IBM’s looking big picture at the needs of a smarter planet with the unveiling of its new appliance, MessageSight, which could come in handy once the “Internet of things” blows up in the consumer market. The message hub comes ready to handle the galaxy of micro-transactions connected devices...
While the flashy aspects of LTE grab most of the headlines these days, there's still evidence that a host of M2M solutions will keep those lowly 2G networks in business for years to come. According to Cisco's annual mobile data forecast, fully 64 percent of global mobile M2M...
Across the globe, M2M deployments continue to accelerate at a rapid pace and with operators continuing to upgrade networks with newer technologies, it calls to question what options and considerations should be weighed when deciding on cellular technologies...
A car that tells your insurance company how you're driving. A bathroom scale that lets you chart your weight on the Web. And a meter that warns your air conditioner when electricity gets more expensive. Welcome to the next phase of the wireless revolution...
Lafayette city-parish government's new satellite vehicle tracking system has begun identifying employees in public vehicles who speed, fail to use their seat belts and drop by their homes during work hours.
The question is: How will operators optimize their position in the M2M value chain and offer rich M2M communications quickly, cheaply, securely and reliably?
Whether the U.S. Department of Transportation likes it or not, cars are increasingly getting connected. And there’s a bigger role for wireless carriers to play.
M2M solutions provider SignalSet landed its first OEM partner, and it's a big one: PACCAR...
T-Mobile USA is making some changes to its machine-to-machine (M2M) business, shifting those duties to RACO Wireless.
Telecommunications giant Telenor is looking to extend its formidable presence into the United States.
The growth of the M2M industry is set to thrive over the next 10 years as mobile operators and vendors seek ways to offset the decline in mobile ARPU from consumers.
Often, when companies outside the wireless industry decide they want to use machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, they start from the ground up...
If we are not there yet, we must be on the threshold, but as with many a revolution, change can often have cascading impacts.
Every year the M2M space continues to grow and diversify. As traditional subscriber adoption reaches saturation, carriers are on the move to find new areas of growth.
The expanded growth of the value of embedded devices amplifies the necessity of remote device management solutions. These devices must be managed the same as other IT assets regardless of traditional enterprise IT management solutions.
Verizon today announced the availability of the Machine to Machine Management solution, which is aimed at helping enterprise customers get near real-time access to monitor wireless devices.
In the world of M2M – there is simply too much focus on enabling machines and devices to talk.
Monetization is the hot discussion in the mobile industry. One of the biggest service provider challenges is to enhance profitability as the mobile Internet data tidal wave crashes to mobile operator shores.
In the old days, mobile phones were designed to travel with people in cars. Nowadays, the cars themselves are becoming the connected medium.
With wireless connectivity spreading like weeds from handsets to laptops to machine-to-machine (M2M) and an increasing variety of consumer electronics, the companies that make the chips to support the connectivity are enjoying a boost to their bottom line.
As a fan of all things connected — and I do mean, getting all things in our lives connected, as that’s a foundational element of Yankee Group’s Anywhere vision — I have mixed feelings about the recent spate of network operator announcements in the marketplace about...
AT&T is taking CTIA as an occasion to showcase a number of emerging devices that have recently been clear to run on the carrier's network.
The very fact that the definition of M2M seems to include a new verticle by the day should give some indication of the growth inherent in the space. However, along with growth comes a bevy of complications.
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