Digi International launches industrial-grade LTE router for critical infrastructures markets

Digi International has introduced the Digi TransPort® WR31, a rugged, versatile enterprise LTE router built for critical applications operating in harsh environments. The WR31 features advanced security and monitoring and the intelligence to operate on nearly any 3G or 4G LTE network in the world.

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KORE acquires M2M network service provider Jazz Wireless Data and its direct links with T-Mobile

Alpharetta, Georgia, USA. March 5, 2014 — KORE, said to be the world’s largest wireless network services provider specialising in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Jazz Wireless Data, an established provider of M2M networking services in North America.

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First 3G-only module aims to deliver compact, high speed data for American connected devices

London, UK – To enable migration from 2G in North America Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, has introduced the market’s first 3G-only cellular module. The UL865 HSPA mobile data module uses a small VQFN form factor.

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GateTel set to enter US market from new California office with terminals based on Telit modules

Raleigh, N.C. and Newport Beach, CA, USA – GateTel Inc., a developer and manufacturer of wireless terminals, is expanding its longstanding partnership with Telit Wireless Solutions into the North American market. This follows the opening of GateTel’s new regional offices in Newport Beach, California.

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North American telehealth report published on healthcare and ICT convergence

Dublin, Ireland. September 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report on the North American Telehealth industry to its offering. The report is entitled, A CEO’s Guide to Convergence between Healthcare and Information and Communications Technologies.

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Smart grid networking market in the Americas to grow to nearly $1bn by 2016, says IMS Research

Austin, Texas, USA. July 10, 2012 – IMS Research forecasts that the market for equipment supporting smart grid communications and networking will grow from US$700 million in 2011 to nearly $950 million by 2016. This growth is projected even as smart meter shipments are forecast to decline

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The installed base of fleet management systems will reach 8.7 million units in the Americas by 2016

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 2.8 million in Q4-2011. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.9 percent, this number is expected to reach 5.9 million by 2016.

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Why are European firms buying up North American smart grid companies?

IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), reports that the market for distribution automation and smart grid networking hardware in the Americas is anticipated to grow to nearly $1.7 billion in 2012.

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Vehicle makers are killing off aftermarket car radios, IMS research suggests

Wellingborough, UK. May 28, 2012 — Are vehicles manufacturers causing the death of the traditional aftermarket car radio? A recent report from IMS Research that forecasts global revenue from aftermarket car radio sales will decline from $6.1 billion in 2011 to $3.2 billion in 2018, suggests this may be the case.

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Sierra Wireless releases new AirPrime™ Q2698 embedded module

Sierra Wireless has announced a new addition to its AirPrime™ Q Series of embedded wireless modules. The Q2698 adds support for 3G HSPA+ on five frequency bands to the AirPrime Q Series, along with support for 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE on four frequency bands.

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North America accounts for over $350 million in advanced water meter shipments

The advanced water metering market, estimated at about 5.5 million global shipments in 2010, and anticipated to be roughly 10 million shipments annually in 2016, continues to increase its product share, particularly in North America.

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High value water meter adoption helps sustain suppliers’ revenue growth

Austin, Texas, USA. November 3, 2011 – In the latest edition of IMS Research’s World Market for Water Meters – 2011, published this week, a rapid uptake is reported for static and advanced water metering technologies in key markets around the world.

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Swedish M2M Service Provider Plans U.S. Expansion

Telenor Connexion, a Swedish provider of M2M communications services, has expanded its business development team in the U.S.

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