M2M ARTICLES

Vital Herd, ThingWorx Use M2M to Track Livestock Health
4/15/2014
One of M2M's most visible uses has been in fleet tracking, but it can also be used to track the health of livestock. Vital Herd, a provider of animal health and nutrition services, recently selected T…

Wheelings & Dealings: Zebra Buys Motorola's Enterprise Business
4/15/2014
Zebra Technologies, a provider of barcode labels, RTLS technology, asset tracking and IoT solutions, is buying the enterprise unit of Motorola Solutions Inc., which also provides barcode scanning RFID…

AT&T Growth Platforms Help Businesses Face Emerging Tech Challenges
4/15/2014
New and innovative technologies are offering a variety of benefits for business - big data introduces a whole new abundance of insights into performance, processes and customer behavior, mobility make…

Talking M2M with Aricent
4/15/2014
M2M Evolution recently spoke with Aricent about M2M. Below are comments from the interview with Vijay Anand, Aricent's director of engineering.

PeopleNet Wins Company of the Year award
4/15/2014
PeopleNet, a Trimble company and a provider of fleet mobility technology, recently announced that it has been recognized with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year.

Honda's Smart House Could be Wave of the Future in M2M Market
4/15/2014
There may not be an area where machine-to-machine (M2M]) technology has a brighter future than that of the smart house, and automaker Honda has managed to jump into this particular market with both fe…

Using Big Data in a World Where Customers Don't Trust You
4/14/2014
M2M technology introduces enormous potential for marketers, and that is mostly due to the proliferation of data. Big data means big insights into customer behavior, demands and challenges, and insight…

Wheelings & Dealings: Google Acquires Drone Company Titan Aerospace
4/14/2014
Just a month ago, reports surfaced that Facebook was looking to acquire Titan Aerospace, maker of the Solara prototype drone, for $60 million. Then, Facebook acquired Ascenta, a Titan competitor and f…

Sprint Announces Shut Down of WiMax Network
4/14/2014
Sprint is moving into the future of cellular coverage with the announcement that they are rolling out even more prepaid plans. The company has announced it will be officially shutting down its WiMax n…

Sprint Panorama Helps MVNOs Deliver on Mobile Expectations, Demands
4/14/2014
Can you remember a time when you didn't rely on a mobile phone for communicating, sharing, taking photos, banking, playing games or getting information? I can…which is not indicative of my age, but ra…

M2M Evolution: The Seven Golden Rules for a Successful SCADA Implementation and Operation
4/14/2014
The evolution of M2M continues at a rapid pace; in fact, another option now available to businesses is the implementation of SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems that have made it …

The Internet of Things Market Set To Skyrocket By 2020
4/14/2014
The Internet is a growing organism that changes every moment of every day. It is hard to grasp what the Internet is and its capabilities. However, if you do consider it a living organism; it is one of…

Oil and Gas Wireless M2M Installation Hit 423,000 in One Year
4/14/2014
A new report reveals that by the end of 2013, the number of devices with cellular or satellite connectivity that had been deployed for oil and gas applications globally reached 423,000 installations.

Internet of Things Finds Promise with Prodea Systems
4/10/2014
Prodea Systems is seen as a promising company when it comes to the great potential found with the Internet of Things (IoT). One reason is that the U.S.-based company was able to raise some $100 mil…

OCHO Offers More Than the Average Key Tray
4/10/2014
The key tray is not something most people commonly think about beyond issues similar to "why aren't my keys on the key tray" or "where did I leave my keys if my keys aren't here?" But when the key tra…

Kerlink Adds Semtech's LoRa Long-Range RF Technology to Its New Long Range IoT Station
4/10/2014
Kerlink M2M Technologies, a Rennes, France-based supplier of machine-to-machine solutions, recently selected Semtech Corporation's LoRa long-range RF technology, for its new Long Range IoT Station.

Rehrig Pacific Implements Supply Chain M2M Using InSync iApp Platform
4/10/2014
M2M applications are becoming widely used in the manufacturing space, offering value to a number of vertical niches throughout the entire supply chain process. So when Rehrig Pacific Company, a provid…

Internet2 and Innova Intro Unique University Electric Vehicle to Aid Research and Cut Carbon Emissions
4/10/2014
Internet2 and Innova, the manufacturer of Innova Dash an all-electric micro vehicle will be launching a new University Electric Vehicle(UEV) specially designed for data collection purposes.

The Internet of Things for Business Gets Safer With McAfee & Siemens
4/10/2014
Much has been made of the Internet of Things (IoT), that conglomeration of interconnected machines that would provide a host of data points to not only help us learn more about business operations but…

M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC Plans for Nationwide Machine-To-Machine Network
4/10/2014
M2M Spectrum Networks (M2M SN) has been obtaining radio spectrum assets and advanced new wireless network technology to construct and operate a nationwide, optimized, dedicated and purpose-built Machi…

How to Make Your Home Wi-Fi be 100 Percent Signal-Transparent
4/10/2014
When it comes to wireless networking, the importance of the router is paramount. Since this device is at the center of most people's home networks, and knowing not every router is a good one, it is vi…

What Does a Connected City Look Like?
4/9/2014
The emergence of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) opens the doors to a renaissance for municipal infrastructure, from smart meters to traffic control systems. The q…

$2 Million Fundraiser for Neura Aims to Bring AI to the Internet of Things
4/9/2014
With the rapid approach of the Internet of Things, a futuristic scenario where a majority of everyday objects use the Internet to interact with mobile devices and with one another, manufacturers and d…

Senaptic Offering Narrow Band Radio for IoT Applications
4/9/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is promising great opportunities, with Cisco forecasting a multitrillion-dollar market by 2020. That potential can be achieved, but it will depend on many different pieces…

Catching Up on Sprint's Strategy for Chrysler, Connected Cars
4/9/2014
Cars have become one of the biggest platforms in the Internet of Things. Whether companies are implementing fleet management solutions or consumers are opting for connected infotainment systems and sa…

Qualcomm's New MU-MIMO Technology to Provide Faster Wi-Fi Speeds
4/9/2014
How many times have you walked into coffee shop to use the Wi-Fi and walked right out once you realize the number of people using their devices? By now, we have come to realize the more people there a…

Intel Changes Financial Reporting to Highlight Impact of Internet of Things
4/9/2014
As organizations in different industry sectors begin to realize they will be impacted by the Internet of Things (IoT), they are making arrangements to change their operational structure to accommodate…

Wheelings & Dealings: iControl Acquires Maker of Home Security Device Piper
4/9/2014
The M2M ecosystem is made up of partnerships and acquisitions - carriers and automakers, software developers and hardware vendors, and service providers and manufacturers are all coming together as th…

AT&T Brings Digital Life to Habitat for Humanity
4/9/2014
The promise of the connected home isn't limited to the wealthy or tech-savvy. AT&T's Digital Life home automation solution will be used in five Habitat for Humanity projects in Atlanta, Dallas, Los An…

Singapore's StarHub Uses KORE for M2M Offerings
4/9/2014
Communications companies have become one-stop shops that provide a variety of services addressing different technologies. While some organizations are able to accomplish this in-house, many outsource …

Happy IoT Day!
4/9/2014
It seems like every day is now some form of holiday, national recognition day or celebration (Talk Like a Pirate Day, anyone?), and today is no different - happy IoT Day! No, really. Today, April 9, i…

Essence Offers M2M Technologies for the Connected Home and Eldercare
4/9/2014
Essence, the leading provider of M2M, cloud-based connected-living solutions, has closed seven new deals in Europe, APAC, LATAM and Israel over the past three months. This opens up new business opport…

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Orange Business Services Intro New Telematics Solution for Fleet Management
4/9/2014
Most businesses depend on the timely delivery of goods in good condition. This calls for the deployment and management of numerous vehicles. In order to help reduce the total cost of ownership of vehi…

Teradata Database 15 Enables Businesses to Monetize the IoT
4/9/2014
With virtually every industry eventually being part of the Internet of Things, the opportunities are there and Teradata has launched the new Teradata Database 15 to help businesses monetize the IoT.

Intel's Bay Trail Processor Providing AIS with New Visualization Solutions
4/9/2014
According to American Industrial Systems, Inc., the new Atom processor E3845 from Intel has made it possible for it to design manufacturability services for product design, development and production …

Cisco Awards Rockwell Automation Partner of the Year 2013
4/9/2014
Rockwell Automation has been awarded the Internet of Everything Partner of the Year award for their service throughout 2013 at the Cisco Australia and New Zealand Partner Insight Awards.

RacoWireless and Queclink Remove Barriers from M2M Development
4/8/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) has completely taken off in industries across the board, and there's no doubt that the future of our homes, our work, our lives and our gadgets will be based on machine to…

Smart City Communication Networks Market to Reach $3.55B by 2020
4/8/2014
According to the World Health Organization, six out of every 10 people will live in a city by 2030, and by 2050 this number will increase to seven out of 10. The WHO also predicts that by 2030, the gl…

RTI Becomes Member of Industrial Internet Consortium
4/8/2014
Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the real-time Internet of Things communications platform company, is one of the first members of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). Tech heavyweights like IBM, Cisc…

Elecsys Announces Series of Modems with Industrial Grade Durability
4/8/2014
Verizon is a company that has been on the forefront of machine to machine (M2M) technologies, partnering with companies across the spectrum to develop new methods of connecting devices. Many of those …

Identiv Pulls $20 Million in Funding to Make the Internet of Things More Trustworthy
4/8/2014
The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) in industries is hard to miss, as more and more things get connected to both each other and to centralized networks. Houses with systems controlled by …

Freescale Buys Mindspeed ARM-based Multicore Solutions
4/8/2014
In a move that will strengthen its play in the machine-to-machine solutions space, Freescale Semiconductor is buying the part of Mindspeed Technologies Inc. that dealt in ARM-based multicore processor…

Windows Joins Apple, Google and BlackBerry in Connected Cars
4/7/2014
Apple CarPlay, Android OS and BlackBerry's QNX Software have all made noise in the connected car space. Last but not least, we have a Windows car-friendly interface.

Speak or Scan Shopping Lists with Amazon Dash
4/7/2014
If you're anything like me, you forget your grocery lists at home, you forget items you want to include when it actually comes to writing the list or you've attempted mobile apps to try and track groc…

Telguard Announces New Service Plan for its HomeControl Solution
4/7/2014
Telguard has announced Telguard's HomeControl OneRate plan for its HomeControl interactive solution currently available for 2GIG and DSC panels.

Could TV White Space Bridge the Gap in the M2M Spectrum?
4/7/2014
The machine to machine (M2M) industry is growing faster than a bullet train on a tight Monday route. It's growing so fast, in fact, that it's going to run out of spectrum if we don't do anything about…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
4/5/2014
One of the most important players in the Internet of Things and machine to machine (M2M) ecosystem is the carrier and service provider. Sprint works to provide reliable and high-speed connections for …

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
4/5/2014
It was a busy week in the Machine to Machine Solutions sector. Here are some of the top stories.

M2M Evolution Week in Review
4/5/2014
The Internet of Things gets hotter every week. From partnerships and acquisitions to industry applications and product announcements, here are the top M2M stories from this week.

Nest Issues Safety Warning, Stops Sales for Smart Smoke Detector
4/4/2014
As the number of products, companies and industries joining the Internet of Things (IoT) grows, so will the number of vulnerabilities, security concerns and hacks. While there are undoubtedly many ben…

Green Hills Software Offers IoT Security Advisors Program
4/4/2014
The term "Internet of things" is already gaining momentum but data security and privacy concerns are not new to the IoT phenomenon - we have dealt with similar issues from the early days of RFID adopt…

Accenture and FirstEnergy Announce Strategic Partnership to Deploy Smart Meters
4/4/2014
Accenture has signed a multi-year contract with FirstEnergy, a leading diversified energy company in the United States, to help manage a deployment of two million smart meters to its customers.

Wheelings & Dealings: GE Healthcare Acquiring CHCA Computer Systems in Industrial Internet Strategy
4/3/2014
Healthcare is a prime sector for the Internet of Things because of all the ways it can reduce costs, enable efficient operations and improve performance. Whether it's in wearable technology tracking h…

Award-winning HGTV Smart Home Points to Future Filled with Automated Homes
4/3/2014
On Tuesday, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and cable channel HGTV announced that the HGTV Smart Home 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. was awarded the CEA TechHome Gold Rating. The significance of …

What is Sprint Panorama?
4/3/2014
Technology is only as valuable as the challenges it helps solve. As more applications rely on connectivity to deliver value and insight, the importance of selecting the right carrier becomes more crit…

Telefonica All Set to Provide Connectivity for Tesla Model S
4/3/2014
Connected cars are a reality today due to advancements made in automobile and technology industries. What was once thought of as science fiction is being implemented in the latest models of cars. In t…

MobileStar Selects Accumulus Subscription Commerce Management Solution
4/3/2014
MobileStar USA, a provider of custom remote monitoring and control solutions, recently selected the subscription commerce management solution from Accumulus Corporation, a provider of subscription man…

Microsoft Targets Internet of Things with Windows on Devices
4/3/2014
When Microsoft announced Office for iPad last week, the company's strategy became clear to focus on getting Windows on as many devices as possible. At Microsoft's Build 2014 conference this week, an e…

Cytta Brings Connectivity to Oil and Gas
4/3/2014
Perhaps one of the biggest problems inherent in the machine to machine (M2M) connectivity field is exactly that: the connectivity. The fields that could most use such connections-remote operations, or…

AIS Unveils New Line of In-vehicle Touchscreen HMIs for Fleet Management, Warehousing and Logistics Applications
4/3/2014
American Industrial Systems (AIS), a manufacturer of in-vehicle embedded computing solutions, HMIs and operator interfaces for control and monitoring, unveiled its new line of ruggedized, vehicle moun…

Panasonic Develops Multimode M2M Technology to Overcome Wireless Communication Standards
4/3/2014
One challenge of the nascent machine to machine (M2M) market is multiple wireless communications standards, which differ between countries and even between applications. That creates a situation where…

Spark Integration Technologies Has New Office in Los Gatos, California
4/2/2014
To multiply its alliances with the region's front-runners in networking, cloud computing and data center solutions, Spark Integration Technologies, Inc has recently inaugurated a new office in Los Gat…

Samsung Rolls Out Smart Home Service in Korea, US
4/2/2014
You're sitting at work in the middle of July and realize you forgot to turn off your sprinklers this morning. You also forgot to turn on your washing machine, turn off the TV and turn up the air condi…

Wheelings & Dealings: Intel, Axeda Develop Industrial, Energy and Transportation IoT Solutions
4/2/2014
While the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown in terms of awareness and adoption on the consumer level - connected homes, connected cars and wearable technology are driving this - machine to machine (M…

Everything You Need to Know about the M2M Evolution Product of the Year Awards but Were Afraid to Ask
4/2/2014
The intent of the M2M Evolution Product of the Year Awards is to help highlight the leaders who deliver on the promise, ensuring that the marketing message is emphasized to and receives the attention …

New Study Reveals Federal Agencies in Healthcare See Big Data as a Solution
4/2/2014
Experts in the field believe using big data analytics can bring noticeable changes in the healthcare industry by improving everything from research to patient care. A new study titled, "The Big Data C…

Wheelings & Dealings: Intel Acquisition of BASIS Science Accelerates Focus on Wearable Tech
4/1/2014
BASIS Science Inc. is the creator of the Basis band, a health tracker that helps users stay healthy, sleep well and stress less. It's a wristband that leverages four types of sensors to calculate step…

Accelerate Diagnostics Focuses on Targeted Treatment
4/1/2014
I remember hearing my my father joke at the dinner table that reading a two-page article caused people to talk as if they had a PHD, but were you to speak with the author you would at best feel as tho…

KORE Telematics Brings Satellite Services into Play Alongside Cellular
4/1/2014
While the machine-to-machine (M2M) revolution, sometimes described as the Internet of Things (IoT), has the potential to affect nearly every corner of our lives, its growth has emerged in one very obv…

Cisco Focuses on Security, Safety in the Internet of Everything
4/1/2014
As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain traction across different industries, security has become one of the top concerns and topics in this new connected era.

