Gemalto launches ‘all-in-one’ IoT module with global LTE connectivity

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, is expanding Industrial IoT connectivity with a significant breakthrough in wireless engineering – the industry’s first IoT module to provide global connectivity on 12 LTE bands plus, 3G and 2G cellular coverage all from a single device. This greatly simplifies logistics and distribution and lowers the cost of global IoT

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Software radio reconfiguration enables upgrades to in-vehicle and IoT radio systems

Most new cars sold today offer connectivity as a feature, whether standard or optional. Customers expect their navigation systems to be connected, to download real time traffic information and map updates.

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Will 5G deliver on the 2020 vision ?

Britain’s 5G will be rolled out in 2020 and it could help generate £55 billion (€61.40 billion) for our economy says the newly re-branded National Physical Laboratory (NPL). Could, mind you. Provided we don’t repeat the mistakes of previous generations.

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Intelligent Telematics makes senior management appointment

Intelligent Telematics, the provider of connected camera solutions, has strengthened its senior management team to support the rapid growth of the business within the fleet, road transport and insurance sectors. Vince Cane has joined the company as operations director

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NetComm Wireless and Telefónica announce global supply agreement for the IoT

NetComm Wireless Ltd and Telefónica announced the signing of an IoT Device Supply Agreement. The agreement further strengthens NetComm Wireless’ presence in the US and Europe;

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Feintool works tirelessly to eliminate manufacturing downtime

Feintool is a manufacturer of presses for fineblanking. The company has created a monitoring system that refines data into actionable insights. The solution, called FEINmonitoring, promises to ensure the smooth running of Feintool machines, optimise production uptime for Feintool customers and provide them with a web portal access to its machine data.

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Midas Touch launches 9.7in tablet PC designed for fleet management

The MTB-3097, a 9.7 inch tablet, powered by an Intel® Bay Trail 2930N or Intel Core™ i5/i7 processor has been launched. It is designed specifically for fleet management.

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IoT Connectivity: The game-changer for transportation

Wireless connectivity has become a great enabler in defined stationary locations like business parks and warehouses. But, what about the industries and services that are constantly on the go?

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Qualcomm signs 3G/4G patent license agreement with smartron

Qualcomm Incorporated and Smartron India Private Limited, announced they have entered into a 3G and 4G patent license agreement.

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Two u-blox LTE Cat 1 modules now available on T-Mobile’s US 4G LTE network for IoT Access Packs

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced PTCRB certification of its TOBY-R202 and TOBY-R200 LTE Cat 1 modules for T-Mobile‘s US 4G LTE network.

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Idrive dual video IoT devices use PodsystemM2M connectivity to help fleets reduce road accidents

Idrive, a California-based company specialising in HD video devices for fleet monitoring, and PodsystemM2M, the expert in connectivity for the M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) industries have signed an agreement to incorporate multi-network connectivity into Idrive’s dual video fleet monitoring devices.

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Swiss-based u-blox acquires SIMCom cellular module product line in a deal worth US$52.5m

In an asset deal worth US$52.5 million, u-blox is acquiring the cellular modem products, R&D team and customer base of SIMCom Wireless.

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Industry’s smallest GNSS module underpins South Korea’s smallest battery-powered 3G tracking device

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, reports that two of its products have been used by Cobilsys to create South Korea’s smallest battery-powered asset tracking device.

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Is 5G on a train to nowhere?

Just this week, says Robin Kent of Adax, I was on a train from Frankfurt to Nuremburg in Germany attempting in vain to get some work done.

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Improving banana crop production and agricultural sustainability in Colombia using sensor networks

Smart farming has become a major trend in the agriculture sector. According to the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), by 2050 food production may increase by 70% to feed 9.6 billion people.

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KPN trials LTE-M technology in Europe

KPN has successfully trialed the new Internet of Things (IoT) technology LTE-M (also known as LTE Cat-M1), claiming the first operator in Europe to do so.

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