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Few people outside of the cellular industry are familiar with the three-letter acronym M2M as shorthand for machine-to-machine communications. But those in the know, when asked to characterize the focus of M2M applications, usually respond with just one word: industrial.
Wavecom today announced its new M2M Studio software, based on products from the acquisition of Anywhere Technologies a year ago.
The first news of 2009 for the machine-to-machine (M2M) space includes a new company, a new chief executive and a new 3G embedded modem.
Numerex, a machine-to-machine operator, returned to profitability by making $77,000 for the third quarter of 2008
Numerex, a provider of networking and consulting services, said it’s acquiring Ublip, which makes software and services.
New and overlapping industry groups are emerging to help promote and simplify the nascent machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless communications industry.
Gemalto, known for its SIM cards, intends to acquire Wavecom for roughly $136 million.
Several operators in the machine-to-machine (M2M) space, located in multiple continents, are partnering to give customers access to virtual global network.
Aeris Communications announced new customers for its machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless network.
Aeris Communications announced this week that its network will be part of RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co.’s alarm detection and notification systems.
Telit Wireless Solutions is opening offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and appointing six individuals to head up its M2M operations and sales force there.
Companies in today’s briefs include: UTStarcom, Sri Lanka Telecom Public, KORE Telematics, Navman Wireless North America, Polaris Wireless, Union Telephone, Cellular One of N.E. Arizona, SimmetryPCS, Syniverse Technologies, Méditel, GCT Semiconductor, Green Packet, Packet One Networks, Glu Mobile, SEGA Europe
Wireless sensor networks, often considered a subset of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) networks, are becoming more widespread.
Siemens Wireless Modules, after being sold to a group of private investors led by Granville Baird this spring, is now being renamed Cinterion Wireless Modules.
M2M communications, for everyone from automotive designers to general contractors, brings the promise of a future in which machine maintenance will rarely if ever require a human presence.
There are millions of machines around the world that communicate with cellular networks.
Kore Telematics unveiled the latest version of its PRISM Web-based service platform, which allows for real-time management of CDMA and GSM wireless network services. The online portal also includes network coverage capabilities so that users can determine the optimal network service to use for any given M2M application.
Companies in today’s briefs include: Microsoft, Mobile Commerce, AAC Acoustic Technologies, Nokia, Motorola, Sagem Communication, QuickLogic, Bitwave Semiconductor
Red Bend Software announced its fifth round of venture funding, this time for $10 million, bring the company’s total to $34 million.
Texas Instruments introduced the first product from its new Z-Accel family of 2.4 GHz ZigBee network processors
The combined 2007 U.S. market for cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and service provider connections reached $1 billion in revenue and about 11 million units sold, according to The Yankee Group.
WaveCom firmly believes machine-to-machine communications is the wireless industry’s Next Big Thing, COO Anders Franzen said at the CTIA Wireless show here.
Siemens will sell its wireless modules business to private investment firm Granville Baird, with a small investment from T-Mobile Venture Fund, the companies announced today.
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