Installed base of fleet management systems in the Americas to exceed 18m units by 2021, Berg predicts

According to a new report from M2M/IoT market research provider Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 6.7 million in Q4-2016.

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Globetouch and Verizon Telematics to work with General Motors for OnStar expansion

Globetouch and Verizon Telematics are planning to launch upgraded network solutions that will be used by General Motors in connection with the continued global expansion of OnStar’s industry-leading connected vehicle services.

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The installed base of FM systems in the Americas will exceed 18 million units by 2021

According to a new report from the leading M2M/IoT market research provider Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 6.7 million in Q4-2016. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.0%, this number is expected to reach 13.5 million by 2021.

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Hitachi Construction Machinery adopts PTC’s cloud-based service parts inventory solution

PTC reported that Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. has adopted PTC Service Parts Management (SPM) SaaS to optimise its global service parts inventory.

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Where are OTA and in-car data management heading in your car?

Industry projections for over-the-air (OTA) vehicle data management suggest the technology could save automakers US$35 billion over the next five years. That’s a big claim.

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The 300 largest cellular IoT deployments together account for 156.0m units, says Berg Insight

Berg Insight presents for the first time a unique database covering the 300 largest cellular IoT deployments identified as part of the company’s world-class IoT market research activities since 2004.

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u-blox delivers new series of secure LTE advanced automotive telematics modules

u‑blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has announced the TOBY-L4 series of Automotive Grade telematics modules. The series integrates LTE, UMTS and GSM connectivity with a powerful embedded processor, enabling a wide range of applications on a single device.

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Digital transformation of the automotive industry will pave the way to new revenue streams, says Frost

Frost & Sullivan’s ‘Intelligent Mobility’ event to discuss new growth opportunities as digital mobility services are expected to generate US$2 trillion globally by 2025

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Oberthur Technology’s eSIM chosen to connect Huawei Watch 2

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a global provider of embedded security software products and services, announced that Huawei has chosen OT for the worldwide deployment of OT’s DakOTa v4.0, the first eSIM (embedded SIM) compliant with GSMA Phase II standards in their newly launched Huawei Watch 2.

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Sierra Wireless acquires GNSS embedded module assets of GlobalTop Technology

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of GlobalTop Technology’s

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Securing automotive over-the-air updates

In-the-field software updates to cars save manufacturers money, enable critical bugs to be patched immediately and allow new features to be added to the vehicle at any time during its lifecycle.

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Beyond the hype IoT is creating transformative new apps, services and experiences

Oliver Tucker is the chief executive and co-founder of Wireless Logic, the provider of M2M/IoT managed services across mobile, satellite, low power wireless networks and fixed lines. Established in 2000 with Philip Cole, the company can overlay a private, secure network across global mobile networks to give customers access to an otherwise high cost and

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Device Authority appoints Rao Cherukuri as its new chief product officer

Device Authority, a global provider of policy and device-driven security automation for the Internet of Things (IoT), has appointed Rao Cherukuri as chief product officer (CPO).

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Innovation by automotive manufacturers

By Pierce Owen, Analyst, Machina Research As Samsung’s acquisition of Harman last month demonstrated, the automotive and connected car ecosystems are in a period of constant evolution. This was not always the case and is not something with which the OEMs are entirely comfortable. However, one aspect of these ecosystems will not be changing anytime

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The future is about more than just payments

Starbucks is responsible for developing one of the most successful mobile payments application so far. It has over 16 million active users, accounting for over 25% of in-store sales.

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New single port Gigabit and Fast Ethernet PHYs aim to meet diverse and growing Ethernet connectivity needs

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, has launched compact single-port SimpliPHY™ Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)

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