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Satellite M2M and Big Data reassure ship owners facing piracy, theft and long logistics chains

We take for granted that we live in a connected world as we read tweets from the International Space Station, ponder the first driverless cars and expect WiFi in airplanes. (more…)

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Two thirds of drivers are now ‘comfortable’ with vehicle tracking technology, research shows

Telematics is getting the green light from drivers these days. New research suggests there is an untapped opportunity for M2M telematics providers, with almost three quarters of work vehicles yet to have telematics systems installed. (more…)

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Next IoT innovation may come from new hackathon-incubator hybrids like the NTx App Challenge

The inaugural NTx Apps Challenge has awarded US$80,000 to five teams of web entrepreneurs who created sustainability apps to address four key municipal growth challenges; water conservation, waste and recycling, smart energy, and transportation. The winners were announced during an award ceremony at The Treehouse in Addison, North Texas, USA.

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Logistics SaaS meets the Internet of Things in Singapore

Logistics company IFL Pte Ltd is using an Internet of Things (IoT)-integrated logistics operations SaaS (software as a service) to help manage day-to-day logistics processes. Here, Shamir Rahim (pictured), CEO of Sypher Labs explains the necessity of such a tool in logistics. (more…)

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Connected helmet with rear view camera, GPS and head up display aims to enhance motorcycle safety

Silicon Valley, CA, USA. September 2, 2014 — A motorcycle accident in Barcelona has led to the development of a connected helmet that critics and beta testers are calling revolutionary. The high price of $1,500 may be less surprising, writes Jeremy Cowan, when you hear that the AR-1’s design includes GPS navigation, Bluetooth connection, a panoramic rear view camera, head up display (HUD) and instant tint visor. (more…)

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Svevia signs a three year contract for a GPS-based monitoring system with B&M Systemutveckling

Stockholm, Sweden, July 2, 2014 – Svevia, Sweden’s largest contractor in winter road maintenance, has signed a contract for a GPS-based management and monitoring system for the next three years. The assignment has been awarded to B&M Systemutveckling AB in Uppsala in collaboration with Mowic AB. (more…)

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u-blox ultra-compact 4G LTE module certified for Verizon’s network

Certification of TOBY-L100 module enables IoT and M2M customers to leverage America’s largest 4G LTE Network
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Smart parking systems could improve health and the future of our cities, says new Beecham report

Smart Parking could relieve congestion, reduce driver frustration, improve health and give a vital boost to the future of our cities, says Dr Therese Cory, the principal author of a new report by Beecham Research. “Road systems provide the vital arteries for commercial and business activities but parking has become a major problem in all cities,” says Dr Cory. (more…)

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IoT solutions for industrial, energy and transportation to be developed jointly by Axeda and Intel

Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA — Axeda, the cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced a technology alliance with Intel® that utilises Intel® Quark™ SoC X1000 Series processors to help rapidly evolve IoT solutions for the industrial, energy & transportation industries. (more…)

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Senaptic focuses on business models to turn smart city applications into real-world revenue streams

Cambridge, UK, April 3, 2014 – Senaptic, a new company focusing on ultra-scalable, private network solutions for IoT, is employing an old-fashioned, revenue-first approach to the development of smart cities and utilities.  (more…)

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