Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Smart Logistics Newsletter Archives: March 2014





Kore to support connectivity for Taiwan’s ATrack
Kore Wireless has begun offering network services to customers of Taiwan’s ATrack following the establishment of a new agreement between the MVNO and telematics hardware player.
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Telit net income almost trebles on soaring M2M demand
Module maker Telit has reported soaring revenues and profits for the 2013 financial year thanks to strong demand for its expanding range of M2M services.
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Smart-city deployments to become key policy area: ABI Research
The deployment of smart-city technologies and intelligent transportation services (ITS) is set to become a key policy area for local governments, according to a new study from ABI Research.
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Numerex upgrades smart-irrigation system for ETwater
Numerex says it has completed its deployment of M2M technology for ETwater, which has developed an innovative “smart irrigation” service allowing customers to save on water usage.
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CeBIT 2014: Deutsche Telekom targets M2M growth in German SME market
Deutsche Telekom is busy showing off its M2M expertise at this week’s CeBIT show in Hannover, Germany just days after unveiling plans for a restructuring of its IT business that will prioritize the sale of standardized M2M services, among other off-the-shelf IT products.
CeBIT 2014: Telefonica and Software AG tout M2M partnership
Telefonica Germany and Software AG are claiming to offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ for M2M services, meaning customers can obtain everything they need from a single point of contact and speed up their M2M deployments.
 
Vodafone wins major connected-cars deal with Volkswagen
Vodafone has flagged a major new deal to provide connectivity services in European vehicles from Volkswagen and Audi as it continues to grow its presence in the burgeoning connected-cars sector.
Wordline, HERE team up on connected cars, infrastructure
Saudi Arabian telecoms operator Mobily says it has launched a range of M2M services in the country in partnership with Jasper Wireless.
Kore and B&B unveil router service for industrial M2M applications
Kore Telematics and B&B Electronics have unveiled a new M2M service that is aimed at allowing customers to develop fully connected industrial M2M applications more quickly and conveniently.
Telit, SAP to address analytics opportunities in M2M
Telit subsidiary ILS Technology is collaborating with SAP on integrating its M2M applications platform – branded deviceWISE M2M AEP – with HANA, the German software giant’s in-memory platform.
 
Novatel to support fleet-management development for VTS
Module maker Novatel Wireless is to support fleet-management applications for Vehicle Tracking Systems and help the telematics player with its migration from GPRS to CDMA technology.