It was a busy week in the Machine to Machine Solutions sector. Here are some of the major stories from TMCnet.
The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is increasing. Cashing in on this trend, Eurotech – a provider of integrated M2M solutions – has partnered with ThingWorx. ThingWorx has certified Eurotech’s Everyware Cloud and Multi-Service Gateways.
In addition, AT&T will enhance its single worldwide SIM solution for wireless enabled global products with AirOn technology. The AirOn technology, which will be provided by Giesecke & Devrient (News - Alert), has been developed as an end-to-end solution for securing the management of subscription credentials on embedded M2M SIMs over-the-air.
TMCnet additionally reported how M2M technology is often called the “the Internet of Things” as it enables machines to “talk” to another machine anywhere in the world. Looking to explore opportunities in this field further, iMetrik (News - Alert) M2M Solutions has announced that the company has changed its name to Wiless Controls, Inc.
In addition, Identive Group, which offers solutions and services for the identification, security and RFID (radio frequency identification) industries, has unveiled its new Smartag Crypto tag (News - Alert). The RFID tag features the functionality and encryption capabilities of a microcontroller smart card but in a more compact size.
And Redline Communications Group recently announced that more than 300 of its RAS systems have been deployed at oil and gas drilling rigs across the United States and the Middle East. Redline Communications (News - Alert) provides broadband wireless solutions for M2M communications.
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