Berg Insight says machines account for 1.4 percent of mobile network connections worldwide

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, 1.4 percent of the mobile network connections worldwide were used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication at the end of 2009.

Elevator pitch on Galileo Application Days 2010

This high-profile conference offers any company active in the navigation/location/mobile industry to have the opportunity of keeping a professional elevator pitch during the Galileo Application Days 2010.

Berg Insight says machines account for 1.4 percent of mobile network connections worldwide

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, 1.4 percent of the mobile network connections worldwide were used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication at the end of 2009. The shares in the EU and the US were 2.4 percent and 4.3 percent respectively.

KPN and Garmin enter into mobile data service agreement

KPN and Garmin, the world’s biggest producer of navigation systems, have signed a multi-year agreement that makes mobile data communication between different devices and machines possible. KPN will provide special SIM cards that will be used in Garmin’s new portable navigation system, the nüvi 1690. Users of this system get direct links to current online information such as the weather, traffic and petrol prices.

T-Mobile and NAVIGON are intensifying their strategic partnership

T-Mobile and NAVIGON are expanding their close cooperation. Now, the next logical step will follow, shortly following the common introduction of innovative navigation solutions for the iPhone 3G and the iPhone 3G S as well as for Android and Windows Mobile-based Smartphones: The companies jointly develop a machine-to-machine (M2M) telematic solution which enables the customers to retrieve comprehensive information, tips and advice Europe-wide about routes and destinations – and to do this particularly quickly and with high quality. The navigation devices access the central server over an internal SIM card via the T-Mobile network for this.

Bilora launches instant photo-geotagger based on u-blox’ GPS technology

Coinciding with the celebration of their 100th year in business, German camera-accessory manufacturer Bilora announces the availability of the “Bilora photo-geotagger” based on u-blox’ “Capture & Process” GPS solution. Based on advanced satellite-GPS technology, the hot-shoe accessory allows virtually any SLR camera to instantaneously capture position anywhere in the world each time a photo is taken.

COSCON LOGISTICS selects Savi Networks to launch GPS tagged shipments in China

COSCON Logistics, a global leader in the logistics industry and the leading logistics provider in China, announced that it will begin real-time, GPS tracking and monitoring of shipper conveyances. The program, which is the first large-scale commercial GPS-based tracking system launched thus far in China, will provide COSCON shippers and customers with improved supply chain execution, efficiency and security.

NXP will speak at European Navigation Event, 6 october 2009

Dr. Wouter Leibbrandt will talk about the pilot that helps the Dutch government addressing the challenge of traffic congestion in the Netherlands.

NAVTEQ has become partner of the European Navigation Event

Next to participating in the exhibition and rally, NAVTEQ will be holding the keynote speach at the seminar.

Vodafone puts faith in machines, vodafone goes M2M

Vodafone, the world’s biggest carrier by revenues, is ramping up its presence in the Machine to Machine (M2M) space, with the launch of a global service platform to help companies deploy and manage large, wireless M2M projects.