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Hyundai Selects Verizon For Telematics Services

Shared on January 24, 2014 written by M2M MAGAZINE under Verizon Wireless News

When Hyundai Motor America, a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea, needed best-in-class wireless connectivity for Hyundai's next-generation telematics services, it selected America’s most reliable network. Verizon Enterprise Solutions has signed an agreement to provide a range of connected services including safety, security, diagnostics and infotainment to Hyundai vehicles starting in 2014. "We selected Verizon to provide the wireless network service for ‘Next-generation Blue Link' because both customer opinion and various data sources indicate that Verizon provides the best solution to our customers for both coverage and quality," said Woo-Young Kwak, executive vice president, Vehicle IT Service Division/Vehicle IT Development Center, Hyundai Motor Group. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. Recently, Hyundai beat out every competitor to earn the disti...

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How M2M Is Connecting U.S. Farms, Equipment And Livestock

Shared on January 06, 2014 written by by Scott Charlston under Verizon Wireless News

Using machine-to-machine (M2M) technology to automatically exchange information and perform actions is starting to show up in some remote and unlikely places on America's farms and pastures. A wide variety of sensors and devices that help protect crops through monitoring water, air and soil data or do a host of other things, like detect pregnancy in livestock or monitor milking frequency, are changing U.S. agriculture for the better. Even with the varied needs of different crops and the range of geology, weather and various conditions farmers face, new M2M technologies can monitor crop conditions down to the row, allocating the right resources when needed and helping increase efficiency. With new sensors and monitors, farmers can discern exactly when a cow is fertile or ready to calve; while robots help improve milk production and profitability by sending quantity alerts via text message. RFID (radio frequency identification) tags are used to track each cow's milking frequency a...

Comments: 0 | Keywords: machine-to-machine technology, M2M technology, agriculture technology, LTE in Rural America , Verizon Innovation Centers

Take Control With Dynamic Mobile Network Routing (DMNR)

Shared on December 16, 2013 written by Verizon under Verizon Wireless News

Take Control of Your Mobile Network. You've invested substantial resources in maintaining the integrity of your internal IT network. But as smartphones, tablets, modems, routers and other machine-to-machine (M2M) devices become more critical to the way your business operates, your company's network footprint changes. You need a way to safely integrate these devices into your existing system without compromising control and management. Verizon Wireless Private Network gives you a segregated private network to connect your mobile devices to. It separates your data from public traffic and provides a direct connection back to your internal network. Access to and from this network are completely within your control. And it extends your network’s reach to everywhere the Verizon Wireless network goes. Complete control over your devices and network - Manage your wireless devices’ access to your network just like you do with other computing assets. - The Dynamic Mobile Network Rout...

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Ruggedized Machine-to-Machine Form Factor 2 SIMs For VZW 4G LTE

Shared on October 08, 2013 written by USAT under Verizon Wireless News

With the rapid growth of the wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) market, the Verizon 4G LTE network powers a number of applications that help businesses optimize operations, as well as create new solutions and revenue streams across multiple industries, including manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, public safety and more. The Verizon 4G LTE network supports GSM-based subscriber identity module (SIM ) cards, which house the network configuration and credentials that authenticate the user or mobile device to the network, and allows users or devices to be uniquely identified and billed. For some industries, the standard SIM cards commonly used in consumer-grade devices may not support devices with longer life expectancies (life spans up to 10 years) while operating under harsh environmental conditions. To address specific industries' needs, Verizon offers ruggedized SIM cards. The availability of ruggedized SIM cards allows module makers and original equipment manufacturers (OEM ...

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AirLink GX440 Now Certified For Verizon

Shared on January 06, 2012 written by USAT CORP under Verizon Wireless News

In a press release today, Sierra Wireless has announced that their flagship 4G device, the GX440 has been certified for Verizon. The Sierra Wireless AirLink GX440 delivers the higher bandwidth required by applications including high-quality wireless video surveillance, multi-data-stream wireless connections to branch locations, or mobile office applications for public safety and field service activities. The AirLink GX440 marks a significant milestone for Sierra Wireless, as it represents a major network evolution for the latest device platform in the AirLink product family. Launched in early 2011, the AirLink GX Series brought a leading-edge combination of features to the AirLink line, providing a five-fold increase in processor performance, increased ruggedness, hosted remote management capabilities with AirLink Management Services, and an expansion slot for hardware feature enhancements such as additional physical interfaces and wireless local and personal area networking and comm...

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