Fueled by the trend toward "connected management," the cellular machine-to-machine market is forecast by Berg Insights to increase at a 20.4 percent compound annual growth rate through 2019.
Microsoft unveiled last week its HoloLens, a holographic headset and platform that offer the computing power that enterprises need to perform complex task requiring hands-free work and holographic images that can be combined with real images in exciting ways. Unfortunately, it's not all that mobile.
Despite the hype around mobile health products, healthcare providers are dragging their feet when it comes to investing in machine-to-machine communications, says Infonetics Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Jan. 21, including Shapr's $3 million for business networking app, HP's eight new mobile devices for the enterprise, Open Internet Consortium's IoT framework code preview, LOCX's secures apps and photos on Android devices and Instagram's invitation to Android users to beta test new features.
Waste management firms are looking to smart bins and remote monitoring to reduce the costs of waste collection and improve efficiency, explains ABI Research.
Enterprise demand for M2M is fueling the market for mobile M2M modules – chips that enable data processing and communication between M2M devices. Infonetics Research estimates that the mobile M2M module market will increase nearly three-fold, from $1.6 billion this year to $4.5 billion in sales by 2018.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Jan. 14, including Facebook at Work's pilot debut today, videoconferencing shift toward software-based systems and personal devices, decline of mobile broadband modem shipments, Internet of Things transformative power and the $9 billion revenue value in mobile entertainment.
Many companies wanted to demonstrate how fast and cool their Internet of Things (IoT) devices are. But many commercial uses of IoT, more commonly called machine-to-machine communication, need a small amount of bandwidth and slow speed.
While small consumer-oriented drones were on display at the Consumer Electronics Show held last week, larger drones will be the future for business uses, explains a MIT Technology Review article.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Jan. 9, including Apple Pay in Canada, Intel's new chip unveiled at CES, OpenPeak's job scheduler on its EMM platform, Google and automaker's investments in autonomous driving tech and steering technology boost in autonomous commercial vehicles.