Huawei says cellular IoT is key to mobile operators’ next five years as it unveils a ‘4.5G’ solution

London, UK — At its pre-Mobile World Congress briefing yesterday for analysts and media, China’s Huawei outlined its new 4.5G strategy and supporting technologies. As Jeremy Cowan reports, the vendor identified cellular IoT (CIoT) as a major way for mobile operators to build new revenues on existing networks.

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Illegal Amazonian logging traced by Cargo Tracck™ and Gemalto’s M2M modules

Amazon rainforest, Brazil. 15 January, 2013 –- Digital security specialist, Gemalto reports that its Cinterion M2M business is providing wireless connectivity for Invisible Tracck™, a device used in a pilot programme to thwart illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.

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The ‘Inside Out’ Play

It was 1995 and in a garage in Seattle, three guys were about to launch their website and start taking orders for books. They ran the site on three Sun servers and they rigged up one of the servers to play a bell sound every time an order was placed. Within a few weeks the

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Smart Igloos, Connected Trees and Me – What are they on at Ericsson Research?

Stockholm, Sweden. June 27, 2012 — M2M Now has been given unrivalled access this week to some serious brainpower at Ericsson Research in Stockholm. Discussions covered temperature sensors in a home-made igloo, handshakes that exchange business cards and a tree that ‘sees’ you coming. As Jeremy Cowan says, you couldn’t make this stuff up!

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