Telit Announces Cloud-Based Event Video Recording via OzVision Management Platform

Powerful new capability adds real-time videoto Telit’s deviceWISE platform for a complete IoT solution from connected devices such as cameras and sensors

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced cloud-based event video recording via the OzVision Management Platform. This powerful new capability adds real-time video to Telit’s deviceWISE platform for a complete IoT solution from connected devices such as cameras and sensors.The OzVision system records, analyzes and distributes massive amounts of real-time data, every day, from over a million cameras worldwide.

“There are times when real-time video is critical in creating true understanding of what is happening in remote and mobile locations”, said Alon Segal, Telit CTO. “Video, integrated in an IoT solution has the unprecedented power to inform, provide convincing evidenceand provide peace of mind.”

For the automotive market, dashboard cameras will now be able to automatically capture and transmit video uponan event trigger. An alert, along with up to 30 seconds of video can be sent to company managers or family members. Fleet managers and direct supervisors can activate preset triggers when harsh braking, excessive speeding or when sensing unauthorized and after-business-hours vehicle use– and then watch a live video stream.

Security applications include fixed surveillance cameras with motion detection capability. Each time the system senses movement, it will send a video clip that starts a few seconds before motion is spotted — and continue transmitting as long it perceives an interloper. The OzVision server is also capable of integrating with third-party analytics services via its OZ INTEGRATE module.At any time, users can view a live video feed.

“The OzVision video cloud platform performs with 99.99% uptime and is a proven provider of plug and play, live view, continuous and event recording, playback and notification services, said Duby Hodd, OzVision CEO. “We offer complete integration with the deviceWISE platform with a sophisticated set of API’s to ensure rapid IoT deployment.”

Telit collaborates with an ever-expanding network of recognized experts and innovators from the M2M/IoT community around the world. Telit’s Business Partners include leading technology and product developers, system integrators and telecom carriers – offering customers hardware and software, integration services and support, wireless network services, custom point solutions and applications, or turnkey commercial deployments, as needed. The thriving deviceWISE community centers on the deviceWISE Ready program. deviceWISE Ready promotes interoperability between products and services from our Business Partners and the deviceWISE AEP, thus reducing the risk, time-to-market, complexity and cost of deploying complete end-to-end IoT solutions.

See a live demonstration of the OzVision system integrated with Telit’s deviceWISE platform atthe CTIA Super Mobility Conference in Las Vegas at the Telit exhibit booth #4832.One day prior to CTIA at Telit’s IoT Innovation expoat Caesars Palace,the OzVision demo remote controlled car will be test drivenby Telit IoT Platforms CEO, Fred Yentz.

Telit Announces Rapid IoT Development Kit with Built-in Cellular Connectivity and Cloud-based IoT Portal Integration

Full-featured kit for standalone prototyping or as cellular plug-in for popular Maker platforms

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a Rapid IoT Development Kit with built-in cellular connectivity and seamless integration with the Cloud-based Telit IoT Portal – reducing IoT solution prototyping from weeks or months to mere hours. The comprehensive kit can be used to develop standalone IoT prototypes or as a convenient cellular, Cloud-ready plug-in for popular open Maker platforms. The intuitive IoT Portal lets users connect and manage the kit, and makes it easy to securely extract and consume data by using built-in dashboards, designing web-based and mobile apps, and integrating with enterprise systems for big data analytics.

“Telit and the Texas Instruments (TI) LaunchPad™ development kits are a powerful combination for any developer looking to prototype a robust and complete IoT solution,” said Adrian Fernandez, Microcontroller Development Experience Manager, TI. “Developers can simply snap a TI LaunchPad development board onto the Telit Rapid IoT Development Kit for virtually instant cellular connectivity and integration with a cloud-based IoT platform to collect, manage and analyze your data.”

The Rapid IoT Development Kit operates in both standalone mode and interface mode. As a standalone device, it operates solely with the unique on-board processing power of the Telit xe910 module based upon the AppZone C development and runtime environment. There is a variety of sensors already on the board including accelerometer, temperature and LED indicators. In interface mode, the on-board headers enable quick plug and play stacked integration with the most popular open Maker platforms such as Raspberry Pi, TI LaunchPad, and Arduino – all free of connecting cables.

