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The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how we live and work. With IoT solutions, you can connect and monitor assets from virtually anywhere for almost any industry, including: Automotive, Aviation, Energy, Healthcare, Transportation and Logistics, and more. AT&T IoT solutions can help you reach the bottom line faster by creating new business models, automating processes, and improving operational efficiencies.

The Internet of Everything is leading to rapid innovation and business opportunity, along with new challenges for IT leaders. Many companies like yours are looking to improve business with new online services that foster growth while reducing costs, minimizing risks, and increasing agility. Multi-cloud environments are increasingly the answer. Cisco and our partners are connecting private, public, open, and hybrid clouds with the globally connected network of clouds, the Intercloud.

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services. Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide.

Spireon, Inc. connects companies to their mobile assets and workforces, giving them powerful information platforms that turn data into actionable business intelligence. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Spireon’s leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based tools now support more than 2 million active subscribers through the company’s vehicle finance and fleet telematics solutions, and trailer and asset intelligence GPS offerings. Spireon’s award-winning NSpire M2M intelligence platform provides unparalleled reliability and scalability, allowing the company to deliver ROI-focused solutions. The company's GoldStar GPS automotive solutions help dealers and lenders put more of their customers into vehicles, while giving them the tools to make smarter lending decisions, protect their investment, ensure longer performing loans and improve their business fundamentals. Spireon's industry-leading FleetLocate fleet offerings provide real-time visibility into business operations, allowing owners and managers to optimize asset management, and improve driver satisfaction and retention.

Platinum Sponsors

Eurotech solutions combine hardware, software, IoT/M2M middleware and device cloud services that drive business success. A global leader in connecting distributed devices that make up the Internet of Things, Eurotech collaborates with customers, partners, and integrators to bring rugged, reliable and cost effective device and data management solutions to market. Eurotech believes in open, standards-based systems to deliver on the promise of the Internet of Things, and works with key partners and organizations to evangelize that strategy. Combining technology excellence with domain expertise allows Eurotech to meet the needs of key market segments including healthcare, security, transportation, energy, and industrial.

Intel has been a technology innovator for nearly half a century. Today, we’re continuing that commitment by providing a foundation for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the transformative advances it makes possible. Together with our partners, we’re helping trillions of devices talk to each other and share valuable information, fiercely protecting sensitive data, and providing critical analytics and API offerings. Through our unique combination of integrated hardware, software, and services, we are helping turn data into action, accelerating the realization of cleaner cities, personalized healthcare, more responsive homes, and smarter factories. Learn more about Intel and IoT at intel.com/iot.

Onstream delivers enabling technologies for OEMs to turn their traditional products into differentiated, feature-rich, configurable intelligent devices. For companies wanting to do more than just monitor their products or display charts in browsers, Onstream provides simple visual tools to quickly and cost-effectively develop intelligent products; products that change their behavior in response to things happening near the device, far from the device, or wherever. And OEMs can extend this same flexibility directly to their customers, allowing end users to tailor responsive product behavior to their specific needs. With Onstream, the introduction of new product features is part of the product experience.

Gold Sponsors

KORE is the world’s largest managed communications solutions provider specializing in Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) markets. Providing unified control and management for cellular and satellite network service delivery in more than 180 countries worldwide, KORE empowers its application, hardware and wireless operator partners to efficiently deliver M2M solutions for connected devices across the globe. M2M applications in industries as diverse as healthcare, utilities, enterprise IT, transaction processing and fleet management rely on the KORE network to deliver operational efficiencies and cost-savings. KORE offers a range of technologies — including GSM, HSPA, CDMA EV-DO and LTE, as well as satellite services — that ensure the greatest possible reliability and coverage. Through its strategic growth plan, including the recent acquisition of RacoWireless, KORE is primed to deliver an unprecedented portfolio of connected technology, location-aware solutions and management tools in a way that has never before been experienced in the industry.

MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures communications equipment for the industrial internet of things – connecting physical assets to business processes to deliver enhanced value. Our commitment to quality and service excellence means you can count on MultiTech products and people to address your needs, while our history of innovation ensures you can stay ahead of the latest technology with a partner who will be there for the life of your solution.

Rogers Communications is a leading diversified public Canadian communications and media company. Rogers Communications is Canada's largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Rogers Media is engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. Rogers Communications is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).

Morpho (Safran) is a global leader in identity and security solutions for an increasingly digital and connected world. We employ more than 8,600 people in 55 countries and generated revenues of more than €1.5 billion in 2014. Backed by more than 40 years of experience in biometrics, our unique expertise lies in developing innovative technologies for a wide range of markets and applications for people, governments and business. Morpho contributes to managing identities, protecting borders, detecting threats, supporting law enforcement and providing trusted on-line transactions and services. Our solutions protect identities, ensure safety and safeguard privacy, for easier, everyday lives.

