RF Monolithics extends distribution deal with Avnet into Asia

RF Monolithics has expanded its distribution agreement with Avnet Electronics Marketing from its current North and South America to cover most of Asia. Avnet distributes RFM products

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Zigbee kit aids smart meter design

Renesas Electronics and its alliance partner And Technology Research have announced a complete Zigbee Pro module-based design kit that includes the Smart Energy1.1 profile.

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Multi-Tech adds embedded version to its Open Communications Gateways family

A claimed first in the industry, Multi-Tech Systems, a manufacturer of M2M cellular modems, has announced the availability of its MultiConnect™ OCG-E, embedded version of the Open Communication Gateway.

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Reference platform accelerates the design of next-generation smart meters

Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the Newport smart meter reference platform that integrates metrology, security and powerline communications technology to give utilities a versatile way to evaluate smart grid technology.

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STB SoC saves power with fast sleep and resume

Set-top box (STB) system-on-chip provider Ali has launched the M3911 networking media processor, claimed to be the first in the industry to feature a fast sleep and resume function.

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Next-gen TIBCO platform aims to simplify provisioning in your data centre

Palo Alto, California, USA — TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) has unveiled new software that allows users to provision complex environments across public, private and hybrid clouds in minutes –- in a self-service way.

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DragonBoard for Android connected devices now available through BSQUARE

Bellevue, Washington, USA. 27 Sept, 2011 — BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), an enabler of smart, connected devices, has announced the general availability of DragonBoard™, an Android™ development platform based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon™ APQ8060 processor.

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Sensinode flocks to Shepherd

Telenor’s Objects unit plans to add support for Sensinode’s Nanoservices to its Shepherd managed M2M services; Sensinode has also joined the Telenor Objects partner network.

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Navetas to demonstrate disaggregation technology

At Metering Europe 2011, Navetas Energy Management will showcase its energy disaggregation technology. The technology can transform smart meters into intelligent energy measurement and management systems in homes or businesses, by accurately tracking energy consumption at an appliance-level, from a single point.

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Companies join forces to offer shipment tracking

Web-based applications for international shipping and Customs management provider Acelynk is working with Sensorlogic to produce a smart shipment tracking and Customs compliance offering for companies conducting high-volumes of international trade.

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Deal strengthens supply chain product in industrial market

Global satellite data communications company Orbcomm has signed a marketing agreement with M2M networking technologies firm Camgian Microsystems to supply the Quantus M2M supply chain product to the industrial market.

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SaaS work order management platform launched by Telogis

Service Management Expo, Birmingham, UK. September 20, 2011 — Telogis, Inc., creators of the Telogis platform for location intelligence, have introduced Telogis Progression, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) work order management platform.

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Cycle30 selects Comverse for M2M hosted billing services

Cycle30, a Seattle, Washington-based provider of hosted billing services for communications, utility and machine-to-machine (M2M) service operators, has chosen the Comverse BSS solution to power the billing and rating services platform for its growing M2M business.

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Onasset updates tracking software platform

Onasset Intelligence announced the latest version of its Vision software platform at the M2M Evolution Conference in Austin, Texas, last week.

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Turkcell, Huawei and NXP combine to launch Turkey’s first NFC-enabled smartphone

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkcell (NYSE: TKC, ISE: TCELL) working with NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) have selected the PN544 Near Field Communication (NFC) radio chip for Turkcell’s new T20 smartphone.

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Web managed thermostat made available on Sprint network

The Proliphix IMT-550 internet managed thermostat has been made available for use with Sprint wireless network connectivity.

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