HARMAN and Sierra Wireless bring 4G/LTE broadband connections to the road

Karlsbad, Germany – HARMAN, the global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), is ready to begin road tests of an LTE module integrated into production-ready infotainment systems, as first reported at iot-now.com in January.

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Latest Blog: Future Proofing Cellular Solutions

Modules are the critical component in B2B solutions. Critical because the cost of replacing a faulty module is prohibitively expensive in many if not most solutions. The quality bar has therefore to be set as high as possible

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Insight reports mobile apps for enterprises to generate over $150 billion in next six years

Mobile apps geared to enterprises will generate more than $150 billion globally for solution providers over next six years, Says Insight Research Corp.

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Wyless and Maingate collaborate on new market opportunities

Wyless, a leading global M2M managed services provider and Maingate, a service operator specialising in smart services and connectivity between machines, devices and humans, have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on new market opportunities.

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New Renault electric and ICE cars connected through Telenor Connexion

Telenor Connexion has been chosen as the European connectivity supplier for Renault’s sophisticated telematics services available on new Renault electric and fuel vehicles.

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Utility cyber security in a state of near chaos says senior analyst

The security vulnerabilities facing the electrical grid have been a major topic of discussion as utilities around the world forge ahead with their smart grid deployment initiatives, which utilise information and communication technologies to improve the operating efficiency of the grid.

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GP II Energy selects SkyBitz for remote asset tracking

SkyBitz®, the provider of remote asset tracking and information management technology has announced that GP II Energy, Inc., an oil and gas drilling and rental equipment company, has selected their GLS asset tracking product for more than 600 of its frac tanks and other equipment.

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M2M Connecting the next 50 billion event in Glasgow

A free-to-attend event, described as an industry-led meeting of minds on M2M (machine-to-machine) communication is to be held at Freescale in Glasgow, Scotland Thursday November 24.

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New M2M Industry Working Group aims for interoperability

Sierra Wireless, IBM, Eurotech, and the Eclipse Foundation establish an M2M Industry Working Group to ease the development, testing, and deployment of Machine-to-Machine technologies.

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Are wireless sensor networks and energy harvesting coming together?

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) could involve billions of sensors used in utility assets, buildings, pollution monitors, traffic control systems, and agriculture. To date, adoption has been hindered by conventional primary batteries, which cannot be fitted and forgotten for long periods. However, zero power wireless sensors are now available

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Asia-Pacific to become largest M2M market in 2013

Asia-Pacific is forecast to become the largest market for machine-to-machine (M2M) subscriptions in volume terms in 2013, and in 2016 is expected to account for 37 percent of the total market, according to a new report from Pyramid Research.

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High value water meter adoption helps sustain suppliers’ revenue growth

Austin, Texas, USA. November 3, 2011 – In the latest edition of IMS Research’s World Market for Water Meters – 2011, published this week, a rapid uptake is reported for static and advanced water metering technologies in key markets around the world.

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Alcatel-Lucent makes connecting to anyone by video as simple as placing a call

New 4G mobile broadband offering enables video, voice and messaging conversations using any combination of device, screen or network.

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Numerex reports strong growth in 3rd quarter results

Numerex Corp, a provider of business services, technology, and products for the worldwide machine-to-machine (M2M) market, has announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011.

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Helping parents keep track of their children, the M2M way

Malaysian operator, Maxis Bhd has announced its partnership with KiddyTrack Sdn Bhd to launch a GPS/ GSM child locator product.

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Compatibility causing problems for smart meter roll out

The number of smart meter installations that fail in the UK because of non-compatibility issues is rising, according to utility consultancy Make It Cheaper.

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