The market for automotive machine-to-machine (M2M) communications is accelerating into an era of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) links, car sharing schemes powered by location-based apps, Fit-It-Yourself car telematics enabling usagebased insurance (UBI), and over-the-air (OTA) updates. Jeremy Cowan reports.
WELCOME TO THE M2M NOW BLACK BOOK 2015
In 2014, M2M Now took a new approach to how we cover the M2M and IoT market. Every issue we took a specific focus on a sector that is seeing early adoption of M2M technologies and services and commissioned analyst firms to write a series of reports on each.
This, our first [...]
The US Government’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that its Bureau of Consumer Protection is to replace the existing Mobile Technology Unit with a new Office of Technology Research and Investigation (OTRI).
Following news that the government has the green-light for trials of driverless cars in the UK, Venson Automotive Solutions’ says fleet managers could benefit from considering the future of their fleet. Results from its latest survey suggest drivers would welcome these cars as an option; 62% of respondents said they be happy to sit-back and let their company car do the driving, with many [...]
The humble car is currently undergoing something of a revolution. Cars are getting smarter, through on-board technology and remote connectivity, and soon they’re expected to drive themselves. It’s exciting stuff – but for fans of David Hasselhoff and 1980s TV shows, it’s nothing new.
San Antonio, Texas, USA. March 3, 2015: Compass Intelligence, which describes itself as a strategy acceleration firm, has released a new report on the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) market. Sensors in M2M & IoT: A Global Analysis for Growth Opportunities and Solutions is out today.
Seattle, Washington-based Airbiquity®, a connected car technology and service provider, has established a multi-year agreement with network operator AT&T. As Jeremy Cowan reports, under the agreement AT&T will utilise Airbiquity’s Choreo™ cloud-based services delivery platform to enable selected aftermarket connected car program end user registration and device management.
Tech giants Apple and Google have created a lot of connected car noise and ‘smoke in the room’ since making their intentions known in the first quarter of 2014. Apple led the charge by announcing their new smartphone based infotainment offering, CarPlay, at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show in March. Google followed shortly after with their own smartphone-based [...]
A new in-cab waste management system from Yotta is set to transform the delivery of refuse collection services. Mayrise In-Cab uses a vehicle mounted mini-PC to integrate with the Mayrise Waste back office system giving frontline staff access to the latest service and reference information.
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