Cellular and M2M: A checklist of cellular considerations for M2M deployment

If it seems like everyone has a cell phone these days, that’s not too far from the truth. A recent International Telecommunication Union (ITU) report estimates that the total number of global, mobile-cellular subscriptions is approximately 6.8 billion—similar to the estimated world population.

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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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Installed base of wireless M2M devices in the oil and gas industry expected to reach 0.43 million by 2016

Gothenburg, Sweden. November 21, 2012 – According to new research from analysts Berg Insight, the number of devices with cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil and gas applications worldwide was 164,000 at the end of 2011. It is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 21.5%,

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Cinterion honoured as part of 2012 gold value chain award for enabling m-health solution

Cinterion, Gemalto’s machine-to-machine (M2M) business segment and provider in cellular M2M communication technology, and TZ Medical, a manufacturer of medical products, announced jointly winning a gold value chain award for Aera CT, a lightweight and cost-effective m-health heart arrhythmia monitoring device.

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Global public cellular service revenues for Smart Grid to reach US$1bn by 2020

Boulder, CO, USA — Electric, gas, and water utilities have long used public cellular networks (pictured) to link field devices to the utility’s central operations systems. Until recently, however, the use of such networks in the utility sector has been limited, primarily due to restrictive pricing and perceived technical limitations. Yet there is now a

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