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M2M Evolution

As a partner at Crossfire Media, Carl is developing programs that bring to light an understanding of the issues required for delivering broadband wireless Internet services with existing technologies and facilitated by a variety of smart end user devices. As a board member of the VON Coalition, Carl runs weekly phone calls to communicate the latest regulatory issues affecting the entire industry.


Latest Articles

03/25/2015 The Machine Leading the Blind
03/17/2015 Lean, Mean and a Profit Machine
03/11/2015 The Adoption Challenge: PARC's Perspective
03/03/2015 Can IoT MVNO's Ride the Netflix Net Neutrality Coattails
02/25/2015 What Does Your Urgent Care Center and the Video Billboard Have in Common?
02/18/2015 Mapping the Air for Drones
02/11/2015 All This Great TLS Security of IoT and We Still Can't Use IPv6
02/04/2015 IoT Takes Location Based Services to the Next Level
01/28/2015 The Trends Ahead
01/21/2015 Aeris Looks to Make Things Viral on the Internet
01/07/2015 What Hath CES Wrought.
12/29/2014 IoT Security: A Bold New World
12/23/2014 Follow the White Rabbit to a Bold Blue Ocean
12/17/2014 War Without Borders: Cyber IoT Terrorism
12/17/2014 War Without Borders: Cyber IOT Terrorism
12/03/2014 The IoT Big Data Challenge
11/24/2014 The Hot Spots of Retail
11/17/2014 It's Not Anthropomorphic: It's Automotive
11/13/2014 Big Things Are Brewing, Stay Thirsty My Friends
11/13/2014 Remote Monitoring and Management
11/13/2014 Management Reorg May Cast Ellison in an Even More Important Role
11/11/2014 Getting Semantic about Sensors
11/05/2014 Tele2 Gets Vertical All over the Place
10/29/2014 Blue Pillar: Bringing Energy Management to Enterprise Facilities
10/21/2014 Beyond the Role of Management at SeeControl
10/08/2014 Re-Engineering 2.0: The Impacts of IoT
10/01/2014 JavaOne is Going and What are You Going to do about IoT?
09/24/2014 Frequently Asked Questions About M2M Scaling Solutions
09/16/2014 When it Comes to the Internet, Satellite is Part of the Mix
09/03/2014 If You Don't Tell Anyone, the Spectrum Will
08/27/2014 Fog Computing: Drawing Dreams Closer
08/20/2014 Our Biggest Asset May be a Concept
08/07/2014 The Fog Computing Hot List
08/07/2014 California Dreamin'
08/07/2014 Specialization: Who Will Maintain My Software?
08/06/2014 The Horizontal is Becoming More Vertical: What that Means to You
08/01/2014 Dashing Past the Platform Plateau
07/30/2014 The First Brain Suck was Free
07/03/2014 Pricing Anomalies Cross Elastic Effects
06/25/2014 The Naming Convention: Why IoT is Cumbersome
06/25/2014 Numbers, Numbers Everywhere: What is a Market to Think?
06/18/2014 Tesla's Elon Musk Opens Patent Portfolio Because His Car is Stalled
06/04/2014 Bulls Make Money, Bears Make Money but Pigs Get Slaughtered
05/29/2014 The State of M2M Investment
05/29/2014 Hot Companies & Trends in the Point of Sale Arena
05/29/2014 Term Limits
05/28/2014 Sierra Wireless Looking at the Mountains of Opportunity
05/27/2014 I Can't Win AT&T's Fast Pitch But I Can Throw a Knuckleball
05/21/2014 The State of M2M Investment
05/21/2014 Hot Companies & Trends in the Point of Sale Arena
05/21/2014 Term Limits
05/14/2014 Connectivity Breeds Contemplation
05/12/2014 USA Technologies Payments Out in the Open
05/08/2014 Pipe Leaks You Fix, Spills You Clean Up
05/07/2014 Pipelines, Pipe Dreams, Nightmares and Realities
04/30/2014 Pipelines, Pipe Dreams, Nightmares and Realities
04/30/2014 It's Time to Divide and Conquer M2M
04/23/2014 The Hard Things to Look for in Software Acquisitions
04/16/2014 Sometimes the Specifics are the Platforms
04/02/2014 Everything You Need to Know about the M2M Evolution Product of the Year Awards but Were Afraid to Ask
04/01/2014 Accelerate Diagnostics Focuses on Targeted Treatment
03/19/2014 The Concept Community: Getting People on Board
03/12/2014 25 Years Later: The Web of Things
03/05/2014 The Incredible Shrinking Venture Capital for M2M
02/26/2014 Mobile Operators Unite...I mean, Secure!
02/19/2014 Big Thoughts on Big Data and Analytics: Part 2
02/19/2014 Big Thoughts on Big Data and Analytics: Part 1
02/19/2014 Interactive Finance & Energetic Textiles: M2M, Internet of Things Innovations Pioneering Information Frontiers (Part 1)
02/19/2014 Interactive Finance & Energetic Textiles: M2M, Internet of Things Innovations Pioneering Information Frontiers (Part 2)
02/05/2014 The 80/20 Rule of M2M
01/28/2014 Business Impact Awards Have that Academy Awards Feeling
01/21/2014 Was the 2013 Holiday Season a Warning or an Anomaly?
01/17/2014 2014: The Year of New M2M Services
01/17/2014 The Embedded System Hot List
01/17/2014 There's No Such Thing as Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen
01/15/2014 Google's Nest Acquisition: Is Home Automation About to Change?
01/02/2014 ThingWorx and PTC: It's All About The Software
12/26/2013 Near Field Communications: The Point of Sale is Somewhere in Between
12/26/2013 GE's Impact on Everyone's Boardroom
12/26/2013 Finding Shakespeare
12/26/2013 Building M2M Buildings
12/18/2013 Adoption of IoT Devices Increases
12/11/2013 Transferring Telematics for Positive Train Control
12/04/2013 Tele2 Being the Best M2M It Can Be
11/29/2013 Brilliant Machines Need Big Connectivity
11/19/2013 Making Sense of Machine 2 Machine Segmentation
11/13/2013 The Fleet Market Divide Starts on the Road
11/06/2013 Get your Head End in the Clouds: Making the On-Net as Valuable as the Off-Net
11/05/2013 The IoT ARMy is Going to Be Huge
10/29/2013 SkyWave's SCADAconnect: Not Your Average Solution
10/23/2013 Gemalto Getting IoT Innovation and Concepts Right
10/23/2013 Gemalto Getting IOT Innovation and Concepts Right
10/10/2013 GE is Industrious on M2M and the Industrial Internet
10/09/2013 M2M Identity: Seriously, Machine Identities
10/04/2013 Becoming DeviceWise at the Future of the Network
10/02/2013 The Near and Far of SCADA Solutions
09/25/2013 OnRamp Wireless Ramping Up Smart Energy Opportunities
09/20/2013 Isotrak Brings Scale from Overseas
09/16/2013 Pay-How-You-Drive Insurance
09/05/2013 With the Money Supply 'Tapering' Off, What Should the Boardroom M2M Strategy Be?

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