It was a busy week in the Machine to Machine Solutions sector. Here are some of the major stories from TMCnet.
TAGSYS’s RFID (radio frequency identification) technology was selected recently by RYB, which offers products in connection with gas, water, electricity, telecommunications, irrigation and geothermal energy. TAGSYS will supply ruggedized RFID tags for underground infrastructure.
In another story, TMCnet’s Sujata Garud reports that Aeris Communications has an expanded partnership with Acura to power the next generation of AcuraLink, an advanced cloud-based connectivity system expected to be released in early 2013 on the 2014 Acura RLX luxury sedans. Aeris’ (News - Alert) machine-to-machine platform includes messaging, data streaming, and on-demand voice connectivity.
It was also reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that traffic accidents are the top cause of workplace fatalities and injuries. They cost companies more than $60 billion annually. To cut down on accidents, telematics and mobile devices have been providing information before and after accidents take place. The 2012 fleet safety study by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) examined fleets from many different companies who have collectively logged in more than 9.8 billion miles.
Also, Jasper Wireless was recently ranked as the leading vendor of M2M connected device platform (CDP) by ABI Research (News - Alert). The criteria for the assessment examined different categories including innovation, implementation and market share analysis.
And AGCO, an agriculture company, has introduced a new mobile application built for agricultural professionals on the go, helping them to manage their operations. The AGCOMMAND app is a wireless information solution that offers machine information for professional farmers and their dealers.
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