Vodafone and AstraZeneca announce partnership for mHealth patient services

Newbury and London, UK, March 18, 2014 – Vodafone and AstraZeneca have announced a global partnership to use mobile health (mHealth) services to improve health outcomes for patients with cardiovascular conditions. The collaboration will create new mobile and internet-based services to support patients through their treatment journey, improving medication adherence and giving patients confidence to

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Gemalto enables M2M connectivity for telematics equipment designer in the US

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 11, 2014 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced that it is enabling secure connectivity and long life cycles for a unique customisable fleet management solution for The Morey Corporation (Morey), a leading US telematics hardware designer and manufacturer.

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PubNub announces launch of real-time connected car solution kit

San Francisco, California and Miami, Florida, USA – PubNub, the global real-time network, has announced its Connected Car Solution Kit, providing the key building blocks for developers to deliver scalable, real-time transportation management and dispatch applications, including taxi, fleet management and delivery service.

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Machine-to-machine service revenues to reach US$20bn by 2015 as equipment costs fall

Hampshire, UK, 5th February 2014 – A new report from Juniper Research has forecast that M2M service revenues will reach US$20 billion globally in 2015, as players across the M2M industry focus on simplifying the process of rolling out M2M for the end-user.

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The M2M world market in 2013

(Blog): In volume terms, the overall M2M market is growing fast in all wireless markets and in all regions. A total of 136 million cellular modules were expected to be active at the end of 2012. According to Samuel Ropert (pictured) of analysts IDATE, overall annual growth for the next four years should top 30%

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Device Cloud Networks appoints wireless industry veteran Dave Williams as Chief Executive Officer

Washington D.C., USA – Device Cloud Networks (DCN) has named wireless industry veteran Dave Williams as chief executive officer (CEO). Mr Williams will lead the company’s day-to-day operations and team development. Founder and former CEO Blake Swensrud will continue his role as executive chairman of DCN.

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Mixed feelings among consumers as popularity of Internet-connected devices continues to grow

London, UK, 6 November, 2013 — Research conducted by global IT association ISACA shows that, of 1,000 employed consumers surveyed in the UK, only 4% named the makers of their mobile phone apps as the entity they most trust with their personal data. Yet, according to ISACA’s 2013 IT Risk/Reward Barometer, 90% don’t always read privacy

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European Utility Week provides backdrop for news from Accenture, Siemens, Saft, geo and Vodafone

European Utility Week, Amsterdam , The Netherlands, 17 October 2013 – The surge of activity this week continues with the announcement that Accenture and Siemens have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture in the smart grid field that will work with utilities to improve energy efficiency, grid operations and reliability.

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ICT to transform transportation as a prelude to smart cities, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Convergences among transportation, energy and cities will become reality as new technologies emerge to enable a more efficient and sustainable delivery of services consumed in an urban setting.

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Record growth in Bluetooth Smart devices announced

Kirkland, Washington, USA – A string of moves to add increasing levels of Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart technology integration by leading OS providers like Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, and most recently, Google, sets the stage for an extraordinary increase in Bluetooth Smart devices.  According to Bluetooth SIG, there was a year on year growth of more than

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Vodafone launches its first all-in-one M2M remote monitoring and control package with global reach

Newbury & London, UK. June 24, 2013 — Vodafone today announced the launch of its first all-in-one M2M package for the remote monitoring and control of machine-to-machine (M2M) enabled devices. It combines three key elements – hardware, wireless network connectivity and application software.

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Berg Insight's research shows that shipments of NFC-enabled handsets grew 300% in 2012

Gothenburg, Sweden – According to a new report by Berg Insight, global sales of handsets featuring near field communication (NFC) grew 300% in 2012 to reach 140 million units. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48.2%, annual shipments are forecast to reach one billion units by 2017.

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Orbcomm launches complete dual-mode telematics solution for heavy equipment industry

Rochelle Park, New Jersey, USA – Orbcomm Inc., a global provider of M2M solutions, has announced the availability of a complete end-to-end telematics solution for the heavy equipment industry.

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Digi International launches rugged, enterprise-class cellular router for on-board train connectivity

Paris, France – Digi International has announced the launch of the Digi TransPort® WR44 RR, an enterprise-class cellular router designed specifically for rugged on-board rail environments.

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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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Numerex and Alcohol Monitoring Systems expand 'breakthrough' wireless monitoring for criminal justice

Atlanta, Georgia and San Diego, California, USA. (PRNewswire) — Numerex Corp, a provider of on-demand and interactive M2M enterprise solutions, is collaborating with Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. (AMS) to develop “ground-breaking” new continuous alcohol monitoring products for criminal justice use.

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