M2M’s role in transportation, security, automotive, cold chain, automotive, safety and other industries in spotlight Oct. 2-5 in Austin
NORWALK, Conn. – June 26, 2012 – M2M’s role in the supply chain, transportation, proactive response centers, automotive and the cloud – and the services and devices that make it all happen -- top the agenda as TMC and Crossfire Media today announced the lineup of sessions for the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, October 2-5 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. M2M Evolution is collocated with ITEXPO, the world’s largest and best-attended communications and technology trade show.
According to consultancy Compass Intelligence, the U.S. market for next-generation M2M solutions is expected to grow from 27 million connections today to over 120 million by 2017. The M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, produced in conjunction with Crossfire Media, brings together experts in transportation, security, health, cold chain, automotive, and safety to discuss strategies for M2M growth, as well as the new business of proactive response centers. Technology companies, including wireless carriers, platform companies and device manufacturers, also will present and discuss their roles in creating effective technologies and procedures that work to create an ecosystem for actionable data and information.
The agenda kicks off Wednesday, October 3, at 9 a.m. CST with an industry analyst roundtable, featuring speakers from Compass Intelligence, Frost & Sullivan, the Transported Asset Protection Association discussing the trends in M2M and exploring the primary motivations for businesses building M2M into their everyday operations.
Additional sessions include:
- Increasing importance of M2M in the Supply Chain
- M2M From the Eye of Transportation
- M2M, Rapid Action and the Business of Rapid Response Centers
- Temperature, Cold Chain, the FDA, and M2M: A New Ecosystem for Sensor-based M2M Applications
- Big Data: Challenges of Time Series Data
- To the Clouds: How the Cloud Plays a Role in M2M
- The Increasing Variety of M2M-Enabled Devices
- Sensors and Silicon in the Telematics Space
- The Balancing Act of Mobile Workforce Management: More Than GPS
- How M2M can be Leveraged for Horizontal Solutions Across Multiple Markets and Applications
- Business Models and Strategies for OEMs, Insurers, and Third Parties Sharing Data From On-Board Telematics
- Domestic and International: Challenges Posed by Geographic Boundaries
- Big Data: How to Create Efficient Use of Big Information Flows
“Machine-to-machine technology has experienced tremendous growth and is poised to continue that trajectory for the next several years as more and more market segments discover and capitalize on its benefits,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “M2M Evolution will bring the industry together to showcase the tremendous strides M2M technologies and services are making in transportation, security, health, cold chain, automotive, safety and other industries.”
Registration for M2M Evolution is now open. For information about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, contact Matthew Gleeson at email@example.com or 203.852.6800 ext 145. For information about media and analyst registration, contact Ashley Baster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman