A Choice of Future m2m Access Technologies for Mobile Network Operators

March 1, 2016

Machine-to-Machine (m2m) communications has been one of the more successful growth stories for cellular network operators in recent years, with annual growth in the region of 30% and around 200 million1 global network connections by end 2013.As new applications take advantage of low cost connectivity to large numbers of sensors and controllers, new services are being generated which provide exciting and revenue-generating opportunities to improve our lives and businesses and further optimize the use of valuable natural and human resources. These opportunities are at the heart of the mass Internet of Things explosion; they are necessarily and rapidly changing the shape of the m2m market.

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HOW TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS WITH THE IOT?

whitePaper | December 7, 2021

Achieving success with the Internet of Things (IoT)requires a lot more than just selecting the right technology. This helpful guide tackles the aspects of IoT implementation that companies wrestle with the most, such as creating a strong business case, managing security requirements, and identifying the top requirements of a successful system. We also take a deep dive into the most common challenges that early IoT adopters have encountered—from budget constraints to cultural resistance to change—with advice on how to overcome these challenges to obtain real and tangible benefits.

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INTERNET OF THINGS AND UEI DATA ACQUISITION & CONTROL SYSTEMS

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a networked system of interconnected physical objects that have the capability of sharing data with each other and also with a cloud service for archiving and analysis. With IoT, data producing devices can easily publish data, and multiple consumer clients can receive that data from any location in the world.

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CYBER SECURITY IN THE ERA OF INDUSTRIAL IOT

whitePaper | February 6, 2020

Industrial cyber security has been a topic of much debate over the last decade. Despite the industry’s widespread acknowledgement of its significance, cyber security in the industry continues to be an elusive subject for many. A huge gap exists in understanding the implications of cyber security; however, the subject has been greatly discussed. Interestingly, the industrial environment is currently passing through a key phase, where the idea of Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to pervade all areas of industrial operation. This ongoing change is poised to expand the complex security needs in the factories of the future.

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How is the IoT world shaping up in 2021 and what trends will influence the future of IoT?

whitePaper | June 8, 2021

Despite the close of a tumultuous 2020 and the start of 2021, connected devices will continue to shape the future of numerous industries and businesses are confident that the Internet of Things (IoT) will play a key role in the future success of their trade. Several trends continue to gather momentum, stimulating IoT’s prominence in 2021, from Industrial IoT devices to health-and-safety applications as COVID-19 continues to take center stage. Here are a few facts, figures and trends, gathered across the web, that can help us understand where the IoT world is at, how it’s been impacted by the pandemics, and what to expect over the next few years.

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Securing Devices in Advanced Metering Infrastructures

whitePaper | January 8, 2020

Smart grid managers and Head End System (HES) vendors depend on data to drive their business. Receiving and analyzing accurate data from grid endpoints - the smart meters - is the main element that determines business success. Their customers, Distribution System Operators (DSOs) and Advanced Metering Infrastructures (AMI) managers, then use this data for crucial processes: monitoring energy demand and production, load shifting to maintain a persistent grid balance at all times and billing customers. Each tiny bit of data is the starting point for monetization and asset management and it must be accurate and trusted in order to keep power flowing.

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Global Industry Standards for Industrial IoT

whitePaper | June 2, 2021

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a rapidly expanding world of connected objects. As IIoT systems proliferate, large amounts of data are consumed by machine learning algorithms and shared between partners, customers and others. IIoT is a technology environment in which integration and interoperability are critical capabilities and the complexity of this environment makes this difficult to achieve. Standards play a critical role in IIoT for five main reasons. First, users and vendors cannot engineer a custom interface every time components or systems need to interact. Standards can make this explosion of interfaces manageable; they are the lingua franca for interoperability. For suppliers, this eliminates needless costs related to common capabilities instead encouraging a focus on innovations that add value.

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