The Exciting Growth of M2M
4/1/2014
While so much in the telecommunication space is focused on the growth in mobility, another area is gaining ground at an equally fast pace: machine-to-machine, or M2M. The same technology we have come …

Savant's Smart Series to Make Landmark Home Units Smarter
4/1/2014
Like everything else, even the home is being reinvented and the emergence of a new connected home is slowly gathering momentum. Savant Systems, LLC, well known for its smart home technology, is all se…

Every Step You Take: Follow Your Luggage Everywhere with eTrack
4/1/2014
One of the many annoying parts of having luggage delayed is the pure uncertainty. The airline will usually deliver it straight to your door but when will it get there? Will anything be missing? Can I …

Eurotech Aims to Make M2M Integration Easier
4/1/2014
While the idea and the broad applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) generate a lot of interest and coverage in the technology press, the more important issues are under the surface of the idea: …

Orbcomm Offers Dual-Mode Communication Technology for Its Customers
4/1/2014
Orbcomm is a unique player in the M2M space because the company has its own satellite and cellular services, which means for service providers the ability to put satellite and cellular in a single dev…

M2M Has Revolutionized Fleet Management
4/1/2014
At this year's ITEXPO Miami, M2M was one of the biggest technologies featured via M2M Evolution, which provides in-depth coverage of the shift toward greater connectivity.

Frost & Sullivan Awards RacoWireless for M2M Efforts
3/31/2014
Frost & Sullivan recently recognized wireless communications provider RacoWireless with the 2013 North American Award for New Product Innovation for its M2M efforts.

The Future with the Internet of Things
3/31/2014
When Cisco says an industry can potentially represent a more than $14-trillion opportunity to the global economy, everyone listens, and that is why the Internet of Things (IoT) has captured the attent…

Vodafone Commissioned Study is Good News for New Connected Car Partnership
3/31/2014
If you're an early adopter who's been waiting to get in on the connected car market, several top carmakers have thrown their hat in the ring for your business. While luxury car makers have been flirti…

TransAct Technologies Launches RESPONDER MP2 Mobile Printing Solution
3/31/2014
In the past few years, the need for mobile printer applications has grown tremendously. Realizing this, TransAct Technologies, a provider of transaction printers, recently introduced its RESPONDER MP2…

WTS Launches Trax Personal Tracker
3/31/2014
One of the biggest machine to machine (M2M) applications has been in fleet tracking, but Swedish company WTS (Wonder Technology Solutions) has found that the technology can also be used to find childr…

Cambridge Looks to Implement Smart Parking
3/31/2014
As populations in cities all around the world surge, the demand for suggestions and solutions to road congestion is reaching an all-time high. Expansion of infrastructure whether it is the widening of…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
3/29/2014
The Internet of Things got some big validation this week with the formation of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an organization dedicated to standardizing and developing best practices for th…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
3/29/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) applications are only as strong as the technology powering them. Embedded technology like sensors fits into the M2M ecosystem full of networks, devices and software to deliver…

Machine to Machine Week in Review
3/29/2014
As 2014 continues rolling on, the world of machine to machine technologies is making some big steps. With this week closing, we're here to provide you with a quick review of this week's top news items…

The M2M Pie is Large Enough for Everyone
3/28/2014
The market may be crowded when it comes to M2M, but the opportunity is so great that this doesn't bother Mohammad Nasser.

IEEE Launched Smart Cities Initiative
3/28/2014
Currently, urban performance depends on several factors. On the one hand, you have the city's endowment of hard infrastructure, which is considered to be physical capital. In addition and increasingly…

Decentralizing the Power Grid Means Big Potential for Nanogrid Market
3/28/2014
The report, titled simply "Nanogrids," suggests that the worldwide vendor revenue from nanogrid technology is set to climb from $37.8 billion annually by the end of 2014 to a new high of $59.5 billion…

ComQi Introduces Retail Digital Signage with Interactive Engagement Features
3/28/2014
ComQi, a provider of cloud-based shopper engagement technology that influences consumers at the point of decision, in-store, using all digital touch-points, has come up with ComQi's EnGage shopper eng…

Telia Sweden Puts M2M Connectivity to Work Delivering Mail
3/28/2014
The mail is something we don't commonly think about, except that one time during the day when we pick it up, or need to send it, or around the holidays when we try to figure out how much to tip the ma…

TechNavio Predicts 35 Percent CAGR of US Connected Home Market by 2018
3/28/2014
Do you remember the Disney Channel Original Movie, Smart House? Or even Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves? These movies showed insight to the future of homes - whether that's an insanely long robot arm that …

Are Service Providers Limiting their Own Growth with M2M?
3/28/2014
The opportunity is great.

In-vehicle PCs among M2M Opportunity in Connected Cars
3/28/2014
Connected cars are one of the hottest areas of the Internet of Things (IoT), as more systems, processes, platforms and devices become connected to the Internet. The M2M opportunity in automotive is hu…

Maintenance Analytics to Reach $24.7 Billion in 2019
3/28/2014
Big data is one of the biggest opportunities for companies across industries when it comes to machine to machine (M2M) connectivity and the Internet of Things. The recently formed Industrial Internet …

AT&T Focusing on Apps as the Next Phase of M2M Solutions
3/28/2014
Machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions were a hot topic of discussion at the recent ITEXPO in Miami. And while connectivity is an important component of this trend, innovative applications and app managem…

Location-based Service Revenue in Europe, North America Predicted to Jump
3/28/2014
Mobile location-based service revenue (LBS) in North America and Europe will jump to about $6.8 billion (5 billion Euros) by 2018 - with much of the increase credited to higher ad revenue, a new study…

BlackBerry Eyes Connected Car Market with QNX in its Dashboard
3/27/2014
If you can't beat 'em…move on to the next platform? BlackBerry CEO John Chen has his eye on the connected car market.

Industrial Internet Consortium Aims to Bring Best Practices, Standardization, Interoperability to IoT
3/27/2014
GE, AT&T, IBM, Intel and AT&T have all formed the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an organization that sets out to develop standards, test beds and best practices for the Internet of Things to i…

Wireless Smart Object Firms Draw Big Startup Money
3/27/2014
The Internet of Things, perhaps the ultimate collective of devices engaged in machine to machine (M2M) communications, has been seeing some staggering growth of late. With a host of different devices …

IEEE Launches Smart Cities Initiative to Cope with Strain of Urban Migration
3/27/2014
As more people flock to cities, particularly in developing countries, municipal infrastructure is feeling the strain. Already under pressure because of limited resources, government officials are look…

Frost & Sullivan: More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Data Monitoring
3/27/2014
All it takes is about 20 minutes in a busy downtown area to see that mobile devices are a market clearly growing. More and more of these devices show up on a regular basis, and that in turn means that…

AT&T One of Five Founding Members of Industrial Internet Consortium
3/27/2014
AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM, and Intel formed the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an organization that aims to accelerate the Internet of Things and improve the integration of the physical and digital …

M2M Holds Enormous Potential for the Manufacturing Industry
3/27/2014
Machine-to-machine communications (M2M) are pervasive throughout the IT world, particularly in telecom and mobility solutions. The ability for machines to directly transmit and report information abou…

Comings & Goings: Cohda Wireless Taps Bernd Luebben for German Posting, Building Visibility in VZX
3/26/2014
While connected vehicle technology is rapidly gaining ground the world over, it cannot work to its fullest without the support of companies putting marketing and press efforts into the concept, gettin…

Wheelings & Dealings: Dell Acquires StatSoft
3/26/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) devices generate a lot of data, so much that "big data" techniques are necessary to process it all. Dell's acquisition of StatSoft, a business analytics company, could establi…

FreeWave Technologies Unveils Multi-purpose Wireless Machine-to-machine (M2M) Platform
3/26/2014
Mobile service providers and large enterprises are rushing to extend broadband capabilities to hard to reach places for a myriad of reasons. Plus, they are looking to do so cost effectively and secure…

DCN Delivers One Seamless Package for M2M Application Management, Enablement
3/26/2014
Although there have been some great developments in connected applications, we're still in the early stages of the Internet of Things (IoT), and the machine to machine (M2M) space is already really fr…

Wheelings & Dealings: Telit, NimbeLink Partner to Integrate Cellular Connectivity in M2M Applications
3/25/2014
The machine to machine (M2M) ecosystem is all about partnerships and collaboration. Carriers work with platform providers and software developers work with hardware vendors to come together and produc…

Connected Cars Embrace Smartphones, Enhance Safety
3/25/2014
Connected cars represent the next evolution in machine to machine (M2M) technology. Connected cars provide vehicle-to-vehicle communication, GPS directions with real-time data, Internet radio, search …

Orbcomm's OG2 Constellation Set to Offer New Features, Plenty of New Power
3/25/2014
One of the biggest points when it comes to machine to machine (M2M) systems is connectivity. Often overlooked, but ultimately crucial, if there is no bandwidth for these devices to work with, the over…

Omnichannel Marketing Blurs Brick-and-Mortar, Online Retail
3/25/2014
While online shopping is very popular, physical stores aren't quite dead yet. According to Kees de Vos, chief customer officer at Hybris, retailers can combine both online and brick-and-mortar retail …

US Connected Home Market Set For Big Growth
3/25/2014
The idea of the connected home in all its many possibilities, from ideas as simple as turning on the lights from a smartphone to ideas as complex as running most every appliance in the house from a co…

Telematics Set to Explode in Growth Beyond Trucking
3/25/2014
For many, the first thought when the word "telematics" enters the picture is the trucking sector. This is a perfectly reasonable response; after all, the trucking sector may well be one of the best ap…

The Impact of Big Data on Patient Care
3/25/2014
Big data is the next big technology wave changing the way businesses approach data storage and processing. It is impacting every company in every industry, and healthcare is no exception. A study from…

LG's Smart Lamp Brings Smart House Tech Easily to Mobile Devices
3/25/2014
We've already seen how difficult it can be, sometimes, to get the various smart devices in a home on the same page, and how making a smart home can be as difficult as making a smart child, even. But a…

Lantronix Ignites Productivity with xPrintServer Mobile Printing Support on New Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets
3/25/2014
What does "wireless printing" mean to you? Most likely, it means the ability to print from your computer or mobile device without having to connect a USB or Ethernet cable. Wireless printing is also e…

Synapse Wireless Joins International M2M Council
3/24/2014
Synapse Wireless is the newest member of the International M2M Council, a trade association dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine to machine (M2M) sector. The association aims to incre…

Choosing a Network for Digital Signage
3/24/2014
From transportation and retail to hotels and entertainment venues, digital signage has completely transformed the way we consume content and interact with brands. Out of home does not mean out of touc…

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
3/22/2014
It's been another big week for machine to machine (M2M) solutions, and this technology is producing not only a variety of new applications for the end users, but a variety of new markets to get involv…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
3/22/2014
As the growing number of connected endpoints joins the Internet of Things, we see more companies, products and industries opening up both the benefits and complexities of the machine to machine (M2M) …

RacoWireless Partners with SkyWave to Combine M2M Technologies
3/21/2014
RacoWireless is a global provider of wireless data solutions to the M2M industry. The company's Position Logic addresses the areas of enterprise asset management, in-house asset tracking solutions, GP…

Wi-SUN Alliance, HomePlug Alliance Announce Liaison Agreement
3/21/2014
The Wi-SUN Alliance, which works to enable standards-based wireless smart utility networks, and the HomePlug Alliance, an industry group for powerline communications networking, have entered into a li…

AT&T Digital Life Goes Live in Five New Markets
3/21/2014
AT&T's Digital Life platform is now live in five new markets: Greensboro, N.C.; Bakersfield, Calif.; Columbia, S.C.; Fresno, Calif.; and Knoxville, Tenn.

