Posts Tagged ‘internet of things’

The Internet of Things takes a major leap forward with on-demand provisioning

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Posted on 4th Aug 2014 by in M2m

What’s the big deal about a SIM card that can switch subscriptions from one carrier to another at any time, over the air, without the customer having to physically switch out SIM cards?  Plenty. Until now, wireless devices required a carrier-specific SIM card to connect to a cellular network and “turn-on” wireless service. For consumer […]

What is the power of wireless modules in a connected world?

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Posted on 24th Apr 2014 by in M2m

Most people have heard of M2M, the Internet of Things, connected devices and more by now. If you haven’t, then M2M World Congress, taking place over the next few days in London, UK, should be on your agenda. However, the technical details that enable our hyper-connected world – giving us smart energy, tracking and tracing […]

Let’s play smart darts!

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in M2m

We’ve been busy at Mobile World Congress 2014 this week. Read about the challenge of ‘Smart Darts’ here.

Questions on M2M from Lavanya Rammohan, Compass Intelligence

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in M2m

As is now customary at this time of year, we here at Gemalto have spent the last few weeks compiling questions from influencers and industry experts on all things mobile. With Mobile World Congress kicking off this week, the time has come to share our responses, starting with questions from Lavanya Rammohan from Compass Intelligence. […]

The future of tourism is mobile – where to go in Barcelona after Mobile World Congress?

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Posted on 20th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

Frequent travelers will be pleased to know that mobile technology is set to make more of the world accessible in new and exciting ways thanks to a host of innovations coming to mobile platforms in the near future. Augmented reality and wearable tech can enhance a travel experience for business or pleasure at the touch […]

M2M Connectivity – Are the possibilities endless?

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Posted on 19th Feb 2014 by in M2m

Mobile World Congress this year will once again have a Connected City experience provided by the GSMA. If you get a chance to explore this intelligent city of the future you’ll see how increasingly connected the world is becoming, how connected solutions will become part of everyday life, and how this technology is powering economic […]

The history of the mobile phone: very large, to small, and now getting bigger?

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Posted on 19th Feb 2014 by in M2m

Is it just me, or are cell phones (after decades of shrinking) getting bigger and bigger? The first mobiles (models from the ‘Improved Mobile Telephone Service’ of the 1960s) were laughably large by today’s standards, and probably didn’t even warrant the description of ‘mobile’. Fortunately, the innovative and brilliant Martin Cooper, working for Motorola at […]

Win a Wearable at Mobile World Congress

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Posted on 17th Feb 2014 by in M2m

It was all the rage at CES earlier this year, from connected cars to Google Glasses and Pebbles, wearable technology is taking the world by storm. Naturally, many are wondering how much of a focus it will be at next week’s Mobile World Congress where the titans and emerging start-ups of the mobile and telecoms […]

Facebook is 10 today – how much has changed since 2004?

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Posted on 4th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

As Facebook turned ten years old today, it occurred to me that one out of every six people on the planet now has a Facebook profile. Facebook is now reported to have more than 1.2 billion users out of the world’s 7.2 billion people. This achievement is stunning, particularly when one considers that this ‘social […]

Highlights from CES 2014: Is your car smarter than you?

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Posted on 16th Jan 2014 by in M2m

Cars were invented as a means of transportation – getting from point A, St. Louis, to point B, Kansas City. If you were at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, CES, in Las Vegas then you know we’re not in Kansas anymore! Cars have evolved far beyond travel mode and status symbols. In fact, the hottest […]