Numerex prepares to attack global logistics market

Numerex has announced that it is leveraging its M2M platforms to address the multifaceted needs of the global logistics market.

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Elecsys sees strong quarter boosted by custom assemblies

M2M equipment maker Elecsys saw its sales for the quarter ending 31 January 2011 rise 29% to US$6.1m.

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EC expert to speak at M2M Forum Europe

Doctor Florent Frederix, media directorate-general for the European Commission, will present the policy project of the European Commission with respect to the mass deployment of the emerging internet of things applications (internet connected objects) at the M2M Forum Europe.

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Evolving Systems stretches positive run to eighteen quarters

Evolving Systems, a provider of software and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, has had its eighteenth consecutive quarter of positive operating profit.

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Enterprise class control brought to M2M wireless devices

Quatech has introduced the AMC airborne management centre software to support installation, configuration and setup of rugged and secure enterprise-class Wifi networking device servers, Ethernet bridges and embedded modules.

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M2M predictions for 2011

We ask Philippe Guillemette, CTO of Sierra Wireless, to look into his crystal ball and tell us about the year ahead in M2M.

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O2 to aid smart meter roll-out in UK

Mobile operator O2 has signed a multi-million pound contract with UK smart meter operations service provider G4S Utility Services to simplify the remote management and monitoring of the company’s national smart meter network.

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Coming soon: 712m consumer connected device shipments

Overall shipments of consumer connected devices will increase from 262.1m units in 2010 to 712.1m units in 2015, according to a report from Infinite Research.

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Powering M2M devices provides growth for energy harvesting

In its latest study “Energy Harvesting for M2M Devices,” ABI Research has determined that the market for energy harvesting systems totalled US$3.82m in 2009, and that it will reach $418m by 2016.

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Elecsys wins remote monitoring order from US military

Elecsys has received an order for remote monitoring systems to be delivered to the United States Department of Defense.

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European M2M market recovering quickly, says IDC

The European machine-to-machine (M2M) market is quickly recovering from the economic crisis of 2008–2009 and is starting to prosper again with growth rates exceeding 12% over the 2010–2015 period, according to research from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Berlin distributor extends range of embedded wireless modules

Berlin-based distributor Nova Media presented a generation of embedded wireless modules from Option at Embedded World in Nuremberg this week.

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Welcome to the decade of M2M: the challenges facing operators – Part 2

In the first part of this article, we suggested that there are three primary challenges that M2M creates for operators. The first two are security/secure authentication

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GEO and Digi International create full energy management system for Europe’s utilities

Minnetonka, Minnesota & Cambridge, UK – US-based Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Green Energy Options (GEO) of the UK have agreed to develop a real-time, web-based energy management system for the European utility market.

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Kit that helps speed time to market for M2M products demonstrated at show

At Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, this week, Eurotech demonstrated a complete wireless gateway based on Intel hardware and a software development kit that lets machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, applications and services get to market quicker.

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Cloud infrastructure offering increases potential for service providers

Parallels announced this week at the Parallels Summit in Florida that is introducing strategic cloud infrastructure, unified communications and APS-enabled products while accelerating support of Microsoft Office 365 and Hyper-V Cloud.

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