HID Trusted Tag Services Offers Security in the Internet of Things
3/21/2014
In the last few months, the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown to a variety of applications and industries. Authentication and access control are crucial functionality with relation to the IoT -- mobi…

Wise.io Appoints New CEO, Raises $2.5 Million for M2M Applications
3/21/2014
Growing M2M solutions provider Wise.io is emerging as a major player in the market due to its focus on product usability. Now, the Berkley-based Californian company has announced that after a bout of …

SATO Moves into Healthcare
3/21/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology for healthcare applications is rapidly developing. The potential benefits of M2M in healthcare are being discovered and explored. When you consider the fact that ne…

How Secure is Your Privacy in the Age of the Internet of Things?
3/21/2014
Your refrigerator knows you are out of milk. The thermostat lowers the heat automatically when no one is in the house. A pacemaker sends updated medical information to the doctor's office. It's the In…

ABI Research Predicts Embedded In-car Navigation to Grow 38 Percent by 2019
3/21/2014
In recent years, automobile manufacturers are working more toward deploying the right technology, expertise, navigation, location-based and emergency response systems required to produce flexible and …

Flexibility Remains Key to M2M Growth
3/21/2014
We've become so used to the Internet and everything that it provides that it's very easy to overlook the key elements that make it up. At its core, the Internet is made possible thanks to flexibility,…

Small Italian Firm Wi-Next Reaches Out to Big Industry With New Smart Monitoring System
3/21/2014
To see the difference between the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT, I2oT) all you have to do are look at the keywords. When talking about the IoT terms like accessi…

The Internet of Things Set to Hit 26 Billion Devices, Raises New Privacy Concerns
3/20/2014
The market for the Internet of Things is set to hit $300 billion, with 26 billion connected devices by the year 2020, according to tech research and advisory firm Gartner.

Volvo Bridges Gap between Connected Cars and Road Safety
3/20/2014
Volvo has made strides in the connected car market before, integrating Apple CarPlay into its vehicles to bring calling, navigation, music and messaging functionality for users, and using machine to m…

Aros: A Smart Thermostat and Air Conditioner
3/20/2014
Many people experience the full range of seasons, everything from the chilling cold of winter to the blistering heat of summer. When spring leads into summer, these people begin to tone down their fur…

Location Based Technologies Inks New License Agreement with UT-Battelle, LLC
3/20/2014
Location Based Technologies (LBAS) specializes in providing asset managers with monitoring and reporting capabilities for their mobile assets. The company has recently inked a new license agreement wi…

The Maturation of M2M is Leading to More M&As
3/20/2014
Whenever a new technology is introduced it takes some time before the existing defragmentation is consolidated into a standardized industry in which companies are able to operate effectively. Before t…

Fitbit VP: The Internet of Things' Protection is in Hardware and Software
3/20/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is already showing itself as a powerful new tool on a variety of fronts, with applications ready to change the way we work, play, and even live in general. The same techno…

CradlePoint - Making the Most of Mobility
3/20/2014
Networking for the enterprise is big business - literally. Companies today rely on next generation technologies to stay connected in the office and in the field. Providers like CradlePoint are making …

MachineShop to Take on Internet of Services with API Approach
3/20/2014
Considering the rate at which the IoT space is growing - IDC expects the market to be worth $8.9 trillion by 2020 - there's obviously need for something like what MachineShop provides. After all, with…

New Three Way Affiliation Between Spireon, Sprint and CU Solutions Group
3/20/2014
On Tuesday three companies joined together in a sort of alliance. Spireon, Inc. is an industry leading Mobile Resource Management (MRM) company. It was able to achieve this through the merger of Proco…

Are You Leveraging the Advantages in M2M?
3/19/2014
To stay connected, the average user relies on more than one device. He may need a smartphone for the road, a tablet for the hotel and a laptop in the office. For the IT manager, this means a lot of di…

NWave Explains How it Provides More Economical, Efficient M2M Technology
3/19/2014
NWave provides an integrated machine-to-machine (M2M) narrowband communications platform - at a time when interest in M2M tech is extensive and growing.

The Concept Community: Getting People on Board
3/19/2014
Sometimes opposites attract and sometimes they may be two sides of the same coin. I get excited when I hear about well executed plans and at the same time when experimentation leads to discovery. When…

AirBulb Pushes the Internet of Things Further into the Mainstream with Kickstarter Campaign
3/19/2014
We briefly mentioned the possibility of a smart home over here at M2M Evolution when we discussed ILS Technology's fusion with SAP's 'SAP HANA' to bring streamlined control to industrial M2M. It seems…

Skypatrol Soars during ITEXPO Miami
3/19/2014
Skypatrol was an active participant in ITEXPO Miami earlier this year, and won the coveted M2M Evolution Conference Battle of the Platforms. Among the company products shown at ITEXPO was the Dual Mod…

Xively Brings the Internet of Things Alive in Demo
3/18/2014
Xively is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) for the Internet of Things (IoT). By using Xively, the interconnection of data, devices, individuals, and places becomes easier. Also, Xively Cloud Services pr…

Wi-SUN Alliance Collaborate with HomePlug Alliance
3/18/2014
The Wi-SUN Alliance is a global industry association that promotes the adoption of open industry standards as defined by international and regional standards development organizations. The association…

Pegasystems Helps Organizations, Individuals Take Advantage of the Process of Everything
3/18/2014
Pegasystems provides enterprise software solutions to major companies, such as those in banking, telecommunications, and healthcare.

Vodafone Chooses Westbase Technology to Distribute MachineLink 3G M2M Router
3/18/2014
Since Vodafone expects major advancements in the M2M market in the near future, it's not at all surprising to see the company invest more in the space. Indeed, Vodafone has done its best to deliver in…

What Impact Will the Internet of Things Have on Data Centers?
3/18/2014
The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), as driven by machine to machine (M2M) connectivity, is the kind of thing that has significant potential to drive markets from home connectivity to various bus…

Finding the Most Worthwhile New Technology in a Landscape of Disruptive Technology
3/17/2014
Enterprise technology moves at the speed of light today, and although many of us find that we are professionally incumbent on staying current with the latest changes, they often have a way of flashing…

Introducing CoSwitched, A Virtual Network Operator Powering the IoT with GSM Connectivity
3/17/2014
In the Internet of Things, devices, systems, applications and "things" are communicating with each other. There's a lot of technology powering the IoT, including machine to machine (M2M). There are al…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
3/15/2014
There was a fair amount of activity this week in the embedded M2M solutions space. Let's take a look at some of the more noteworthy occurrences.

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
3/15/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) connectivity still holds a major place in our lives. With more uses for such technology cropping up at home and at work, and even in the places that appear between those two a…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
3/15/2014
As more devices, companies and systems join the Internet of Things, the buzz around machine to machine (M2M) technology continues to grow. This week, the World Wide Web turned 25, and we reflected on …

Application Usage Management Survey: All Signs Point to Intelligent Devices
3/14/2014
Application usage management helps ensure companies are optimizing their costs and usage of applications. In a recent survey, Flexera Software, a provider of software license management, software comp…

Satellite M2M Communications Market to Exceed $4.7 Billion by 2019
3/14/2014
Satellite technology plays a big role in the machine to machine (M2M) market and the Internet of Things. From tracking assets to remotely communicating with systems all over the globe, satellite conne…

HiperPBX Tackles M2M Industrial Unified Communications
3/14/2014
Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications have undergone many advances in recent years, incorporating a variety of unified communications and remote access solutions. A new breed of industrial unified c…

CalAmp Introduces New Wireless Devices for Fleet Management and Other Vehicle Applications
3/13/2014
Wireless communications is rapidly changing. To provide real-time dispatching, vehicle location and tracking, and routing and scheduling optimization, CalAmp has announced the addition of three new GP…

Essence Uses the IoT to Improve Quality of Life
3/13/2014
The Internet of Things brings a lot of promise and opportunity about a seamlessly connected life - TVs, refrigerators, alarm systems, thermostats, cars and mobile devices can all communicate with each…

WirelessCar Expands its Automotive Telematics Solutions in Europe and the Middle East
3/13/2014
Telematics is rapidly altering the driving experience - thanks to machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and actionable delivered fast through vehicle telematics. It is a market foreseen to reach $11.2 b…

ILS Technology Talks About M2M, Moving Forward
3/12/2014
Even though ITEXPO Miami is in the rearview mirror, the technologies and products showcased are very much in the now, in front of us, moving and shaping how and when we communicate with each other. So…

Gurtam Shaping the GPS Tracking and Fleet Management Market
3/12/2014
There is no question M2M technology is quickly becoming a critical aspect of fleet management. Valuable fleet data like mileage, fuel consumption, and driving speed are helping fleet managers improve …

DCS Solutions, Telit to Simplify and Secure Vehicle Valet Services
3/12/2014
DCS Solutions, a provider of wireless data products, solutions, and services to the wireless data market will be leveraging Telit Wireless Solutions' 800/1900 MHz CDMA/1xRTT CC864-DUAL module in its w…

Choosing the Right Strategy to Accelerate Your Connected Business
3/12/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) solutions and Internet of Things (IoT) applications go beyond consumer-level use cases. Big data, building automation and sensor-based applications play a big role in the Indu…

25 Years Later: The Web of Things
3/12/2014
The Web is 25 years old today. If you get the chance, tweet happy birthday to the Web @Web25.

Businesses Should Address Mobility and IoT, or Be Ready to Follow the Competition
3/12/2014
We are living in a business renaissance thanks to the cloud, mobility, and the Internet in general. But not every firm will be a winner in this renaissance.

10 Innovations You'll Likely See Soon
3/12/2014
The ability to share ideas and combine technologies has never been greater. While some among us might complain that things are changing too fast, others are seeing the possibilities and are profiting …

AT&T, Audi Offering Two Data Plans for LTE Connectivity in 2015 A3s
3/11/2014
The connected car is one of the current hallmarks of the Internet of Things. Automakers, carriers and software providers are all joining in to create the next generation of vehicles, and today, that m…

The Internet of Things and Digital Commerce: We're All Connected
3/11/2014
If you aren't familiar with the term the "Internet of things", you are likely familiar with its meaning. We are all familiar with machines embedded with sensors and know that those sensors communicate…

A Big New Burst of Funding for the Internet of Things Arrives
3/11/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT), powered by machine to machine (M2M) connectivity, has been front-of-mind for a lot of users of late, especially as this technology shows its potential to revolutionize bo…

M2M Innovation Is Just Getting Started
3/11/2014
The promise of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology is not just about saving on the cost of field technicians when a field device requires service, or of tracking packages more accurately. It is about …

There's No Need to Reinvent the Wheel When it Comes to M2M
3/11/2014
Teezle is still in stealth mode, but that didn't stop Venky Karuppanan from ascending the stage at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo in Miami this past January and giving attendees a peek at what th…

CalAmp Adds Bluetooth Support to M2M Devices
3/11/2014
CalAmp, a maker of wireless products, has announced that it has added Bluetooth support to its line of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and M2M devices.

Will Malaysia Airlines MH370 Trigger Next Generation of M2M Technology in Airplanes?
3/11/2014
The Bermuda Triangle and the TV show Lost are homes to missing planes and mysterious disappearances. But in today's world, where we can look at houses across the world on Google Maps and track a smart…

Iridium Communications Signs Partnership Agreement with ZTR Control Systems
3/11/2014
ZTR Control Systems, a major player of industrial telematics services, recently selected Iridium Communications' M2M Short Burst Data service to provide satellite connectivity to its ZTR inReach remot…

Echelon Corporation Demonstrates the Power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
3/11/2014
We're entering an era when machines can talk to each other. The "Internet of Things," or the ability to connect devices to a network so they can "communicate," is set to revolutionize not only the dev…

The Internet of Things is About Business Mashups Using the Real World
3/11/2014
When you stand up at a machine-to-machine (M2M) conference and expo and say that the Internet of things is irrelevant, you better explain.

Position Logic Has the Coordinates for Success with Location Services
3/11/2014
The value proposition of being able to locate assets, manage fleets, and securely track shipments worldwide needs no explanation, which is why location-based services have such a bright future as a co…

Duration Report Makes GPS Tracking Work-Even When it Doesn't
3/11/2014
Vehicle finance is a risky business.

Canary Nets $10M in Funding for Non-subscription Security Measure
3/10/2014
Home security: it's one of those things that everyone thinks about but tries not to. A person's home is his or her castle, after all, and the idea that it could ever be anything less than perfectly sa…

Exosite Offers an M2M Solution That's About Mass Customization - Not Mass Production
3/10/2014
Today, millions of Internet connections take place every hour without any human intervention. Devices contact networks and speak with remote computers, reporting their status or the needs, or whether …

Samsung Gets Serious on IoT with RF-capable 28nm Process Tech
3/10/2014
Samsung has, like many companies involved in the mobile market, decided to embrace M2M and the Internet of Things by expanding its 28nm technology offerings with RF capabilities. With this, the compan…

ILS Technology Offers M2M Technology to Help Make Money, Save Money and Remain Compliant
3/10/2014
The "Internet of Things," the technology visionaries assure us, will mean that in the near future, as many as 50 billion devices will be connected to one another through a vast network. Each month see…

Clients Use Meshify's Spider, Fly and Dragonfly for Easy Machine-to-Machine Connectivity
3/10/2014
There are 150 variables that are all controlled through the Meshify platform, according to Witbeck. Users can customize the interface graphically and to their own business needs, defining different no…

Demand for Internet of Things Platform in EMEA Fuels ThingWorx Management Team Expansion
3/10/2014
ThingWorx, a PTC business and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, is expanding the company's management team with addition of Thomas Svensson, senior vice president, EMEA and Larry Terwey, vic…

Inmarsat Now a Member of International M2M Council
3/10/2014
Inmarsat, a provider of satellite M2M services, is now a member of the International M2M Council (IMC), a newly formed trade association that promotes communications between machines.

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
3/8/2014
It's been quite another big week in the field of machine to machine (M2M) solutions, and there's a lot to consider in the week that was. There are several new developments coming to light, with new pr…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
3/8/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology is enabling two-way communication between devices and is what is fueling the growth of the Internet of Things. Here are the top M2M stories this week.

