Open standards are key to increasing value from IoT value chain

oneM2M white paper reveals how CSPs can boost LPWA revenues Sophia Antipolis, France, 12 December 2017: Communication Service Providers (CSPs) must adopt an open standards approach if they are to make the most of the revenue opportunities presented by Internet of Things (IoT) applications that use Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. A common IoT service layer will result in increased cost-effectiveness, improved scalability and greater confidence that today’s IoT deployments will be future-proof. That is the finding of Boost LPWA revenue through oneM2M, a new white paper published today…

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Interop testing event in South Korea to boost IoT growth

Event will focus on increasing widespread IoT adoption through standardisation and interoperability testing Pangyo, South Korea, 21 November 2017: Further steps to increase global adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will be taken by leading industry players when oneM2M, the global IoT standards initiative, hosts its fifth interoperability event. The event will be held from 4-8 December 2017 in Pangyo, South Korea. This location provides the perfect backdrop especially considering that South Korea tops IDC’s Asia/Pacific’s 2017 IoT Readiness Index. The same report forecasts the Asia Pacific Excluding Japan…

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Italtel Introduces Open Innovation Program

New innovation model encourages industry partnerships to enable next-generation technologies Milan, Italy, November 20, 2017 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, has launched an Open Innovation program, which will see it collaborate with start-ups and new businesses to leverage emerging technologies for applications such as Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and Digital Healthcare. The program will see Italtel collaborate with start-ups and smaller enterprises to develop and test their solutions, with the goal of jointly commercializing them. It…

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oneM2M deployments accelerating IoT to be showcased at ETSI IoT Week

Interoperability, interworking and security will be main focus of event Sophia Antipolis, France, 19 October 2017: Real-world deployments using oneM2M specifications will be demonstrated as part of ETSI IoT Week, giving attendees first-hand insight into how oneM2M is helping grow mass adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. The event will be held at ETSI’s headquarters, in Sophia Antipolis, France, from Monday, October 23 to Thursday, October 26. oneM2M will lead the first day of the event with its oneM2M Developers Tutorial, which will provide expertise on common architecture and…

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Thingstream and Bright Wolf deliver world’s first globally connected IoT button solution

IoT connectivity provider Thingstream and IoT integration expert Bright Wolf have launched the world’s first end-to-end IoT button solution. Connecting exclusively to Thingstream’s Global Connectivity Network via GSM technology, the buttons, which are a little bigger than a USB stick, pass small payloads of information securely to Bright Wolf’s ZipLine, a unique, instant-on visual IoT data management application. Bright Wolf’s ZipLine provides a visual interface for adding business context and notifications at scale, including flexible integrations with existing enterprise workflows, public cloud infrastructure and services (including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft…

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IoT experts and stakeholders drive interoperable standards-based adoption at oneM2M India Industry Day

Global collaborations to tackle IoT obstacles and advance mass scale deployments Bangalore, India, 10 October 2017: Industry-wide collaboration will be the driving force behind a global adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), according to leading IoT organisations and stakeholders who gathered in Bengaluru, India at the third oneM2M Industry Day, which was hosted by Telecommunications Standards Development Society India (TSDSI) in September. The conference engaged global and Indian organisations in discussions about how a standards-based approach is crucial for interoperability and how such an approach will help to accelerate…

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Thingstream launches IoT Starter Kit to simplify global IoT connectivity without the need for the internet

IIoT connectivity provider Thingstream has launched its own IoT Starter Kit, enabling device manufacturers to rapidly develop globally connected devices and accelerate IoT projects. Leveraging GSM connectivity without reliance on cellular data or SMS, the Thingstream Starter Kit will allow a device to connect to almost any GSM network, worldwide; and communicate with applications via MQTT messaging. The Starter Kit is comprised of both hardware and software, including: The Thingstream IoT Module, boasting GSM/GPS connectivity out of the box, ARM® Cortex®-M0+ core, 128/256 KB program flash memory, 32 KB SRAM,…

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ASPIDER-NGI IoT eConnect: “Getting your devices connected globally with Simplicity, Reliability and Control”

The Netherlands, Oct 4, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, provider of independent mobile solutions for managing IoT connectivity, today announced availability of IoT eConnect: an integrated IoT solution that provides instant global access to connectivity without the contractual and technical lock-ins. “We have taken a new approach to disrupt the connectivity market,” says Jan Mooijman, CEO ASPIDER-NGI. “Companies face huge barriers in getting the IoT connectivity they need: 2 year lock-ins, unchangeable price plans, minimum monthly fees, termination penalties… the industry is still following the traditional lock-in of voice oriented sales models.” Jan…

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Vodafone research reveals number of large scale Internet of Things (IoT) projects doubled in the last year

Vodafone published today its fifth annual IoT Barometer Report – the leading global survey of business sentiment regarding investment and innovation in the Internet of Things. The Barometer report found that: The percentage of companies with more than 50,000 connected devices active has doubled in the last 12 months 84% of IoT adopters say that their use of IoT has grown in the last year 51% of IoT adopters say that the technology is increasing revenues or opening up new revenue streams 66% of all companies agree that digital transformation…

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CEOs and CTOs from across Europe head for Lisbon for Connected Europe next month

London, UK, 20 September 2017 – Leading industry figures from across the European telecommunications industry are Lisbon-bound next month for the inaugural Connected Europe conference and exhibition. Themed “High Speed Connectivity for Europe’s Future”, the event will look at how the region is going to meet EU priorities in an environment further complicated by IoT, 5G, smart cities and big data. Among those taking part are Paulo Neves, Chairman of PT Portugal, Enrique Blanco Nadales, Global CTO of Telefónica S.A, Allison Kirkby, CEO of Tele2, and Hans Witdouck, CEO of…

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