“Our new Rapid IoT Development Kit redefines IoT prototyping, allowing development engineers, system integrators and the Maker community to conceive end-to-end solutions – from sensor to app, using a complete, pre-integrated set of hardware, cellular connectivity and Cloud-services,” said John Keever, CTO Telit IoT Platforms. “All of the necessary resources and tools are there and our goal is to have users connected and active within minutes.”

See live demonstrations of the Rapid IoT Development Kit at the CTIA Super Mobility Conference in Las Vegas at the Telit exhibit booth #4832.

Telit and Tech Mahindra Collaborate on Enabling End-To-End IoT Solutions

Multi-faceted relationship spans turnkey solutions, system integration, global business development, and engineering services

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its multi-faceted collaboration with Tech Mahindra on developing complete solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). The relationship is centered on combining and integrating Telit’s leading portfolio of IoT products and services with Tech Mahindra’s unmatched system integration expertise and strengths in developing end-to-end enterprise solutions. Both companies are also jointly pursuing new business opportunities across many markets and industries, such as IoT horizontal and Industrial IoT around the world. Additionally, Telit has reached an agreement to outsource related engineering development and testing activities to Tech Mahindra.

As a fast-growing number of companies is exploring how the IoT can help them improve operational efficiencies and drive new business models, many – especially large multinational enterprises – remain intimidated by having to put all the pieces together by themselves. Telit and Tech Mahindra are jointly addressing these concerns by offering clients complete end-to-end solutions such as IoT solution consulting, solution development and operations that reduce the complexity, risk, cost and time-to-market versus trying to develop a custom project in house. Under its vast system integration and IT consultancy services, Tech Mahindra’s IoT experts have been fully trained and certified in designing end-to-end solutions around Telit IoT modules, connectivity and Cloud-based platforms.

“Tech Mahindra and Telit are each strategically focused on capitalizing on the exponential growth across many IoT verticals and together we are positioned to grow at a pace greater than or equal to the industry, “ said Karthikeyan Natarajan, senior vice president & global head of engineering services at Tech Mahindra. “This collaboration will address the broad IoT solutions with particular emphasis on the industrial internet and Industry 4.0 programs of our manufacturing customers across Automotive, Aerospace, Medical, discrete and hi-tech manufacturing verticals,“

“Telit is very excited about this collaboration with Tech Mahindra, resulting in far-reaching technical and business synergies that offer a new way for companies to onboard to the Internet of Things,” commented Fred Yentz, CEO of Telit IoT Platforms. “Together we can help organizations transform their business with end-to-end IoT solutions – from ideation generation, to system architecture, proof of concept development and full commercial deployments that are integrated with their existing enterprise systems.”

Telit and Tech Mahindra each have deep expertise working with companies large and small that rely on mission-critical performance, security and scalability. Today, both companies are already engaged in several industrial customer projects together, including a leading global heavy equipment company. Their joint capabilities can be easily applied to any company seeking to transform its business model with IoT enabled real-time remote machine monitoring and control, production diagnostics, predictive maintenance, or asset tracking solutions.

Telit India and WE Components India announce strategic alliance

WE Components to support Telit’s growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) by becoming a distributor and engineering design partner

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a strategic alliance with WE Components India. As part of this alliance, WE Components becomes a Telit distributor and design development partner in India. WE Components India, which has a presence across APAC and India,will play a key role in developing new business in the IoT domain by utilizing their in-house design expertise which spans across different applications.

The company, which is principally engaged in the distribution of active, passive, electromechanical components and connectors and value-added services in engineering designs and vendor-managed inventory (“VMI”), will also support Telit by offering value-added services like design fulfillment and logistics support. With its high-tech APAC and India infrastructure facility,WE Components is equipped to support Telit’s current market needs and diversification plans.

Mr. Ashish Gulati, Country Manager Telit India added, “We are pleased to welcome WE Components as our authorized distributor and design partner for IoT applications. Their specialization in this domain coupled with their APAC and India presence makes them an ideal partner for Telit.”

According to Mr.Sriram Krishna, Country Manager/Director WE Components India, “WE look forward to this win-win alliance with Telit. With our strong technical marketing team and presence across India, WE is able to support Telit’s wide range of products and solutions. The combination of WE Components and Telit’s expertise and offerings will enable customers to achieve compliance across IoT applications.”