Retailers Test ByteLight's LFC Software for Indoor Positioning
3/7/2014
The Indoor Positioning System (IPS), like GPS, can establish a precise location; it can even track every move of an object. While GPS relies on satellites for its information, IPS uses nearby "anchors…

Buck the Brands, Create Your Own Internet of Things
3/7/2014
I've never been able to get myself to buy into the Apple world because of its long history of a closed, proprietary universe. I understand how far Apple has reached to make other programs usable on it…

Three Important Developments in Machine to Machine Solutions
3/7/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology connects devices, systems, and "things" to the Internet and each other, enabling businesses to improve productivity, reduce costs, and gain insight into data in rea…

Peel Smart Remote App Goes Big with Oscars
3/7/2014
The smart remote app by itself isn't exactly a new thing; several such devices are currently on hand for iOS and Android devices alike. But the Peel smart remote app wants to prove it's a much differe…

Vodafone Brings Embedded SIM Chip, M2M Functionality to Volkswagen and Audi 2015 Models
3/7/2014
In 2012, Vodafone announced it was providing mobile SIMs into BMW ConnectedDrive vehicles, and it signed an agreement with Hyundai Motor Group to boost Hyundai's competitiveness in telematics across E…

HomeSeer's Android-based 'Tabletop Touchscreen' Geared Toward Home Automation
3/7/2014
As mobile devices and the Internet of Things grow in acceptance and popularity, the likelihood of fringe products being developed that leverage aspects of one or both of those industries increases. Th…

Keep An Eye Out for The IoT at SXSW 2014
3/7/2014
In the tech world, there are a few noteworthy events that bring in thousands of companies, attendees, press and analysts to showcase the latest trends, products and news. These events are also an oppo…

ILS Technology and SAP Bring Streamlined Control and Data Processing
3/7/2014
The "Internet of Things" is making waves as the next big thing in the consumer fusion of 'smart' devices and cloud access. The dream of a remote controlled home may soon be a reality for many. From sm…

Big Data, Big Privacy Concerns: Identity Management in a Big Data World
3/7/2014
Big data is arguably one of the "killer apps" to emerge over the past decade. The technology originated from a technique developed by Google called MapReduce, which uses parallel processing to generat…

Sprint Now Offers IMS UBI Intelligence Powered by DriveSync
3/6/2014
The average consumer may be more interested in Sprint's recent expansion of its LTE and HD voice coverage, but the fact is the carrier has been much busier with the M2M side of its business lately. Wh…

Jump Technologies' JumpTrack Cloud Computing POD Solution Gets More Popular
3/6/2014
Office supply dealers strive to reduce paper-related delivery and other service costs and to enhance their competitive position by improving driver efficiency and customer service.

Are Your M2M Transactions Secure?
3/6/2014
M2M is another Internet in and of itself. That's part of the reason we nickname the entire phenomenon the Internet of Things. So, as the plot thickens, we're realizing that M2M presents the same chall…

Kontron, Salesforce.com Collaborate on Internet of Things, Internet of Customer Initiatives
3/6/2014
Kontron and Salesforce.com announced their collaboration on two emerging tech trends - the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Customers (IoC) applications.

KORE, B&B Electronics Partner on M2M Solution
3/6/2014
B&B Electronics and KORE have partnered to provide a machine to machine (M2M)-enabled cellular router.

SeeControl, ClearConnex Collaborate on M2M QuickStart Developer's Kit
3/6/2014
Today, Internet of Things platform SeeControl announced its plans to engage in a formal partnership with ClearConnex, Inc. Together, the two companies have integrated SeeControl's M2M software as a se…

Pivotel Joins Inmarsat Distribution Network to Offer M2M Services in Asia-Pacific Region
3/6/2014
Inmarsat is a British satellite telecommunications company that has been providing global mobile satellite communications services for quite some time. It has spent the past 35 years providing voice a…

Telogis for Heavy Equipment Makes Fleet Management Easy, Cost-effective
3/6/2014
Telogis Inc., a U.S.-based company that develops location-based software to manage mobile resources, offers real-time metrics for heavy machinery tracking. The company recently introduced Telogis for …

SmartSoles from GTX Use Geofencing, Real-time Alerts to Track Loved Ones' Location
3/6/2014
Adding connectivity to our clothing is nothing new, but the explosion in wearable technology has really kicked off in the past few years. Nike introduced its Nike+ tracker before the days of the FuelB…

Discussing the Pros, Cons and Future of Telematics with ABI Research
3/6/2014
Connected cars go way beyond just feature-rich infotainment systems, self-driving functionality or enhanced safety features. They also bring valuable insight, data and cost savings to businesses in th…

LogMeIn's Xively Recognized by GSMA as the Best Cloud-based Technology for Mobile
3/6/2014
Remote access software provider LogMeIn has made it clear that it believes in the Internet of Things. In fact, the company has stated it expects IoT to be big business both in general and in terms of …

Federal Communications Commission Grants Certification to Nextivity's Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster for T-Mobile
3/5/2014
Signal boosters are adapted by many consumers because it is a cost-effective means of improving wireless infrastructure. Signal boosters are particularly useful in rural and difficult-to-serve indoor …

ORBCOMM Makes Next Generation OG2 Satellite Modems Available
3/5/2014
Provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions ORBCOMM has announced the availability of its next generation OG2 satellite modems.

Navman Wireless Announces 3G Support Ahead of AT&T 2G Shutdown
3/5/2014
Navman Wireless, a provider of fleet tracking equipment, has announced that its devices will support 3G as AT&T begins phasing out its 2G service that a lot of M2M customers depend on.

Gemalto Launches Online Community for M2M Developers
3/5/2014
Digital security company Gemalto has announced a new online developer community designed to spur growth in the M2M (Machine-to-Machine) and Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

Wheelings & Dealings: M2M Outfit KORE Buys Jazz Wireless Data
3/5/2014
Raleigh, N.C.-based Jazz Wireless Data gives KORE access to additional network management and technical M2M experts, and expands KORE's presence in North America and abroad. Its T-Mobile relationship …

The Incredible Shrinking Venture Capital for M2M
3/5/2014
However, M2M is an odd duck in the current world of venture capital. You see Marc Andreeson has pointed out that software is eating hardware. We have the battle of the platforms to highlight this migr…

Facebook Wants to Use Massive Drone Fleet to Offer Internet Access
3/4/2014
Facebook is looking to acquire Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of drones, for about $60 million. The move supports Facebook's push for the Internet.org project, an initiative to connect two-thirds of …

Klocwork Urges Developers to Understand, Mitigate Security Vulnerabilities Before It's Too Late
3/4/2014
Both the beauty and the downfall of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that the power is in the software; it controls our devices and the networks that provide connectivity and communications. Over the y…

Take Control of IoT Security Risks: 3 Guidelines to Protecting M2M Systems
3/3/2014
Security gained a whole new meaning in the era of the Internet. We have learned about malware, online privacy and cyber criminals over the last few years, and are facing a harsh reality of sophisticat…

CalAmp Details New MDT-7 Mobile Data Terminal
3/3/2014
CalAmp connects clients to business-critical data and transforms it into actionable intelligence for people, systems and machines. The new mobile data terminal is designed to support mapping and navig…

Apple CarPlay Replaces iOS in the Car: Volvo, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz First to Integrate
3/3/2014
The fact that cars have become the latest platform for the Apple vs. Google battle is not a surprise. When Google and Audi announced they were developing Android-based in-car infotainment systems, we …

AT&T Extends Machine to Machine Solutions Focus in Asia
3/3/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) solutions are fueling the growth of smart devices, connected technology and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. AT&T has a strong foothold in the M2M space, providing conne…

How Big is the Internet of Things Market?
3/3/2014
Count Telefonica among global telcos most committed to the strategy of partnering even with over the top competitors to create new "digital" services to drive new revenues. In the latest move, Telefon…

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
3/1/2014
Establishing the principles behind and uses for machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions is a field that brings a lot of new developments along with it. Every week, there's something new to examine and cons…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
3/1/2014
There was so much M2M news this week it was hard to keep up. Mobile World Congress was another event this year that legitimized the rise of the Internet of Things, with companies from all different in…

Internet of Things Startups Get Support from Orange in Distribution, Production of Connected Objects
2/28/2014
Startup European Partnership and the European Digital Forum are two initiatives that are part of the European Commission's Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan. They are also two programs of which Orange…

Aricent Group Releases High-performance M2M Services
2/28/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) has become a popular tool for anyone using a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. The technology was designed to handle both wireless and wired systems together and a…

AT&T Brings Gigabit Speed, Innovation to Austin
2/28/2014
The word "disruptive" is used to describe many new technologies, sometimes deserving and other times self-perpetuated hype. But in the case of what Google is doing to light a spark in broadband servic…

The New Era of Digital Marketing: The Internet of Things
2/28/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the trend of everything in our lives connecting to the Internet. On an industrial level, this means using machine to machine (M2M) technology to remotely monitor assets…

Novatel Wireless Selected to Support Vehicle Tracking Systems' Fleet Management Solutions
2/27/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology is enabling more than just smart thermometers, connected refrigerators or intelligent toothbrushes - the automotive market is one of the forerunners in M2M adoption…

Ericsson and Philips to Bring Smart Street Lighting and Better Broadband Connection
2/27/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be connecting virtually everything that's going to be manufactured as well as those that are already in the marketplace. The goal is to make the things we use …

Libelium Applies M2M and the Cloud to Water Quality Monitoring
2/27/2014
Libelium, a provider of IoT and M2M platforms, has decided to tackle a new frontier with its new Smart Water wireless sensor platform, which aims to simplify remote water quality monitoring. The devic…

Cypress Semiconductor Intros Range of CY8CMBR3x CapSense Controllers
2/27/2014
The newly launched controllers form a part of Cypress's Mechanical Button Replacement (MBR) family of products that are developed based on of the company's SmartSense Auto-tuning algorithm, which elim…

The Growth of Connected Cars
2/27/2014
If only half the rumors that are floating around the Internet about cars are true, soon people are going to feel like they are in mini-trains, where they sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. We already…

Berg Insight: European Wireless M2M Modules to Reach 18.7 Million By 2018
2/27/2014
Berg Insight, a market analysis firm, says in its latest research study that the shipment of wireless machine to machine (M2M) modules for security applications within the region of the European Union…

Audi's New LTE Infotainment System Enhances Connectivity
2/27/2014
The automotive industry has always been a forerunner in innovation. Keeping in tune with this trend, it is also one of the first industries to embrace machine to machine (M2M) technology in a big way.…

Ayla Networks and NXP Provide Secure Cloud Solution for IoT
2/27/2014
As the number of connected devices continues to increase and the full potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) is realized, there will be tens or even hundreds of billions of connected devices. Secur…

Deutsche Telekom Introduces M2M Data and Device Management through the Cloud
2/27/2014
The products and services available because of machine to machine (M2M) technology today make it possible for almost anyone to monitor different types of assets. Whether it is a single module in one l…

Wind River Brings New IoT Capability to VxWorks
2/27/2014
When it comes to machine to machine (M2M) communications, especially areas driving the Internet of Things (IoT), how systems run overall can be every bit as important as the machines that comprise the…

Telecom Italia Joins International M2M Council
2/27/2014
The IMC is a new M2M industry training association formed last year that includes major players such as AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and Oracle. The association will define some important business metrics i…

Eurotech Intros New Modules in Catalyst Series of Embedded Computers
2/27/2014
Eurotech, a supplier of embedded technologies, products and systems, launched its new generation of modules in the Catalyst series of embedded computers. The Catalyst BT computer on module (CoM) is ba…

Ericsson, SAP and Telenor Connexion Join Up For Big M2M Push
2/27/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) connectivity has generated quite a bit of interest across industries these days, and with good reason. Connecting machines to other machines, and allowing the information gene…

Gemalto Delivers Secure Connectivity for Innovative Health and Wellness M2M Hub
2/27/2014
Wearable technology has given us a lot of of cool and useful products. One area that can probably claim the most benefits is health and fitness. There are many companies offering devices that can moni…

Tech Mahindra Brings Seamless Integration to Connected Solutions
2/26/2014
Tech Mahindra is one of the forerunners in the connected world, enabling service providers, manufacturers, enterprises and more globally to address the needs of these evolving industries. It offers fe…

Sensing & Control enControl Leverages Big Data for Smart Management, M2M Solutions
2/26/2014
The Internet of Things is doing more than just connecting things to the Internet - it's offering the ability to reduce costs, improve productivity, add convenience and seamlessly communicate and manag…

Wheelings & Dealings: New Partnership for Jasper and POST Luxembourg
2/26/2014
Jasper Wireless is wheeling and dealing this month with a newly announced partnership with POST Luxembourg to power machine to machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. This comes just afte…

Mobile Operators Unite...I mean, Secure!
2/26/2014
Good analysts are objective and do their best to avoid personal bias from creeping into their analyses, whereas an old analyst has not only bias but history to overcome I am too old not to be biased a…

Aricent Introduces M2M Gateway Software Framework for the Connected Consumer Market
2/26/2014
Engineering services and software company Aricent has launched an M2M Gateway software package for the connected consumer market. This provides M2M connectivity for multiple applications including bui…

Sierra Wireless and Tech Mahindra Join Forces to Create Global Turnkey M2M Solutions
2/25/2014
Today, connected solutions providers Sierra Wireless and Tech Mahindra Ltd. entered a formal agreement to team up and collaboratively work on developing M2M solutions for customers around the world. W…

1.5 Million Cars Sport Spireon's M2M Automotive Platform
2/25/2014
Spireon is one of the world's top mobile research management companies, formed out of three industry companies: ProconGPS, EnfoTrace and PFS. Spireon's automotive M2M solutions have reached unpreceden…

HCC Embedded Intros Advanced File System for Smart Energy Meter Applications
2/25/2014
HCC Embedded unveiled an advanced file system that is especially designed to suit smart-energy and smart-meter applications. The design is optimized to augment the life of flash memory, minimize power…

Inmarsat, RacoWireless Team Up to Expand Satellite M2M Communication Service IsatData Pro
2/25/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology enables communication between devices. It's the technology powering the Internet of Things (IoT), or the growing trend of everyday things - cars, thermostats, cloth…

As Many as 250 Million M2M Connections Could Exist Before the Year's End
2/25/2014
People refer to the "Internet of Things" as a future where most appliances and devices use a combination of cloud computing and enhanced sensors to become more useful through the power of the Internet…

Qualcomm, Red Bend, QuickPlay Join AT&T Drive Studio for Connected Car Innovation
2/24/2014
Cars are one of the latest platforms to offer connectivity and Internet features to bring convenience, safety and entertainment to users. AT&T introduced its Drive Studio earlier this year, a 5,000-sq…

M2M at MWC: 23 Ways the IoT is Dominating in Barcelona
2/24/2014
The growth in mobile innovation goes hand in hand with the Internet of Things (IoT). While the GSMA oversees mobile phone standards, it now expects major growth in machine to machine (M2M) technology,…

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
2/22/2014
Even with a holiday in the mix, there's still no slowing down the avalanche of news around connecting devices to other devices in the field of machine to machine (M2M) solutions. With new products and…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
2/22/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things continues to increase rapidly in terms of adoption, product integration and support. Industry reports and predictions also continue to gr…

Connected Car Market Gets a Bit Larger with Wipro and Agnik
2/21/2014
With the connected car market seemingly gaining ground and size alike on a regular basis, it's never much of a surprise to see new firms getting involved in the field, especially those that weren't ve…

AppCarousel Joins GENIVI Alliance to Contribute to Vehicle Infotainment Solutions
2/21/2014
AppCarousel, a provider of app store solutions and content ecosystem services, joined the GENIVI Alliance, an automotive and consumer electronics industry association.

