Stream Technologies evolves IoT-X for LPWA subscription management

It seems a widely-held opinion that Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks – and in particular LoRa – look set to take the IoT world by storm. This could be just as well, given the predicted huge number of IoT sensors and devices that will be connected over the next few years and the resulting ‘data tsunami’.

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ST&T selects Ikanos multi-mode gateway processor for its next-generation smart-home platform

Ikanos Communications, Inc. has  announced that ST&T, has selected the Ikanos Fusiv® Vx500 family chipset for its next generation of high-performance gateway platforms targeting a range of home automation, monitoring and other smart-home applications. ST&T has a track record of providing home automation products to top global OEMs and carriers, including Honeywell, AT&T and NTT.

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Semtech acquires assets of EnVerv

Semtech Corporation, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of assets of EnVerv, Inc. a privately-held supplier of Power Line Communications and Smart Grid solutions targeted at advanced metering infrastructure, home energy management systems and Internet of Things applications. In conjunction with the asset acquisition, the EnVerv team of employees has joined Semtech. The

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Maritime ICT Cloud enables ships to join the Networked Society

Despite the fact that ships carried an estimated total of 9.6 billion tons of cargo in 2013 – around 80 per cent of global trade by volume and over 70 percent of global trade by value – the maritime industry lags behind alternative transport industries in terms of its use of information and communications technology.

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OCEASOFT aims for low cost, efficient cloud connection with SIGFOX network and Cobalt sensors

OCEASOFT has announced a partnership with Internet of Things networking SIGFOX, along with a new line of Cobalt sensors that can transmit data directly to cloud storage without the need for traditional cellular or Wi-Fi service.

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Telekom Austria Group M2M is ready for large-scale smart meter roll-out in Austria, with ‘Österreich Zähler’

The heart of every smart metering system is the smart meter itself, which is why Telekom Austria Group M2M has developed the best smart metering portfolio for the Austrian market. Pre-orders for the company’s smart metering solution ‘Österreich Zähler’ can now be placed.

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More of a network of Subnets of Things than an Internet of Things?

There’s a lot of hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) right now, but is the concept of the IoT really a useful way of thinking about our future connected environment?

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Hughes to launch 9211-HDR portable BGAN terminal for Inmarsat’s High Data Rate service

Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the global in broadband satellite networks and services, has announced that its newest generation portable BGAN terminal, the Hughes 9211-HDR, is on target for commercial availability in November 2014. It is designed to operate with Inmarsat’s BGAN HDR service, which provides a portfolio of asymmetric and symmetric high data streaming rates.

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M2M: Get connected, stay connected

M2M Now talks to Wyless’s Steve Boyd, Director of Network Services and Art Nava, Technical Services Director about their M2M strategy and tactics.

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O2 UK's major network outage is put down to HLR systems failure – Were you affected?

UK. July 17, 2012 — A serious failure in the O2 UK mobile network last week is being ascribed to a failure of a Home Location Register (HLR) software system. As reported on our sister site, VanillaPlus.com, the wholly-owned Telefonica subsidiary, which trades in the UK under the O2 brand, lost service to a large

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M2M: the direct opportunity for rural and small, facilities-based mobile operators

Mobile operators are well positioned to seize a greater stake in the emerging machine-to-machine marketplace.

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M2M technology gets garbage gatherers going green with wireless waste management system

Telit Wireless Solutions, provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and services, announced that its M2M modules will enable connectivity for solar compactors and waste receptacles

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GridComms

Event date: 22nd October 2012 Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London GridComms is the global Smart Grid event focused on opportunities for collaboration and innovation between the telecommunications and utilities industries with the common greater good of building and securing Smart Grid networks.

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