Oct 31, 2013 --- ARM®, the world’s leading semiconductor IP supplier, and Telenor Connexion, a leading enabler of connected business solutions and part of Telenor Group, one of the world’s largest mobile operators , announce that Telenor Connexion has licensed ARM Sensinode software. The agreement makes Telenor Connexion the first connected business solutions provider to offer end-to-end ARM Internet of Things (IoT) technology to its global customers. ARM Sensinode software enables Telenor Connexion to provide standards-based, energy-efficient and secure machine-to-machine (M2M) services that reduce time to market for smart products.
Telenor Connexion is currently serving customers in the telematics, asset management, mHealth, and advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) segments on three continents. ARM Sensinode software will add to Telenor Connexion’s offer of new IoT-focused value added services, including data management and data security, with an initial focus on cellular-connected endpoints. This agreement builds on the innovative and market-leading ARM Internet of Things technology that has already been integrated into Telenor Connexion’s range of enterprise solutions.
Telenor Connexion plans to expand its portfolio of standards-based products and support IoT applications using ARM’s IP technologies and its NanoService data management and Web application platform. Telenor Connexion will develop connected business solutions that leverage ARM Sensinode technology, including key standards such as OMA Lightweight M2M, IPv6, TLS, DTLS, and CoAP. ARM continues to be a key contributor to the development and commercialization of many of these industry-standard technologies for which it provides best-in-class end-to-end software technology.
“We are delighted that Telenor Connexion recognizes the benefits and effectiveness of ARM Sensinode software,” said John Cornish, executive vice president and general manager, System Design Division, ARM. “This relationship with a long-time leader in the creation and delivery of global M2M solutions represents a significant step forward for ARM, for Telenor Connexion, and for the new Internet of Things industry in building the embedded web.”
“In the future, everything that can benefit from being connected, will be connected, which makes the IoT a rapidly growing area. The advanced technology from ARM is an enabler for our M2M optimized solutions and will contribute to Telenor Connexion taking a standardized approach,” said Rickard Widerberg, VP of Product Marketing at Telenor Connexion.
ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.