Choosing the networking technology – for better or more?

When talking about future-proof technologies or solutions we always face a dilemma – we can’t know what the future looks like. We can make educated guesses and we can have well-argued opinions, but at the end of the day we simply don’t know. This doesn’t mean, however, that we shouldn’t prepare for different scenarios and

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Actility launches ThingPark China with Foxconn to tap opportunities in China’s IoT market

Actility, has announced that it is partnering with Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) to launch ThingPark China, a collaborative initiative to deliver a comprehensive suite of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to the Chinese market.

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Digi International key supplier of world’s first zero emission capable London taxi from Frazer-Nash

Digi International® has highlighted its role in the development of Ecotive’s Range Extended Electric (REE) Metrocab taxi -the only zero-emissions-capable black cab currently operating in London.

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Antenova announces two new flexible antennas for positioning with GNSS and 2.4 – 2.5 GHz applications

Antenova Ltd., manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, is adding two new positioning antennas, Bentoni and Asper, to its range of flexible FPC antennas.

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Telensa raises US$18m to meet surge in demand for its wireless smart city solutions

Telensa, which provides end-to-end smart city solutions incorporating low power wide area (LPWA) wireless technology, announced funding of US$18 million to fuel its next stage of profitable growth.

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Connectivity on the edge

There is a technological tsunami heading straight to the centre of the mobile telecoms world. IoT promises a deluge of connected “things”, from smart water meters and remote perimeter access control systems to traffic congestion monitors and the intelligent home.

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B&B Electronics introduces its Wzzard Intelligent Sensing Platform

Wzzard is a wireless sensor connectivity platform featuring edge decision-making. It was designed with the aim of assisting integrators, value-added resellers and service providers to efficiently develop and deploy secure, smart, self-powered IoT applications in remote and demanding environments.

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Silicon Labs eases smart meter design with Wireless M-Bus software

Austin, Texas, USA – Silicon Labs, a developer of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, has introduced a software solution designed to simplify the development of wirelessly connected smart meters for electricity, gas, water and heat resources based on the proven Wireless M-Bus standard.

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Spireon and Sprint form strategic relationship targeting the transportation and fleet industry

Irvine, California and Overland Park, Kansas, USA, March 5, 2014 (Business Wire) – Spireon and Sprint have announced the formation of a relationship aimed at providing Spireon’s FleetLocate-branded mobile resource management (MRM) solutions to fleet operators utilising the Sprint network.

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Mobile technology powers real-time lead management and session tracking at CES

Boston, Massachusetts and Bethesda, Maryland, USA, January 7, 2014 – Wyless, the global M2M managed services provider and ITN International, the provider of mobile NFC and cloud-based event solutions, have announced that ITN is utilising the Wyless Managed Network to provide real time lead management and session tracking at the 2014 International CES, currently taking place

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Founder of M2M company Stream Communications awarded Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year

Glasgow, UK, 2 December, 2013 – Nigel Chadwick, founding Director of Stream Communications has been awarded ‘Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year’ at a ceremony held in Glasgow as part of the Entrepreneurial Exchange Awards.

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Top Wireless Gotchas! Number 5: Ensuring reliable connectivity

(BLOG) — In this, the first post in a multi-part series, Bill Zujewski specifically explores the challenges of dealing with wireless technology as part of machine-to-machine (M2M) initiative. The series will offer insights to help designers and developers prepare for and overcome the unique challenges involved with implementation. Today’s first post focuses on reliability.

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Anglia M2M extends antenna portfolio

Wisbech, UK – Anglia M2M has announced a greatly extended portfolio of M2M wireless antennas for GSM/GPRS, GPS, WiFi, WiMax, ZigBee, Bluetooth and LTE applications, following its appointment as UK and Ireland distributor for Hirschmann and Bloomice antennas.

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iSIGN launches its new Smart Player solution

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – iSIGN Media Solutions Inc., a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves advertisers, manufacturers, retailers and advertising agencies throughout North America, has launched a new integrated Smart Player solution.

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Atmel licenses Sensinode's 6LoWPAN software stack for use in ULP wireless hardware platforms

San Jose, California, USA – Atmel® Corporation, a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, has signed an agreement with Sensinode, a pioneer and world leader in technology and software solutions, to license 6LoWPAN software solutions that will enable the rapid development of smart, connected, wireless products that help make up The Internet of Things.

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Skyworks and SMC Networks partner to develop wireless solutions for the connected home

Woburn, Massachusetts, USA – Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analogue semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that it is partnering with SMC Networks, a leading customer premise equipment manufacturer for multi-service operators (MSOs), to develop wireless connectivity solutions for security, monitoring and automation (SMA) applications in the emerging

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