Catch up with all the news from Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC) by reading
part one and part two of this series.
In recent years, we've watched mobile, cloud technologies and Internet of
Things (IoT) enable increased connectivity for every network and every
industry, ranging from connected cars to commercial vehicles and fleet
management to smart cities to data centers. At MWC, it was clear that
professionals in these areas are continuing to make strides in their fields.
Below are a few of the major developments we noticed and look forward to
hearing more as 2015 progresses.
Commercial vehicles and fleet management
Scania President and CEO Martin Lundstedt joined Ericsson's MWC keynote as
one of the company's 5G partners, currently transforming the information and
communications technology (ICT) industry. Scania is a leader in the
automotive space as a manufacturer... (more)
Are We Nearly There Yet? Moving from Connected Things to Connected
This week, the team assembled in NYC for @Cloud Expo 2015 and @ThingsExpo
2015. For the past four years, this has been a must-attend event for
MetraTech. We were happy to once again join industry visionaries, colleagues,
customers and even competitors to share and explore the ways in which the
Internet of Things (IoT) will impact our industry. Over the course of the
show, we discussed the types of challenges we will collectively need to solve
to capitalize on the opportunity IoT presents.
When Does Internet of Things Become Internet of Agents? | Part 2
In my last blog, I discussed how the Internet of Things is really developing
into what can more accurately be called the Internet of Agents. These
connections and multi-agent systems are resulting in an increasing number of
highly applicable, value-added bundled and branded services. The latest
Gartner forecast for Internet of Things predicts that by 2020 there will be
$309 billion in incremental revenue opportunity for IoT suppliers, mostly in
The Internet brings us 21st century online versions of other t... (more)
There is a burst of creative ideas emerging in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
space or what has become more affectionately known as the Internet-of-things
world. With so many opportunities around the globe to connect devices and
assets, many companies are starting to stake out claims in the M2M space.
However, while much of the attention has been focused on the machine part of
the equation, people are the ultimate stakeholders. After all, it is the
individual who will benefit and have the power to act on the information
through smart apps. Some of the most promising opportunities a... (more)
MWC2015 Recap: Mobile, Social, Global Connectivity Push the Edge of
Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC) has come and gone, but it seems like just
yesterday when colleagues, customers, partners and competitors converged in
the always beautiful city of Barcelona as it played host to the annual event.
Amid the tapas, jamón and sangria, amazing advances in technology were
unveiled, including the latest innovations in mobile technologies, cloud and
the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the next week, we'll look at the show's
most prevalent trends and explore how they foreshadow ... (more)