Accelerating Medical IoT with UCSF-Samsung Digital Health Innovation Lab
2/21/2014
It seems Samsung has its hands in almost every big technology trend - its smartphones are a major competitor in the mobility market, its smartwatches are joining the wearable tech world and now, its s…

Seven Ways The Olympics Use M2M Technology in Sochi
2/21/2014
With the huge number of #SochiProblems that kicked off the 2014 Winter Olympics, "technologically innovative" is probably not the first way people would describe the Olympic Games in Russia. However, …

ILS Technology Upgrades deviceWISE M2M Platform
2/21/2014
ILS Technology, a provider of machine to machine (M2M) connectivity products, unveiled the next generation of its deviceWISE platform, a one-stop, one-shop solution for M2M applications.

Internet of Things Advances Through Nokia's Treasure Tags
2/21/2014
From time to time, we all misplace things. Wouldn't it be nice to know when and where this happens? Nokia is making an attempt to help you out - it recently unveiled its latest product, Treasure Tags.

Telit Wireless Launches Jupiter SL871: Small Form Factor Multi-constellation GNSS
2/21/2014
Telit Wireless Solutions, a provider of machine to machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, recently launched the Jupiter SL871, a small form factor multi-constellation GNSS that can deliver ul…

Pharmacy in Austin Using Shelfbucks' Indoor Location System to Push Promos to Shoppers
2/21/2014
Shelfbucks' beacon technology solution has been installed at Tarrytown Pharmacy in Austin, Tex. Shoppers with smartphones will be able to receive promotional offers for the items on each aisle they pa…

AT&T Working Toward Smart Hospitals, Healthcare with Machine to Machine Solutions
2/21/2014
AT&T's machine to machine (M2M) solutions can be implemented in different areas, including fleet management, industrial machinery, retail, smart cities and healthcare. M2M can be a valuable tool in th…

Growing Importance of Satellite Connectivity Solutions in M2M Monitoring Services
2/21/2014
The oil and gas industry can benefit from a number of machine to machine (M2M) solutions. On one of those is the use of satellite-enabled M2M solutions for overcoming remote monitoring challenges.

All Aboard the M2M Railroad
2/21/2014
Whether dealing with passengers or freight trains, every moment of downtime has major economic consequences. Not only does the transportation provider lose revenue from customers who don't buy tickets…

Wipro and Agnik Team to Delivering Connected Car Services
2/21/2014
IT services company Wipro and big data analytics provider Agnik have teamed on offering advanced information technology services and platforms for connected cars.

Where Will Verizon Go Next on Home Control?
2/21/2014
There have been rumors that Verizon might buy nationwide alarm company ADT, which would give the carrier a ready-made central station. On the other hand, Verizon already has its own cloud-based infras…

Vodafone Expecting Major Advancements in M2M Market
2/20/2014
That's a lot of separate groups all saying much the same thing. M2M is likely to be a substantial market over the next few years, with firms like Vodafone, Cisco and LogMeIn leading the way. There wil…

Global M2M Test Equipment Market to Reach $ 981.1 million in 2020
2/20/2014
The global machine to machine (M2M) test equipment market will reach $981.1 million in 2020, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.

Novatel Wireless Receives Purchase Orders for $7 million
2/20/2014
Novatel Wireless, Inc., a provider of intelligent wireless solutions, recently received purchase orders totaling $7 million and has also executed a supply agreement with an initial order quantity tota…

Starting with Cities, AT&T and IBM Collaborate to Enable Internet of Things
2/20/2014
Over the past few years, we've witnessed a number of things in our lives become "smart" - our phones, our cars and even our homes are all transforming as part of the Internet of Things, which encompas…

AirIQ Turns to KORE for Wireless M2M Connectivity in North America, Europe
2/20/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology brings a number of benefits to different industries. For retail, it enhances solutions like digital signage, kiosks or point-of-sale systems, making everything more…

Axeda and Jasper Wireless Team Up to Help Operators Transition to the Internet of Things
2/19/2014
The upcoming "Internet of Things" (IoT) promises to revolutionize the way that people interact with standard devices and appliances by connecting them to the Internet. With Internet connectivity, even…

LogMeIn: Internet of Things to be Big Business
2/19/2014
The idea of the Internet of Things (IoT) being a major part of all our lives in the coming years certainly isn't an outlandish one. The thought of connecting various things to each other and the Inter…

WeMo Vulnerabilities Latest Example of IoT Security Risks
2/19/2014
Just as with the growth of smartphones, the increasing number of Internet-connected devices presents opportunities for hackers and security risks.

Brivo Labs Offers APIs to Address Security Issues for the IoT
2/19/2014
The age of the Internet of Things (IoT) will bring with it many new opportunities and challenges as billions of connected devices transmit massive amounts of data across networks. The data generated b…

Telit Wireless Announces Jupiter SL871, Second Positioning Module with MediaTek Base
2/19/2014
When it comes to machine to machine (M2M) connectivity, having the proper hardware around to establish the connections is just as important as having the network involved to let the hardware connect. …

Atmel New Embedded Solutions Designed for Industrial, Consumer M2M Use
2/19/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) consists of everyday things - our cars, our homes, traffic systems, what we wear - connecting to the Internet. Machine to machine (M2M) technology powers the IoT, and the …

Interactive Finance & Energetic Textiles: M2M, Internet of Things Innovations Pioneering Information Frontiers (Part 1)
2/19/2014
Public policy analyst Hugh Donahue and I have been chatting since just before the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo about the implications of existing computing capabilities for machine to machine (M2M)…

Interactive Finance & Energetic Textiles: M2M, Internet of Things Innovations Pioneering Information Frontiers (Part 2)
2/19/2014
A Q&A session with Hugh Donahue, a public policy analyst and advisor to Marketcore, covered the implications of existing computing capabilities for machine to machine (M2M) and how intellectual proper…

Cisco Looks to Make Cities Smarter with AGT Partnership
2/18/2014
Recently, word came out about how Cisco was eager to make inroads into the Internet of Things (IoT) market, augmenting its future portfolio in the face of less than satisfying earnings from its last e…

T-Mobile Eliminates Roaming Costs for M2M Communication with eSIM
2/18/2014
"Roaming rates" are words consumers hate to hear, thanks to horror stories of skyrocketed cell phone bills after a trip or communicating overseas. T-Mobile has already worked to eliminate another one …

Cisco Diversifying into the Internet of Things with a $100M Fund for Startups
2/18/2014
During Cisco's quarterly report announcement, the company also made its intention to provide a fund of $100 million for startups in the Internet of Things (IoT), a move likely made to stop some of the…

Using RFID and Real-time Location Services to Improve Student Safety
2/18/2014
An emergency can take place anytime and anywhere and whether it is man-made or the result of a natural phenomenon, quickly identifying the cause and location in which the emergency took place are crit…

Cisco Sees Big Things Ahead For the Internet of Things
2/18/2014
Though Cisco's earnings report wasn't exactly a barn-burner in its own right, CEO John Chambers still had plenty to offer in commentary on the future of both his firm and facing markets. Cisco appears…

Juniper Research Outlines the Future of Smart Home Devices
2/18/2014
Imagine the refrigerator saying the ice cubes are ready or the TV telling you what is new in the world of entertainment. Sounds like a scene from a sci-fi movie? Not really. It can be a peek into what…

M2M Already Nearing 4 Percent of All Mobile Connections
2/18/2014
Some 250 million machine-to-machine connections will be in active use in 2014, according to the GSM Association, with the automotive segment expected to drive adoption in most regions. Global M2M conn…

Morey Adds Gemalto M2M Technology to Fleet Management Solution
2/18/2014
With an eye on expanding their market share in the fast-growing telematics industry, The Morey Corporation has partnered with Germalto to include the company's Cinterion machine-to-machine (M2M) wirel…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
2/15/2014
As the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine to machine (M2M) technology continue to grow, the number of partnerships, product announcements and analyst reports also increase. This week, we saw some M2…

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
2/15/2014
It's been another big week in machine to machine (M2M) solutions, and with that big week came a host of new products, services, and moves in the market. That means a lot of developments to keep track …

Embedded M2M Week in Review
2/15/2014
It's been a good week for Embedded M2M this week. Let's take a look at some of the key stories from the past seven days as we move ahead to the weekend.

DoubleDutch Announces iBeacon to Improve Attendee and Organizer Experience
2/14/2014
DoubleDutch, the provider of mobile event applications, has announced two new features for their iOS and Android apps that utilize iBeacon and Bluetooth LE location-based mobile technology.

Ericsson: How to Profit from 50 Billion Connected Devices
2/14/2014
A new whitepaper by Ericsson addresses how the 50 billion connected devices that will be part of the world we live in 2020 can be monetized. According to the paper, everything that can benefit from a …

Vitesse Optimizes Product Portfolio Facilitating Migration of IoT to Gigabit Ethernet
2/14/2014
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation is leveraging its vast experience in Ethernet networking expertise to facilitate the migration of Internet of Things (IoT) industry networks to experience Gigabit Eth…

Essence Care@Home Uses M2M System to Give Seniors a Better Shot at Independence
2/14/2014
After a certain point in all our lives, we begin to realize that we can't do the things we used to do. We can't snap back so readily from an all-night party; we can't stay up quite so late and get up …

The Effect of Big Data in Retail
2/14/2014
Big data really can't be put to use without proper execution. There's a lot that goes into a big data project, and if any part of the package is lacking, then the whole thing could take a hit. But IDC…

Many Layers of Good Wrapped Up in Fleet Management
2/14/2014
While experts bicker about the causes and solutions for climate change, most of us in the middle class just want to know when the storm will hit and how long it will last. Maybe we should care more ab…

What Can You Do with iBeacon?
2/14/2014
Wireless communication has opened up a ton of possibilities for communication. More and more companies are coming up with unique ways to make it possible for people and devices to communicate with eac…

How M2M Could Have Saved Toyota Almost $200 Million
2/14/2014
This week, Toyota Motor Corp issued a recall for all 1.9 million of the third-generation Prius cars due to a programming glitch in its hybrid system software. In some cases, the defect could set off w…

iAnywhere: Is Apple Looking to Learn from Microsoft?
2/13/2014
J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz recently shared a forecast of Apple's future, which could serve as the solution for Apple's ecosystem.

Wheelings & Dealings: Google Officially Closes on Nest Acquisition
2/12/2014
It's been less than a month since Google unveiled plans to acquire smart thermostat and smoke detector maker Nest, and the company has officially closed on the $3.2-billion deal. In the past few weeks…

Partnerships and Startups in the World of IoT
2/12/2014
Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest development in the world of technology and it involves adding sensors to machines to make objects more usable and connected. This will create connections across …

Globalstar's STX3 Introduces Smaller and More Efficient M2M Solutions
2/12/2014
Global machine-to-machine (M2M) deployments are requiring robust platforms that are capable of withstanding inclement weather conditions and rugged geographical environments. Deployments in the freezi…

Lowering Smart Thermostat Costs Will Accelerate Adoption
2/12/2014
While there's little room for doubt that the smart thermostat can offer some significant price savings -- even if there are some major concerns about privacy issues as evidenced by Google's recent acq…

IoT Poised to Become a Multitrillion-dollar Market
2/12/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an astronomically enormous market, totaling almost $5 trillion and growing each and every year. The nature of its demand, however, makes it highly difficult to tap into…

Smart Toilet Prototype Aims to Improve Users' Health
2/12/2014
As the M2M space expands, it's only natural that more devices and items will become connected. We already have connected fridges - one was used to send malicious emails in a recent cyberattack - while…

Automotive, Home Connections Driving Internet of Things Growth in Italy
2/12/2014
When Cisco predicted there would be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, the company emphasized the estimates are based on the technology of what is known to be true today. This means rapid advances …

I.D. Systems Receives High-value Purchase Order for PowerFleet Vehicle Management System
2/12/2014
I.D. Systems, a provider of wireless M2M asset management solutions, recently received a purchase order valued at $935,000 from one of the world's largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, a lo…

Is Qipp a Part of the IoT?
2/12/2014
There is a lot of buzz surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) as more and more people are looking to connected devices for everyday purposes. In this frenzy, the distinction between useful software …

An Open Source Internet of Things Board Now Exists
2/12/2014
The Internet of Things has been the dream of many different innovators in technology for a long time. It has been rather difficult for them to enter the market, though, since there's no "breadboard" p…

Need to Remain Competitive Driving M2M Adoption in Key Industries
2/12/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) are making strides across several key industries, like automotive and logistics, utility, retail, healthcare and public safety and …

Western Power Products and SeeControl's SaaS Tracking Solution Debuts for the Small Farm Operators
2/12/2014
When it comes to getting complete visibility of deployed assets in an agricultural farm, the Telematics software can help gain complete, remote visibility of deployed assets in an agricultural farm.

