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Africa to Hold First M2M Summit in June

Identified as “the only event of its kind” in Africa, the M2M Africa Summit on June 24 to 26, will be held in Sunninghill, Johannesburg. The summit aims to bring groups, organization and other key stakeholders together to share insights, strategies and best practices in creating revenue opportunities for Machine-to-machine technology and the Internet of Things in […]

Relevant Adoption of M2M Solutions drives South African Market

During the AfricanCon 2012 held in Cape Town, keynote speaker Alan Knott-Craig, CEO of Cell C, and Mark Newman, Chief Research Officer at Informa Telecoms & Media, said the evolution from connected to broadband and IP services, that characterizes the African communications landscape, represents a $65 billion industry in terms of end user revenue. This represents a […]

Wearable Technology: The Convergence of Fashion and Technology

With the M2M technology rapidly evolving and wearable electronics is taking their significant place in this process, the convergence of wearable technologyand consumer electronic is inevitable. Wearables has greatly influenced consumer electronics market, driven by the increase in demand for electronic devices that help improve fitness and health. These wearable electronics are generating much success in […]

Fast Pitching M2M Ideas at M2M Expo

TMC and Crossfire Media announced yesterday that AT&T will sponsor Fast Pitch.This will be at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 11 -14, where AT&T is also its Diamond Sponsor together with Ericsson and Sprint. The M2M Expo is for M2M companies looking at developing, integrating and deploying machine-to-machine and Internet of […]

Internet of Things/ M2M Innovation World Cup Series Kicks off in Milan

IoT/ M2M Innovation World Cup challenge is on its third year of bringing together more than 400 innovators from over 70 countries. It was first launched in 2012 and has become the leading M2M award in the world and now ready to bring more innovative solutions into the Internet of Things. The event will kick off […]

Volvo teams up with Norway and Sweden Transport Authorities on Road Safety Initiative using Cloud-based M2M Platform

Volvo Car Group, a Swedish premium car producer and one of the world’s leading makers of drive systems for industrial and maritime applications, The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) and the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket), authorities taking charge of the operation and maintenance of state roads and railroads, pilot initiative on road safety. The project […]

Brazil Reaches 150M Mark on Broadband and Still Growing

The Brazilian Telecommunications Association (Telebrasil) released a report stating that Brazil has already exceeded the 150 millionsmark in broadband connections as of April 2014. This shows a 51 percent increase compared to the same time last year. According to the report, there had been 51 million new connections within the last twelve months. The total number […]

Where is Bluetooth in the Internet of Things?

Bluetooth is an old technology and has been around for more than a decade. And amidst all the developments in mobile connectivity, wireless communications and the rapidly growing Machine-to-machine communicationtechnology, others wonder what has happened to this good old way of connecting devices. Has it been totally replaced with another technology? Certainly, some other similar or […]

Google Glass: At a Closer Look at Its Cost, Usability and Potential for M2M

Now that Google has finally announced that this state of the art hands-free wearable device Google Glass is now available within the US at $1,500 plus taxes a piece, people are not beginning to ask if this piece of technology is worth investing on or is it just another fad that will fade away with […]

Expected Increase in Revenue in 2019 Driven by Fitness and Sports Wearables

The recent craze on wearables is undeniable. And proof to that is that more and more people are dying to get their hands on Google Glass which is just newly made available to the US Market. However, sports and fitness activity monitoring gadgets are still on top of the list of most health conscious consumers. According to […]