AT&T and Otis Collaborate on IoT Solutions

Enhance Connectivity of Next Generation Elevators and World’s Largest Elevator Service Network

Today AT&T (NYSE:T) and Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), announced they are collaborating on opportunities to enhance connectivity through the use of Internet of Things (IoT) products – services and technologies that employ digital technologies to better connect with customers and with elevator, escalator and moving walkway equipment.

As part of this collaboration, AT&T* and Otis Elevator Company (Otis) are expanding their long-standing relationship to develop the connectivity to support advanced elevators while also providing mobility to more than 30,000 service employees at Otis companies worldwide.

Otis companies around the world will use AT&T IoT technology to aggregate data from cell networks and connect to a new enhanced cloud environment. AT&T’s Global SIM card and IoT Services, such as Control Center, M2X and Flow Designer, will also allow Otis to access real-time equipment performance data. In addition, AT&T will serve as the primary mobility provider for Otis field operations.

This collaboration is one example of how AT&T and United Technologies are exploring ways to harness the power of digital technologies and communications networks to improve performance, lower costs and deliver better results for customers in building systems and aerospace.

“We strongly believe that a new generation of elevators will be defined by new digital tools that better connect our people with our customers – and our customers with their equipment,” said Otis President Philippe Delpech. “We will also develop new responsive service solutions that give Otis employees more autonomy and Otis customers more control over their equipment and buildings by leveraging the AT&T IoT technology to harness data generated by the nearly 2 million elevators currently under Otis service contract transporting over 2 billion people per day.”

For more than 15 years, Otis has used AT&T Network Services in its commercial business. This agreement will provide new mobility tools that put more information in the hands of Otis’ customer-facing employees and provide Otis customers enhanced efficiency, communication and flexibility.

Experts at AT&T will help Otis accelerate efforts to create buildings with more seamless security and transportation systems that are invisible to the tenant or resident and are more efficient and reduce building energy use.

“We’re seeing more global businesses use IoT technologies to take their business to the next level. They’re extracting actionable information from their machines, equipment, factories, fleet vehicles and more,” said Chris Penrose, senior vice president, IoT Solutions, AT&T. “The fact that Otis is extending their relationship with AT&T to include IoT services shows they’re innovative thinkers. They understand how it can change the way they operate and interact with their customers.”

To learn more about IoT’s potential to transform business, visit www.att.com/iot and download the AT&T IoT Insights Report here.

For more information on UTC Products, visit http://www.utc.com.

For more information on Otis elevators, visit http://www.otisworldwide.com.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

Telit acquires IP and Cellular Module Products from Novatel Wireless

Telit Communications PLC, (AIM: TCM, “Telit”, the “Group”), a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has agreed to acquire several cellular module product lines, related IP and related assets from Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIFI, “Novatel”), for an initial cash purchase price of $11 million and conditional earn-out consideration, which Telit expects to be non-material (the “Acquisition”).

As part of the Acquisition, Telit acquired specific IP and was granted an exclusive license to other Novatel IP related to the acquired cellular module lines, including subsequent versions currently in development.

Whilst this forms an important part of the Group’s strategy to enhance its product offering in the security market segment, the Acquisition is not expected to have a material impact on the Group’s financial performance.

Oozi Cats, Telit’s Chief Executive, commented, “The acquisition of these products and associated IP strengthens Telit’s position in the security market segment, a segment that is expected to be an early adopter of LTE Cat1. The acquisition is part of our strategy to enhance our product offering by both acquisition and our own R&D.”

Telit Application Development Environment uses the IoT Module to Run Customer Apps

New generation IoT AppZone significantly reduces time to prototype and market with Android

Telit , a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a new generation of the Telit IoT AppZone application development environment (ADE), to include the widely supported Android open source framework. The new ADE will expand from the well-established AppZone C and Python base to deliver the power and ease of use of Android. The newly added framework from Google is becoming increasingly popular with developer communities in a wide range of IoT vertical application areas such as automotive, wearables, gateways and smart home. The expanded environment will allow developers to leverage their experience with Android, using the same tools and APIs in a framework they are familiar with, reducing development time and effort. The new IoT AppZone includes tools and libraries for mobile data provisioning and management through Telit IoT Connectivity services and for thing-to-cloud data integration and application enablement with Telit IoT Platform services. And because the application runs inside the module, the bill of material for the customer device is also reduced.

