iManage™, a Numerex Solution, delivers cost savings to a large manufacturer via supply chain optimisation

The challenge An industry-leading manufacturing company with annual revenues in excess of $37B engages multiple suppliers to regularly ship containers to various manufacturing locations and to multiple supplier locations. To ensure the manufacturing supply chain process is not interrupted, containers are often required to be shipped on short notice. To keep these high value assets

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LTE antennas and a TransferJet solution among Antenova’s new offerings at Embedded World

At Embedded World this year (Stand 5.141) Antenova will be showing an antenna solution for TransferJet, the new close-proximity wireless standard; new, flexible, FPC antennas for WLAN, ISM, Cellular/LTE and GNSS.

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u-blox releases u blox 8, a new GPS/GLONASS receiver platform for low-power devices

u-blox has announced the release of the u‑blox 8 GPS/GLONASS receiver platform. It complements the u-blox GNSS platform portfolio by addressing power sensitive usage, whereas the existing u-blox M8 platform continues to serve applications where navigation performance and highest accuracy are paramount.

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Using satellite communications to transform tracking and monitoring

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. will be demonstrating how affordable and reliable satellite communications are transforming tracking and monitoring on land and at sea at Intermodal Europe 2015 in Hamburg Messe, Germany (November 17 – 19).

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Inmarsat and SkyWave achieve M2M success as 12,000 IsatData Pro Terminals are sold in year-to-date

London, UK. October 24, 2012 – Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, and its partner SkyWave Mobile Communications report that SkyWave has secured sales of 12,000 IsatData Pro M2M terminals in the year to date.

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Frost & Sullivan recognise OnAsset Intelligence's M2M-enabled freight tracking products

Based on its recent analysis of the machine to machine (M2M)-enabled freight intelligence solutions market the cargo, Frost & Sullivan recognises OnAsset Intelligence with the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for customer value enhancement.

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APD wins 3-year contract to supply telematics solution to police forces in England and Wales

Milton Keynes, UK. September 18, 2012 – APD Communications, a global provider of mobile information, resource location / tracking and control room systems, today announced that England’s Northamptonshire Police has signed a contract to implement ARTEMIS, APD’s comprehensive resource and information management portfolio.

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Growing unease over human ‘tracking chips', say professors

Northampton & Cranfield, UK — New research has revealed growing social unease over the use of RFID tracking technology to monitor workers’ activity, and which may evolve into implants placed directly under human skin.

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Patients benefit from wireless revolution at Colchester General Hospital

Networks First and Ekahau Inc. implement technology that allows staff to track equipment in the hospital to drive work-flow efficiencies and increase patient safety and satisfaction.

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Cinterion honoured as part of 2012 gold value chain award for enabling m-health solution

Cinterion, Gemalto’s machine-to-machine (M2M) business segment and provider in cellular M2M communication technology, and TZ Medical, a manufacturer of medical products, announced jointly winning a gold value chain award for Aera CT, a lightweight and cost-effective m-health heart arrhythmia monitoring device.

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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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Cotecna and Orange turn their attention to tracking and transit monitoring

Cotecna, a transit monitoring supplier, and Orange Business Services have entered into a partnership to provide secure track and trace services,

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Digi adds Iridium satellite connectivity to ConnectPort X5 R rugged gateway

Ilkley, W Yorkshire, UK. September 2011 – Digi International has announced that its ConnectPort® X5 R is now certified to use the Iridium (NASDAQ: IRDM) satellite network for global, two-way, low-latency data communications.

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M2M module ready for 2G non-availability

To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE863 fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs (general purpose IO) in a ball grid array (BGA) form factor.

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