The Transformative Power of M2M . Wayne L. Ward Vice President, Emerging Solutions Group Sprint Nextel. What Exactly Is M2M?. M2M: (noun), ma·chine -to- ma·chine Pronunciation: \ muh-sheen \ too \ muh-sheen Definitions: 1: (M2M); a popular Norwegian pop band (#1 Wikipedia Search Result)
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Wayne L. Ward
Vice President, Emerging Solutions Group
M2M: (noun), ma·chine-to-ma·chine
Pronunciation: \ muh-sheen \ too \ muh-sheen
1: (M2M); a popular Norwegian pop band (#1 Wikipedia Search Result)
2: (M2M): (a) is about connecting people, devices and systems in new and transforming ways. Simply put, M2M is the automatic communications between devices without human intervention. (b) It often refers to a system of remote sensors, middleware, software and applications that is continuously transmitting data to a central system.
3:(M2M); (a) is an amazing growth opportunity transforming the way people and machines interoperate. (b) $$$
Reliable, ubiquitous, and affordable wireless networks
Shrinking modules/devices at lower cost
Clear ROI for businesses
Minimal acquisition costs, minimal subsidies across equipment/network value chain
North American M2M connection revenue by application CAGR 2007-2014 = 24%. Source: ABI Research, 4Q/2009
The number of activated emerging wireless devices, including smartphones, wireless CE, and enterprise M2M applications, will grow from 53.5m in 2008 to 268m by 2013. Source: nCode, 3/09
72m M2M devices are expected to be connected in North America by 2014. Source; ABI Research, 4Q/2009
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