In a cash-only deal announced today, Hansen Technologies, based in Australia, is to acquire Canada’s Sigma Systems for CAN$157 million. The deal took market watchers by surprise and in an exclusive interview with IoT Now, Tim Spencer, CEO of Sigma describes what led to the deal.
The Internet of Things will soon be rolled out across farmers’ fields in an Australian state, according to the Australian website, The Lead. South Australia is set to become the first fully interconnected state in the Southern Hemisphere through a regional Internet of Things (IoT) network.
Following the FTC’s recent announcement of its intention to study security update practices within the mobile industry, there is growing frustration in some quarters that the regulations take little account of the impact on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Sydney, Australia. December 20, 2012 – Near Field Communications (NFC) pioneer, Tapit Media Pty Ltd, has completed a AUS$2.3 million (EUR1.8 million) Series A round of investment led by MPC Ventures Pty Ltd
Adelaide, Australia. August 20, 2012 — An international competitive bidding tender for a smart grid energy system is reported to have been issued by Australia’s Urban Renewal Authority.
July 4, 2012. BUSINESS WIRE — Research and Markets has published a report entitled ‘Australia – Smart Energy – Trends and analyses 2012’ by Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd. BuddeComm, an independent research and consultancy company focusing on the telecoms market, believes that the term ‘smart grids’ is too narrow.
Sydney, Australia — NetComm Wireless Ltd, a developer of wireless products, and the wireless smart grid software company, Grid Net, have announced a strategic alliance to deliver 3G connectivity to smart grid devices worldwide.
China Unicom, through cooperation with Telefónica, has proven a solution for remote management of embedded SIM subscriptions data based on the principles of the embedded SIM that is being developed by the GSMA.
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connectivity will drive significant growth, cost reductions and efficiencies across the automotive, building and energy industries.
Sierra Wireless has announced a new addition to its AirPrime™ Q Series of embedded wireless modules. The Q2698 adds support for 3G HSPA+ on five frequency bands to the AirPrime Q Series, along with support for 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE on four frequency bands.
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