M2M Evolution Conference Tackles Next-Gen Applications, Innovations

By IoTEvolutionWorld News June 26, 2013

Internet of Things, 4G LTE hot topics on agenda at August 26-29 event

NORWALK, Conn. – June 26, 2013 – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced the agenda for the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, packed with sessions that look at how next-generation applications and innovations will advance the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications industry. The event held August 26-29, 2013, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev., focuses on how M2M technologies can be applied to drastically improve business processes, minimize risk, spur innovation and drive revenue.

M2M Evolution conference programming will feature specific applications within retail, big data, asset tracking, energy, security and the supply chain. Attendees will learn how they can employ M2M technologies in enterprise business applications, including supply chain management, mobile workforce applications, connected home, smart building applications, energy management, mobile healthcare and more.

Highlighted General Sessions include:

  • Analyze This: On Tuesday, August 27, at 11 a.m., analysts David Dines of ACG Research and Mike Sapien of Ovum look at the big picture of trends, opportunities and challenges in delivering M2M. What’s happening, who’s making it happen and what’s next… a forum of experts will set the stage for this event.
  • 4G LTE Drives New Generation of M2M Applications: On Tuesday, August 27, at 3:45 p.m., Ken Hosac, vice president of business development at Cradlepoint, will tackle important questions facing the M2M industry: Now that we are giving a fat pipe to M2M, what kind of devices and data can capitalize on the solution? Does big data pour streams of feedback through the network? Do analytics become more distributed? What trends toward traffic do we see?
  • Beyond Traditional M2M to the Internet of Things: On Wednesday, August 28, at 12:30 p.m., Patricia Iurato from Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Allen Proithis from InterDigital Communications look at new innovations that are taking M2M to places we never expected. Are innovations coming about as a result of add-ons to existing devices? Is the software and the hardware enabling a renaissance of solutions? What new business models will emerge? What new partnerships are being established? How are we moving from traditional M2M to an Internet Connected World of Everything?

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo is supported by Platinum Sponsors Flexera Software and Oracle; Gold Sponsors CDMA Certification Forum, AT&T, Ericsson, Eurotech, Gemalto, KORE Telematics, ILS Technology, Systech, ThingWorx and Wyless; and Corporate Sponsors Cradlepoint, Mosaik Solutions and Numerex.

Registration for M2M Evolution is now open. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster.

For information about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800, ext 145.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. IoTevolutionworld is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: 3D Printing Conference & Expo; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developers Conference; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Secure Mobility Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi and Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. Crossfire services communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

Media and Analyst Contact:        
Sue O'Keefe      
Connect2 Communications          
(508) 494-7771

Edited by Alisen Downey
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