Advancing the era of eSIM: Unveiling the IoT specification

The journey towards integrating eSIM into IoT applications hasn't been straightforward. Although the M2M specification for eSIM has been available for years, its adoption has primarily been limited to specific industries like automotive and utilities. According to Kaleido Intelligence, the number of active eSIMs used for IoT connectivity only surpassed 100 million in 2022, six years after the publication of the M2M specification.

Streamlining eSIM implementation

Challenges...

Elvaco adopts Coiote IoT Device Management Platform

Elvaco, a provider of end-to-end metering solutions, has announced the successful integration of the Coiote IoT Device Management Platform.

Elvaco serves utilities and real estate companies worldwide. The implementation of the Coiote IoT platform aims to streamline operations, enhance product capabilities, and reinforce Elvaco's market presence.

The impetus behind the adoption of the platform was Elvaco's commitment to expanding its product line to meet the dynamic needs...

Scaling with the new GSMA eSIM IoT specification

In the realm of connectivity, the new GSMA eSIM IoT specification is generating anticipation among major industry players. We engaged in a discussion with Stephane Jayet, Head of Product Management within IDEMIA’s Digital Solutions Unit, to uncover vital insights—from the specification release to practical recommendations for optimizing cost and operational efficiency.

How does the new eSIM IoT specification (SGP.3x) coexist with the existing eSIM M2M specification...

Vodafone launches ‘Economy of Things’ platform

Vodafone has launched a global “Economy of Things” platform that enables connected devices to trade with each other.

The new platform, launched today, is called Digital Asset Broker (DAB) and enables businesses across industry sectors to transform physical goods into tradable digital assets.

Connected devices are often limited in their automation due to awaiting manual payment for the service(s) they provide. In the future, connected devices will be able to make...

Inmarsat provides satellite IoT connectivity for rural hydroelectric power stations

Satellite operator Inmarsat is providing IoT connectivity for rural hydroelectric power stations in Wales.

The RWE-owned power stations in the mountainous region of Snowdonia in northwest Wales harness water to generate renewable electricity.

Snowdonia is the wettest area in Wales, with average annual rainfall totals exceeding 3000mm—making the region comparable to the English Lake District or the western Highlands of Scotland.

The region is an ideal location...

Experts believe Industry 4.0 will drive a century of advancements over five years

The majority of IT experts believe a century’s worth of technological advancements will happen over the next five years.

Four in five (82%) senior IT decision-makers (ITDMs) worldwide make the prediction as part of Industry 4.0 research conducted by Quadrant Strategies.

Industry 4.0 is the idea that we’re entering the fourth industrial revolution—driven by technologies such as large-scale M2M communications, the IoT, and AI.

The vast majority (87%) of...