M2M and IoT take centre stage at Mobile World Congress 2014

Every year the mobile industry converges on Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. This year, machine-to-machine and the internet of things were prominent trends. New connected devices were everywhere. There were more connected cars on the show floor than ever before, with the likes of BMW, Ford and Tesla prominently on display. Wearables were also one

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Channels to market is the next key battleground for M2M

In March 2014, M2M research firm Machina Research will publish its latest Strategy Report looking at the key issues related to M2M/IoT channels and routes to market. Over the last three years the M2M market has gone a long way to resolving many of the issues associated with delivering M2M, but it has, collectively, never

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The rise of M2M/IoT Platforms highlights new commercial dynamics, and new challenges

Over the last decade, a range of M2M platforms has emerged to assist with the development of M2M applications. Until recently, these M2M platforms have tended to focus on speeding the development of stovepipe M2M applications, rather than supporting an open application environment that allows application developers to easily configure applications that draw inputs from

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The connected car: a US$282 billion opportunity, but who pays?

Matt Hatton – Director, Machina Research In October 2013 Machina Research published its annual view on the connected car market. While it represents a tremendous opportunity, there remain critical issues to be resolved, not least who pays for the services and how?

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Technology migration strategies of US carriers will trigger a new era of LTE for the M2M industry

By Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst, Machina Research The US mobile market’s rapidly growing appetite for mobile data, spectrum constraints and fierce competition among the top US operators (i.e. AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile) have triggered significant network migration strategy decisions by AT&T and Verizon that will support the near nation-wide LTE coverage by 2015.

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Connected Cars Drive M2M Innovation

The European Commission’s recent news that its vehicles will be equipped with emergency calling technology by October 2015 is an exciting jumping off point for the automotive industry, which is quickly ramping up its adoption of M2M technology and innovation.

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Kaga teams with u-blox to launch HSPA M2M card in Japan

Compact U130-KG card gives machines high-speed 3G data and voice connectivity Founded in 1968, Tokyo-headquartered Kaga Electronics has integrated u-blox’ high-speed UMTS modem technology into their U130-KG wireless 3G air-interface card. The card is designed for machines, PoS terminals, meters, signage and security systems used throughout Japan. The card is certified by Softbank Mobile, one

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Top level smart energy experts from leading utilities in CEE to gather in Prague on 14-15 May

Smart Utilities Central and Eastern Europe 2013, taking place on 14-15 May in Prague, Czech Republic, delivers detailed insight into a multitude of exciting projects currently taking place. These case studies will share information on modes of operation, innovation, practices deployed and key lessons learnt.

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Applying Connectivity Data across the Enterprise

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, where every company is looking for an edge, are you prepared to compete in the new connected world?

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The Everyware Cloud from Eurotech

The Everyware Cloud from Eurotech is a software platform that performs device and data management over a secure and reliable cloud service to build and maintain an end-to-end M2M application. Once devices are deployed, the Everyware Cloud allows users to connect, configure and manage data and devices through the lifecycle, from deployment through maintenance to

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Oracle company

With more than 390,000 customers – including 100 of the Fortune 100 – and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems.

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The evolution of a connected service – why it is important to take a lifecycle view.

We live in a changing world. Customer’s needs change, business models change and technology changes. Telenor Connexion’s mission is to make it easy for companies to realize connected services over time going through the product life cycle. The key to success is to build in a flexible approach in the offering to enable constant fine

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m2mAIR’s Module Management: One tool to manage your devices in the field

Discover m2mAIR, a new business effort by Telit Wireless Solutions, conceived and dedicated to value-added services, including connectivity, complementing Telit’s hardware portfolio.

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Managing supply chain complexity in M2M: It’s all about Solutions

Wyless: At this month’s upcoming MobileCON event, we will be talking a lot about solutions in M2M, and how our peer group needs to focus on solving our partners’ problems by taking a project oriented approach.

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Fleet Telematics: Utilize Data, Heightened Applications and Connectivity to Deliver ROI for Fleet Operators

The much anticipated Telematics for Fleet Management Conference USA (November 13-14, 2012) will reveal how to utilize data, heightened applications and connectivity to deliver ROI for fleet operators. Hear from expert speakers from industry key stakeholders such as Paccar, OnStar, Hertz, Telogis, GE Capital, Sprint, Rogers, USDOT, USDOE, Nescafé and many more.

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The consume-to-cash team at SAP, recently launched an all new machine-to-machine (M2M) thought leadership center

The consume-to-cash team at SAP, recently launched an all new machine-to-machine (M2M) thought leadership center in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The site features research and opinion from SAP, the EIU and other partners exploring successful M2M business models and scenarios.

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