Thingsquare Mist platform brings internet connectivity to battery-powered wireless devices

Stockholm, Sweden. September 20, 2012 — Thingsquare, a pioneering provider of open source software for the Internet of Things (IoT), has launched Thingsquare Mist, a standards-based mesh networking platform for smart cities and buildings.

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GSMA says the proliferation of connected devices in China will be worth more than US$700 billion in 2020

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connectivity will drive significant growth, cost reductions and efficiencies across the automotive, building and energy industries.

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Telefónica and Avea agree to co-operate globally in M2M business

Madrid, Spain & Istanbul, Turkey. April 11, 2012 – Telefónica, through its Telefónica Digital unit, and the Turkish mobile operator Avea, part of Turk Telekom group, have agreed jointly to develop business opportunities in M2M.

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Intel India to add 20 new partners next year in energy management drive

According to Bangalore-based Business Line, Intel India plans to add 20 new partners in the country next year to its energy management drive. This project is designed to help homes, commercial establishments and industries reduce power consumption.

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Frost & Sullivan identify the next layer of M2M revenue opportunities

Following our report (Sept 2, 2011) that IBM is to accelerate smart city data analytics with the acquisition of i2, comes a new report from Frost & Sullivan. According to their analysis, the next layer of M2M revenue opportunities

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IBM to accelerate smart city data analytics with acquisition of i2

Armonk, New York USA — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to acquire i2 to accelerate its business analytics initiatives. These will be designed to help clients in the public and private sectors address crime, fraud and security threats.

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Sensor checks parking spaces to make life easier for motorists

Wireless sensor network company Libelium has launched its Waspmote-based Smart Parking platform. The sensor – part of its Smart Cities range – is designed to be buried in parking spaces and detect the arrival and departure of vehicles.

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