, emergency medical, national security and critical infrastructure protection in the government and commercial markets.

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2.4GHz ISM band antenna uses laser direct structuring technology

Molex has released a standard antenna for applications using the 2.4GHz ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) band and Wifi.

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Smart meters help Oxfordshire village cut energy consumption

Smart meters from GE have helped the village of North Leigh in Oxfordshire reduce its energy consumption by 10% for three consecutive months.

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BVM opens branch in Ireland

Southampton based electronics hardware manufacturer and IPC development partner, BVM, has opened a branch in Ireland on the outskirts of Dublin.

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E.ON selects Junifer Systems’ Utility CIS

Junifer Systems, a provider of back office solutions for the utility industry, has been selected to deliver its Utility CIS to E.ON’s Sustainable Energy business.

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