Technicolor Joins AllSeen Alliance to Implement World-changing Technology
2/12/2014
On Thursday, Technicolor announced that it was joining the AllSeen Alliance, an organization that promotes the Internet of Everything (IoE). The company develops Qeo technology, which provides a means…

Wheelings & Dealings: Audi Revs Up Connected Vehicles with RacoWireless Partnership
2/12/2014
Audi and AT&T captured headlines last month at the Consumer Electronics Show with a new LTE-based connected car effort. This week, RacoWireless announced it is also among the partners working to bring…

Comings & Goings: Microsoft Builds on Internet of Things Team
2/11/2014
Smart homes, connected cars, personalized retail and intelligent operating rooms - the Internet of Things is impacting a number of industries, and Microsoft is working to provide tools, systems and se…

Would You Buy Car Insurance from Google? Accenture Highlights Telematics, Usage-based Insurance Trends
2/11/2014
Behind the cloud, behind the IoT and behind machine to machine (M2M) technology is big data. Big data has the potential to provide all new kinds of insight into company productivity, customer behavior…

Using M2M Technology, RFID Tags to Track Marijuana in Colorado
2/11/2014
"Farm-to-fork" (or "farm-to-table") is a common term used to describe tracking different agricultural products through the production stages from the farm all the way to when it ends up in consumers' …

Safer Internet Day Highlights the Good and Bad of Growing Connectivity
2/11/2014
Forget "big data," forget the "cloud," forget the "Internet of Things" - the biggest buzzword in technology right now is "security," and that's mostly because of the lack thereof and the increase of c…

New Aeris GSP to Improve M2M Revenue Streams
2/11/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be connecting tens of billions of devices by 2020. Although this might sound like a great opportunity for telecoms providing the wireless infrastructure so the…

Cisco and AGT Partner to Bring 'Internet of Everything' to Smart Cities Projects
2/10/2014
The hot topic in city government is the potential of technology to make use of networked connections to provide better services to citizens. Using the concept of the "Internet of Everything" (IoE), th…

Trends in Remote Monitoring and Control - A View of 2014 from SkyWave
2/10/2014
As recently discussed in the Remote Monitoring and Control Panel at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo in Miami, M2M is changing the way we are doing business. From connectivity to leveraging analyti…

Iridium Burst Uses Satellite Transmissions to Broadcast Data to Unlimited Number of Connected Devices
2/10/2014
As more devices and things become connected to the Internet, the demand for a strong, reliable and seamless communications service is growing. Advertisers, government agencies, military organizations,…

Smart Cities Seeing Increased Growth in 2014
2/10/2014
One report after another indicates that machine to machine technology is only getting more popular as we head further into 2014 and beyond. The Smart Cities Council recently contracted industry analys…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
2/8/2014
This has been quite a week for Embedded M2M Solutions. Let's take a look at some of the key stories from the past seven days as we get started on the weekend!

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
2/8/2014
With the machine to machine (M2M) solutions market rapidly on the rise, offering new products and services on almost a daily basis, this is a market whose current impact is perhaps exceeded only by it…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
2/8/2014
There are going to be 50 billion connected devices before 2020. No, no - there are going to be 212 billion connected devices. Maybe it will be 75 billion, depending on what research firm we're listeni…

Telematics App Helps Wunelli Provide More Accurately Priced Car Insurance
2/7/2014
Wunelli is a major player in driving data collection for the auto-insurance industry, so it is crucially important that the company is able to collect its metrics with the highest levels of precision …

Cellular M2M - A Bright Road Ahead
2/7/2014
All of us know by now that M2M technology helps devices to talk to each other wirelessly without human intervention. It has over time evolved into a considerable force and connected devices are set to…

Telefonica's M2M World Tour Drawing Partners Worldwide
2/7/2014
The market for machine to machine (M2M) communications has become increasingly competitive in recent months, and with a variety of mobile providers and other firms eager to get a slice of a market tha…

KORE Expands M2M Solutions Throughout Japan
2/7/2014
KORE, a provider of M2M network services, has a pretty broad footprint, including GMS, HSPA, LTE, CDMA and satellite. It works with Tier 1 carriers to offer coverage across the U.S. and Canada, and no…

Growth of Internet of Things to Surpass PCs and Smartphones in Korea
2/7/2014
The forecast for the Internet of Things (IoT) is large no matter which number you choose to believe. According to Cisco, there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020 and IDATE's forecast has the…

Aeris White-Labels M2M Solution, Goes Global
2/7/2014
Machine-to-machine company Aeris has introduced a white-label solution and launched its business in Europe. The moves were expected, as reported in an Oct. 18 TMCnet piece.

Aeris' GSP Opens New Stream of Revenue for Mobile Providers with M2M Services
2/7/2014
Mobile network operators, particularly these days, have to keep eyes open for new sources of revenue at most any opportunity. With increasing use of mobile networks demanding more bandwidth, and thus …

Will Android Reign Supreme in IoT?
2/7/2014
It's been pointed out before that Android may become the platform of choice for M2M solutions developers and it seems that this is indeed coming true. For starters, some Android mobile device manufact…

How Does Juniper's M2M Revenue Predictions Stack Up Against Other Industry Analysts?
2/7/2014
The predicted growth of machine to machine (M2M) technology, connected devices and the Internet of Things is all over the place - some predict 50 billion devices to be connected by 2020, some are expe…

Asia's Bridge Alliance Forms Region's M2M Association
2/7/2014
Asia's 11 leading Pacific mobile operators (Bridge Alliance) have recently formed Asia's largest M2M (Machine-To-Machine) organization, providing customers with end-to-end M2M regional capabilities an…

Rogers Mobile Shopper Enables Canadians to Have a Personalized In-store Shopping Experience Via Their Smartphone
2/6/2014
Canadians will be happy to hear that Rogers has released a mobile shopper solution that will enable them to have a personalized in-store shopping experience. The company confirmed that this new machin…

Technicolor's Qeo Connected Home Challenge Facilitates Development of Applications for Connected Homes
2/6/2014
Technicolor is a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector. Its Qeo software platform acts as a universal language and helps revolutionize the connected home.

Iridium's Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot Expands Network Utility
2/5/2014
This week Iridium Communications announced Iridium GO!, a portable satellite hotspot able to connect to any cell phone or tablet.

Smith Micro to Enhance Panasonic Wireless Devices for Secure, Efficient Connections
2/5/2014
As more employees bring different mobile devices, operating systems, network settings and applications into enterprise networks, CIOs and IT departments need to make sure they have a strong grip on th…

The 80/20 Rule of M2M
2/5/2014
This is not a Pareto principle discussion, and so I won't speak to the fact that 80 percent of your revenue comes from 20 percent of your customers. My experience, anyway, is that the so-called "law o…

Everyware Server Joins Eurotech's M2M-enablement Portfolio
2/4/2014
One of the biggest benefits machine to machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things brings is the value of big data. Connected devices and machines are collecting so much data, but the key is b…

Protecting Embedded Devices to Help Secure the Internet of Things
2/4/2014
Whether you're calling it the Internet of Hackable Things or the Insecurity of Things, the message is clear that people are aware of the security risks and hackable opportunities the rise of the conne…

Sierra Wireless Acquires In Motion Technology for $21M
2/4/2014
Sierra Wireless is acquiring In Motion Technology, a Vancouver-based provider of in-vehicle routers, for $21 million.

When CRM Meets IoT: The Internet of Customers
2/4/2014
I recently came across an article exploring the challenge for CRM as the Internet of Things (IoT) arrives, and I couldn't help but realize how complicated service already is for some smart devices. Fo…

Lantronix Professional Services to Help Customers Easily Deploy M2M Solutions
2/4/2014
Lantronix, a global provider of smart IoT connectivity solutions, has decided to help customers develop and deploy custom M2M applications and solutions with a new suite of services, called simply Lan…

Helios: A Weather Bureau at a Hyperlocal Scale
2/4/2014
Every year, the U.S. averages tens of thousands of weather related accidents, resulting in the loss of men and material. Blame that on the inability of weather intelligence agencies to make timely and…

Emprog Announces Full Support for New Texas Instruments Tiva C Series
2/4/2014
Emprog, a provider of enhanced integration of standard development tools for embedded programming, has announced that its ThunderBench C/C++ development tool suite now supports Texas Instruments Tiva …

ILS Technology's deviceWISE Brings Home Two Awards from M2M Battle of the Platforms
2/3/2014
ILS Technology kicked off M2M Evolution Conference & Expo on a great note. The company hosted its ILS Technology Workshop, which provided an in-depth look at the company's deviceWISE platform and its …

CeBIT to Showcase IoT with Help from International M2M Council
2/3/2014
M2M Adopter Merit Awards: This awards program will be designed for M2M Solutions Providers that are judged by IMC members to provide the most value in different categories. The "MAMA's" will be presen…

Rise of Wireless Connected Technology and M2M Presents Real Security Risks for Unwary Manufacturers
2/3/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) communications, the Internet of Things and just plain old non-stop growth of wireless technology and capabilities continue to drive all sorts of new opportunities - not only i…

Five Super Bowl Commercials Featuring the IoT
2/3/2014
While the Super Bowl game attracts millions of viewers and football fans every year, there are some other collocated Super Bowl Sunday happenings that draw in more people, like the Puppy Bowl and the …

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
2/1/2014
Connecting machines to one another is part and parcel of the machine to machine (M2M) solutions field, and when those machines connect, said machines can do plenty more than same could already do sepa…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
2/1/2014
Society is continuously evolving with new forms of technology, with most new advancements created to better convenience our lives. One of the trendiest innovations in tech is the Machine to Machine se…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
2/1/2014
This week in M2M Evolution, everyone was excited about ITEXPO 2014 in sunny Miami, Fla. Let's take a look at some of the happenings from down south and beyond in the world of M2M over the past seven d…

TTP Unveils New Gas Sensor SonicSense
1/31/2014
TTP is a technology and product development company. The company works in partnership with its clients to bring new products to market, creating new business from advances in technology. The latest th…

Dialog Axiata Deploys Ericsson Device Connection Platform
1/30/2014
Sri Lankan based connectivity provider Dialog Axiata has selected Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP). The company, the first to launch M2M platform in Sri Lanka, expects that the implementation…

Dr. Satwant Kaur Talks IoT, Transforming Humanity and Saving Lives during ITEXPO East 2014 Keynote
1/30/2014
The air was thick with anticipation for today's keynote presentation, delivered by leading industry figure and inspiration Dr. Satwant Kaur. Hailed as the "First Lady of Emerging Technologies" by CBS …

Next Week's Frost & Sullivan-sponsored Event to Discuss Key Trends Shaping European M2M Market in 2014
1/30/2014
Businesses all around the world are today well familiar with Machine to Machine technologies, which allow networked machines to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance o…

AT&T Harnessing the Power of M2M Across Many Industries
1/30/2014
While AT&T is synonymous with mobile, the company is making strides in the M2M space. At a recent keynote session titled "Harnessing the Mobile Evolution" at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo - a co…

The UAE Launches mHealth Program
1/30/2014
There is a lot of hope riding on communications technology to improve healthcare around the world. While some of the possible applications are overly optimistic, there are others that will have a big …

Vodafone M2M Services Receives Top Ranking for Third Consecutive Year by Analysys Mason
1/30/2014
Communications service providers (CSPs) are an integral part of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology. Their network provides the gateway M2M modules need to communicate with each other and transmit the…

Telogis Adds Fleet 11 Connected Location Intelligence Solution to its Fleet Management Platform
1/29/2014
Telogis has upgraded its comprehensive cloud-based software platform with the addition of Fleet 11 connected location intelligence solution that can effectively increase productivity and operational e…

Cisco Brings the Cloud Down to Earth with Fog Computing & IOx
1/29/2014
It's easy to overlook, sometimes, the idea that fog is really just a cloud that's close to the ground. Sure, there are some meteorological curlicues in there that don't quite mesh up, but it's a reaso…

u-blox Intros Low-power Dual-band GSM/GPRS Modem for Asia and Europe
1/29/2014
Swiss u-blox unveiled a low-power version of 2G M2M module that will serve the needs of users in Europe and Asia. The SARA-G340 dual-band GSM/GPRS modem features Internet protocols and GNSS interfaces…

Raco Introduces New Version of M2M Platform, Gartner's Best Provisioning Solution Honor
1/29/2014
RacoWireless today formally unveiled the latest version of its Omega Management Suite M2M device management platform, which won as Best Provisioning Solution in the Battle of the Platforms yesterday a…

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo Keynote Opening Address Talks about Unlocking Your Business Value
1/29/2014
According to research, there are nine billion connected devices at present, and by 2020, that number is estimated to explode to 24 billion devices. This exponential growth opens up all types of servic…

GE Tackles Secure Communications with the MDS Orbit Platform
1/29/2014
It's a big week for General Electric and M2M. For starters, GE Software director of product marketing Nikhil Chauhan is delivering a keynote presentation at the M2M Evolution Conference and Expo tomor…

Encore and Wyless Unveil the 4G LTE Wireless Starter Kit
1/29/2014
With the M2M Evolution Conference and Expo on right now until the 31st at the Miami Beach Convention Center, there's quite a bit of M2M news flowing out of Miami right now. After all, the event is all…

GE Invests in PoGens, Enhances Grid IQ Suite
1/29/2014
Late last year, General Electric declared its intention to increase investments in the Internet of Things. Now, barely a month into 2014, the company's Digital Energy business has made a major play fo…

IoT Allows Arrow Electronics to Take on New Role
1/29/2014
After decades as a distributor of electric components, Inverness, Colo.-based Arrow Electronics recently has seen its role expand significantly. The Fortune 500 company now is being looked to by its c…

A Peek at iOS in the Car
1/29/2014
The Verge has given us an idea of what iOS for cars will look like. This is an iOS feature that was first talked about back in June 2013. Apple had announced at that time that it was "developing" and …

PubNub Brings Reliable, Real-time Connectivity to the IoT with Connected Car Solution Kit
1/29/2014
PubNub's real-time network has powered solution kits for different industries at seemingly perfect timing - its stock trading, WebRTC and Bitcoin solution kits were all introduced at the height of tho…

ThingWorx Takes on the Internet of Things at M2M Evolution
1/28/2014
According to GSMA, there are currently nine billion connected devices and by 2020 that number is expected to explode to 24 billion devices. While it's clear that the Internet of Things (IoT)revolution…

M2M Battle of the Platforms: And the Winners Are...
1/28/2014
The Battle of the Platforms is an opportunity for M2M platform providers to size up against others in the industry. Eleven companies battled it out at the 2014 M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, and fiv…

CradlePoint Spotlights New Multi-Function M2M Solution for Retail
1/28/2014
CradlePoint is at ITEXPO and M2M Evolution Conference & Expo talking about a new product, a new relationship with Sprint, and a new offering related to ILS Technology's deviceWISE.

