Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet

Gemalto has announced the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom’s m pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV compliant payment terminals and over 27,000 ATMs throughout the country, which will significantly extend the reach

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Wind River drives IoT development of intelligent, connected and secure devices with enhanced Linux solutions

Wind River®, has delivered enhancements to Wind River Open Virtualisation, Security Profile for Wind River Linux, and Carrier Grade Profile for Wind River Linux. These profiles provide developers with key capabilities to create the safe, secure, and reliable intelligent systems that will harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Delivering Value in an IoT Environment: the Amdocs answer

Amdocs has long been recognised as one of the industry’s leading software and services companies, supporting telecommunications, media and entertainment service providers around the world. With more and more M2M/IoT solutions looking to come to market, it’s fast becoming clear that new types of services and vendor relationships will be required to drive and support increasing demand. To get

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Swisscom Health and the i-engineers to provide patient-record and networking solutions for hospitals

Swisscom Health AG and the i-engineers AG, a software firm that provides specialised solutions for electronic patient record-keeping and networking, have decided to enter a strategic partnership. The cooperation will create new cloud-based solutions for hospitals that will also be beneficial to doctors and patients. Customers of the i-engineers will therefore be able to purchase their services at

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Bitcoin users to approach 5 million by 2019, Juniper Research finds

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the number of active Bitcoin users worldwide will reach 4.7 million by the end of 2019, up from just over 1.3 million last year.

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Huawei opens Global Aesthetics Research Centre in Paris for wearables and automotive design innovation

Huawei has opened its first global research centre focused on innovation in aesthetics and design, part of the $600 million investment plan in France in the coming 5 years.

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Frost & Sullivan identifies ‘disruptive opportunities’ for the Internet of Things

The massive potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) to stoke convergence and collaboration worldwide has been reined in by the lack of data security and interoperability among devices and objects. Acknowledging this hurdle, various institutes and organisations in key sectors are striving to frame standards for privacy policies regarding the sharing of information over

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Ooredoo and Ericsson launch cloud-based M2M platform in Indonesia

Ooredoo’s Indosat and Ericsson have jointly launched a cloud-based machine-to-machine (M2M) platform in Indonesia. The platform, Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP), uses innovative technologies suited to developing markets, which create connected solutions to existing problems.  Indosat is the first member of Ooredoo Group to launch this M2M platform with Qatar, Algeria and Tunisia scheduled to

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SRETT and Telenor Connexion jointly address a global health concern

100 million patients in the world are affected by sleep apnea syndrome. The disorder is characterised by pauses in breathing during sleep and this can cause drowsiness during the day as well as a broad spectrum of serious medical conditions.

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Connecting the Enterprise to the Edge

Boundaries – whether in the physical world or the digital one – are always problematic. Countless conflicts over the centuries have revolved around inappropriate or inaccurate lines drawn on maps; restrictions on goods or people crossing those boundaries; or subversive challenges to established frontiers. Over recent years, convergence technologies have seriously eroded many types of boundaries in both our public

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Brite:Bill selected to improve Sprint’s customer billing experience

Brite:Bill has been selected to serve as a billing communications solutions provider for Sprint Corp. As a result, Sprint will be able to enhance customer experience across all channels through transparent, personalised and easy-to-understand billing communications.

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Connected Traffic Cloud facilitates traffic management to increase road safety

Despite playing a vital role in facilitating the transportation of people and goods, road vehicles are also responsible for 1.24 million fatalities every year – according to the most recent data from the World Health Organisation. And then there’s the cost of traffic congestion – calculated by adding up wasted fuel, time that could be

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Tantalus expands power line carrier AMR overlay with newly enhanced AMI platform

Tantalus, provider of TUNet®, an industry-leading smart grid communications network and applications platform, is offering a newly enhanced network overlay package designed for rural electric cooperative and municipal utilities that currently utilise automated meter reading (AMR) via power line carrier (PLC) technology. This hybrid 220MHz-900MHz wireless network solution is designed to provide reliable systemwide coverage

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Fibocom Wireless debuts at Embedded World 2015

FIBOCOM Wireless, a Chinese Machine-to-Machine communication and LBS solutions provider, proved popular in the M2M area of Embedded World at the Nuremberg Messe this week. FIBOCOM Wireless independently designs, develops and manufactures wireless modules, and provides IOT solutions, which enable secure communications among machines, equipment, vehicles and assets over wireless networks.

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SpeedCast announces the acquisition of Geolink Satellite Services and further expansion in Africa

SpeedCast International Limited, has announced the acquisition of Geolink Satellite Services, provider of satellite communications solutions in the African region, and part of the CETel Group. The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval. The acquisition will strengthen SpeedCast’s fast growing services for the energy and maritime sectors, enhance its portfolio of mobile

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MultiTech’s groundbreaking M2M and IoT solutions premiered at Embedded World

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. manufacturer of M2M/IoT devices with the shortest path to deploy wireless communications, will showcase live demonstrations of recently announced products MultiTech MultiConnect® Conduit,™ MultiTech DeviceHQ,™ and MultiConnect® Dragonfly™ at Embedded World, February 24-26 in Nürnberg, GERMANY.

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