It was a busy week in the Machine to Machine Solutions sector. Here are some of the major stories from TMCnet.
DataArt recently launched DeviceHive, a machine-to-machine communication framework that can bring remote management to smart devices. Smart devices can be controlled from the framework’s cloud-based API (Application Programming Interface), management portal and varied components, including protocols and open-source libraries.
In another story, Digi International has purchased Chicago-based Etherios, a Salesforce.com (News - Alert) platinum partner. The company combined its iDigi Device Cloud with Etherios' Social Machine.
It was also reported by TMCnet that HID Global announced that its industry and logistics radio frequency identification (RFID) tag (News - Alert) solution along with HID Global readers have been deployed by the AMCS Group. AMCS wants to help customers improve waste management and reduce expenses.
Also, there are some companies that are changing the way people get weather reports, with AcuRite’s Acu-Link leading the way. The Acu-Link device is a personal weather reporting tool that allows for remote monitoring of environmental conditions. These conditions include temperature, humidity, wind and rainfall. The device will send the information over the Internet to any device, including a smartphone or tablet.
And Telefonica, a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider, recently signed an agreement with Streetline, a global provider of smart parking solutions to jointly market telematics-enabled smart parking services. The partnership was announced by Telefonica (News - Alert) at the Smart City Expo World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain.
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