Accelerate M2M and the IoT with on-demand connectivity

Gemalto’s Benoit Jouffrey says these are exciting times in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) marketplace because of a variety of innovations including selfdriving vehicles, car-sharing applications, smart office solutions and more. In fact, the sector has witnessed enormous growth in M2M connections of nearly 40% year over year according to the latest report from the GSMA. However, although

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Connected fridge? What does M2M really mean for operators?

(BLOG): June 22, 2013 — There can be few ideas over the years which have promised as much and delivered as little as the connected fridge, says Chris Marrison (pictured) of Infoblox. A staple of future-gazing science programmes for decades, the connected fridge monitors its contents and alerts its owners when items need to be

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Vodacom introduces M2M to Nigeria

Vodacom in Nigeria has announced it launched new M2M services aimed at boosting the financial and retail sectors in the West African country.

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INSIDE Secure NFC Payment Applet certified by MasterCard

INSIDE Secure, a provider of semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, announced that its Mobile MasterCard (R) PayPass (TM) M/Chip 4 payment applet has attained MasterCard CAST and Functional certification on the INSIDE SecuRead (R) NFC module.

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M2M Now Magazine September-October 2012 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews passes on some lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services. In the latest issue: TALKING HEADS: Wyless sees M2M market shifting as clients demand more complex services SECURITY ISSUE:

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M2M data collection helps UK local authorities operate cloud-connected 'smart loos'

From fully automatic self-cleaning toilets to night-based pop-up urinals, Healthmatic and its data collection division H2evidence are providing ‘smart loo’ services which rely on M2M connectivity to remotely monitor and manage the facilities’ performances.

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O2 and Jasper Wireless partner to power M2M connected devices across the UK

London, UK. June 2, 2012 — Telefonica UK, which operates the O2 brand, has partnered with Jasper Wireless to deploy a new platform for the management of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections. The cloud-based management platform will enable Telefonica UK customers to roll out connected devices quickly and efficiently, manage them in real time and deliver global

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Turkcell gets smart in NFC payments and M2M monitoring of chronic diseases

Istanbul, Turkey – Denizbank has joined Turkcell’s Cep-T Cuzdan platform enabling its customers to make contactless payment with their handsets using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. At the same time patients in Turkey with chronic diseases are finding their care controlled by Turkcell’s Smart Health solution.

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Intel chooses G&D for Trusted Service Management of mobile device platform's embedded secure elements

Munich, Germany – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been selected by chip manufacturer, Intel to deliver lifecycle management of the embedded Secure Elements within Intel’s Smartphone Reference Device. These provide an additional protected area for security-sensitive applications such as payments and ticketing using NFC (Near Field Communications) technology.

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Wirelessly connecting, managing, and supporting connected and M2M devices about to hit global proportions

28 February 2012, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona — AT&T has announced a significant addition to its global portfolio – a worldwide platform system featuring a single SIM offering expansive global coverage.

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EXCLUSIVE: Vodafone claims a first as it partners to launch pre-integrated global M2M bundles

Newbury, UK. 15 September, 2011 — Vodafone M2M is launching a new bundled service with its partners that aims to make life simpler for businesses wanting to take advantage of M2M services. Working with its partners, CalAmp Corporation, Digi International, MC Technologies and Sierra Wireless,

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SIM controllers aimed at M2M markets

Secure SIM controllers addressing M2M markets and based on Cortus APS3s 32bit cores have been introduced by Starchip.

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M2M: Paradigm shift for operators!

M2M is one of the most important technologies and business trends which will change how we work, travel and live. It will have a far reaching impact, not just on the consumers but also on the business ecosystem.

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M2M enables automatic emergency calls from BMW cars

BMW is embedding Gemalto’s M2M products in its latest cars to enable emergency call services across Europe.

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Sim card connector has inbuilt card detection

The six circuit sim card connector from GTK has inbuilt card detection and a push-push mechanism that facilitates positive insertion and removal of the card.

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Brazilian operator Claro picks dynamic sim option

Claro, the largest mobile operator in the Americas, has gone live with Evolving Systems’ DSA dynamic sim allocation products to help streamline its sim card supply chain logistics and optimise its telephone number inventory.

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