Parsec Technologies launches new penta-band LTE antenna for IoT applications

Parsec Technologies, Inc., a global provider of advanced antenna and semiconductor technology has announced a new line of high efficiency LTE antennas beginning with the PTA700-LTE Antenna.

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LTE will provide the connectivity for the connected car, says Machina Research

Connected car installations have thus far been dominated by low-bandwidth 2G connectivity. But this is set to change; by 2023 LTE will account for 60% of all automotive mobile connections, according to Jeremy Green of Machina Research. By that time 2G connections will be a small and rapidly diminishing proportion of connections, and LTE will

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Connected car service providers to reap US$17 billion in 2018 as GM, BMW and Tesla ramp up smart apps

Campbell, California, USA – Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its new Connected Car M2M Connections and Services Market Size and Forecasts Report, which focuses on the telecom-related services available for automotive applications, fleet management, and telematics, as well as the business models and trends that are driving the connected car M2M market.

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Stream Technologies and Avanti sign partnership agreement

London, UK, July 15, 2014 – Stream Technologies has announced the agreement with Avanti to provide their satellite services into the M2M & IoT sectors. Stream will shortly onboard the Avanti services onto the Stream IoT-X connectivity platform, enabling enterprise clients to manage and monitor their entire cellular and satellite connectivity from a single user interface.

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Atlas Copco chooses Cybercom to help develop smart construction equipment

Stockholm, Sweden, July 11, 2014 (Business Wire) – Atlas Copco’s production unit in Karlskrona, Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB, has chosen Cybercom to help develop smart construction equipment. An agreement has been signed for an assignment over five months.

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Smart street lighting reveals a path to new IoT applications in hard-to-reach places

In Silver Spring Networks’ view it’s time to bust some myths on smart cities. Here, Anil Gadre, EVP and chief marketing officer, tells Jeremy Cowan about the company’s recent work in Copenhagen, Denmark and Glasgow, UK where there’s no utility involved and yet LED street lighting is opening the door to new smart city applications.

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Sigfox demonstrates how U.S. public agencies can extend Internet of Things benefits to save lives

Sigfox, a company focused on energy-efficient Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, has announced that it is participating in a Montgomery County, M.D., project to install automated safety-alert networks to protect vulnerable residents.

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Iskraemeco and EnVerv announce partnership for next generation multi-standard smart meters

Kranj, Slovenia and San Jose, California, USA (Business Wire) June 17, 2014 – Iskraemeco and EnVerv have announced their partnership for the development of next generation multi-standard residential, commercial and industrial smart meters where EnVerv’s EV8000 Power-Line Communications (PLC) modem System-on-Chip (SoC) serves as the multi-protocol, multi-band communications engine supporting legacy G1 S-FSK and the new

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Qualcomm, CH2M HILL and Cincinnati collaborate on integrated water communications solutions

San Diego, California, USA, June 11, 2014 – Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., CH2M HILL and the City of Cincinnati have been collaborating with the intent to develop sustainable connectivity solutions leveraging M2M cellular technologies that will help water utilities improve water quality, receive reliable information and manage water resources

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BlackBerry initiatives enable businesses to derive value from the Internet of Things

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, May 21, 2014  – BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, has unveiled a series of initiatives, code named Project Ion, to help businesses easily connect people, devices and machines, and derive value from these connections. Project Ion is a cornerstone of BlackBerry’s vision to offer end-to-end solutions for the Internet

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New ranking from Machina Research reveals the top global connected car manufacturers

London, UK – A new study from Machina Research, commissioned by Vodafone, has revealed that BMW is the motor manufacturer with the most complete approach to the delivery of connectivity in cars. GM, Ford, Audi and Chrysler complete the top five.

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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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