RPMA technology coming to Europe in 2017

RPMA (Random Phase Multiple Access) LPWAN (low power wide area network) technology was designed from the bottom up to optimise wide area connectivity for Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things (M2M and IoT) devices.

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Lightweight multi-purpose processor for the massive Internet of Things introduced by CEVA

CEVA, Inc., a licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, has introduced a new lightweight, multi-purpose, processor IP core to streamline the design of cellular-enabled low data rate industrial and consumer loT devices.

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ABI Research finds the future of BLE beacon shipments is not in retail

Though beacon retail technology is grabbing headlines, the future of BLE beacon shipments is not in retail.

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Bluetooth 5 to quadruple range, double speed, and increase data broadcasting capacity by 800%

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) reported that its next release, coming late 2016 to early 2017, will be called Bluetooth 5 and will include significantly increased range, speed, and broadcast messaging capacity.

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Consumer awareness and preference of Bluetooth technology at a rise a new survey shows

A recent survey conducted by Lux Insights, Inc. puts consumer awareness of Bluetooth wireless technology at 92% globally, with 62% of respondents reporting a purchasing preference for Bluetooth enabled products, noting Bluetooth is reliable, easy to use, and makes life easier.

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The emergence of IoT specific SIMs and networks

Webinar online Learn why customers are moving away from traditional roaming SIMs and networks in favour of services designed specifically for the needs of connected products and services.

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Car OEM telematics leads IoT segments and generates $60 bn service revenues in 2020-says ABI

While 4G networks would be preferred by automakers to power the connected car, it is 3G networks that will carry the data driving the majority of its global telematics and infotainment services revenues. In fact, it will be after 2020 that 4G becomes the leading connection technology for OEM telematics revenues.

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To IoT and beyond: Connecting the internet of things with mesh technology

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just a buzzword – it’s a technological trend that is becoming extremely prevalent in the world we live. The IoT market is expected to grow at a rate of 31.72% from 2014-2019. The exponential pick up of IoT is largely due to newly developed technologies that have allowed connected

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The Internet of Things will keep demand for standalone Bluetooth ICs strong, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, New York, USA, (Business Wire) – According to a report by ABI Research, the share of standalone Bluetooth ICs will be about 40% by the end of 2014, down from 42% in 2013, and by the end of 2019 that share will remain at 40%. The steady market share of standalone Bluetooth IC market

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IoT developers to total three million in 2019, paving the way for hardware renaissance, says ABI Research

London, UK (Business Wire) – ABI Research estimates that the number of developers involved in Internet of Things activities will reach 1.7 million globally by the end of 2014. The size of the ecosystem is forecast to surpass three million developers in 2019. For comparison, this would by then account for approximately 10% of all

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ILS Technology tops ABI Research’s M2M security competitive assessment

London, UK, (Business Wire) – Eight M2M security providers went head-to-head in the latest vendor matrix from market intelligence firm ABI Research. The vendor matrix ranked companies on several criteria related to both product implementation and vendor innovation. The overall winner in this competitive assessment was ILS Technology.

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Bluetooth will be an essential tool for building the Internet of Everything, says ABI Research

London, UK — ABI Research estimates that the installed base of Bluetooth-enabled devices alone reached 3.5 billion in 2012 and is forecast to grow to almost 10 billion by 2018 — this doesn’t take into account many other technologies such as Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and cellular.

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M2M cellular connections to exceed 450m by 2018 as profit margins are squeezed, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, NY, USA (Business Wire) — Global cellular machine-to-machine connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018, according to ABI Research in an update to its M2M Market Data report. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens percent but, with improving world economics, connection growth

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Connected fridge? What does M2M really mean for operators?

(BLOG): June 22, 2013 — There can be few ideas over the years which have promised as much and delivered as little as the connected fridge, says Chris Marrison (pictured) of Infoblox. A staple of future-gazing science programmes for decades, the connected fridge monitors its contents and alerts its owners when items need to be

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V2V penetration in new vehicles to reach 62% by 2027, according to ABI Research

Vehicle-to-vehicle technology based on DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communication) using the IEEE 802.11p automotive W-Fi standard will gradually be introduced in new vehicles

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Safety and security telematics to be installed in 1 in 7 cars shipping globally in 2013, says ABI Research

London, UK – With infotainment functionality such as music streaming, connected navigation, and social networking having dominated much of the connected car market in 2011 and 2012, traditional safety and security telematics is expected to make a comeback in 2013

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