M2M network security market to generate $752m by 2017 as critical infrastructure concerns grow, says ABI

London, UK. October 25 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The growth of mainstream M2M solutions within critical information infrastructure such as utilities, healthcare, and finance is creating a headache for service providers and critical infrastructure operators

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9th Annual Connected Health Symposium

Event date: 25-26th October 2012 Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

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Set M2M free: Keeping pace with opportunity in the healthcare sector

(BLOG:) The health sector has been evolving for thousands of years, as new clinical findings have come to the forefront. Today, says Erik Brenneis, head of Vodafone M2M, it continues to evolve, but as well as keeping in line with new medical discoveries it also leads the way in the adoption of cutting edge technologies.

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New NFC technology offers wider charging area and small footprint in smartphones and healthcare devices

Dusseldorf, Germany – Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductors, has developed a new near field communication (NFC) wireless charging system designed to eliminate the power cable for charging and to increase systems efficiency.

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North American telehealth report published on healthcare and ICT convergence

Dublin, Ireland. September 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report on the North American Telehealth industry to its offering. The report is entitled, A CEO’s Guide to Convergence between Healthcare and Information and Communications Technologies.

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Care Technology Systems and Qualcomm Life join forces to facilitate 'ageing-in-place'

Nashville, Tennessee, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) September 12, 2012 — Care Technology Systems (CTS), a company that helps the elderly to safely age at home, has announced the availability of CTS’ monitoring suite on the 2net™ Platform operated by Qualcomm Life, Inc.

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Opportunities in Asia's M2M ecosystem to be discussed in Singapore in April

Singapore. September 4, 2012 — You may argue that the technology behind M2M has been around for a while and you wouldn’t be wrong, but event organisers Terrapinn say it is only now that Asian markets for M2M communications are starting to provide industry verticals the capacity to tap into this mobility.

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Wider telehealth user engagement will drive demand for managed services, says new report

The lack of consistently demonstrable positive outcomes, both clinical and economic, has traditionally served as a central barrier to telehealth adoption. Doubts as to whether telehealth works in delivering positive, significant returns on investment hinder reimbursement, says one research firm.

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GE acquires PRESENS, Norway-based supplier of industrial sensors

Boston, Massachusetts, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — GE has announced the acquisition of PRESENS, a provider of pressure, temperature and flow measurement solutions. The acquisition expands GE’s portfolio of sensing solutions and will be part of the company’s Boston-based Measurement & Control business

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mHealth Summit

Event date: December 8-11, 2013 Washington, DC Area The largest event of its kind, the 5th annual mHealth Summit delivers value for stakeholders across the mobile health ecosystem. 

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Smart Igloos, Connected Trees and Me – What are they on at Ericsson Research?

Stockholm, Sweden. June 27, 2012 — M2M Now has been given unrivalled access this week to some serious brainpower at Ericsson Research in Stockholm. Discussions covered temperature sensors in a home-made igloo, handshakes that exchange business cards and a tree that ‘sees’ you coming. As Jeremy Cowan says, you couldn’t make this stuff up!

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Feature article: Overcoming hurdles in the way of wider M2M healthcare

Munich, Germany and West Malling, UK — A new article on the challenges facing machine-to-machine (M2M) delivery of healthcare has been published by Telit Wireless Solutions. The article by the editor of M2M Now, Jeremy Cowan, cuts through the froth of recent analyst predictions for exponential growth in telehealth services.

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US government puts $14m into 52 new telemedicine and distance learning projects

Washington, DC, USA — The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced funding for 52 telemedicine and distance learning projects designed to improve access to healthcare and educational opportunities in 29 US states.

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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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Government regulations are 'key factor' driving cellular module demand in auto and healthcare M2M markets

Austin, Texas, USA. May 30, 2012 – Government regulations and initiatives will be a key factor driving the market for cellular modules used in machine-to machine (M2M) communications, according to a new report from IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS)).

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M2M technology now preventing HIV infection in thousands of African children

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications technology is saving tens of thousands of infants from mother-to-child HIV infection in Africa. Sequoia Technology, an M2M solutions company, and its long-time technology partner Telit Wireless Solutions, are enabling rural medical clinics in Africa to wirelessly receive HIV test results for expectant mothers within days of testing, a first for many

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