Wireless Connected Devices 1950 - TV Remote Control 1960 - Garage Door Opener 1969 - Cordless Phone 1991 - Wireless Mouse
What is M2M? Machine to machine ( M2M ) is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans. Wireless is a natural transport for M2M Dumb sensors paired with smart phones become exponentially more valuable.
Transport behind Mobile M2M Data Transmission in the Cellular World 1983 – 1G AnalogVoice Only 1991 – 2G Digital Edge, GPRS 2001 – 3G DigitalEVDO, Edge, HSPA, WiMax 2012 – 4G DigitalLTE, LTE Advanced 2020 – 5G DigitalConverged Fiber- Wireless Networks
Other Wireless Flavors WiFi –a local area wireless technology using 2.4Ghz & 5ghz radio waves to exchange data or connect to the internet Bluetooth – wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances using 2.4Ghz radio waves. NFC – Near Field Communication is a form of short range wireless communication using a modulated electric field IR – Infrared communication uses a wavelength somewhat longer than those of red light. RFID – Radio Frequency Identification wireless data transfer for purposes of automatically identifying and tracking objects.
Lively – Safety and Security for Seniors Passive activity sensors measure healthy living patterns Let family member know when something my be wrong like a missed meal or decreased activity Lively dashboard can be viewed anywhere No Internet connection required
The Smart Crockpot - WeMo WiFi and 3G/4G Enabled Crockpot Stuck at work? Conveniently adjust cook settings. Simple WeMo app for smartphones
Adidas - Mi Ball View how fast you're kicking the ball and its trajectory Set challenges for yourself and save records so that you can compare them at a later point.
Final thoughts on M2M & IoT All companies with products out in the world have a potential base to integrate sensing, connectivity, and intelligence to open new revenue streams For every Internet-connected PC or handset, there will be five to 10 other types of M2M devices sold. Any business that is using communications and networking technology today will easily expand into the Internet of Things.