Machine-to-machine communications is giving way to the Internet of Things, an environment in which complex systems can exchange critical supply-chain data without the need for human intervention -- at least until remedial action is required. A SupplyChainBrain "In the Know" video. [Run...
Wireless broadband, with signals capable of passing through trees and buildings, is providing companies with a new means of reaching the "last mile" of their communications infrastructure, according to Barlow Keener, principal of the Keener Law Group. [Run Time (Min.): 10:31]
There has been a explosion in the number of mobile communications devices, both on the consumer and business sides. Alec Saunders, vice president of QNX Cloud with BlackBerry subsidiary QNX Software System, talks about how that trend intersects with the development of the Internet of Things, and...
You've heard of the Internet of Things. Now get ready for the Internet of Everything -- a term coined by Cisco Systems. Chad Jones, vice president of IoT strategy with Logmein, explains just what the IoE is, and how it differs from previous connectivity environments. [Run Time (Min.): 11:21]
Technology is having a big impact on machine-to-machine applications, says Terra Bastolich, vice president of sales for North America with NetComm Wireless. She offers her views on the evolution of M2M, and talks about how it ties in with global supply-chain management. [Run Time (Min.): 10:55]
Crossfire Media produces the M2M Evolution trade show. Chief executive officer Carl Ford touches on the major issues affecting machine-to-machine communications, and tells how the five-year-old event has evolved in line with advances in the technology. [Run Time (Min.): 10:11]
Kenneth Lowe, director of business development and machine-to-machine (M2M) platforms with Gemalto, outlines the challenges that his customers face, as they move to incorporate M2M technology into their existing information systems. [Run Time (Min.): 10:24]
Ryan Martin, analyst for the Internet of Things and wearable technologies with 451 Research, reports on the state of the wearable tech market today, and details how it's being affected by the development of the IoT. [Run Time (Min.): 11:17]
Many elements go into the decision to build or develop a machine-to-machine (M2M) connection. Douglas Wilson, partner program manager for M2M solutions with Verizon, provides us with a list of the key points to consider. [Run Time (Min.): 10:20]
David Parker, director of strategic partnerships with Architech, lays out the major pain points that companies are feeling, as they seek to boost connectivity and integrate disparate systems within I.T. infrastructures. [Run Time (Min.): 10:43]
Scott Nelson, chief technology officer with LogicPD, discusses how application of the Internet of Things to supply-chain management can influence key make-versus-buy decisions. [Run Time (Min.): 11:22]
The Internet of Things was born in the world of manufacturing and complex devices. Xavier Mesrobian, vice president of sales and marketing with Skkynet Cloud Systems, Inc., shows how the concept is beginning to impact supply-chain management. [Run Time (Min.): 12:06]
What's driving all the attention to machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things? Shiraz Hassan, executive director of M2M and mobile applications sales with AT&T, has some answers. [Run Time (Min.): 11:31]
Cyber-security is front and center in the minds of industrial operations today. Susan Peterson-Sturm, director of market development with Wurldtech Security Technologies, explains how companies can tackle the issue in their supply chains. [Run Time (Min.): 9:58]
In the fast-developing world of machine-to-machine communications, subscriber management platforms might be the answer to achieving optimal connectivity. Nigel Chadwick, chief executive officer of Stream Technologies, explains why. [Run Time (Min.): 8:44]