Vodafone launches “V by Vodafone” bringing world-leading IoT expertise to consumers

Vodafone entered the Internet of Things (IoT) consumer market with the launch of “V by Vodafone” enabling consumers to connect millions of home and leisure electronics products to the Group’s dedicated global IoT network – the largest of its kind in the world.

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oneM2M to host third Industry Day in India to advance worldwide IoT adoption

The global Internet of Things (IoT) standards initiative oneM2M and its partner Telecom Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI) will bring the third oneM2M Industry Day to India on Wednesday, September 20.

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Actility and Ginko Ventures launch ThingPark China supporting the rapid development of LPWA IoT

Actility, a provider of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), is to co-invest in a new corporate entity called ThingPark China, along with Ginko Ventures, in a move to speed the deployment of LPWA across China.

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Ingenu and KONČAR partner with Shell to bring ‘Digital Oilfield’ connectivity to Nigeria

Ingenu, a provider of connectivity exclusively to machines, and KONČAR INEM, a producer of industrial electronics and power electronics devices and systems, announced the delivery of a “robust Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solution to provide digital oilfield capabilities to the Shell Nigeria pipeline facility.”

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Why the universal remote never went mainstream

Philips introduced the first universal remote in 1985 under the brand name Magnavox; and CL 9, a startup founded by Steve Wozniak, introduced the first programmable remote control in 1987. Wozniak’s programmable remote was flexible but not commercially successful, as mainstream consumers believed that the device was too complicated to configure and use.

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Telefónica and Arduino launch M2M connected device with remote management to assist IoT

Berlin, Germany. August 24, 2012.- Arduino and global network operator Telefónica are presenting a new version of the Arduino GSM/GPRS Shield project at the Campus Party in Berlin. The project has added a GPRS/GSM connection to a free hardware motherboard, creating a low-cost device connected through Telefónica’s M2M technology

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