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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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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Wifi module is drop-in replacement in M2M applications

The RN-XVee from Roving Networks is a low power, through-hole 802.11 b/g module that is drop-in compatible with existing 802.15.4 modules.

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GSM and GPRS module in castellation form factor

IWow Connections has expanded its cellular product line with a compact TR-900C module, the company’s first GSM and GPRS module with castellation form factor.

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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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