Taoglas launches first cellular road marker antenna

San Diego, California, USA – Taoglas USA Inc., a leading provider of antenna solutions to the M2M and Internet of Things market, has launched the RG.01, the first quad band road marker cellular antenna.

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Installed base of fleet management systems forecast to reach 6.4 million in Europe by 2017

Gothenburg, Sweden: According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 3.05 million in Q4-2012. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.0%, this number is expected to reach 6.40 million by 2017.

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How does M2M fit into healthcare reform?

(Blog) — If I were to make a list of wireless companies, would the healthcare industry come to mind, asks John Horn (pictured), president of RACO Wireless? If not, it should. Now more than ever, big players in the M2M space are beginning to recognise healthcare as one of the vertical markets with the greatest

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Telematics systems provider Masternaut appoints a new Group Customer Service Director

Leeds, UK – Masternaut, the pan-European provider of telematics solutions, has announced the expansion of its senior management team with the appointment of Jon Gilbert (pictured) as group customer service director. Jon joins Masternaut from a long career in the vehicle leasing industry, most recently at fleet funding company Alphabet.

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M2M connectivity deal worth 2.2 million Euros signed between Isotrak and Wireless Logic

London, UK – Fleet telematics and systems integration specialist Isotrak has signed a three-year rolling contract with Europe’s largest independent M2M managed services provider, Wireless Logic, in a deal worth in excess of 2.2m Euro. The new contract sees a base of over 50,000 SIM subscriptions along with ambitious growth plans which will involve connectivity solutions

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Informa names Deutsche Telekom as top telecoms operator in the worldwide automotive market

London, UK – Telecoms-operator activity in the automotive sector has accelerated sharply in the last 12 months as the connected vehicle continues to inspire new services and partnerships. According to Informa Telecoms & Media, 58% of the world’s major telecoms-operator groups are active in this market

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Trafficmaster goes global with Telenor Connexion

Stockholm, Sweden – Telenor Connexion has been selected as communications partner for Trafficmaster’s global rollout of its stolen vehicle tracking solution.

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Fleet management systems to reach 6.1 million in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe by 2017

Gothenburg, Sweden – According to a new report from analysts Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe was 2.2 million in Q4-2012. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.6%, this number is expected to reach 6.1 million by 2017.

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Novatel Wireless introduces MT 3060 for commercial and consumer telematics markets

San Diego, California, USA –  Novatel Wireless Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, has announced  the industry’s most advanced portfolio of OBD-II plug-and-play platforms for the commercial and consumer telematics markets.

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Sumitomo selects Quake’s Q4000 M2M device for its next generation telematics solution

San Diego, California, USA – Quake Global Inc., a manufacturer of M2M devices for satellite and terrestrial networks, reports that Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. will integrate Quake’s Q4000 to enhance and optimise its telematics solutions. The Q4000 is a rugged M2M hardware and software platform designed to accelerate time-to-market while reducing sustaining costs over M2M product life cycles. 

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ERA GLONASS tested successfully in Kazan, Russia

Kazan, Russia – It has just been announced that the emergency response system, ERA GLONASS, has been successfully tested in Kazan.  The test was carried out in combination with a mobile units management system, which has been established in the city. The results clearly showed that the usage of ERA GLONASS can substantially reduce the emergency services’

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Orbcomm launches complete dual-mode telematics solution for heavy equipment industry

Rochelle Park, New Jersey, USA – Orbcomm Inc., a global provider of M2M solutions, has announced the availability of a complete end-to-end telematics solution for the heavy equipment industry.

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Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan agree to co-operate on creation of joint emergency call system

Moscow, Russia. June 3, 2013 — Officials from three federal operators have met in Moscow to confirm their planned discussions on co-operating to create a joint system for handling emergencies. The co-operating countries are the Republics of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus.

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Orbcomm and Cartrack deliver telematics solution for African market

Rochelle Park, New Jersey, USA – Orbcomm Inc., a global provider of M2M solutions, has announced that it has been selected by Cartrack (Pty) Ltd. to provide satellite data communication services to extend its current range of GSM logistics and telematics solutions. Cartrack will distribute the high performance fleet management solution throughout the African continent

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Revenues from ‘smart vehicle’ apps to rise ten-fold by 2017, according to report by Juniper Research

Hampshire, UK – The smart vehicle will become the new frontier for app developers over the next five years, finds a recent Juniper Research report. It forecasts that the market for in-vehicle apps will be worth over US$1.2 billion by 2017, as car manufacturers continue to embrace new infotainment ecosystems.

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Teletrac launches enhanced integration with Garmin

Garden Grove, California, USA – Teletrac Inc.®, a 25-year veteran, award-winning GPS fleet tracking and telematics software provider, deployed in over 87 countries worldwide, has launched its enhanced integration with Garmin, a global leader in satellite navigation.

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