Future Trends & Challenges

  • Smart Home and Smart Devices – developing a new range of M2M services
  • M2M connected devices & energy savings: understanding future opportunities in energy efficiency.
  • M2M for retail: wireless terminals and smart points of sale in outlets, kiosks, vending machine, ticketing systems, etc.
  • M2M in Environment Sustainability: ‘Green’ M2M . Tackling climate environment is a huge challenge, and M2M is playing a significant role in helping both businesses and consumers to reduce energy use and to monitor our natural habitat
  • Consumer driven M2M: can a machine be social? Opportunities that the IoT can create with the integration of services such as social networks and web 2.0
  • M2M/IoT and Service Robotics (domestic tasks, education, healthcare, etc.): a possible marriage for consumer applications?
  • From the aqueduct to the automobile, from smart parking monitoring to structural health monitoring, new technologies have always transformed the urban environment: the future is already there.