"M2M" articles

2017 has arrived. Among all the counting-downs and summing-ups is the exciting acceleration of the connected car industry: Parks Associates forecasts that by 2021, over 60% of all vehicles on the road will have an Internet connectivity solution . This industry is growing to have hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue; but where does the money go? Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in particular are positioned well to benefit from this growing market and are putting more marketing...
 
by Tu Skuse | Jan. 23, 2017
Tags: connected cars, M2M
Not too surprisingly, securing one’s home is a higher priority for those who own compared to those who rent. Recent Parks Associates research found that nearly 25% of U.S. broadband households have a working and active security system, and that homeowners are far more likely to have security systems than renters. Today, 64% of U.S. broadband households own their own homes—among the 25% of broadband households who have a working security system, over 80% own their own home. Only 15%...
 
by Tricia Parks | Jul. 12, 2016
Tags: Internet of Things, M2M, security, smart home
Millions of cars gain connectivity annually through embedded cellular modules, smartphone tethering platforms, and aftermarket OBD-II dongles. Vehicle performance and driver behavioral data that was once untracked, trapped within the vehicle, and inaccessible to consumers is now collected, stored in the cloud, and reportable to consumers in easy-to-digest formats. Cloud-based connectivity is shifting the power relationship between vehicle owners and the rest of the auto...
The connected car industry is experiencing a time of tremendous growth. Parks Associates research, cited in a recent TIME article , estimates that mobile networks such as Verizon and AT&T will make nearly $1 billion each year in connected-car revenue by 2018. The increase in revenue is due to huge advancements in the connected car space. A quarter of cars on U.S. roads last year had some connectivity ability, the simplest form being a way to leverage the driver’s smartphone...
The connected cars market received its fair share of attention at CES earlier this year. Exhibitors’ displays of what was in store for the future of the Connected Vehicle included advanced road mapping and drone-to-vehicle system development, but autonomous-driving vehicles once again dominated the show floor buzz. Autonomous driving has gathered so much traction recently that it has now become one of the most (if not the most) anticipated features of the connected car. With that...
 
by Christopher Jones | Feb. 11, 2016
Tags: connected cars, Internet of Things, M2M, security
Today, we learned that Uber has changed its icons on smart devices and that these city-specific icons will take on a life of their own – changing as one moves from city to city. While this development will further the cult following of this ride sharing Internet unicorn, it is most important to understand what Uber understands. Uber understands the strong emotional connection we have formed with its service. Like Apple, Nest, Samsung and a number of other brands, the Uber experience has...
 
by Stuart Sikes | Feb. 4, 2016
Tags: home networks, Internet of Things, interoperability, M2M, smart home
The curtain has closed on another CES and in many ways it was the best ever. In addition to CTA’s organization successfully moving some 170,000 people around Las Vegas, the outlook for technology has never been better. For those of us who can recount attending somewhere around 15 or more of these conferences, so many years were about TVs, computers, connecting computers, more mobile computers and now computers residing in everyday devices. Many of us in the industry can recall...
 
by Stuart Sikes | Jan. 11, 2016
Tags: CES, connected CE, Internet of Things, M2M, smart home
Recent Parks Associates research finds that with the demand for smart devices increasing, consumers are demanding a more convenient way to control those home devices with the use of their smart devices. Consumers want to be able to control their home devices and by utilizing the features provided on their phones or tablets, such as downloading apps that allow the consumer to monitor their thermostat, air conditioning, alarm system, etc., they are able to have the control they desire with...
 

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