Menu

M2M FEATURE NEWS

Kontron's M2M Smart Services Kit Certified by Vodafone

By Rich Steeves January 09, 2013

If you know the machine-to-machine space, you know that any M2M solution is only as good as the network that hosts it. So, the recent news that Kontron’s M2M Smart Services Developer Kit has been certified by Vodafone bodes well for the M2M company.

The kit passes a series of 2G/3G tests that took place at Vodafone’s Test & Innovation Center and now it is approved to operate on the company’s cellular network. This means that OEMs will now be able to use the Kontron platform to connect distributed systems to various embedded cloud applications using Vodafone’s large network.

"Alongside the PTCRB certification, which our M2M Smart Services Developer Kits already have, the Vodafone certification is a decisive factor for our global OEM customers as it enables quick and cost-efficient market introduction of their cloud-based remote supervision & management appliances,” said Kevin Rhoads, vice president, Embedded Products Business Unit at Kontron, in a statement. "Customers are thus in a position to deploy our M2M Smart Services Developer Kit globally. We continue to offer wider deployment options for our customers with cellular connectivity on various Tier 1 carriers worldwide.”

Kontron’s M2M Smart Devices Developer Kit has many dynamic features. It offers scalable processor performance by way of computer-on-modules as well as an extension for audio/video smart services over M2M. It supports both WLAN and WPAN, allowing for rapid deployment of applications. It can access cloud applications via 3G WWAN connectivity and can be extended to 4G as well. The kit is available now. Click here for more information.




Edited by Brooke Neuman

IoTevolutionworld Web Editor

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

IoT Evolution Week in Review: Microsoft, Cisco, Novatel

By: Ken Briodagh    4/18/2015

What a crazy week here at the Evolution offices. The first thing you must have noticed is that we have launched our new look and new home at IoTEvolut…

Read More

Security Leaders Say Beware the Internet of Evil Things

By: Ken Briodagh    4/17/2015

A new report released on April 15 by Pwnie Express, a remote security monitoring vendor, warns about the risks inherent in the so-called "Internet of …

Read More

Verizon Report Investigates IoT Vulnerabilities

By: Ken Briodagh    4/17/2015

Verizon released its "2015 Data Breach Investigations Report" on April 15, and it says that of the five billion IoT devices predicted by the end of th…

Read More

Concussion-sensing Technology Links to Smart Devices

By: Joe Rizzo    4/17/2015

For decades, players in the National Football League have met with such a force that some spent periods of time unsure of who was president or how man…

Read More

Remote Monitoring and Management Solutions Harness M2M Communication

By: TMCnet Special Guest    4/17/2015

Businesses with geographically dispersed operations face a serious challenge when trying to improve reliability and operate efficiently while simultan…

Read More