Global IoT market to grow to $1.5trn annual revenue by 2030

Transforma Insights, led by veteran Internet of Things (IoT) analysts Jim Morrish and Matt Hatton, says it has established a new benchmark for global IoT forecasts, by publishing the first iteration of its “granular” Total Addressable Market (TAM) database based on analysis of hundreds of applications.

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BlackBerry in deal with Ford for expanded use of BlackBerry’s QNX and security software

BlackBerry Ltd, a global provider of secure mobile communications, has signed an agreement with Ford Motor Company for expanded use of BlackBerry’s QNX and security software.

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Affixing the ‘smart’ adjective: Standardisation and data in smart transport

The Internet of Things (IoT) makes many promises; a more cohesive society, greater understanding of existing technologies and vows of a better, easier life. But as more and more ‘things’ become ‘smart’ are technology providers really ready to follow up on such grand gestures?

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Cloud-based monetisation provider enables IoT data services in connected cars

Aria Systems, has announced Aria for Connected Vehicles, a cloud-based offering for IoT-enabled connected cars, heavy equipment, on-demand transportation as a service, telematics, and post-sale/lease add-on services.

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POST Luxembourg and Jasper to migrate 1.1m connected vehicles onto IoT Control Centre Platform

Jasper, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, and recently the subject of a $1.4bn takeover offer by Cisco, and POST Luxembourg, Luxembourg’s national telecommunications services operator, have combined their network and IoT platform.

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Driving unconventional growth through the industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a major trend with significant implications for the global economy. It spans industries representing 62 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) among G20 nations, according to Oxford Economics, including manufacturing, mining, agriculture, oil and gas, and utilities.

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Connected cars prove a popular theme at 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, USA — The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been notable this year for the number of connected vehicle and automotive announcements. These range from an app that enables drivers connected through the Internet of Things (IoT) to locate and meet their children, to the ability to find a parking space and pay for it

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Sprint Velocity expands connected vehicle services with Sprint Velocity Connect

Los Angeles, California and Overland Park, Kansas, USA – Sprint has announced that its Sprint VelocitySM business unit is entering a second year of operations with expanded capabilities for car manufacturers, including the official automotive debut of Sprint Velocity Connect.

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Informa names Deutsche Telekom as top telecoms operator in the worldwide automotive market

London, UK – Telecoms-operator activity in the automotive sector has accelerated sharply in the last 12 months as the connected vehicle continues to inspire new services and partnerships. According to Informa Telecoms & Media, 58% of the world’s major telecoms-operator groups are active in this market

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Sprint and Digital Caddies offer innovative technology solution for golf courses

Overland Park, Kansas & Scottsdale, Arizona USA – Sprint, a leader in M2M technology, and Digital Caddies, Inc., a golf technology pioneer, have announced a venture where Sprint will provide wireless coverage and Android tablet hardware for the new Digital Caddies ‘Players Network’ tablet-based technology platform.

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Connected In-Vehicle Infotainment Global Summit 2013

Event date: September 25-26, 2013 London, UK As vehicles increasingly become digital platforms and Internet connectivity becomes ever more ubiquitous, the automotive industry is confronting unprecedented challenges while being presented with unparalleled opportunities to generate new revenue streams and better understand customer behaviour via data analytics to deliver enriched in-vehicle and ownership experiences.

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Acura selects Aeris as communications provider for upcoming luxury sedan

Aeris Communications, which claims to offer the only cellular network designed and built exclusively for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, has expanded its partnership with car maker, Acura to power the next generation of AcuraLink®.

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Will eCall drive rapid market growth in automotive M2M communications?

Wellingborough, UK. September 6, 2012 — IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., forecasts that unit sales of connected vehicles in Western Europe will grow to 15 million units by 2019. This equates to a fitment rate in new vehicles of more than 95%. So says a new IMS report on the automotive telematics market.

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GSMA says the proliferation of connected devices in China will be worth more than US$700 billion in 2020

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connectivity will drive significant growth, cost reductions and efficiencies across the automotive, building and energy industries.

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New York highway safety system goes live

Wireless roadside inspection technology promises safety and efficiency.

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Telefónica and Onstar reach agreement to provide global M2M connectivity

Telefónica’s M2M business consolidates its position in the automobile sector to support OnStar’s future global expansion plans.

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