To IoT and beyond: Connecting the internet of things with mesh technology

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just a buzzword – it’s a technological trend that is becoming extremely prevalent in the world we live. The IoT market is expected to grow at a rate of 31.72% from 2014-2019. The exponential pick up of IoT is largely due to newly developed technologies that have allowed connected

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The Internet of Things will keep demand for standalone Bluetooth ICs strong, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, New York, USA, (Business Wire) – According to a report by ABI Research, the share of standalone Bluetooth ICs will be about 40% by the end of 2014, down from 42% in 2013, and by the end of 2019 that share will remain at 40%. The steady market share of standalone Bluetooth IC market

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IoT developers to total three million in 2019, paving the way for hardware renaissance, says ABI Research

London, UK (Business Wire) – ABI Research estimates that the number of developers involved in Internet of Things activities will reach 1.7 million globally by the end of 2014. The size of the ecosystem is forecast to surpass three million developers in 2019. For comparison, this would by then account for approximately 10% of all

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ILS Technology tops ABI Research’s M2M security competitive assessment

London, UK, (Business Wire) – Eight M2M security providers went head-to-head in the latest vendor matrix from market intelligence firm ABI Research. The vendor matrix ranked companies on several criteria related to both product implementation and vendor innovation. The overall winner in this competitive assessment was ILS Technology.

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Bluetooth will be an essential tool for building the Internet of Everything, says ABI Research

London, UK — ABI Research estimates that the installed base of Bluetooth-enabled devices alone reached 3.5 billion in 2012 and is forecast to grow to almost 10 billion by 2018 — this doesn’t take into account many other technologies such as Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and cellular.

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M2M cellular connections to exceed 450m by 2018 as profit margins are squeezed, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, NY, USA (Business Wire) — Global cellular machine-to-machine connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018, according to ABI Research in an update to its M2M Market Data report. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens percent but, with improving world economics, connection growth

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Connected fridge? What does M2M really mean for operators?

(BLOG): June 22, 2013 — There can be few ideas over the years which have promised as much and delivered as little as the connected fridge, says Chris Marrison (pictured) of Infoblox. A staple of future-gazing science programmes for decades, the connected fridge monitors its contents and alerts its owners when items need to be

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V2V penetration in new vehicles to reach 62% by 2027, according to ABI Research

Vehicle-to-vehicle technology based on DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communication) using the IEEE 802.11p automotive W-Fi standard will gradually be introduced in new vehicles

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Safety and security telematics to be installed in 1 in 7 cars shipping globally in 2013, says ABI Research

London, UK – With infotainment functionality such as music streaming, connected navigation, and social networking having dominated much of the connected car market in 2011 and 2012, traditional safety and security telematics is expected to make a comeback in 2013

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NFC coming out of 'trial phase' in 2013 as 285m enabled devices forecast to be shipped — ABI Research

London, UK (BUSINESS WIRE) — ABI Research forecasts that a total of 1.95 billion NFC-enabled devices will ship in 2017, a combination of both handsets and CE devices. The lion’s share of NFC enablement will continue to be focused in the handset market

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M2M network security market to generate $752m by 2017 as critical infrastructure concerns grow, says ABI

London, UK. October 25 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The growth of mainstream M2M solutions within critical information infrastructure such as utilities, healthcare, and finance is creating a headache for service providers and critical infrastructure operators

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M2M software platform revenues will grow to $3.85bn by 2017, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, New York, USA. (Business Wire) — On the path to billions of connections and the internet of things (IoT), M2M software platforms are facilitating the next wave of growth. ABI Research projects that revenues from two platforms currently dominating this market will grow to $3.85 billion by 2017.

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Sierra Wireless and Cinterion outpace Chinese firms in M2M embedded cellular module market

The latest ABI Research M2M competitive assessment evaluated that Chinese module vendors rank 6 and 7 in a market where module pricing is expected to fall as much as 18% year-over-year through 2015.

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Sam Lucero moves from ABI to senior M2M analyst role at IHS

Englewood, Colorado, USA. September 6, 2012 — Sam Lucero has been appointed senior principal analyst, M2M & Connected Devices at IHS. IHS recently acquired IMS Research.

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​Can M2M move into white space spectrum?

Developed in the U.K. and targeted soon as an available spectrum cleared by UK terrestrial TV, Weightless is an evolving air interface specification designed to provide M2M device connectivity within the white space spectrum.

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M2M managed services specialist Wireless Logic makes senior UK and European appointments

London, UK. May 14, 2012 — With growth across key European countries a major strategic objective for Wireless Logic, the UK-based M2M managed services specialist has made a number of senior appointments. Country managers now head up new subsidiaries in France, Germany and Spain

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