PTC ThingWorx® and Axeda® technology to integrate with Salesforce Analytics Cloud to provide customers with visual analytics tools that leverage data from smart, connected products | Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device.
NetComm Wireless Limited and Wyless, the leading provider of global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless connectivity solutions and managed services, today announced a strategic distribution agreement that will expand NetComm Wireless’ footprint in the Americas and Europe through the delivery of cellular M2M devices to Wyless’ enterprise, mobile network operator and channel customers.
Sierra Wireless to provide 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE AirPrime® modules to connect Itron smart meters in worldwide deployments, providing real-time information to help utilities and their customers manage energy usage.
TomTom has extended its location-based services product portfolio with an online turn-by-turn navigation service for customers who want to offer a navigation application on a connected device, without having to store a large offline map.
Guest post by Jim Morrish, Director & Founder, Machina Research :
There is a lot of hype around the potential for smart cities and, undoubtedly, the adoption of ‘smart cities’ initiatives is gaining pace. But much of the discussion within the industry is essentially supply-side focussed, rather than demand side focussed. Vendors will often have a slightly utopian vision of what a smart city might look like, whilst currently ‘dumb city’ residents and stakeholders often remain unconvinced. In this article we seek to begin to redress that balance, by focussing on the city manager perspective...
Today board members of China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile telecommunication company, and Deutsche Telekom, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies, signed a Connected Car cooperation agreement on the occasion of the state visit of Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang in Berlin.