RegionalCare to deploy AirStrip m-health technology

RegionalCare Hospital Partners has revealed it will use technology from AirStrip as its standard for clinical mobility solutions at its eight hospitals across the US.

RegionalCare (Brentwood, TN, USA) – which manages a privately owned network of community hospitals – says it will introduce mobile healthcare applications from AirStrip (San Antonio, TX, USA) as it looks to drive “clinical transformation”. security again under scrutiny by politicians


A cybersecurity professional warned that the U.S. government failed to implement fixes to protect the website from hackers at a congressional hearing that Democratic lawmakers claimed was politically motivated.

" is not secure today," David Kennedy, head of computer security consulting firm TrustedSec LLC, said at a Thursday hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

GE wins smart-grid deal with Skiatook

GE has announced it will begin supplying smart-grid technology to Skiatook in Oklahoma as local authorities look to modernize the city’s energy infrastructure.

The system will allow Skiatook to take advantage of modern meters and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) for its utility grids without having to incur significant upfront capital investments.

According to GE (Fairfield, CT, USA), a utility will be able to access the system – branded Grid IQ Solutions as a Service and introduced by the industrial giant last year – for a monthly subscription fee.

SwRI develops ERCOT-qualified vehicle-to-charging system

Non-profit R&D organization Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) says it has developed a vehicle-to-grid aggregation system that is designed to suspend vehicle charging when the electric grid frequency falls outside the normal range.

The system has been qualified by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) (Taylor, TX, USA) and is aimed at managing charging activities for fleets of electric delivery trucks.

UPA to install 40,000 digital meters for Inland P&L

Utility Partners of America (UPA) says it has been chosen by Inland Power & Light (Inland P&L) to support the installation of nearly 40,000 digital electric meters.

Work is scheduled to begin this month and be completed by the end of 2015, and will see UPA (Greenville, SC, USA) provide complete installation services to the Spokane, Washington-based electric co-operative.

CES 2014: "Connected everything" gets funding, manpower, attention

Travel conditions were terrible across much of the US, but that didn’t dampen enthusiasm for all things connected at the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. There were too many home automation vendors on the show floor to count, and suppliers of M2M infrastructure and services were also out in force to tout the benefits of connectivity, with major new initiatives/investments announced by Cisco, Intel, Wipro and Bosch, among others.

Google gains entry to home and prized team with $3.2 billion Nest deal


Google Inc took its biggest step to go deeper into consumers' homes, announcing a $3.2 billion deal to buy smart thermostat and smoke alarm-maker Nest Labs Inc, scooping up a promising line of products and a prized design team led by the "godfather" of the iPod.

Nest (Palo Alto, CA, USA) will continue to operate as its own distinct brand after the all-cash deal closes, Google (Mountain View, CA, USA) said on Monday.

The deal is the second largest in Google's history after the $12.5 billion acquisition of mobile phone maker Motorola in 2012.

Aeris claims to offer one-stop global M2M solution

M2M operator Aeris Communications is claiming to be the first M2M service provider that can offer an end-to-end solution for any geography using any wireless technology.

In a statement, the company says it has now expanded its coverage to more than 190 countries through deals with mobile operators that have a presence in those territories.

Telit partners with Parsec on miniaturization efforts

Module maker Telit has teamed up with Parsec Technologies to create what they call “the world’s lowest-profile companion solution for GPS receiver and antenna”.

The organizations say the components can be made to fit a 6x16x8mm space – making the product suitable for a wide variety of uses.

Both companies say they are making available complete application notes to simplify the engineering effort for system integrators.

Trimble to provide logistics services to HPCL

Fleet management specialist Trimble is to supply logistics solutions to the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) to aid the transportation of finished products to locations across India.

HPCL will use Trimble’s (Sunnyvale, CA, USA) Fleet Management and Visual Cargo service in its outbound logistics fleet, according to a company statement.

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