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M2M and Embedded Wireless

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Mallinson: The wireless market- not to mention Barcelona- is overflowing thanks to M2M and IoT

We are currently on the brink of dramatic change and market expansion which might well become as significant as the smartphone revolution, with a large proportion of objects communicating with each other and being constantly connected to the Internet. Many of these will connect through wires, fibre and Wi-Fi, and some will use cellular communications to do so. However, most will also become accessible and controllable by personal mobile devices including smartphones and tablets.

Accenture: Phablets, IoT and connected cars set to dominate at CES

The Internet of Things (IoT), growth in phablet devices to the detriment of tablets, and connected cars are just some of the main trends to watch at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, according to Accenture.

Ericsson, Volvo and POC prepare to demo connected bicycle technology at CES

Ericsson is taking the next step in the evolution of the 'connected' vehicle, teaming with Volvo Cars and sports safety equipment maker POC to develop technology to help cyclists avoid collisions.

MachNation: What will be the M2M carrier legacy?

Top-performing IoT carriers over the next two to three years will focus on their evolution from providing legacy M2M connectivity services to offering a solution that extends IT-based technologies into operational technology organisations.

Berg Insight: 70% of Europe's electricity customers will have smart meters by 2022

At the end of 2014, there were 67.9 million smart electricity meters and 2.5 million smart gas meters in the EU28+2 area.

ABI Research: LTE handset shipments expected to near 680M in 2015

ABI Research estimates that 676 million 4G LTE handsets will be shipped in 2015, increasing by 204 million units from 2014.

Huawei constructs NFV/SDN test facilities

Huawei revealed the construction of a Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) lab that will allow operators and equipment manufacturers on three continents to trial NFV, software defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing technologies.

MachNation: Will carriers become irrelevant in the Internet of Things?

Carriers often learn about Internet of Things opportunities late in the procurement process. Why? Because connectivity and connectivity management is relatively low on the list of important technology and business considerations when an enterprise is considering an IoT deployment.

Vodacom sees 'limitless' opportunities with M2M

CAPE TOWN--Vodacom considers machine-to-machine (M2M) to be a major growth area for the future, with "limitless" opportunities to deploy the technology across a number of vertical sectors in South Africa and beyond.

Juniper Research: Apple Pay and HCE to push NFC payment users to 516M by 2019

The number of users of contactless payment services based on near field communications (NFC) technology will reach around 516 million by 2019, up from 101 million this year.