M2M Zone at CTIA 2014: IoT Delivers Results via Cars or Wearables

Carriers, software developers, and hardware makers are increasingly offering M2M platform services designed to get solutions to market more cost effectively, more quickly and at reduced risk. This session will examine what these services offer, and what results to expect.

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Keynote Address
Jared Bazzy, Director of Research, International M2M Council
General Overview of the World M2M Market
 
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Session I: M2M/IoT Platform as a Service (PaaS): Towards Plug and Play

Carriers, software developers, and hardware makers are increasingly offering M2M platform services designed to get solutions to market more cost effectively, more quickly and at reduced risk. This session will examine what these services offer, and what results to expect.

Case Studies: what impact are these services having on IoT roll-outs?
IoT startup incubators take the "packaged infrastructure" concept a big step further. What are the implications of this?

Moderator: Robin Duke-Woolley, Founder & CEO, Beecham Research
Speakers:
Mobeen Khan, Executive Director, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T
Fred Yentz, President / CEO, ILS Technology (a Telit Company)
Joel Schroeder, Director, Strategic Development M2M and New L-Band, Inmarsat
Andrew Brown, Executive Dir.- Enterprise Research, Strategy Analytics

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Session II:  The Connected Car Doesn't Brake for Glass Ceilings

The automotive telematics market is one of the most mature in the M2M/IoT ecosystem - or is it? Competing operating systems, next-gen cellular networks, and new initiatives for two-way communication could all help to produce profound growth in the coming years.

An update on the state of automotive operating systems.
How 4G could affect the future of telematics well beyond infotainment.
Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) – the car talks back?

Moderator: Mark Fitzgerald, Associate Director, Automotive Electronics, Strategy Analytics
Speakers:
Steven Bayless, Sr Director, Telecommunications and Telematics. ITS America
Larry Zibrik, VP, Market Development, Sierra Wireless
Stefan Gudmundsson, Principal of Automotive Market Development, u-blox America

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Session III: The Healthcare Sector Tries Wearables on for Size
 
Expected by some to be a $30 billion industry by 2018, there’s a lot more to wearable technologies for health and wellness than just eyeglasses and armbands. Wearables are already improving patient/doctor interaction, diagnosis, and outcomes.
 
The outlook for wearable and embedded devices in the medical/wellness market in the immediate future.

Technology platforms that are making telemedicine happen.
Next wave embedded: ingestibles and implantables.

Moderator: Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
Speakers:
Syed Zaeem Hosain, CTO, Aeris Communications
Stefan Lindvall, President, Connected Development
Alex Brisbourne, President and COO, KORE
Paul Smelser, Director, Product Development, Synapse Wireless

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