HARMAN International Industries Inc., the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced today it has partnered with InterDigital, a leading mobile technology research and development company, to deliver a suite of oneM2M and 3GPP compliant end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to the market.
Combining InterDigital’s oneMPOWER™ IoT platform and HARMAN’s excellence in IoT systems integration and service management, the two companies will provide customers a unique way to accelerate the definition and deployment of tailored, scalable and interoperable IoT solutions aimed to maximize business results.
InterDigital’s oneMPOWER is a complete IoT platform that offers services spanning from connectivity, device and data to transaction and security management. Based on the oneM2M global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M), the oneMPOWER platform can be used for any type of IoT application across industry verticals.
HARMAN, a leader in IoT services, offers end-to-end managed IoT solutions ranging from initial system planning to development, integration and operation, supporting an extensive ecosystem of sensor, chipset, gateway and cloud technologies. In addition, HARMAN provides patented algorithms and next-generation analytics on the edge and in the cloud to deliver meaningful insights from the data captured through the managed IoT infrastructure.
With InterDigital selecting HARMAN as one of its premier IoT commercialization and scaling partners for the oneMPOWER platform, enterprises will benefit from the ability to quickly deploy tailored IoT solutions. The partnership will further facilitate application development, analytics and other data services based on the simple and flexible data environment while ensuring a robust and scalable standards-based solution.
“There is a massive space for further growth in IoT applications that will benefit a broad range of market segments,” said James Nolan, executive vice president, InterDigital Solutions. “This collaboration with HARMAN, a long standing global provider of connected services, provides an exciting opportunity to bring our horizontal oneM2M compliant oneMPOWER IoT platform and expertise in wireless connectivity across a number of growing verticals.”
As part of the initial roll-out, HARMAN and InterDigital will be offering the oneMPOWER based IoT solution to companies in the smart infrastructure market, including smart home, commercial real-estate, smart retail and smart manufacturing applications.
“We’re delighted to partner with InterDigital and offer oneM2M compliant end-to-end IoT solutions to our customers,” said Sanjay Dhawan, president, HARMAN Connected Services.
“As a leading IoT services provider, along with InterDigital’s oneMPOWER platform, HARMAN will provide its customers a highly compelling IoT solution that enables faster time-to-market and revenue, and reduced complexity and lowered costs.”