An In-depth Look at ILS Technology's deviceWISE M2M Platform
1/28/2014
ILS Technology aims to reduce three things when it comes to M2M applications: time, risk and complexity. Its mission is based around "making it easy," and at the ILS Technology workshop, which kicked …

Sprint, CradlePoint, Telit and Persistent Systems Discuss Benefits of an Integrated M2M Ecosystem
1/28/2014
In a panel session at M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, titled "The Power of a Managed M2M Ecosystem," executives from Telit, CradlePoint, Sprint and Persistent Systems, Inc. discussed their approach t…

Driver Privacy Grows in Importance as More Tech Finds Its Way into Cars
1/28/2014
Given the increasing use of technology in automobiles, it doesn't come as a surprise that there is a rising chorus of calls for protecting the privacy of drivers. In fact, among those wanting a discus…

Systech to Live Demo SysLINK Modular Gateway at M2M Evolution Conference and Expo
1/28/2014
Today marks the first day of the M2M Evolution Conference and Expo - a collocated event of ITEXPO 2014 - and the sun isn't the only thing heating up this jam-packed event. Systech, a leader in M2M and…

Attendees Get Hands-on at the ILS Workshop at the M2M Evolution Conference and Expo
1/28/2014
It's was a packed room at the ILS Workshop at M2M Evolution Conference and Expo - a collocated event at ITEXPO 2014 - Tuesday January 28th. During the presentation, Jim Wert, VP of Research and Develo…

Skypatrol Showcases Defender 2.0 at Battle of the Platforms in Miami
1/28/2014
Skypatrol, a GPS tracking solutions provider, is stepping up to the Battle of the Platforms at Miami's M2M Evolution Conference & Expo.

Mobile Operators in Asia-Pacific Region Form M2M Alliance to Take Advantage of Growing Market
1/28/2014
Mobile operators in the Asia-Pacific region are putting together a machine-to-machine (M2M) alliance to take advantage of market conditions.

LogMeIn & Xively to Take on the Internet of Things at M2M Evolution
1/28/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a platform that's causing plenty of stirrings in operations all around the world. Whether it's a matter of putting IoT concepts to use, or providing for the use of IoT …

Business Impact Awards Have that Academy Awards Feeling
1/28/2014
Most of the shows we build are aimed directly at servicing the Enterprise marketplace, and with M2M Evolution we aim not to just create another event to bring carriers and vendors together but one at …

No More Barcodes? RFID by Barcoding Offers Solutions and Services that Could Phase Out Barcodes
1/28/2014
Fifteen years after its launch, Barcoding, Inc. is still going strong today as a national systems integrator, specializing in the development of complete, end-to-end enterprise mobility solutions that…

Smartphone > Electronic Key in Starwood Hotel Rooms
1/28/2014
If there's one industry that can sometimes be resistant to change, it's the world of hotels, motels and hospitality in general. They want to get you in and out, clean up the room and get the next gues…

Cisco Pushes Cloud, SDN, Internet of Everything Products, Vision
1/28/2014
The cloud and software-defined networking are two areas of focus this week at Cisco Live! in Milan, Italy. In line with that theme, Cisco today announced its plans to extend the application-centric in…

Australian Bees Are Buzzing with Wearable Tech
1/27/2014
Wearable tech is everywhere these days, and wherever it isn't there is a plan to get it there. Fitness monitors, smartwatches, and even clothing with digital fibers sewn into them are creating a buzz.…

Stacking Up the 2013 M2M Ecosystem against 2014 Events
1/27/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) continues to explode in growth, as indicated by the number of products, companies and partnerships happening in the space. The number of M2M-focused corporate events grew from…

NextG-Com Intros LTE Protocol Stack for M2M and High-performance Applications Market
1/27/2014
NextG-Com, a provider of embedded software products and services that are related to LTE, M2M and satellite communications, recently launched a LTE protocol stack that serves the needs of special mark…

Wheelings & Dealings: Sierra Wireless Doubles Down on M2M with In Motion Technology Acquisition
1/27/2014
Roughly one year ago, Sierra Wireless sold its AirCard business to NetGear. This move sent a clear message: That Sierra was getting out of the wireless modem business and shifting its focus to the wor…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
1/25/2014
It seems you can't go a day, let alone a week, without new product announcements, partnerships, case studies or reports related to M2M and the Internet of Things. Here are the top stories this week ab…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
1/25/2014
Today, technology is finding its way into just about everything, and with that comes a newfound connectivity between machines and devices known as machine to machine (M2M) technology.

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
1/25/2014
It's been another brisk week of news when it comes to the idea of building machine to machine (M2M) connections, and that brought with it plenty of new developments in the sector. With the weekend now…

Satellite M2M Communications for Water Metering and Other Water Applications
1/24/2014
Like many other water utilities, Rural Water District No. 1 in Washington County, Kan. has the challenge of reading water meters and managing water sources spread across large areas of land. With 650 …

SeeControl and All-Terrain Communications Collaborate to Deliver Custom IoT and M2M Cloud Applications
1/24/2014
SeeControl, a provider of cloud apps for the industrial internet age, custom M2M tank level and pump monitoring solutions, and All-Terrain Communications (ATC) are planning to deliver customer IoT and…

Retail Cellular M2M Device Use to See Steady Growth to 2018
1/24/2014
In case you hadn't heard, the M2M market is on the verge of exploding, according to pretty much every market analyst. The best example of this may be a report from Analysys Mason which states that the…

BlackBerry Joins the Internet of Things with QNX Cloud Business Division
1/24/2014
BlackBerry has certainly has its ups and downs over the last few years, but it looks like things are looking up as the mobile device provider is setting its sights on the Internet of Things - the grow…

The Personalized Home: The IoT Opportunity Starts with TV
1/23/2014
Imagine a world where a distributed blanket of connected sensors/devices and computing power overlays all aspects of the consumer, business and government experience. That's the reality of the Interne…

SNUPI Technologies Lands Big Investment Ahead of WallyHome Sensor System Release
1/23/2014
Clearly the biggest news in past few weeks regarding the connected home was Google's $3.2 billion purchase of Nest. However, another bit of news crept in from a much smaller source, but one that likel…

Understanding PCI-DSS 3.0 and M2M Compliance
1/23/2014
In today's day and age, it's easier to think of places where you can't use your credit card than places you can. Point of sale (POS) solutions enable buses, taxis, kiosks, retailers, branch offices an…

Developing the Right M2M Strategy
1/23/2014
Early development in machine to machine (M2M) communications was held back with high-cost development, defragmentation and issues with systems integration. Today, low-cost global access as well as a s…

M2M, IoT Application Platforms to Disrupt Traditional M2M Market Growth
1/23/2014
A recent report from Machina Research predicts that machine to machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) application platforms will disrupt traditional M2M platform markets and speed market growt…

connectBlue, Sigma Develop Automated Testing for Internet of Things
1/23/2014
connectBlue, a provider of wireless connectivity, recently signed an agreement with Sigma Connectivity to deliver Internet of Things products.

ORBCOMM to Market M2M Solutions in Canada via Rogers Reseller Program
1/23/2014
Rogers is one of the reputed communications and media companies in Canada. The company has been evolving its business through various partnership and programs, including Rogers Supported Reseller (RSR…

How Many Examples of the IoE Can You Spot in This Cisco Ad?
1/22/2014
One of my favorite parts of my job is keeping up with the technology, companies and products that are changing the world. It's so exciting to talk to industry analysts and visionaries about the numero…

Connected Prototypes 101
1/22/2014
As the Internet of Things continues to gain momentum, companies need to deliver solutions that are responsive, innovative and fast. Consumers and enterprises alike have become accustomed to real-time …

B&B Electronics, RACO Wireless Offer Router with 60 Days Free 3G Connectivity
1/22/2014
B&B Electronics and RACO Wireless are teaming up to offer a Spectre Wireless router with 60 days of prepaid wireless access targeted toward M2M applications.

The Smart Grid is Coming to Skiatook
1/22/2014
While Skiatook, Okla. might not be long on people's places to visit lists for any of a variety of reasons, the city is about to get a new development that many have been waiting for for some time. Mor…

TomTom Fleet Management Business Increases 38 Percent
1/22/2014
Some 330,000 connected vehicles are now managed by TomTom Business Solutions which is 38 percent more than the 239,000 vehicles the company managed in January 2013.

ISA's C-Log Enables Gas Distributing Companies to Optimize Logistics, Reduce Costs
1/22/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology has the potential to disrupt industries across the board, but one area in particular is the oil & gas market. The benefit of M2M solutions in these types of environ…

Wireless Registry Debuts Global Registry for Internet of Things
1/22/2014
In the same way DNS (Domain Name System) unleashed the power of the Internet, The Wireless Registry has embarked on unleashing the power of the Internet of Things, launching the first global registry …

Verizon Brings Connectivity to the Next Generation of Hyundai Cars
1/21/2014
From fleet management and telematics to infotainment systems and distracted driving solutions, automotive is one of the top revenue-generating markets in the Internet of Things. Forrester predicts the…

Camgian Delivers New Oil Materials Tracking M2M Solution to Two Firms
1/21/2014
Camgian Microsystems, one of many companies that are pioneering the era of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications technology, has recently entered a deal with both FCC Environmental, a waste manageme…

Was the 2013 Holiday Season a Warning or an Anomaly?
1/21/2014
An extremely tight calendar - just four short weeks between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas -made for a jam-packed gifting season in 2013 that resulted in an overload that negatively impacted ear…

Wearable Technology and BYOD: What the IoT Means for Businesses' Approach to Mobile
1/21/2014
Smartphones were only the beginning of the Internet of Things (IoT). Wearable technology introduces a new sector of connected devices that are making their way into enterprise networks; bring your own…

Wheelings & Dealings: Smart Kitchenware Company Attracts $1.2 Million in Seed Funding
1/20/2014
The Orange Chef Company, developer of smart technology-enabled home kitchen products, announced that the company has secured $1.2 million in seed funding.

Qualcomm's $14-Million Funding in Fon Sets Out to Expand Wi-Fi Coverage in US
1/20/2014
Qualcomm recently led a $14-million round of funding in Fon, which is a free crowdsourced Wi-Fi network -- Fon members share some of their home Wi-Fi to get free access at any of the more than 12 mill…

iGen Networks Signs Worldwide Licensing Agreement for M2M Solutions
1/20/2014
iGen Networks has signed a worldwide licensing agreement for machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions with GPS Holdings Ltd.

Silicon Labs Offers Power-efficient Embedded M2M Solutions to Develop IoT Applications
1/20/2014
As more things become smarter by connecting to the Internet, developers face some challenges. The growth of wearable technology means smaller form factors, which also means smaller batteries and there…

Can You Hear Us Now, Oil Drillers? Verizon's Wireless Network Brings Connectivity to Oil Fields
1/20/2014
One of the biggest points about the machine to machine (M2M) communications field is its ability to connect various things into a kind of highly specific Internet, which is a good chunk of why it's al…

Europe Set to Outpace United States and Asia in M2M Revenue by 2017
1/20/2014
While Asia remains the biggest player in the machine to machine (M2M) installation market (overtaking the United States in 2013), Europe is setting the stage to surpass both countries in terms of M2M …

Kohl's Uses Checkpoint Systems' RFID Technology to Improve Inventory Accuracy
1/20/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology has a lot of potential to disrupt the retail industry. From PCI-compliant tablet-based point-of-sale (POS) solutions and digital signage to inventory management and…

Using Machine to Machine Solutions to Build Location-based Mobile Apps for Travelers
1/20/2014
Imagine walking down a street after a few hours of shopping and craving a pizza. The street is busy and hosts many different restaurants and retailers, and you aren't sure where to start. All of a sud…

Gatekeeper Systems Uses RACO Wireless Cellular Network Services to Provide Intelligent Cart Solutions
1/20/2014
Despite improved surveillance systems and security technology, retail theft is still a big issue across the world. Shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud, organized retail crime and administrative er…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
1/18/2014
As with any fast-growing technology, this week was very busy for the machine to machine (M2M) space. It kicked off with Google acquiring Nest Labs, which ignited a big debate for the week on privacy i…

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
1/18/2014
It was a fairly busy week for the embedded M2M solutions space that saw a lot of focus on the connected car segment. Here's a look at some of the top stories.

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
1/18/2014
As devices grow more connected, and better able to provide information and other functions on the strength of that connection, the number of products and services unveiled in the pursuit of building o…

From 1981 to 2020: What the Future Will Think of Our IoT Imagination
1/17/2014
"Imagine, if you will, sitting down to your morning coffee, turning on your home computer to read the day's newspaper. Well, it's not as far-fetched as it may seem." These are the opening lines of a n…

Sending Malicious Emails from a Connected Fridge: Proofpoint Uncovers IoT-based Cyberattack
1/17/2014
Well, we can't say we didn't tell you so. Just like when the Internet was first introduced and when mobile devices started to explode in growth, the Internet of Things has a lot of promise, but it als…

Relayr Introduces the First IoT Starter Kit for App Developers on Dragon Innovation
1/17/2014
Relayr is acompany that sets out to make life easy for developers with its Internet of Things Starter Kit, which features the WunderBar platform, OpenSensor cloud and Relayr Core smart sensor board.

NSA Using Radio Waves to Access Offline Computers
1/16/2014
It's not news that the NSA can be tricky when it wants to access data. After all, it was caught red-handed accessing data from Google and Yahoo in November by intercepting it between data centers. And…

Neul Unveils NeulNET M2M Network Solution
1/16/2014
Smart devices are the future rulers. Right from healthcare, home security, consumer electronics, retail outlets, transportation till home automation, everything will now be encompassed and controlled …

Despite Its Security Record, Gemalto Trusts Java ME for M2M Solutions
1/15/2014
Last fall, Oracle broadened its focus from enterprise solutions and personal computing to embrace the mobile world and the Internet of Things (IoT). A big part of this initiative centered on an update…

AT&T Drive Studio to Leverage Amdocs' Systems
1/15/2014
AT&T's Drive Studio is a 5,000-square-foot facility established by the carrier for carmakers and major software companies to design and develop new connected car technologies.

u-blox Intros TOBY-L2 and MPCI-L2 Modem Series
1/15/2014
u-blox, a Swiss provider of compact, low-power, high-performance chips and modules, including 2G, 3G and 4G cellular modules for consumer, professional and industrial M2M applications, has been focuse…

SOBERLINK to Add Facial Recognition Feature to its Alcohol Monitoring System
1/15/2014
SOBERLINK, Inc., a company that provides mobile alcohol monitoring solutions, recently announced that it is going to add facial recognition feature to its alcohol monitoring system. The officials from…

Thinaire Launches Thinaire Spaces Beacon Based on Bluetooth Low Energy and NFC
1/15/2014
Thinaire has announced it has launched a omni-channel mobile engagement and sales "beacon", Thinaire Spaces, based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Near-Field Communication (NFC) aimed at engaging wi…

11 M2M Topics Covered at M2M Evolution Conference & Expo
1/15/2014
The tech industry is buzzing about the Internet of Things, the growth of everyday things becoming connected to the Internet and a trend Gartner predicts will grow 30-fold in 11 years. IoT product and …

Middle East IT Managers Need to Build High-performance, Future-proof Networks Capable of Supporting the 'Internet of Things'
1/15/2014
Advancements in technology over the past decade have been so rapid that devices that generate process, transmit and store data are now cheaper and more accessible than ever before. Smart, Internet-ena…

Google's Nest Acquisition: Is Home Automation About to Change?
1/15/2014
In my article for Mobility Techzone, I wrote about the challenges for Nest in working with Google. However, if I wanted to put a positive spin on the acquisition, I think I would start with asking the…

Airbiquity Integrates Baidu Internet Services into Choreo Connected Vehicle Services Platform
1/15/2014
Airbiquity, a provider of connected vehicle services, announced partnership with Baidu, leading Chinese language Internet search provider, to deliver connected car Internet services to Chinese automot…

M2M Technology Helps Reduce Environmental Impact from Plastic Water Bottles
1/15/2014
According to the Ocean Conservancy, plastic bottles and plastic bags are the most prevalent form of pollution found on beaches and in oceans; every square mile of the ocean has more than 46,000 pieces…

AT&T Drive Studio Now Features VoiceBox Voice-controlled Apps
1/14/2014
VoiceBox Technologies Corporation, a natural language specialist, announced its voice controlled applications are featured in AT&T Drive Studio.

