MultiTech launches handheld LoRa end-point device and LoRa® proof of concept developer board

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. announced the availability of MultiConnect® mDot™ Box, a portable, handheld LoRa® end-point device ideal for LoRa site surveys, and MultiConnect® mDot™ EVB, a developer board perfect for rapid LoRa proof of concept creation.

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Turkey’s energy provider CLK Enerji selects Oracle Utilities for business transformation

CLK Enerji, Turkey’s energy utility, has selected Oracle Utilities solutions to transform and modernise its billing systems and improve service quality for its customers across all areas of its business.

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New contract for Aidon in Norway covers 165,000 metering points

Nettalliansen, an alliance consisting of 26 Norwegian energy distribution companies, entered in July into contract for the delivery of a new automated electricity metering solution. The contract was signed between Nettalliansen and Embriq as the prime contractor. The selected solution is based on Aidon technology.

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IoT solutions for industrial, energy and transportation to be developed jointly by Axeda and Intel

Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA — Axeda, the cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced a technology alliance with Intel® that utilises Intel® Quark™ SoC X1000 Series processors to help rapidly evolve IoT solutions for the industrial, energy & transportation industries.

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It’s not about selling more energy

The energy companies are about to experience a massive data influx due to the roll-out of smart meters. M2M Now’s deputy editor, Georgina Elrington, sat down with Miguel Mendes, director of utilities market at WeDo Technologies, to find out about harmonising the integral sources and platforms responsible for revenue.

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New smart energy billing suite from Orga Systems aims to make smart grid more profitable

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona & Paderborn, Germany. February 25, 2013: Orga Systems has today announced the availability of OS.Energy 2.0, a new dynamic energy billing system tailor-made for utility companies and M2M communication providers.

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Opower 4 platform to use 'Big Data' to boost energy efficiency for utility customers

Arlington, Virginia, USA. November 19, 2012 – Opower has released its new customer engagement platform, Opower 4. This uses behavioural science and big data analytics to promote consumer participation

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DECC survey shows steep energy prices are consumers’ main concern

(BLOG:) The latest tracking survey from the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) shows that steep energy prices continue to be consumers’ priority concern.

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Adelaide invites tenders for smart grid energy system

Adelaide, Australia. August 20, 2012 — An international competitive bidding tender for a smart grid energy system is reported to have been issued by Australia’s Urban Renewal Authority.

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Electric substation automation market forecast to reach $4.3bn by 2020, driven by smart grid integration

Boulder, Colorado, USA. August 7, 2012 — The integration of substation automation functions into the broader smart grid architecture is shifting the substation automation opportunity toward newly automated smaller distribution substations, and into retrofit modernisations

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Sierra Wireless agrees to acquire Sagemcom M2M for €44.9m in cash

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 18, 2012 — Sierra Wireless today announced it has entered into an exclusivity agreement for the acquisition of Sagemcom’s machine-to-machine (M2M) business. Sierra Wireless has submitted a binding offer to acquire substantially all of the assets of the business for €44.9 million in cash

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RACO Wireless signs up Apriva and partners with Enterprise Mobile

RACO Wireless, a machine-to-machine (M2M) provider for T-Mobile USA, Inc., today announced that Apriva, a provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, will utilise RACO Wireless to support Apriva’s Point of Sale (POS) customers that use 2G payment terminals.

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Siemens opts for wind power plant communications by California's RTI

Sunnyvale, California, USA — Siemens Energy, a solution provider for the generation, transmission and distribution of power, has standardised on Real-Time Innovations (RTI) for its next generation of wind power management communications solutions.

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TWSP to resell ThingWorx connected application platform and VAS Down Under

Exton, Pennsylvania, USA. October, 2011 – ThingWorx has appointed TWSP of Perth, Australia as a global reseller of the ThingWorx Connected Application Platform. TWSP will also provide a wide range of value added services (VAS) to customers in Australia and New Zealand.

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M2M predictions for 2011

We ask Philippe Guillemette, CTO of Sierra Wireless, to look into his crystal ball and tell us about the year ahead in M2M.

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Exclusive 25% discount for iot-now.com readers on a recent study entitled, Assessing the Smart Grid Opportunity

Telecom service providers need to help energy utilities understand the value of the smart grid. Around the world, governments are requiring energy companies to prepare for the smart grid – a two-way network for the distribution of energy,

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