NOVEMBER EDITION OF CONNECTED
The Internet of Things (IoT), expansion of big data, and improved ability to analyse and act on data are likely to define key technology trends in 2015 and beyond. According to Gartner projections, 4.9 billion connected devices will be in use worldwide in the next year and this figure will surge to 25 billion by 2020. The IoT will support total services spending of around US$69.5 billion in 2015 and US$263 billion by 2020. Gartner expects manuf5340 acturing, utilities and transportation to be the top three verticals using IoT in 2015,
Australian SMBs believe they are in a good position to capitalise on the rising trend of the IoT. An AVG survey shows that 59% of Australian SMBs think the IoT will help them improve revenues, and 62% have at least some budget specifically assigned to the development of IoT solutions over the next 12 months.
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Darren Moroney – General Manager, M2M Connectivity
NEW Tallysman TW5340 Smart Antenna
The TW5340 is a multi-constellation GNSS Smart Antenna which provides simultaneous GPS/Galileo/GLONASS/SBAS reception.
Utilizing state of the art ST STA8088 receiver, the TW5340 antenna provides 32 high sensitivity tracking channels plus 2 fast acquisition channels which can be assigned to acquire and track GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, QZSS, Gagan, MSAS) signals simultaneously.
The TW5340 is ideal for professional grade applications such as precision timing, network synchronization and tracking/positioning applications. It employs Tallysman’s Accutenna™ dual feed antenna patch technology which greatly improves rejection of multi-path signal interference, across the whole GNSS band, resulting in much higher location accuracy.
For more information on the TW5340 antenna, please click here.
SPECIAL OFFER – Development Kits
For a limited time only, a special offer is available on development kits from M2M Connectivity.
SPECIAL OFFER: Purchase a development kit and receive a Netgear 760S 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot free!
The retail price of the 760S is $230 ex GST. The offer is valid until the end of 2014
M2M Connectivity has a wide range of development kits for
– 3G & LTE: Sierra Wireless AirPrime modules,
For more information on the development kits available and this special offer, please click here.
IoT Update: TinyMesh Developments
Radiocrafts TinyMesh now can support piggy-backing wireless M-Bus packages. The new specialized TinyMesh™ module permits piggy-backing wireless M-Bus to a TinyMesh™ self-forming and self-healing network with two-way communication, thus providing the best of both worlds with the minimum of development time and costs.
For more information about TinyMesh, click here.
LTE Update: Opengear Failover-To-Cellular
Opengear Failover-To-Cellular combines F2C and Smart OOB™ to meet IoT demand for always-on availability and minimized network downtime.
The Failover-To-Cellular capabilities will be available in December 2015 in Opengear’s 3G/LTE console servers and will include the following features:
For more information about Opengear console servers and to read the Opengear press release, click here.
3G Enabled Smart Agriculture
The Agribusiness sector is seeking Improvements in productivity through the adoption of agriculture-related IoT environmentally sustainable farming practices.
There is increasing interest in Libelium’s Smart Agriculture platform using wireless sensor networks and 3G to deliver effective outcomes in farming operations. Libelium’s Smart Agriculture platform has been utlized in monitoring vineyards in traditional wine-making industries, in hydroponics, and can be applied to livestock farming providing the M2M services that allow the livestock farmer to optimally turn every parcel of arable land and every animal into a precision smart and ecological connected livestock farm.
For more information on Smart Agriculture, click here.
Tech Tip: Sierra Wireless HL series
Sierra Wireless HL series – IP stack
• Supports 7 sockets (client + server) total open at any one time.