Posts Tagged ‘M2M’

SensorLogic Wins the M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award

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Posted on 18th Aug 2014 by in M2m

By nature, evolution is a slow process. But once in a while, there’s an innovative leap forward that transforms the landscape. M2M Evolution Magazine celebrates these types of “evolutions in innovation” with its annual Product of the Year Award program.  Selected by a panel of industry experts and the magazine’s editorial board, the awards honor […]

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 […]

Adding M2M technology to NFL and College Football

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Posted on 1st Aug 2014 by in M2m

The M2M Telefonica Blog recently revealed an infographic demonstrating what would happen if football (in this case they mean soccer) embraced M2M (machine-to-machine) technology. The possibilities revealed included innovations such as boot sensors which would monitor ball force, shot speed and distance run, smart gloves for goalkeepers that measure data to help coaching staff improve […]

What security, M2M and mobile technology tips can we learn from the new Batman?

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Posted on 1st Jul 2014 by in M2m

Earlier this year, Zach Snyder (of Man of Steel, 300 and Watchmen) tweeted a sneak preview of what the new Batman, played by Ben Affleck, will look like in the upcoming blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The photo spread throughout the internet and received over 47,000 retweets in just two weeks. This got […]

European ITS Congress in Helsinki – Witness the world’s first eCall from Europe to Russia

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Posted on 18th Jun 2014 by in M2m

The European ITS Congress is now under way in Helsinki; as the annual meeting for the entire ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) community, it’s already attracted over 2200 transport technology professionals to the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre. In addition to being a fantastic networking opportunity for anyone interested in ITS, it’s above all a chance […]

Smart cities in Asia are a necessity, not a luxury

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Posted on 17th Jun 2014 by in Telecom

In the third post of our blog series celebrating Mobile World Expo in Shanghai last week, we’re exploring the role that M2M communications has to play (and will continue to play) in the Asia Pacific region. In the near future, everyone will be dealing with enormous quantities of data from all areas of industry and […]

Secured communication is driving the future for connected cars

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Posted on 23rd May 2014 by in M2m

From four-wheeled mobile offices to driverless cars and even windshields with integrated Google Glass, the possibilities to enhance transportation and improve our way of life are endless. As with most things Apple get involved in, the future of connected cars has become a hot topic over the past few months. Since the launch of Apple’s […]

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 […]

M2M recycling – less waste, more haste

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Posted on 27th Feb 2014 by in M2m

The Internet of Things is set to turn a host of ordinary objects into connected devices – including many everyday items like the recycling bin. M2M technology can be used to remotely monitor recycling containers to improve logistics. In essence, data sent from a trash can to a fleet of refuse collectors can indicate exactly […]

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.