December 2014



Feature Article



What to Expect in the Equipment Industry in 2015

By 2020, it’s predicted that there will be 33 billion connected devices on the planet– nearly three times the 10 to 12 billion estimated today. Already present in our lives through our vehicles, our homes and even on our person with wearable tech, embedded sensors will be deployed in almost every piece of equipment along the supply chain.


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  Sponsored Announcement

IoT North America Preliminary Program Announced


The Internet of Things North America conference has released details on its 2015 preliminary program. Headed by companies such as Oracle, Intel, Dell, IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and B&B Electronics, the program will delve into several key market areas for IoT and educate attendees on turning the Internet of Everything into a reality. Register today.


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  Industry News

Hive Minds and the Internet of Bees

PodsystemM2M has announced that its Best Signal USA & Europe Multi Network SIM cards have been selected by Arnia for expansion of its remote bee hive monitoring system into the USA. Arnia provides sremote bee hive monitoring systems for beekeepers, bee farmers and bee researchers, combining hive acoustics with other parameters. - click here to read more


Internet of Things: It’s All a Question of Heterogeneous Integration

The most important added value of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions will come from process of generated data, explains Yole Développement (Yole) in its latest report, Technologies & Sensors for the Internet of Things. - click here to read more


Consumer Video Surveillance Equipment in the Smart Home

The consumer and DIY video surveillance equipment market includes all equipment sold through in-store and online retail channels. In 2014, the global market size will top $1 billion USD for the first time with the US accounting for almost 65 percent of total revenue. - click here to read more


ABB Joins Industrial Internet Consortium

ABB is joining the Industrial Internet Consortium, a group of more than 100 companies, organizations and universities working to accelerate growth of the Industrial Internet by identifying and promoting best practices and robust standards. ABB has for years advanced the Industrial Internet via the company’s control systems, communication technology and industrial sensors. - click here to read more

  New Products

Texas Instruments Launches NFC Sensor Transponder for IoT Applications

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced a flexible high frequency 13.56 MHz sensor transponder family. The highly integrated ultra-low-power RF430FRL15xH system-on-chip (SoC) family combines an ISO 15693-compliant Near Field Communication (NFC) interface. - click here to read more


NetComm Wireless Launches the N-Hub for Healthcare

NetComm Wireless Limited will enter the health industry with the launch of its NetComm Wireless n-Hub (NTC-20). Designed to meet rising global demand for M2M healthcare solutions, the n-Hub connects diverse Bluetooth and WiFi enabled mHealth devices to the speed and coverage of cellular networks. - click here to read more


European Test Drive Showcases the Future of Intelligent Traffic

NXP Semiconductors N.V. alongside leading industry partners and government officials, celebrated the completion of the ‘Communicating Cars’ test drive along the Cooperative ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) Corridor spanning Austria, Germany and the Netherlands. - click here to read more


Decos Launches Driving App Flo

Decos has launched the driving app Flo. Flo gives drivers real-time feedback that helps them be safer drivers and save money on fuel and maintenance costs in the process. Safe drivers are also greener drivers who cut their CO2 emissions. - click here to read more


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Event Listings


Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer
February 16-18, 2015
Four Seasons Resort in Austin, TX

Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines the expanding market for the smart home and the role of energy solutions within the Internet of Things, including connected devices, energy management, utility services, and home control platforms and services.

Smart Energy Summit addresses strategies for utilities, service providers, retailers, and manufacturers to expand and monetize their energy offerings by engaging consumers, developing new business models, and creating unique partnerships.

The summit agenda features thought leaders representing utilities, state and national regulators, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs presenting on the state of the market and the emerging consumer and business opportunities.

For more information, visit for follow the event on Twitter at @SmartEnergySmt.



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