The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, has announced that it will host a special oneM2M Showcase and Workshop, in which innovative companies will demonstrate the technologies and services being built around the new global oneM2M standard.
The City of Santa Fe recently chose Badger Meter’s BEACON smart water meter solution, for full installation across all their water meter endpoints, including both residential and commercial customers. The foundation for the project is a cellular-enabled smart meter, which can be installed and immediately used for the utility’s smart water network applications. The contract calls for [...]
Vodafone and PHT Corporation, the provider of technologies used to collect electronic data for clinical research from patients, are working together to connect the PHT electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA) system to Vodafone’s global M2M network. Using Vodafone’s global M2M network, PHT provides pharmaceutical trial sponsors real-time access to patient data enabling them to collect [...]
One of the recurring problems of the whole convergence sector throughout its history has been that one part of the complex value-technology chains involved always – and inevitably – lags behind developments in the rest of the infrastructure and systems. As a result, potential commercial and personal benefits remain unrealised, money and time are wasted on ultimately fruitless [...]
GreenRoad, SaaS driver behaviour and fleet performance service provider, has announced that it has raised $26 million in growth capital. The investment round was led by Israel Growth Partners with participation from existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Generation Investment Management and Virgin Green Fund. IGP General Partner Haim Shani has joined [...]
SIGFOX, cost-effective, energy-efficient Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, and NarrowNet, a network operator launched by Kaisaras Group, today announced that NarrowNet will become the exclusive SIGFOX network operator in Portugal.
The inaugural Cambridge Wireless Engineering and Technology Conference (CWTEC) yesterday set out to look at whether the wireless industry needs to integrate or differentiate and concluded that it should do both. Industry experts explored the future of the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure, spanning mobile, satellite, TV, IoT and wearable technology, focusing on the impact on licensed [...]
New research from market analysts, Juniper Research, has found that annual revenues from connected healthcare and fitness services will approach $2bn by 2019, nearly 6 times the $320m value estimated for this year.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has enormous potential with countless companies from many different sectors now applying their creativity. Dramatic falls in the cost of wireless communications, computing and sensors are all combining to make it feasible to “wire things together over the Internet”. While many products are targeted at the consumer market where price is key, there’s also [...]
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 of the South African [...]
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