The M2M Zone Pavilion at CeBIT is a single space in which network operators, application designers, hardware manufacturers, and end-users of Machine-to-Machine communication technology congregate to make a dynamic presence. By working and showcasing in one designated area, people most interested in your products and services can find you easily and conveniently. This is especially critical at a massive trade event like CeBIT, which draws audience from important-but-disparate M2M vertical markets like automotive, energy, and healthcare.
Join the M2M Zone in Las Vegas, at CTIA, September 9-11, 2014. TheM2M Zone Pavilion at CTIA is the catalyst to the embedded systems community to gather knowledgeable and up-to-date information. From telematics to smart grid to telehealth, the M2M Zone understands that machine-to-machine technologies stretch across multiple industries to create a dynamic M2M eco-system.
The two conference sessions addressed questions about enterprise applications in the exploding field of M2M, or the Internet of Things. Moderated by Beecham Research CEO Robin Duke-Woolley, the sessions covered topics such as Long Term Connectivity, Small Vs Large Deployments, and Customer Service.
Some of the same elements that have given rise to the M2M industry boom have also enabled a variety of new security threats. In this webinar we will discuss the latest security solutions in M2M. Case studies and trends for the future in M2M Security will be presented as well.
British prime minister David Cameron has announced a £45 million ($75 million) funding boost for the development of M2M technologies, including services aimed at reducing energy consumption, according to press reports.
Speaking at this week’s CeBIT IT tradeshow in Hannover, Germany, Cameron is reported to have said the UK government will double public-sector funding for companies addressing opportunities in the fast-growing M2M sector.
EDMI has signed a contract with the UK’s Arqiva to provide the communications hub that will be used to support the rollout of smart meters in Scotland and the north of England.
Under their smart-grid program, UK authorities are aiming to install 53 million meters in 30 homes and small businesses throughout Britain by 2020.
The contract win for EDMI (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) will see the technology player design, make and supply the communications hubs being used in the northern region.
Actility and Semtech have teamed up on the launch of a new low-cost and long-range radio solution for M2M applications.
Branded ThingPark Wireless, the service is designed to help original equipment manufacturers and integrators to connect end points to the cloud for smart building, smart factory and smart city deployments.
The technology is based on radio transceivers developed by Semtech (Camarillo, CA, USA) and Actility’s (Lannion, France) wireless M2M gateway and includes and open cloud-based platform for application development.
French telecoms player Bouygues has agreed a €1.8 billion ($2.5 billion) sale of its mobile-phone network to rival Iliad on the condition that French competition authorities approve its €14.5 billion takeover of SFR, the country’s second-biggest mobile operator.
Announced at the weekend, the deal would see Bouygues (Paris, France) transfer ownership of its mobile network and a batch of frequencies to Iliad (Paris, France), which currently rents capacity on the network of Orange (Paris, France) to provide mobile-phone services under the Free brand.
Deutsche Telekom has slashed its free cash flow target for 2015 from €6 billion ($8.33 billion) to little more than €4.2 billion owing to the investment demands of its T-Mobile US subsidiary.
Reporting full year results, the operator said it would increase spending on the rollout of its LTE network using the 700MHz frequencies it recently acquired from Verizon Wireless (New York City, NY, USA).
Its goal is to extend coverage to about 250 million people, up from 225 million at the end of 2013.