IoT Business Models Uncover New Revenues, Savings

M2M Zone Conference @ CeBIT 2014

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Start Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014
End Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014

As deployments of machine-to-machine communications technology begin to churn big data, M2M Adopters are finding new ways of turning that data into profit! The M2M Zone will present a conference on the show floor of CeBIT's special IoT area - free to CeBIT attendees - that will cover new business models proliferating with the use of connected machines - located right next door to the M2M Zone Pavilion and the IoT Showcase of the International M2M Council.

M2M Zone @ CTIA 2014 Super Mobility

Conference & Pavilion

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Start Date: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
End Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014

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. 

Enterprise M2M: The Cost & Revenue Upsides

M2M Conference at MobileCon

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Start Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:30am
End Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 12:30pm

 

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. 

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Brazilian board members of Portugal Telecom quit over debt buy: paper

Shares of Oi and Portugal Telecom tumble as analysts warn of potential credit risk

Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Two Brazilian board members of Portugal Telecom resigned after learning of 897 million euros ($1.22 billion) of short-term investments the company made without consulting them, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Wednesday.

The Portuguese company invested in debt issued by Rioforte, a firm controlled by the owners of Espirito Santo Group, which is a major shareholder in Portugal Telecom.

M2M Security: Managing the Risks of Today

Multi-Sponsored Webinar

Multi-Sponsored Webinar

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.  

Kore and Robustel unveil M2M Starter Kit

Kore Wireless and Robustel Technologies have formed a partnership aimed at developing a new range of industrial M2M solutions.

Robustel (Guangzhou, China), which provides cellular and Wi-Fi gateways for M2M services, says the partnership with Kore (Alpharetta, GA, USA) – an MVNO – will allow it to include optional device connectivity for a range of products.

The companies plan to unveil an M2M Starter Kit combining their products later this month.

China demands explanation from US on Huawei spying report

Reuters

China wants a clear explanation from Washington over a report that the U.S. National Security Agency infiltrated servers at the headquarters of telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.

Hong Lei, the spokesman, said China was "extremely concerned" about the spying allegations.

"Recently, the international media has put out a lot of reports about the eavesdropping, surveillance and stealing of secrets by the United States of other countries, including China," he told a regular briefing.

Indian medical electronics market will be worth $11.7 billion in 2017: Frost & Sullivan

Valued at $6.5 billion in 2013, India’s medical electronics market will grow to be worth as much as $11.7 billion by 2017, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan.

The market-research company expects the Indian market to receive a boost from a combination of factors, including the burgeoning population and higher middle-class incomes.

Government schemes to provide basic healthcare facilities in rural parts of India have also driven the adoption of medical equipment based on a convergence of electronics, IT and telecoms.

ID Systems wins $935,000 remote-monitoring contract in China

Remote-monitoring specialist ID Systems says it has received a purchase order worth $935,000 from a Chinese customer that is one of the world’s biggest consumer packaged goods companies.

ID Systems (Woodcliff Lake, NJ, USA) did not disclose the identity of the Chinese customer, but said the contract will see it deploy its PowerFleet wireless vehicle management system on fleets of industrial trucks at three of the company’s Chinese facilities.

It also indicated the company in question was a “long-time ID Systems customer”.

China smart grid set to get smarter: ABI Research

Although some 200 million new electricity meters have been installed across China since the turn of the decade, only about a quarter of these are equipped with the bi-directional technology that facilitates “true” smart meter capabilities, like demand response.

Indeed, rollouts by China’s State Grid Corporation of China (Beijing) and Southern Grid Utilities (Guangzhou) have seen the introduction of both unconnected meters and ones that support only single-direction communications.

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