Actility wins $25m investment led by Ginko Ventures, KPN, Orange and Swisscom

Paris, France – Actility, a provider of network solutions and managed information systems for the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $25 million funding round led by Ginko Ventures.

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GlobalPlatform standardises a secure channel to optimise for mobile apps security

Redwood City, CA, USA. June 11, 2015 – GlobalPlatform has published an upgrade to its Card Specification v2.2 to protect the data exchange between a secure element (SE) and a trusted execution environment (TEE) on a mobile device.

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Dynamon uses ‘big data’ to show hauliers how to cut commercial vehicle fuel consumption

Southampton, UK. March 2, 2015 — An average heavy goods vehicle in the UK consumes £42,000 (€57,750) of fuel annually in the UK, and haulage companies operate on extremely tight margins, usually between 1-3%. This means fuel savings can have a huge effect on their profitability.

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No let up in M&As as British Gas acquires AlertMe for £65m and ARM buys Dutch IoT security firm Offspark

London & Cambridge, UK – AlertMe announced on Friday it has agreed the sale of the company to British Gas (part of the Centrica plc group) in a deal said to be worth UK£65 million (US$100 million). This news follows on the heels of ARM’s purchase of Offspark, a Dutch IoT communications security company.

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Disruption from Thailand factory fire restricted to short-term as Digi International redirects production

Minneapolis, MN, USA — Digi International reported on November 12 that a fire had significantly impacted the operations of SVI Public Company Ltd, a contract manufacturer near Bangkok, Thailand that it utilises. Digi has now provided an update on the situation and its anticipated impact on the company’s results.

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Internet of Things: Turning hype into reality

There is a huge amount of hype surrounding the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), says Sean Lorenz of LogMeIn. Connecting seemingly disparate and discrete devices for a range of business purposes – information gathering, remote controlling, improving the customer experience, etc. – has created an excitement not seen since the advent of mobile

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M2M to IoT – Your Imagination has no limit

There is a new technological revolution happening in consumer and enterprise computing. We are entering an era where previously standalone devices are becoming connected, communicating with each other, the cloud, and people. While M2M has existed for some time, this technology is expanding into a new world of IoT, where connected technologies will soon be

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SAP launches two enterprise applications supporting Vuzix’ M100 smart glasses

Vuzix® Corporation, has announced that SAP has released two new applications for Vuzix’ M100 Smart Glasses for the enterprise markets. The new augmented reality (AR) applications, SAP® AR Warehouse Picker and the SAP® AR Service Technician, help simplify and improve the user experience and work processes by offering a hands-free working experience. Vuzix has been

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Renesas Electronics Europe announces RX21A platform for smart meters with billing functions

Renesas Electronics Europe, has announced the release of the “Bill It! – Smart Meter RX21A” polyphase meter reference platform. The reference platform enables engineers to save time by eliminating the need to design their own metrology and calibration routines, required for a billing polyphase meter design, while complying with the most stringent IEC norms.

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NetComm Wireless signs M2M distribution agreement with Wyless

NetComm Wireless Limited and Wyless, provider of global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless connectivity solutions and managed services, has announced a strategic distribution agreement that will expand NetComm Wireless’ footprint in the Americas and Europe through the delivery of cellular M2M devices to Wyless’ enterprise, mobile network operator and channel customers.

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Remote Telecom Project by Trojan Battery & Team Sustain Named Finalist for Intersolar India “Solar Projects” Award

Trojan Battery, has been named as a finalist for the Intersolar “Solar Projects in India” award.  Trojan and its project partner, Team Sustain, were recognised for their Remote Telecom project featuring Trojan’s new advanced lead acid Smart CarbonT batteries.

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Deal done for GE’s Predix software platform to be offered on Verizon M2M network

General Electric and Verizon have announced a partnership that will see the companies combine their machine-to-machine (M2M) know-how with the goal of creating a secure, wireless connectivity system for industrial internet applications.

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Opower announces next generation of customer engagement platform, Opower 5.5 Flex

Opower, has announced major enhancements to its technology platform through the release of Opower 5.5 Flex. Built upon investments made earlier this year, Opower 5.5 Flex enables more than 95 utilities worldwide to meet rising customer expectations.

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Eclipse Foundation unveils open IoT Stack for Java

The Eclipse Foundation took the wraps off its new Internet of Things (IoT) Stack for Java at this year’s JavaOne conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

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ParStream unveils the first analytics platform built for the Internet of Things

ParStream, the IoT analytics platform company, has introduced the industry’s first analytics platform purpose-built for the speed and scale of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enabling an entirely new breed of analytics for the enterprise, the ParStream Analytics Platform is designed to easily scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data.

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Smart energy innovator for developing countries joins IAR Systems’ green technology program

IAR Systems® has announces that Local Energy Appliances, a startup company specialising on smart systems and solutions for electrical grids in developing countries, joins the sponsor program IAR Green Innovation Program. IAR Green Innovation Program supports innovative development projects in eco-friendly technology. Within this program, IAR Systems provides Local Energy Appliances with free licenses of

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