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Adlink and Gemalto partner on cloud-enabled M2M

Adlink announced that it will deploy Gemalto's M2M SaaS solution for industrial applications in a range of verticals

Adlink, a provider of embedded computing solutions for industrial applications announced this week that it will deploy an M2M software as a service application developed by Gemalto which collects and analyses remote sensor data in the cloud.

Intel, IBM, AT&T, Cisco and GE found the Industrial Internet Consortium

Intel, IBM, AT&T, Cisco and GE founded the Industrial Internet Consortium this week, a group looking to create internet standards around the Internet of Things

Intel, IBM, AT&T, Cisco and GE announced the formation of the Industrial Internet Consortium this week, a membership group of telcos, research institutes and technology manufacturers focused on developing interoperability standards and common architectures to bridge smart devices, machines, mobile devices and the data they create.

IBM, AT&T partner on Internet of Things to make cities smarter

AT&T and IBM are partnering on an M2M platform that will combine cloud, analytics and IoT technology to make cities safer and smarter

Enterprise IT giant IBM and US carrier AT&T announced a partnership Wednesday that will see the two companies co-develop cloud and analytics solutions that ingest data from M2M sensors embedded in civil and energy infrastructure in cities. The companies said they will combine analytics, cloud and security technologies in a bid to capitalise on the burgeoning Internet of Things movement.

Volvo inks agreement with Pandora for connected car radio

Volvo XC60

Following on from the launch of an updated cloud-based connected car platform for its vehicles, Volvo this week inked a content agreement with online music service Pandora that will see internet radio streamed to select vehicles starting in May this year.

Global M2M revenues set to almost triple by 2018

Revenues derived from M2M services are set to almost triple globally over the next five years, according to Ovum

Revenues from M2M services are set to almost triple globally over the next five years, according to research firm Ovum. However, mobile operators stand to miss out on this revenue opportunity unless they strategically partner with other stakeholders in the M2M ecosystem, the research firm warned.

Modular connected car platform unveiled by AT&T

Modular connected car platform unveiled by AT&T

US operator AT&T is pitching a modular connected car platform packaging connectivity, billing, data analytics and infotainment to car makers and developers to create their own customised offerings.

Techniolor; IBM partner on M2M, Internet of Things

Technicolor and IBM are partnering to deliver an application and device monitoring service for a range of industries

Media service and technology provider Technicolor has teamed up with IBM to develop a cloud-based monitoring and management service, Virdata, targeted at the Internet of Things and M2M sectors. The service, which can be used to track performance for a range of IP-connected devices, will be hosted on IBM’s SoftLayer infrastructure.

Thingful aims to be the Google of the Internet of Things

Thingful wants to be the world's index for M2M sensors, bringing order to largely heterogeneous systems and platforms

With over 30 billion IP-connected devices and sensors projected to be in operation by 2020 the tech world is positioning the Internet of Things to be next big movement to fuel innovation. But much like the evolution of the internet, which saw an explosion in user-generated information, all of that data beckons order. A service launching Thursday called Thingful hopes to do for IoT what Google did for the internet – indexing M2M sensors and making them searchable for people looking to innovate with open data.

Indonesia’s Telkomsel joins Jasper’s M2M platform

Indonesia's Telkomsel joins Jasper's M2M platform

In July 2012, seven mobile operators across the world — KPN, NTT Docomo, Rogers, SingTel, Telefónica, Telstra and Vimpelcom —teamed up to create an alliance to collaborate in the M2M space. They have since been joined by AT&T, América Móvil and Etisalat. The collaboration aims to develop a global product featuring a unique SIM, united web interface and centralised management of status and usage of M2M devices globally, via Jasper Wireless’s Control Centre.

Telekom Austria launches smart metering platform as a service

Telekom Austria has launched a smart metering platform designed as a software as a service (SaaS) solution

Operator group Telekom Austria has launched a smart metering platform designed as a software as a service (SaaS) solution. Telekom Austria Group said that it will be responsible for the IT infrastructure, the software and the maintenance work on the platform. Electric utility providers will be able to use it as a service by paying […]