IOGEAR's Newest Matrix Switcher Expands Reach with Four Receivers
1/14/2014
IOGEAR introduced its new Long Range Wireless 5x2 HD Matrix Pro at the Consumer Electronics Show last week in Las Vegas, showing off its new matrix switcher which can stream from up to four different …

Axeda Nets Honors in Compass Intelligence Awards At CES 2014
1/14/2014
With the machine to machine (M2M) market growing by leaps and bounds, that means a lot of new companies getting into the field and offering up a variety of platforms under which to operate. Making sen…

Aeris Expands M2M Infrastructure Coverage to More Than 190 Countries
1/14/2014
The hype for machine to machine (M2M) has officially taken off, especially as the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a hot tech buzzword, but there's a long way to go in terms of development, sophistica…

Discussing the M2M Ecosystem with KORE Telematics
1/14/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) technology enables two-way communication between devices, and is significantly impacting organizations across all industries, including healthcare, environmental services, ret…

M2M Technology Can Improve Automation of Machine Integration
1/14/2014
System Insights, a provider of software solutions to monitor and manage machine tool productivity, says machine-to-machine (M2M) communications technology can improve clients' efficiency, productivity…

Wolky Announces Change to RFID Tags
1/14/2014
One area of the Machine to Machine field that doesn't get a whole lot of mention these days is the little corner of the market that is inhabited by RFID devices.

Welcome to Google, Nest: Smart Thermostat Maker Purchased for $3.2 Billion
1/13/2014
So far, 2014 has been a great year for Nest Labs. It kicked off the year with a new round of funding, valuing the company are more than $2 billion. Today, Google announced it is acquiring Nest for $3.…

Heidi.com Combines Brick-and-mortar, Online Retail Using Mobile Technology
1/13/2014
Heidi.com, a high-end Swiss clothing retailer, has blurred the lines between online and brick-and-mortar retailer with NFC technology, according to RFID Journal.

Skymira's mobiGateway Brings M2M Functionality to Gulf Coast Pipeline Services
1/13/2014
One of the biggest benefits from machine to machine (M2M) technology is remote monitoring and management - being able to gain more insights, data and control over equipment and processes in remote loc…

ZTE, Nuance Partnership Brings New Car Mode application for ZTE Android Devices
1/13/2014
One of the significant announcements at CES 2014 in the in-car infotainment segment is the ZTE Car Mode application for ZTE Android devices.

Five Areas of IoT Vulnerability in 2014
1/13/2014
Analysts seem to agree: The Internet of Things (IoT) will see marked growth in 2014 and beyond as connectivity becomes more integral to a broader range of devices and services. And yet, security and r…

MediaTek Aims Big at Wireless Charging Market with New Wireless Charging Solution
1/13/2014
MediaTek, a provider of wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, has unveiled a multimode inductive and resonance wireless charging solution at CES 2014.

Connected Cars at CES - Can Our Brains Handle This Much Help?
1/13/2014
Automotive software developer QNX is on a mission to make you never want to leave your car; at least that seems to be their plan based on concept cars revealed at this week's CES. The company's showca…

AT&T And Tesla Announce Connected Car Partnership
1/13/2014
Machine to Machine (M2M) devices are one of the hottest tech sectors this side of the HDTV. There are very few technologies that are garnering as much attention moving forward as M2M devices, precisel…

Machine to Machine Solutions Week in Review
1/11/2014
With the arrival-and ultimate departure-of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in Las Vegas, one thing became very clear: consumer electronics were about to get a lot more connected. As such, th…

M2M Evolution Week in Review
1/11/2014
M2M was one of the hottest topics at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Whether it's powering connected cars, wearable technology, smart vending machines or smart home applications, the IoT …

Embedded M2M Solutions Week in Review
1/11/2014
With the International CES 2014 taking place this past week, it was a week chock-full of technology news, including in the M2M space. Let's take a moment to review some of the week's embedded M2M solu…

Enabling the IoT Revolution: Arrayent Takes the Complexity out of Devices and Puts it in the Cloud
1/10/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT), the trend of connecting everyday things to the Internet, is way more than just hype. Yes, "IoT" might be a buzzword, but the impact of this technology will affect every b…

NXP Debuts Wireless Smart Lighting Network at CES
1/10/2014
Eindoven, Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors is demoing a wireless smart lighting network at 2014 International CES that uses an energy harvesting switch developed by EnOcean which uses no wires or …

Throughtek's IOTC Platform Connects More than Two Million Users
1/10/2014
Throughtek Co. Ltd. announced that the company's advanced IOTC (Internet of Things Cloud) platform is now connecting more than two million users. The platform allows secured connectivity to various in…

Bosch Announces New Offshoot Company, Bosch Connected Devices
1/10/2014
As we begin 2014, there are a couple of different companies that are uniquely poised to take advantage of the growing popularity of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology. Bosch is one company that has w…

Wolfram Connected Devices Project Will Eventually Lead to 'Common Language' for Internet of Things
1/9/2014
It will be easier to make connections through the Internet of Things with the new Wolfram Connected Devices Project - announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

Weaved Partners with Gemtek, Tatung for Headstart Kits
1/9/2014
Internet-of-Everything (IoE) is the network of people, processes, data and things. This is getting into reality with the evolvement of cloud, big-data, IT and internet of things. This new diversion in…

Novatel Wireless Attaints AT&T Network Certification for Advanced M2M Devices
1/9/2014
In an effort to provide high-quality telemetry, vehicular connectivity and telematics solutions to customers on the AT&T network, intelligent wireless solutions provider Novatel Wireless has successfu…

Cisco's Position in the Internet of Things
1/9/2014
Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the network of objects that are connected by means of the Internet. These objects have embedded technology that allows them to interact with other objects over the I…

GainSpan's Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Solutions the Choice for Internet of Things
1/9/2014
GainSpan provides ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity solutions designed to address the power consumption problems among its customers and make Wi-Fi technology the choice for the Internet of Things (I…

Broadcom Unveils M2M, Home Networking Solutions at CES 2014
1/9/2014
Broadcom provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications that deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. They support th…

Edison Mini PC Could Make Wearables a Reality This Summer
1/9/2014
CES 2014 has been a very exciting convention so far, but Intel may have dropped one of the biggest bombs of the event with the release of its SD card-sized PC. Dubbed "Edison," the device delivers the…

Conexant Embedded Imaging Software Supports Broadcom Wi-Fi Networking Solution
1/8/2014
Conexant Systems, an audio and imaging specialist, released new embedded imaging software that supports BCM43143 embedded Wi-Fi networking solution from Broadcom Corporation.

Staples and Zonoff Expand Connect Home and Office Automation Program
1/8/2014
Staples and Zonoff will be expanding their collaboration program following the successful launch of the Staples Connect platform in stores and online. The expansion includes adding new ecosystem devic…

Gemalto Intros Oracle Java ME Embedded v 8 Solutions Based on Qualcomm Chipsets
1/8/2014
Gemalto, a specialist in digital security solutions, added new Oracle Java ME embedded version 8 solutions that are based on Qualcomm Technologies' chipsets, to its Cinterion portfolio of cellular mod…

Audi to Offer 4G LTE in A3 Sedans-How Soon Will All Cars be Internet-enabled?
1/8/2014
Audi of America announced on Tuesday that it had partnered with AT&T to offer built-in 4G LTE connectivity in the 2015 A3 line of sedans. The move is the latest in a series of enhancements to bring In…

Broadcom Brings Array of New Items to CES 2014
1/8/2014
There's really only one way to describe the action that Broadcom brought to this year's Consumer Electronics Show: huge. The sheer number of fields which Broadcom impacted was staggering in both scope…

Streetline to Introduce Sound Level and Surface Temperature Sensing
1/8/2014
Streetline, a global provider of smart parking solutions, is planning to expand the capabilities of its sensors to include sound level and road surface temperature gathering in an effort toward advanc…

Cisco Focuses on Internet of Everything at CES 2014
1/8/2014
Cisco, as always, kept very busy during 2013, whether it was releasing new unified communications products or introducing a desktop as a service offering. However, its most significant announcement wa…

QNX Software Launches First In-car Infotainment System Powered by Snapdragon Automotive Solutions
1/8/2014
QNX Software Systems, a provider of software platforms for in-car electronics, in partnership with Qualcomm, has announced the launch of the first in-car infotainment system powered by Snapdragon Auto…

M2M Business: $10 Billion or $45 Billion Revenue Opportunity by 2018?
1/8/2014
Machine to machine (M2M) services widely are viewed as the next big access revenue opportunity for many mobile service providers.

Operator M2M Opportunities Set to Grow with Global M2M Revenue Likely to Triple Over Next Five Years - Partnerships Will Be Critical
1/8/2014
A new machine to machine (M2M) industry forecast from research firm Ovum strongly suggests that there are myriad opportunities for the mobile wireless operators to make a mark on the industry and to e…

Advanced M2M Devices from Novatel Wireless Now Available to Support AT&T
1/8/2014
M2M market is in high gear due to increasing number of connected devices and the escalating application of this technology in numerous industries. Novatel Wireless is a company dedicated to providing …

AT&T to Transform Cars Into Smartphones
1/7/2014
The next device to take advantage of the nation's growing 4G LTE network may soon be your car. The concept of a connected car is something that virtually all automobile manufacturers are working on, a…

Tesla Selects AT&T to Connect its Vehicles with a Multi-year Exclusive Agreement
1/7/2014
As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues its forward march, it is connecting everything across its path. Whether it is your power meter, refrigerator or car, connecting the devices we use will make t…

Huawei Focused on Using 4G to Deliver M2M Services
1/7/2014
Huawei is keen on promoting the use of 4G technology in delivering M2M or machine to machine services. Huawei also revealed details about the progress made by the company in 4G business.

AT&T Big on Connected Cars at CES
1/7/2014
Given the high profile connected car initiatives now have attained, it is not surprising that connected car announcements were prominent at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, nor terribly surprising …

Mobileye Integrates Collision Avoidance System with Accel's VOYAGER Connected Car Smartphone
1/7/2014
Mobileye a specialist in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) technologies has integrated its collision avoidance system with Accel Telecom's VOYAGER connected car smartphone. Accel …

Pioneer Unveils Next Generation Network Connected Receivers
1/7/2014
Pioneer Electronics (USA), a manufacturer of high-performance audio, video and computer equipment for the home, car and business markets, has unveiled next-generation of network connected receivers.

Do You Want to Share Your Family's Toothbrush Data with the Dentist?
1/7/2014
There have been a great number of important inventions over the years: the wheel, sliced bread, and now, finally, the world's first connected electric toothbrush. Kolibree's smart toothbrush, which de…

Gesture Control Operates Home Appliances with a Flick of the Wrist
1/6/2014
A newly announced partnership between Sunplus Innovation Technology and PointGrab Ltd. aims to bring gesture control solutions to the worldwide home appliance market. This announcement comes in the wa…

Belkin WeMo-enabled Appliances Are a Perfect Fit for the Connected Home
1/6/2014
Several products released by Belkin's WeMo home automation line of products offer a good look into the future of the connected home. This product line already includes several products like light swit…

Telenor to Supply Pakistan with Smart Meters
1/6/2014
In developed countries smart meters are primarily designed to provide better customer service for the consumer while at the same time offering valuable information to utility companies. However, in de…

Etisalat Launches Shared M2M Data Plans in United Arab Emirates
1/6/2014
Etisalat, a telecom provider based in the United Arab Emirates, has announced some fixed rate shared packages for Enterprise and small and medium businesses from its M2M Control Center.

Ford's Sync AppLink Set for Expansion
1/6/2014
Technology these days is on the move - not only is it progressing into the future, but physically, it can move wherever you do. The world of mobile apps has taken to automobiles, making apps accessibl…

Google's Open Automotive Alliance Aims to Bring Android to Vehicles
1/6/2014
Google just can't keep Android in one place. After hitting the market on smartphones, and eventually tablets, the mobile platform has been seen in set-top-boxes, smart TVs, wearable devices and more. …

Solem Electronique Selects GainSpan for Wireless Controllers for Garden Automation
1/5/2014
GainSpan Corporation, a provider of wireless connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that it has been selected by Solem Electronique, a provider of garden automation systems…

Technicolor in Pact with IBM for Analytics of IoT and M2M Cloud Services
1/5/2014
Technicolor, a provider of technology for media and entertainment sector, in partnership with IBM, has launched a service that provides businesses with cloud-based monitoring and management services f…



 
M2M Evolution Conference
The robust M2M conference program will focus on topics that inform and educate our audience of the latest and greatest technologies, current and future regulatory policies, new verticals, new applications and all of the hottest topics in Machine-to-Machine Industry. The M2M Evolution Conference is trending to become the leading educational and networking event in the M2M Industry and we’d like you to be a part of it.

Topics Include:
  • M2M and Smart Energy
  • M2M and Healthcare
  • M2M in the Enterprise
  • M2M and the Service Provider