august 2015




Feature Articles



ZigBee, the IoT, and Global Growth

Tobin Richardson, President and CEO ZigBee Alliance

Just as multitudes of analysts have predicted, the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived, a vision that has long been the dream of technology enthusiasts everywhere. Businesses and consumers alike are quickly noticing; theyre checking out the hundreds of products that claim to be smart, made for homes, businesses, retailers, utilities, agriculture the list goes on. The world is preparing for a new reality, a futuristic, intelligent environment that improves the comfort, convenience, and security of everyday life.


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Unlocking Data is Key

Jeff Stevens, Elecsys Corp.

It is now possible to have your cake and eat it too. For several years industries like oil and gas, electrical, water/wastewater, industrial manufacturing, railroad and agriculture have been trying to find a way to make incompatible systems work together; such as a SCADA or controls system integrating with ERP, maintenance programs, or other auditing and reporting tools.


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  Sponsored Announcement

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With the Full Program announced, you're likely already planning on attending the Internet of Things West conference. If so, save $145 off of our lowest early bird registration rates and sign up today.


Simply use the coupon code AUG on the registration page and you'll receive a full two day conference pass for $650. That's $145 off of our $795 early bird rate. This is the lowest price possible for two full days of educational sessions from companies such as Oracle, Cisco, IBM, Schneider Electric, Jaguar Land Rover, Beckhoff Automation, B+B SmartWorx and many more. View the Program


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  Industry News

New Opportunities in the $24 Billion Wearable Technology Industry

IDTechEx Research forecast that the wearable technology market will rise from $24.2 billion in 2015 to three times that size in ten years – creating a market of $74 billion in 2025. In addition to increasing demand for existing enabling components, this provides a large opportunity for new technologies as electronics move from bulky devices to ones that can conform to the wearer. - click here to read more


M2M Connected Devices Market Growing Rapidly

A new report from Beecham Research predicts rapid growth in the sales of M2M cellular modules and wireless terminals to end 2019, with volumes shipped reaching 154 percent and 166 perecnt of 2014 levels, respectively. Cellular M2M modules are expected to reach $2.2 billion in sales in 2019. - click here to read more


GeoTraq to Acquire OmniM2M and Ci2i in $12 Million Stock Deal

GeoTraq, Inc. intends to acquire OmniM2M, a technology company focused on IOT and Ci2i, a technology consulting company focused on analytics.Under the terms of the Letter of Intent, GeoTraq will issue to the shareholders of OmniM2M and Ci2i a total of 120 million common shares. - click here to read more


Wind River Achieves CMMI Level 3 Appraisal for Automotive Expertise and Services

Wind River been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institutes Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for its worldwide Automotive Solutions & Professional Services. - click here to read more

  New Products

Crouzet Automation Debuts Internet of Things Control Solutions for Water and Waste Treatment

Crouzet Automation has released a new em4 nano-PLC with remote capabilities and proven Millenium 3 Smart Logic Controller, both designed to control, measure, monitor and log data for a variety of water and waste treatment applications. - click here to read more


New Wireless Power Supply for Wearables

Werth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG now offers wireless power coils for wearables. Since devices such as fitness sensors and smart watches are generally encapsulated to protect them from the effects of the environment, but due to the variety of integrated sensory components (GPS, radio) have to be recharged frequently, the contactless transfer of energy without a charging plug is the call of the day. - click here to read more


New Sensor for Fitness Tracking in Smart Watches and Fitness Armbands

Osram Opto Semiconductors has expanded its portfolio for the optical measurement of pulse rates and blood oxygen levels.The new SFH 7060 sensor from Osram Opto Semiconductors is designed to measure pulse rates and the oxygen saturation level of blood. - click here to read more


GE Announces Predix Cloud

As a digital industrial company focused on answering the unique needs and scale of customers across aviation, energy, healthcare and transportation, GE has announced plans to enter the cloud services market with Predix Cloud. - click here to read more



Event Listings


Remote Conference Program Announced

The 2015 Remote Monitoring and Control Conference has announced its event program. The event will host an array of experts in the fields of SCADA, remote networks/telemetry, onsite power and security for remote and unattended sites. Companies such as GE Intelligent Platforms, DPS Telecom, Phoenix Contact, Elecsys Corp, LiveData Utilities, and many more will educate attendees on the latest ways to monitor, control, secure, power and network their sites. View the program.


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