The Telit IoT AppZone is a full-featured ADE comprised of an integrated development environment (IDE) based on Eclipse and Android Studio with Telit developed plugins delivering high-level functionality such as enhanced project creation wizard, application deployment and configuration, debug tools and interface to software version control systems. It is an integral part of the Telit IoT Portal, which is a one stop resource center for developers to connect IoT devices, apps, cloud, and IT systems.

The IoT AppZone leverages the power and flexibility of professional grade framework and APIs including industry de-facto standard – Android – which Telit has tailored and enhanced with extensions for IoT modules and services, using robust, thoroughly tested building blocks and architecture. Leveraging framework security architecture and components, the ADE offers developers a rich set of threat mitigating components including support for secure boot, application sandboxing and cryptographic APIs.

The ADE’s full integration with other Telit products and services, including with a wide range of specially designed products for the automotive sector, allows developers to build IoT systems from device to cloud, reducing time to market, enabling complete end-to-end solutions with minimal effort. Its IoT optimized architecture allows developers to collect information from sensors directly or through short-range wireless modules, send data securely to the cloud, publish or interface with enterprise systems using an IoT Platform agent and the IoT Portal; and to deploy and update firmware and applications over-the-air, manage configuration files and security.

In a typical IoT device integration project, developers usually employ a microcontroller to manage the module and other device peripherals. The Telit IoT AppZone provides a cost and complexity saving alternative consolidating hardware components embedding the application software right in the module.

“By adding the Android framework to the IoT AppZone in this new generation of the ADE we have not only enriched its feature set and flexibility but also expanded the reach of the tool to a much larger community of developers who can now enjoy the benefits of consolidating hardware and simplifying development by installing and running their application in the modules,” said Felix Marchal, Telit’s Chief Product Officer. “With so many opportunities for business transformation powered by IoT innovation, the IoT AppZone becomes a necessity for developers everywhere to shorten their development cycles and time to market”

Telit connects Yuktix’s solar-powered weather stations

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that its cellular module technology has been selected to provide mobile data access for Yuktix Technologies’ micro-climatic data collection weather stations. Telit IoT modules are to deliver connected-device functionality for multi-purpose weather stations, data acquisition devices that operate on solar, battery or AC power. The new generation of Yuktix devices embeds the Telit GL865 GPRS module.

Yuktix weather stations collect meteorological information such as temperature, humidity, rain, wind speed every 15 seconds and up to 12 samples are taken for each transmitted reading. They provide data parameterized to conform to standards set by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) and the World Meteorological Organization. The station was designed with enough flexibility to be used as an air quality or water quality-measuring device simply by adding the pertinent sensors. The stations can serve as ready-to-deploy templates for smart cities and urban monitoring.

The GL865, selected by Yuktix, is a member of the popular and widely adopted GL865 product family based on the latest Intel single-chip, 65nm process CMOS technology and slated to be available and cost-controlled for many years out. The selected variant operates with 1.8V GPIOs, minimizing power consumption and making it ideally suited for solar or battery powered devices like the Yuktix weather stations.

“We selected the Telit GL865 because of its excellent performance under test conditions. The module demonstrated the most optimized results in its class and availability; and the Python engine provided us with a good way to process asynchronous events via SMS,” said Yuktix founder Rajeev Jha. “It is very competitive in technical and commercial terms; and tests showed that it was able to establish a more stable cellular connection than competitor products.”

Ashish Gulati, Head of Telit India added, “Our IoT modules are ideal for the Indian market in all critical technical, regulatory and economic dimensions. Our longstanding presence and experience in this region add a unique value proposition to the stable and robust products we bring to this growing market. We see this device launch with the experts of Yuktix Technologies as the start of a strategic and enduring partnership.”

Telit Expands Application Development and Connectivity Management Functions on the IoT Portal

Company to feature industry’s most comprehensive end-to-end IoT services at Mobile World Congress

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it is adding dashboarding, built-in network steering and remote device management to the Telit IoT Portal. These new capabilities are consolidated under the Portal’s Application Development and Connectivity Management Functions – providing Telit portal users a unique and powerful set of tools to configure, manage and optimize both devices and connections from an intuitive Cloud-based service.

