Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and telecommunications operator Orange have announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum in Washington, DC. These mHealth innovations will help treat and care for people in developing countries across Africa.

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Berg Insight says 40 percent of Europe’s gas customers will have smart meters by 2020

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, 40 percent of all gas customers in Europe will have smart gas meters by 2020. At the end of 2014, there were 2.5 million smart gas meters in the EU28+2 area, corresponding to a penetration rate of around 2 percent.

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Eurotech named Red Hat ISV Advanced Partner

Eurotech, has announced that they joined the Red Hat Partner Programme, becoming a Red Hat ISV Advanced Partner.

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Rajant expands market reach with launch of new channel partner programme

Rajant Corporation, has announced that it is launching a channel partner programme to grow its customer base worldwide.

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Control system for smart homes already installed in 11% of Spanish homes with broadband

Today’s connected home is a changing place. The growing  infiltration of high speed broadband is allowing consumers to acquire new habits and new devices with greater interconnection capacities. According to a new study by Parks Associates, 11% of Spanish homes with broadband already have a smart system for controlling homes, ahead of the UK’s  9%,

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New single-chip micro-inverter from Semitech enables IoT Applications

Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of narrowband power line communication (N-PLC) solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, has announced its new SM2480. A single-chip, grid-connected signal controller, the SM2480 is ideal for solar inverters, smart lighting LED ballasts, home and building automation and other SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition),

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Eclipse Foundation unveils open IoT Stack for Java

The Eclipse Foundation took the wraps off its new Internet of Things (IoT) Stack for Java at this year’s JavaOne conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

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Masternaut launch Change Management consultative service as telematics moves beyond fleet

Masternaut, has launched a Change Management Consultancy Practice to help businesses optimise the effectiveness of their telematics implementation.

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Libelium enables smart logistics offering realtime tracking and sensing of goods

Libelium has released new Smart Logistics modules for Waspmote sensor nodes that provide position, sensing and transmission capabilities to enable real time tracking, via 3G, GPS and GPRS. These new modules for Waspmote and Plug & Sense! devices can read geolocation coordinates, collect extra sensor data such as humidity, luminosity, CO, CO2, temperature, or vibration,

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Masternaut announces driver navigation and communications device for enterprise telematics

Masternaut, has launched Masternaut Pro, a new driver navigation & communication device which is used in conjunction with Masternaut Connect to provide users and businesses an all-in-one solution for real time telematics, communication, and navigation.

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M2M Alliance and eco join forces

Cologne, Germany – The M2M Alliance and eco, Association of the German Internet Industry e.V., have announced that they will be working together in future. The two associations want to ensure the necessary foundations for further growth and future innovations.

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5.7 million small alarm systems to be connected to European cellular networks in 2018

Gothenburg, Sweden – According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, shipments of wireless M2M modules for security applications in EU27+2 is forecasted to grow from 4.8 million in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.3% to reach 18.7 million in 2018. At the same time, the number

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Device-to-Cloud: operate machines through the cloud with M2M

Bonn, Germany – Thanks to M2M, the operation and monitoring of machinery and equipment is becoming ‘child’s play’ for machine manufacturers and operators, or so says Deutsche Telekom. With M2M Device-to-Cloud (D2C), DT is expanding its portfolio of services for machine-to-machine communication with ‘ultra-simple’ data and device management through the cloud.

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Orange Business Services builds global M2M communications infrastructure for Openmatics

Openmatics, the manufacturer-independent open telematics platform, has signed a strategic partnership with Orange Business Services to offer telematics services for trucks and busses via a machine-to-machine (M2M) communication network on an international level.

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