Cash-strapped Comverge agrees acquisition by HIG Capital for US$49m

Norcross, Georgia, USA – Comverge, Inc. (Nasdaq:COMV), a provider of Intelligent Energy Management systems for residential, commercial and industrial customers, has agreed to be acquired by Peak Merger Corp., an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC.

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Siemens opts for wind power plant communications by California's RTI

Sunnyvale, California, USA — Siemens Energy, a solution provider for the generation, transmission and distribution of power, has standardised on Real-Time Innovations (RTI) for its next generation of wind power management communications solutions.

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SkyBitz acquisition by Telular creates “largest pure player asset tracking company in the world”

Telular Corporation has announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement to acquire SkyBitz, Inc. They claim that the combined companies will create the largest “pure player” asset tracking and management company in the world.

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HARMAN and Sierra Wireless bring 4G/LTE broadband connections to the road

Karlsbad, Germany – HARMAN, the global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), is ready to begin road tests of an LTE module integrated into production-ready infotainment systems, as first reported at iot-now.com in January.

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Multi-Tech adds embedded version to its Open Communications Gateways family

A claimed first in the industry, Multi-Tech Systems, a manufacturer of M2M cellular modems, has announced the availability of its MultiConnect™ OCG-E, embedded version of the Open Communication Gateway.

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How wireless M2M communications will help alleviate a stressed UK healthcare system

The UK’s healthcare system is already stretched and faces a considerable challenge of achieving £20bn worth of efficiency savings by 2014-15. Government-driven reforms will add to this pressure,

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Boeing and Siemens join forces on smart grid

Boeing and Siemens have formed a strategic alliance for the joint development and marketing of smart grid technologies to improve energy access and security

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AT&T and Digi work together on home-based energy services

AT&T and Digi have joined forces to offer Digi X-Grid, a suite of products and services designed to bring connectivity to energy-oriented devices in homes and businesses.

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Johnson Controls completes acquisition of EnergyConnect to increase demand response portfolio

Johnson Controls, a provider of solutions to increase energy efficiency in buildings, has completed the previously announced acquisition of EnergyConnect Group, Inc.,

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M2M Now reader discount to ConnectivityWeek 2011 conference

ConnectivityWeek 2011 focuses exclusively on the benefits of Smart Grid – and all M2M Now readers can secure their place at a special discounted rate. Organised by Smart Grid stakeholders

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