May 2015




Feature Article



M2M: Build vs. Buy?

There are many considerations that companies must make when developing an M2M solution. Those discovery considerations deal with the following areas: Devices, Network, and Application, or what we at Numerex call, Numerex DNA. When a company considers adopting an M2M Solution to help solve a business problem, one of the questions that must be asked is; Should I design-and-build a solution, or should I rely on a partner to help me develop the solution?


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  Sponsored Announcement

IoT West Preliminary Program Announced

The Internet of Things West conference has announced its 2015 preliminary program. The event will host an array of IoT experts from companies such as Cisco, IBM, Schneider Electric, Jagaur Land Rover, Beckhoff Automation, B+B SmartWorx and many more. This event provides a forum to discuss new developments in technology, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements in M2M, connectivity/telemetry, machine intelligence, and the IoT industry.

Preliminary Program Sessions Include:

  • Transforming Advanced Connectivity with the Internet of Things – Road Map for Achieving Massive Adoption and Application - Cisco Systems
  • Cloud as Opportunity for Enhanced Security - IBM Institute of Advanced Security
  • Is IoT Security Even Possible? - Ayla Networks/LockState
  • Staying Safe and Secure in IoT - KORE
  • Getting ‘Smart’ About Connected Device Privacy - Adler Law Group
  • Industry 4.0; What does this mean for you, your company and your future? - Schneider Electric
  • The Promise of SWARM Intelligence: Distributed Intelligence at the Network Edge - B+B SmartWorx
  • The Industry 4.0 Communication Standard: OPC UA - Beckhoff Automation
  • A Dev Guide: Connectivity and Wearables - Plantronics
  • Going Beyond Wearables with Ingestible Health Apps - InfoStretch Corp.
  • Testing Internet of Things Applications - IBM
  • Rise of the Niche App Ecosystem – Discovery and Security for the Connected Car - Jaguar Land Rover/AppCarousel
  • Software Makes the Difference for Device Manufacturers - Flexera Software
  • Edge Computing: The Next Frontier for IoT Strategies - Infobright
  • The Enterprise Internet of Things – The Roadmap to M2M Communications - Daintree Networks

Visit the Preliminary Program Page for More Information

  Industry News

Installed Base of Wireless IoT Devices in Industrial Automation Reached 10.3 Million in 2014

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation reached 10.3 million in 2014. The number of wireless IoT devices in automation networks will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.2 percent to reach 43.5 million by 2020. - click here to read more


Stationary Battery Energy Storage Creates a $13.5 Billion Opportunity by 2023

The More than Moore market research and strategy consulting company,Yole Dveloppement (Yole),released last week its new technology & market analysis entitledEnergy Management for Smart Grid, Cities and Building: Opportunities for Battery Electricity Storage Solutions.In this new report, Yoles analysts propose a detailed analysis of the stationary battery market and an overview of the main players. - click here to read more


Europe and North America Have Reached 9 Million Insurance Telematics Policies

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 4.8 million in Q4-2014. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42.4 percent, this number is expected to reach 28.1 million by 2019. - click here to read more


The Wireless Network Infrastructure Ecosystem: 2015 2020

The term Wireless Network Infrastructure has conventionally been associated with macrocell RAN (Radio Access Network) and mobile core network infrastructure. However, the scope of the term is expanding as wireless carriers increase their investments in Heterogeneous Network or HetNet infrastructure such as small cells, carrier WiFi and DAS (Distributed Antenna System) nodes, to cope with increasing capacity and coverage requirements. - click here to read more

  New Products

Antenova Releass Three new Families of Antennas for M2M and IoT Markets

Antenova Ltd. is announcing three entirely new families of antenna products that utilize new design approaches to take the company’s product ranges to a new level for the M2M, wearable technology and IoT markets. Several antennas from each new product family are to be released during 2015, with the first, a new miniature ceramic antenna becoming available in May. - click here to read more


GE Intelligent LED Lighting Connects with Apple HomeKit Ecosystem

Beth Comstock,President & CEO, GE Business Innovations, has shared GEs plans to engineer intelligent, color-changing LED lightingcompatible with Apples HomeKit during GEs Connected Future event, unveiling LED-enabled Intelligent Environments capabilities for cities,buildings and homes. - click here to read more


Efficient New Sensor for Wristband Heart Monitors

The SFH 7051 from Osram Opto Semiconductors is an integrated optical sensor specially designed for heart rate monitoring. This component is used in fitness trackers, smart watches and other wearables. The new sensor consumes very little power, maximizing battery life and reliability. - click here to read more


Red Lion Adds New Event Engine to RAM Industrial Cellular RTUs

Red Lion Controls haveannounced its Sixnet series RAM industrialcellular RTUsnow feature a web-based user-configurable event engine that can trigger I/O and relays or send SMS text messages based on real-time operational data. With connectivity options such as I/O, serial, Ethernet and optional Wi-Fi, RAM RTUs easily integrate with existing equipment to provide a remote monitoring M2M solution. - click here to read more


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M2M - Consumer - HealthCare - Security

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Event Listings


Remote 2015 Conference Dates Announced


Webcom Communications is proud to announce that its Remote Monitoring and Control Conference will once again be held in Las Vegas, NV. on Nov. 5-6. This conference will cover the latest advancements for monitoring and managing distributed equipment and facilities via recent developments in SCADA, remote networks (wireless & wired), security (cyber & physical), automation, onsite and back-up power, M2M and all other manner of technology that allows for the management of remote assets.


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