Smart energy module combines metering and control

Bytesnap Design has released the ZMM-01 Zigbee smart energy module that combines the features of metering and control in one, low power platform. It also provides a real-time clock, accurate up to 2ppm.

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Zigbee Pro module enables smart energy and home automation

RF Monolithics introduced the ZPM3570 2.4GHz Zigbee Pro module at this week’s Embedded Systems Conference 2011 in Silicon Valley.

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Telit claims smallest 2G module with integrated A-GPS receiver

Telit Wireless Solutions has introduced the GE864-GPS quad band GSM/GPRS M2M module with embedded GPS receiver in a compact BGA form factor.

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Daughter board provides start for location services

Microchip Technology has announced a machine-to-machine (M2M) daughter board that comes with the hardware, wireless communications protocols and application code examples needed to help designers jump start their fleet-management or location-based service application.

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Router replaces POTS lines for cellular M2M

To help the move to M2M networks, Encore Networks has announced the Bandit-2 C2C router with copper-to-cellular.

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Sim card connector has inbuilt card detection

The six circuit sim card connector from GTK has inbuilt card detection and a push-push mechanism that facilitates positive insertion and removal of the card.

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Lancom introduces two industrial routers

Lancom Systems has expanded its line of routers with two models for use in industrial environments: the IAP-3G is a cellular router with integrated multi-mode HSPA+ modem and the IAP-321-3G offers 802.11n wireless lan in addition.

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Combination modules support Wifi and Bluetooth

RF Monolithics has added the WLS-series of Wifi and Wifi plus Bluetooth combination modules to its integrated short-range radio products.

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Stream improves access to remote devices

M2M-focussed mobile network operator Stream Communications has introduced a quick and secure way to access remote devices. Removing the need for software installation and network configuration, Dina is a secure alternative to fixed public IP address.

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Mocana provides security for Fusion CDMA modules

M2M module provider Fusion Wireless has picked Mocana to provide security software for its high-speed CDMA modules.

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Multi-mode wireless data modem functions on one IC

CML Microcircuits has launched the CMX7164 multi-mode wireless data modem IC.

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Fujitsu picks Sierra Wireless for notebook connectivity

Fujitsu has selected Sierra Wireless to provide 3G mobile broadband for several models in its Lifebook series of notebooks and tablets.

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Gemalto makes breakthrough in mobile NFC software

Digital security company Gemalto has announced what it claims is the world’s first UICC-embedded software application compliant with Mobile Mastercard Paypass M/Chip 4, the new Mastercard payment specification for mobile near field communications (NFC).

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Telit makes world’s smallest claim for HSPA+ module

Telit Wireless has introduced the HE910, which it claims is the world’s smallest module featuring five-band HSPA+. The module can thus be used in any 3G network worldwide without the need for regional variants.

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Flexible antenna hits 80% efficiency

Taoglas has launched the FXP830, a flexible antenna with 80% efficiency for the M2M wireless device and module market.

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M2M module ready for 2G non-availability

To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE863 fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs (general purpose IO) in a ball grid array (BGA) form factor.

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