20. October 2014 19:21
Last week, Compass Intelligence held its first conference (Go Mobile 2014 was held in Dallas, TX at the Omni Mandalay Hotel) dedicated to key interests for IT professionals and enterprises deploying, implementing, servicing, and managing mobile solutions/technology in the workplace. This can range from traditional wireless networks and mobile devices to the more advanced beacon/sensor networks, and augmented reality solutions.
The enticing session discussions and the high caliber of executive speakers, made this one of the more professional and relevant enterprise IT conferences that I have ex... [More]
3. October 2014 08:08
Remarks from Keith Robinson, Head of Wireless and Senior Consultant
AT&T touted its global SIM as is its crown jewel for M2M. This is a huge competitive advantage because several companies that are deploying M2M are implementing it on a global scale. When you look at the overall number of connections for M2M, AT&T holds a significant advantage over its competitors. This is witnessed by some of the major deals it is winning especially with companies like Maersk. The company’s global reach is playing a significant role with new business wins.
When evaluating the M2M market, several... [More]
11. September 2014 14:19
The manufacturing industry and its inherent processes are forever evolving. The new Industry 4.0 trend is yet another example. Manufacturing companies are stepping up efforts to overcome challenges and barriers of traditional design limitations. The answer to solving a lot of design dilemmas is 3D printing. 3D printing is not a new technology. While the technology in itself has been around 2 decades, acceptance of this technology is growing in the manufacturing field. The 3D printing market is witnessing an evolution in demand, usage and technology, as 3D printing companies endeavor to create ... [More]
10. September 2014 13:54
Revolutionary products? Or still playing catchup?
On September 9, Apple held a large event to introduce new products that will be available in time for the busy holiday season (and one product that will be available New Year). Over the past few months, there have been various leaks and rumors about the iPhone 6. It seems that before the announcement, almost everyone knew what to expect.
Everyone expected two form factors for the iPhone 6. Everyone expected NFC to be built into the device and expected a faster processor. On these counts, Apple did not disappoint. They delivered each of t... [More]
4. September 2014 13:27
The investment community is starting to ask “is there real money to be made in M2M/IoT”? For those that spend a considerable amount of time with the investment community, the practice of just counting connections in the M2M/IoT world is becoming stale. Wall Street wants to know where the actual revenue value in the M2M/IoT market is and not inflated data which is the size of some GDP’s. Those that are presenting outlandish revenue figures are destroying their credibility on Wall Street, because the investment community knows it is fluff.
In order to show real value, con... [More]