The new dashboarding tool features built-in graphing and visualization, quick and easy customization and real-time data intelligence. As an integral part of the IoT Portal, dashboards make it easy to transform and translate data into usable information.

Telit’s Connectivity Management Lets customers manage a connection life cycle, analyze connection quality, and set all provisioning and data plan parameters – improving overall performance and data cost management in real time. The built-in CDP integration (unveiled in late 2015) aggregates federated data across multiple wireless networks – a valuable capability when operating IoT deployments in different countries and regions around the world. The new “Switch” feature is a roaming network steering tool to offset the financial and technical risks posed by mobile network failures or degraded performance. .

The IoT Portal is enriched further by Device Management functions to remotely configure and troubleshoot IoT devices. For the tens of millions of Telit modules that are already deployed in the field there is no device-side application integration required. The functionality may also extend to non-Telit embedded devices through the deviceWISE agent technology and API.

“Telit is always on the forefront of IoT Innovation as illustrated by these advanced functions that help our customers dramatically improve the performance and cost management of their entire IoT deployment from a single web interface,” said Fred Yentz, President IoT Platforms. “The developer-friendly Telit IoT Portal provides instant and full access to unmatched tools and resources for any IoT project.”

The Telit IoT Portal, reduces risk, time-to-market, complexity and cost of deploying solutions for monitoring and control, industrial automation, asset tracking and field service operations across all industries and market segments around the world. Developers can connect, collect, and control anything with a single, standardized API set that is common across device integration, connectivity management and application development. Additionally, customers enjoy professional maintenance and support and ongoing upgrades to new features and capabilities. Access a free trial of the Telit IoT Portal.

Telit will demonstrate the IoT Portal on booth 5E61 throughout the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Interested parties are invited to schedule a meeting in advance.

Telit deviceWISE Platform Wins Best Industrial IoT Solution

Three Telit Partners Also Recognized for IoT Leadership

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that the Telit deviceWISE platform won Best Industrial IoT Solution at this year’s IoT Evolution Expo Battle of the Platforms. The award was given for the first time at this year’s event in recognition of the growing importance of IoT in industrial automation. In addition, Telit issued the prestigious 2016 deviceWISE Partner Awards, recognizing three companies for IoT innovation: SAP won the award for Enterprise Integration Partner, Red Lion won Device Partner, and Swisscom won the Mobile Network Operator award.

“Battle of the Platforms is a great opportunity for market leaders to differentiate themselves by providing a competitive look at their solutions,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution. “Telit’s Industrial IoT platform stood out for its ability to quickly and easily integrate heterogeneous manufacturing technologies with enterprise applications without programming.”

Prior to the battle, Telit hosted Telit IoT Innovation, designed to inspire and educate companies and developers looking to capitalize on IoT applications. The event featured use cases from several Telit ecosystem partners including keynote presentations by Oliver Mainka, Product Manager for Predictive Maintenance & Service, SAP and Dr. Jason Hallstrom, Director, Institute for Sensing & Embedded Network Systems Engineering, Florida Atlantic University.

“Telit IoT Innovation provides tremendous value to participants by leveraging the experience of Telit and our vast ecosystem to help companies in all industries innovate and accelerate time to market,”said Fred Yentz, CEO of Telit IoT Platforms. “We thank all of our partners for making this event a success and especially thank our Gold Sponsors: Arrow, Hi-Mix, QuickLogic and Sprint. We also congratulate the winners of this year’s deviceWISE Partner Awards.”
Telit’s industrial IoT solution – deviceWISE for Factory – is the industry-leading, enterprise-grade industrial automation platform designed to easily connect complex, disparate production equipment from different suppliers with different protocols and interfaces to enterprise systems and applications without custom programming. Pre-configured for Cloud connectivity and integration via Telit’s IoT Portal, the scalable architecture is configurable to any manufacturing environment in any industry by leveraging a vast library of built-in standardized device drivers and enterprise connectors. deviceWISE is perfectly suited to all manufacturing verticals including automotive, pharmaceuticals, machinery, oil and gas, electrical power generation, water and more.