Wider telehealth user engagement will drive demand for managed services, says new report

The lack of consistently demonstrable positive outcomes, both clinical and economic, has traditionally served as a central barrier to telehealth adoption. Doubts as to whether telehealth works in delivering positive, significant returns on investment hinder reimbursement, says one research firm.

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Mobile payments alliance for smartphones led by Shell, Target, Wal-Mart and 7-Eleven

An alliance of 14 retailers has been set up to create a ‘mobile wallet‘ on your phone that will better similar attempts by Google and mobile network operators. The Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) comprises Wal-Mart, Shell, Target, 7-Eleven and other large retailers.

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Tracker invests in M2M technology for tailored tariffs and management control

Tracker has joined forces with Wireless Logic, an M2M managed services specialist, with the aim of enhancing the efficiency of its product range.

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Cadec Global implements Verizon's M2M Management Center for fleet customers

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA — Cadec Global, Inc., a company providing enterprise-class fleet management systems, reports that its PowerVue solution now utilises Verizon Wireless’ M2M Management Center to deploy and manage devices for its fleet customers

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FIME to deliver Isis™ certification

FIME, a leader in consulting and market integration testing services for near field communication (NFC) solutions has been authorised by Isis to certify Isis products

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Sensinode offers free trial of NanoService™ for 'efficient end-to-end Web applications'

Oulu, Finland. August 14, 2012 –- Sensinode Ltd, a provider of software that powers the Internet of Things, is offering a free trial version of its NanoService™ software, a scalable, end-to-end solution for M2M. NanoService™ is designed to enable rapid deployment of challenging M2M systems by providing efficient M2M data management

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GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip now certified for LTE modules on Verizon Wireless network

San Jose, California, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) — GCT Semiconductor, a designer and supplier of 4G mobile semiconductors, has announced that its LTE single-chip, GDM7240, has been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network. Device makers seeking an LTE module can now benefit from faster time-to-market.

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Smart Energy: Consumers can learn to love their service

BLOG: August 14, 2012 — The relationship between UK energy suppliers and their customers is probably at one of its lowest points since the privatisation of the energy industry, writes Darrin Hill (pictured), an energy expert at PA Consulting Group.

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New mobile app gives users a simple way to monitor their weight, exercise, sleep and cardiac health

Paris, France — Withings has launched a new iOS mobile application named Withings Health Companion. This free application is designed to enable anyone to store, access and manage their weight, physical activity, heart and sleep data on a single user-friendly dashboard.

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Chrysler Group enlists Sprint for strategic wireless partner role enabling Uconnect Access

Chrysler Group LLC and Sprint, recognised leaders in the automotive and wireless industries, have developed a new wireless in-vehicle connectivity experience for the Ram 1500 pickup and SRT Viper

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VIDEO: Nigel Chadwick of Stream talks on M2M at London's ICT Summit 2012

M2M has been under discussion at the ‘Business Embassy’ in London that is operating throughout the Olympic and the Paralympic Games. Lancaster House is the location for the British Business Embassy during the Games.

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise automates migration to IPv6 internet addresses

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has announced significant updates to its VitalQIP IP Address Management (IPAM) solution. This ensures business continuity by allowing customers to “effortlessly automate the migration to the IPv6 internet address system”, says the company.

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M2M discussed as 'Business Embassy' operates throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Games

BLOG. London, UK — The Olympic Games have provided more than enough entertainment and content for discussions galore. But business people as well as athletes have contributed to the event, says Nigel Chadwick,

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London Calling: Going Qt and M2M

Germany, in the form of Deutsche Telekom, is being expansive in support of developers while Finland

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Telit attains Zigbee Pro and Smart Energy certification

Telit Wireless Solutions,a global vendor of machine-to-machine modules and value-added services, announced the achievement of Zigbee PRO and Smart Energy software certification.

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M2M cellular connections to hit 2.5bn by 2020, says Strategy Analytics

Boston, Massachusetts, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — A new M2M strategies report Global M2M Connections Market Forecast & Analysis, predicts cellular M2M connections will grow from 277 million in 2012 to 2.5 billion by 2020.

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