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Engineering Live: The Global Explosion of M2M Connections (On Demand)

New research from Berg Insight states that the global number of mobile network connections used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication will increase by 21% in 2014 to reach 213.9 million at the year-end. Over the next five years, the global number of wireless M2M connections is forecasted to grow 22.9% each year to reach 599.7 million connections in 2019. On […]

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M2M Cellular Puts the “2” in M2M

By: Scott Schwalbe, NimbeLink The genius of the Internet was, and still is, the linkage of people and their accumulated data into one universally accessible, global knowledge base. Ideas that previously might never have intersected can now come together, generating new concepts and directions for innovation and producing the whirlwind pace of change we now take for granted. The underlying […]

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Cellular Modem for Machine to Machine Communication

Review from Eli the Computer Guy

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2014 TEKNE AWARD FINALISTS

Tekne award finalists were announced September 17th at our networking event hosted by Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi. Three finalists were honored in each of the twelve Tekne Award categories: Tekne Award finalists represent the best and brightest in technological innovation, development, commercialization and management in Minnesota. STARTUP AWARD The Startup Award recognizes an early-stage Minnesota technology company with commercialized […]

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Arrow Adds Simple Cellular Connectivity to Internet of Things Portfolio with NimbeLink Agreement

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), has signed a distribution agreement with NimbeLink, a leading provider of embedded cellular modems and developer of cellular-enabled gateway systems. Under the agreement, Arrow will distribute the NimbeLink Skywire™ family of plug-in cellular modems across North America. “We recognized the need for expanded distribution and chose Arrow for its worldwide coverage […]

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M2M History Begins in 1885

In the beginning there was the thermostat, the primitive one-celled creature in the evolution of today’s electronic machine-to-machine (M2M) technology. It was an analog sensor, a bimetal strip bending as temperature changed until it closed a contact and became, for that instant, digital. Changing its state from zero to one, it sent a signal down a wire. That signal turned […]

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Can You Hear Me Now?

In the first half of the 20th Century, rural phone companies were busily wiring vast, sparsely-populated territories. They started by running wires along highways, promising farmers whose property they passed that they might have lines run to their home within a few years. Some of the more impatient farmers tapped into the phone company’s highway trunk lines and connected phones […]

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The Sky(wire) that Stayed Out in the Cold

You can’t watch the news these days without noticing how many places are experiencing unprecedented extremes of weather. There have been hurricanes and typhoons along the coasts, tornadoes inland, and unprecedented cold just about everywhere. Here in Minnesota, where NimbeLink lives, sub-freezing, even sub-zero temperatures are not unusual, though the bitterest temperatures seem to have arrived a bit earlier than […]

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Filling the Gap When AT&T Discontinues 2G GSM

AT&T’s 2G GSM network is going away in January of 2017. The company has stopped certifying new 2G GSM applications for deployment and is no longer provisioning new SIMs for 2G GSM devices and applications. For developers working on new products the message is clear—look elsewhere—but for those with GSM products already out there, it’s time to start planning for […]

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NimbeLink Receives 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Award

Award recognizes innovation in M2M and the “Internet of Things.” (Plymouth MN, February 10, 2014) – NimbeLink announced today that it has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Award from TMC and Crossfire Media. The award was announced at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held January 29-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Business Impact Awards […]

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