M2M+ Symposium 2015

The M2M/IoT is on stage in Milan. Great expectations for M2M+ Symposium 2015, planned for the 27 and 30 April 2015. The important results of last year and the increasing interest in the M2M/IoT communication raise the expectations for the upcoming third edition.

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The leading M2M/IoT event is back again in Milan 2015

Great expectations for the M2M Forum Milan, planned for the 28 and 29 April 2015 at ATA Hotel Expo Milan. Since 2002 it is the event for the world of communication between machines (M2M) and, year by year, a real “must” for M2M/IoT industry.

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DeLorme offers satellite group tracking, messaging and SOS alerting for remote workers

DeLorme has announced the availability of new enterprise plans and services that will make it easier for business and government customers to track, monitor and communicate with workers in remote locations using inReach personal satellite communicators.

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The rise of the machines – world’s first global standards for M2M deployment

The era of widespread deployment of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the foundation for the Internet of Things (IoT) advanced today when oneM2M, the global standards initiative for M2M and the IoT, issued its Release 1 global standards.

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Farsens unveils the VMETER, a battery-free RFID voltage level monitoring tag

A full passive RFID tag that measures voltage level of the device connected to it with a 0V to 1.5V range

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Silver Spring Networks unveils its fifth generation networking platform, Gen5

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. has unveiled the fifth generation of its critical infrastructure networking platform – Gen5. Silver Spring’s groundbreaking new Gen5 networking platform extends its technology and raises the industry bar on what utilities, cities, and other network operators should expect from their smart communications networks.

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Mimram Site Services reduces speeding and fuel costs with Masternaut telematics system

Mimram Site Services, has implemented a telematics solution from Masternaut into its fleet of 58 vehicles, leading to a reduction in speeding and a 10 per cent saving on fuel costs.

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Monnit releases new, value priced International Cellular Gateways for wireless sensors

Monnit Corporation has announced the release of new International M2M cellular gateways for wireless sensors. In order to meet the needs of International customers, Monnit is introducing new, low-cost International cellular gateways. The gateways feature 3G (GSM/UMTS) or 2G (GSM/GPRS) cellular technologies allowing for operation on a majority of the cellular networks.

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£1M order for public utility smart metering project in India

Cyan, the integrated system and software design company delivering mesh based flexible wireless solutions for utility metering and lighting control, has announces receipt of a purchase order worth approximately £1 million from Enzen Global Solutions Pvt Ltd (“Enzen”) for a large pilot project being implemented for Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (“CESC”), Mysore, Karnataka in

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Smart City traffic systems to reduce congestion for over 700M drivers by 2019, according to Juniper Research

A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that smart city traffic management and parking projects will reduce cumulative global emissions in the order of 164 MMT (million metric tonnes) CO2 between 2014 and 2019 – equivalent to the annual emissions produced by 35 million vehicles. Not only will this benefit the environment, but it will

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M2M DataSmart Development Lab expands support for IoT markets

In response to growing demand for IoT development and support, M2M DataSmart has launched its IoT Development Lab for making the ‘concept-to-commercialisation’ process easier in the SMB, Entrepreneurial Startup and Original Equipment Manufacturer community. The DataSmart ‘DevLab’ will provide options for hardware and network services, along with application (development) support at a cost effective, one-stop

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Indesit Teams with Trimble for fleet management and driver safety capability

Trimble has announced  that Indesit, manufacturer and distributor of major domestic appliances, will implement Trimble’s GeoManager Fleet Management and Driver Safety solutions. Deployed across its UK fleet, the technologies and ongoing support from Trimble will enable Indesit to deliver on its primary objectives of promoting a safe driving culture while improving fuel efficiency and overall

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Why M2M technology is crucial to delivering next generation healthcare

Healthcare professionals across the globe are turning to wireless technology to improve healthcare practices as they struggle to overcome the challenges faced by national healthcare systems.

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BlackBerry provides software platform for NantHealth’s internet of medical things device

BlackBerry Ltd and NantHealth, a cloud-based information technology provider combining science and big data to transform healthcare, have announced the launch of the next generation of the NantHealth HBox, a portable medical device that captures and transmits secure medical data between the patient, doctor and hospital. To power the new mobile HBox, NantHealth selected technology from QNX Software Systems Ltd,

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COMPRION joins EMVCo as a Technical Associate to advance the interoperability of mobile payments

COMPRION GmbH, extends its involvement in EMVCo activities. Testing for mobile payment is now required by the mobile operator association GSMA through their NFC Handset Test Book. COMPRION joins EMVCo as a Technical Associate. The company offers its experience and expertise in detecting communication problems of the contactless interface used for mobile payment.

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The State of the Connected Factory

Products are becoming more complex and unique, requiring significant changes to existing mass  production techniques. Global competition is pressing manufacturers to minimise or eliminate nonvalue – added activities and maximise uptime as well as reduce time-to-market in order to deliver  customised products that appeal to a wider customer base. Most of the advances in efficiency will come

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