Embedded SIM quality in industrial automation environments

If there is any technology that will radically influence industrial automation systems and manufacturing facilities, it is the Internet of Things (IoT). This has been understood by all highly industrialised countries in the world who want to improve competitiveness by using IoT technologies, including big data and analytics to take their industrial processes to the

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LBX selects ORBCOMM for global heavy equipment telematics

ORBCOMM Inc. provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions,has announced that LBX Company (LBX), the maker of Link-Belt hydraulic excavators, has selected ORBCOMM to provide satellite data communications for its global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) telematics application.

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iNebula and Eurotech team up to create iNebula Connect for smart objects

iNebula, part of the IT multinational Itway Group, provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud computing solutions for the safety and success of businesses, and Eurotech, a provider of embedded systems, machine-to -machine (M2M) platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announce the launch of the new iNebula Connect service, a distributed and secure communication platform designed

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Why do we need more M2M standards?

M2M operates in vertical domains: solutions were designed independently and separately for different applications, which inevitably impacts on and even impedes large-scale deployments, i.e. the Internet of Things. Why? Because the IoT is predicated on the ability to enable seamless data and information exchanges between machines, automation and information systems, and software applications and without

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Top 5 smart wireless device developments for 2015

Technology analyst house, Juniper Research unveils the top 5 developments that will impact the smart wireless devices sector this year.

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Stefan Hoppe named OPC Foundation vice president

The OPC Foundation has named Stefan Hoppe, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors and president of OPC Europe, as its new vice president.

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The IoT needs a new network

While many analysts are debating the definitions of M2M (machine-to-machine) and the IoT (Internet of Things), no one is debating that wireless data network applications are growing rapidly. Both Cisco and Ericsson have predicted that there will be 50 billion devices connected by 2020, up from 14 billion today.

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Optimistic goals for Australia’s smart energy services may be undercut by poor government policies

Australia has set an ambitious national target to integrate smart energy by 2020. Australia’s annual electricity demand grew consistently during the period 1999 to 2009 by 2.5%. Experts believe that, Smart Grid systems produce multiple utilities and benefits. The overall societal benefit of their proposed Smart Grid strategy is 2 billion dollars over 15 years.

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GreenPeak signs partnership agreement with ZTE Health for Senior Lifestyle and Smart Home applications

GreenPeak Technologies, the industry leading Smart Home semi-conductor/system company, and ZTE Health, a member of the world wide ZTE Group, have signed a partnership agreement to develop Smart Home applications and to provide smart solutions for the world’s aging population.

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We need more student Dr Evils to succeed in the Internet of Things

Who could fail to be excited by commanding an army of machines

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Numerex launches SmartGuide, a satellite-based global tracking solution

Numerex Corp. a provider of interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), has unveiled a new, economical, unlimited satellite-based solution for tracking critical and high-value assets, dispersed to virtually any location worldwide, with a reporting frequency of as little as every five minutes.

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CNH Industrial selects Quake Global’s QPRO modem for its SiteWatch™ telematics solution

Quake Global, Inc. provider of Internet of Things (IoT ) and M2M (machine-to-machine) solutions to global markets, has announced a partnership with CNH Industrial that expands and strengthens QUAKE’s leadership in the M2M communications market. CNH Industrial has integrated QUAKE’s state-of-the-art QPRO product to enhance its CASE® SiteWatch and New Holland Construction Fleet Force telematics platforms.

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Advantech embedded WISE-Node and gateway devices for reliable data acquisition into the IoT era

Advantech, a embedded platform and integrated services provider, is pleased to announce the release of its integrated IoT solution—WISE (Wireless IoT Solution Embedded). WISE is a series of node and gateway devices for System Integrators (SI) to build their own IoT environment. With WISE-cloud IoT software built-in, Advantech WISE solution provides remote device management, reliable data acquisition and security protection for many IoT

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Sierra Wireless and G&D equip cars with ‘fast, secure, flexible’ solution for Russian ERA-GLONASS

The situation is a nightmare for every driver: an attempt to avoid an animal on the road goes terribly wrong. Within a fraction of a second, the car loses control and crashes. This mostly happens in rural, deserted areas, so precious time can be lost before help gets on the way, especially if the driver

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Summit Tech demonstrates 360° video calling into virtual reality headsets at MWC

Summit Tech will demonstrate 360° video calling with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets at Mobile World Congress this week. This innovative form of communication allows people to see, and look around in an immersive 360° view of the place they are calling, as well as share the VR experience with others in real-time.

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Aidon wins the largest smart metering contract in Northern Europe

Hafslund Nett, Norway’s power grid operator, has selected Aidon to supply and imple-ment an Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution for its 700 000 customers in the region of Oslo and 33 surrounding municipalities. The contract was signed today. The roll-out will start during the 1st half of 2016 and will be completed in 2019.

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