Cyan wins Smart Metering, ICT & Data Management Award

Cyan has won the Smart Metering, ICT & Data Management Award at the European Utility Week 2015 Awards for its CyLec® retrofit smart metering module – designed for the power sector in emerging economies.

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Avnet boosts global IoT services offering in the Americas with Aeris deal

Avnet, Inc. has announced a new agreement in the Americas with Aeris. Avnet can now offer customers in all IoT markets – including automotive, fleet, health care, utilities, industrial and telematics – a unified platform to manage cellular connectivity across LTE, GSM and CDMA networks.

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‘Meds Companion’ aims to improve patient health and cut healthcare costs

The Advanced Digital Institute (ADI) has launched Meds Companion, a product designed to help patients to take their medication on time and develop an effective routine.

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Gemalto joins European Network for Cyber Security to secure critical energy grids

Gemalto has joined the European Network for Cyber-Security (ENCS). As an ENCS partner, Gemalto is providing support and expertise to European utilities managing the security and privacy challenges of large-scale smart grid and smart metering deployments.

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‘No other standard addresses IoT platform harmonisation like oneM2M,’ says HPE

Q: Let’s begin with an overview of your role in HPE and IoT market priorities. Jeff Edlund (JE): I’m the CTO of HPE’s Communications & Media Solutions unit which focuses on software driven services for telecoms carriers, network operators and service providers. We supply many of the software components that go into carrier networks.

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Bluetooth Europe panel sees opportunities and pitfalls in the Internet of Things

The recent Bluetooth Europe 2015  event in London included an expert speaker panel not afraid to speak their minds on smart homes, doubts about telcos, and the challenge of maintaining 50 billion devices.

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‘Criminal’ attitude of car makers, Asimov’s Law and vulnerable utilities scrutinised by McNiel

Technological leaps are meat and drink to these columns. But today Jim McNiel doesn’t seem to want to talk about that, so much as how to use the leaps. As global chief marketing officer of newly enlarged NetScout he’s well placed to discuss both.

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New contract for Aidon in Norway covers 165,000 metering points

Nettalliansen, an alliance consisting of 26 Norwegian energy distribution companies, entered in July into contract for the delivery of a new automated electricity metering solution. The contract was signed between Nettalliansen and Embriq as the prime contractor. The selected solution is based on Aidon technology.

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IoT Global Network launches to promote business development for the Internet of Things

A new online resource dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) has been launched to provide transparency and promote business development for the IoT market. The IoT Global Network is described as “The definitive global M2M company, product and services showcase”,  listing more than 600 specialist companies worldwide, and over 500 M2M communication enabler products.

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Connected homes will drive greater growth when the IoT sector learns to work together, says DT

Jon Carter, UK head of Business Development – Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom, tells M2M Now‘s Jeremy Cowan about the opportunities to expand the take-up of connected home technologies.

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A step towards the next generation Smart Home

CSide has entered into a partnership with Icotera, a Danish-based company in Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) gateways, enabling Icotera’s customers to offer advanced smart home solutions to their subscribers.

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The verdict post-ETS is there’s potential momentum ahead for the smart energy industry

Highlights of the recent Energy Thought Summit (ETS) held in Austin, Texas included the concepts of IT/OT convergence, utility operations and business models; plus newly available technologies designed to improve energy creation, delivery, consumption and conservation. Jacob Rodrigues Pereira, senior analyst, Smart Utility Infrastructure at IHS reports.

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Clients may be kings but partners are critical says Cyan’s boss who wants to follow ARM’s model

Cyan Technology’s executive chairman, John Cronin, has years of telecoms experience on his side. Now he’s applying lessons learned in other businesses to make strides in smart metering for emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil. But, he tells Jeremy Cowan, he just wishes he could give their chips away free!

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M2M Now launches Black Book 2015 with five unique analyst reports

WELCOME TO THE M2M NOW BLACK BOOK 2015 In 2014, M2M Now took a new approach to how we cover the M2M and IoT market. Every issue we took a specific focus on a sector that is seeing early adoption of M2M technologies and services and commissioned analyst firms to write a series of reports

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Energy sector tops list of US industries under cyber attack, says Homeland Security report

Washington, DC. March 12, 2015 — A report issued today by the US Department for Homeland Security says that in 2014 the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) responded to 245 incidents reported by asset owners and industry partners.

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Revolutionise the modern utilities infrastructure with a dose of analytics

(Blog): Humans are often reluctant to take the steps they need to improve their lives. When our tooth aches we put off the dentist, hoping the pain will subside by itself. We struggle to change our fitness or eating habits even though we know they have lifelong benefits, says Oracle‘s Mike Ballard.

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