Does the IoT need better eyes – or something else?

It is almost a commonplace now that we – and our stuff – is making an awful lot of data. According to IBM, 90% of all data that there has ever been was produced in the last two years.

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Fleet Management: New market entrants may herald a shake-up

In the last post I discussed the growth in the fleet management and the wave of M&A (merger & acquisition) activity it seems to have triggered among the suppliers. But the turbulence in the fleet management market is not simply a game of musical chairs among the traditional specialists. Outsiders have also been buying into

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Fleet Management: still a long way from a mature market

At Machina Research we recently updated our outlook on the fleet management sector. Although it is often considered as one of the more mature M2M sectors, it is growing rapidly and, more importantly, evolving in many different ways.

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LTE will provide the connectivity for the connected car, says Machina Research

Connected car installations have thus far been dominated by low-bandwidth 2G connectivity. But this is set to change; by 2023 LTE will account for 60% of all automotive mobile connections, according to Jeremy Green of Machina Research. By that time 2G connections will be a small and rapidly diminishing proportion of connections, and LTE will

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Scandinavia – an area optimised for the development of M2M services?

If you were to set out to design a geographical region that was optimised for the development of M2M services, it would probably look a lot like Scandinavia, according to Jeremy Green.

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