Posts Tagged ‘machine-to-machine’

Getting Smart About Recycling

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Posted on 11th Sep 2014 by in M2m

If you’ve wandered the show floor at CTIA Super Mobility Week then you know the “Internet of Things” is everywhere!  Connectivity has made the leap beyond computers and smartphones, to home appliances, cars, medical devices and even to waste management processes and it’s improving and simplifying the way we work, live and pay. Business Insider estimates 1.9 billion […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part VI

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Posted on 23rd Dec 2013 by in M2m

As shown by our sliding graphic below, which highlights the differences between desks of the 1980s and today, office technology has become increasingly streamlined in recent years. Today’s ultrabooks are certainly a far cry from the computers of the early 20th century. The Colossus, the first programmable computer built in 1943, was the size of […]

The best of the blogs in Machine to Machine

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Posted on 20th Dec 2013 by in M2m

As we swiftly approach the end of 2013, we thought it was timely to look back at the some of the best blogs in the Machine to Machine (M2M) space over the past year. Technology has advanced rapidly this year with some great innovations, recognitions and promise for the future. We recently just received two […]

The M2M opportunity in the Middle East

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Posted on 14th Oct 2013 by in M2m

“Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology will shape the future by laying the foundation for all spheres of life in the UAE.” So said Abdulla Hashim, Senior Vice-President of ICT at Etisalat, one of the largest telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa, at the recent M2M Middle East Forum 2013. And I couldn’t agree more. M2M promises major advances in […]