M2M and Embedded Wireless

Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

Google pushes 'real world' Bluetooth low energy beacon format

Google said it is addressing limitations in Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacon systems with a new, open, format that will make it easier for developers to produce compatible applications.

Gemalto reveals most industry professionals see IoT as a consumer play

Gemalto, a France-headquartered digital security company, revealed that telecoms and enterprise technology professionals primarily associate the Internet of Things (IoT) with consumer technology, but that deployments are being held back by security concerns.

Cisco backs UK IoT start ups with $150M investment

Cisco committed to investing $150 million (€134 million) in UK Internet of Things (IoT) start ups as part of a broader plan to pump $1 billion into the country's digital economy.

Report: Over 25% of companies worldwide now using M2M

The latest issue of the Vodafone M2M Barometer Report revealed that more than one quarter of all companies worldwide are now using machine-to-machine communications (M2M), up from 12 per cent when the report was first launched in 2013.

French NFC start-up Famoco raises €4M

Famoco, a France-based NFC specialist, raised €4 million ($4.4 million) from investment company Hi Inov, public investment bank Bpifrance and venture capital fund Aurinvest to push the next stage of its development.

Apple Pay set to arrive in the UK on July 14

Apple Pay is widely expected to arrive in the UK on July 14 according to information from a number of retailers, reported 9to5Mac.

Deutsche Telekom plans to drive cloud car dealership software into retail sector

Deutsche Telekom announced plans to extend cloud-based customer experience software into the retail market after a successful deployment at car dealerships in Germany and elsewhere.

Report: Global M2M market to reach 27B devices in 2024

The total M2M revenue opportunity will be $1.6 trillion (€1.4 trillion) in 2024, up from $500 billion in 2014.

HERE pushes specification for processing vehicle sensor information via cloud

Nokia's HERE division published a specification designed to integrate information from a diverse range of automotive sensors via the cloud, in a move the unit said could improve road safety and ease congestion.

IoT firm Actility raises $25M in funding from telcos, others

Internet of Things specialist Actility has raised $25 million (€22 million) in fresh funding from investors including Orange, KPN and Swisscom, marking the France-based company's move into full deployment phase.