The flexible Solair platform is a tool for enterprises who want to connect physical assets to the digital world. It uniquely enables the creation of easy-to-use Web-based IoT Applications and optimizes business processes with data from connected devices – delivering measurable business value. Our comprehensive, end-to-end solution is easy to use for businesses of any size, and requires no technical expertise on the part of the user. Solair tackles the technical complexities associated with the Internet of Things, so our customers can focus on what they do best -- grow their businesses.

Stream Technologies’ award-winning IoT-X™ consists of a connectivity management platform, global wireless connectivity, and ecosystem. The IoT-Xpand™ multi-network connectivity environment enables single-platform monitoring, management and monetisation of IoT connections regardless of bearer technology. Xpand™ provides Global IoT Connectivity including cellular, satellite, and Low Power Radio directly and via network operator partners. Stream’s IoT-Xlerate™ is a complete ecosystem with a full suite of optional third-party services. Founded in 2000, privately owned Stream is based in London.

Do you have 10 minutes? Swing by the Systech booth and get your hands dirty as you help build a real IoT product in just a few minutes. Systech Corporation, established in 1981, is an industry leader in IoT and M2M gateways supporting many interfaces including ZigBee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular. Systech brings network connectivity and edge computing to applications including ATM, point-of-sale, vending, remote electronic signage, building automation, energy management, and mobile health.

Telit’s ONE STOP. ONE SHOP. offers cellular, short-range and GNSS modules plus all value added services to connect them over the air and into the cloud and business systems. From Telit Automotive Solutions come ATOP and other products meeting strict Automotive OEM standards. The complete offering delivers unparalleled performance, cost control, security, and troubleshooting capabilities. Design-in and IoT Connectivity customer support are available from sales and support offices, distributor network , and the Technical Support Forum.

Corporate Sponsors

AnyPresence is an award-winning enterprise backend server (MBaaS) platform that securely adapts your enterprise systems to support mobile and emerging smart devices. It is the only solution that dramatically reduces the time and cost of mobile-enabling enterprise business processes via backend servers, cross-platform SDKs, and UI kits, with the freedom of 100% portable source code. The patented AnyPresence platform also includes the ability to generate sample mobile apps from within developer portals, increasing adoption of APIs throughout your app ecosystem. The platform is easy to use, yet flexible enough to enable source code-level customization or on-premise hosting options, with no platform "lock-in".

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security, with 2014 annual revenues of €2.5 billion and blue-chip customers in over 180 countries. Gemalto helps people trust one another in an increasingly connected digital world. Billions of people want better lifestyles, smarter living environments, and the freedom to communicate, shop, travel, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. In this fast moving mobile and digital environment, we enable companies and administrations to offer a wide range of trusted and convenient services by securing financial transactions, mobile services, public and private clouds, eHealthcare systems, access to eGovernment services, the Internet and internet-of-things and transport ticketing systems. Gemalto’s unique technology portfolio - from advanced cryptographic software embedded in a variety of familiar objects, to highly robust and scalable back-office platforms for authentication, encryption and digital credential management - is delivered by our world-class service teams. ?Our 14,000 employees operate out of 99 offices, 34 personalization and data centers, and 24 research and software development centers located in 46 countries.? For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.

With more than one million wireless devices shipped, MoreyM2M connects people, assets and data across the IoT spectrum. A division of The Morey Corporation, MoreyM2M delivers results to dynamic, demanding industries through reliable technology, award-winning functionality and an industry leading warranty. For more information, please visit http://www.moreycorp.com/m2m.

Phononic is revolutionizing cooling and heating with solid state thermal management solutions. Headquartered in the heart of North Carolina's Research Triangle Park, the company provides solid state semiconductor technology that can be applied to everything from refrigeration to fiber optics, removing the barriers of traditional approaches and ushering in a new era of cooling and heating. The result is an approach to this age-old challenge that is distributed, convenient, sustainable and connected.

Sponsors

Accelerated Concepts, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise wireless cellular network data hardware and services. We specialize in the development of solutions for primary network access, wireless 3G/4G backup connectivity, device monitoring, and centralized management. We also provide industry leading Linux based OEM platforms services from hardware design to complete solutions including management, inventory, and configuration

Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the global market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform - delivering high value to customers through a global partner network.

Covisint provides the cloud platform of choice for the development and deployment of Internet of Things and Identity Management-centric solutions, securely and at scale. In today’s hyper-connected world, developers, partners and customers are under increasing pressure to collaborate and connect with more people and things more than ever before. And that means not only people but devices and machines need to be managed as unique identities. With built-in identity management, integration and data exchange capabilities, Covisint’s PaaS offering allows users to securely recognize, authenticate and connect the right people, things and information at the right time. With Covisint, customers are able to innovate and drive digital transformation faster with less cost, complexity and risk. Covisint has been the cloud foundation for some of the world’s most recognizable brands for more than a decade. Today, we help more than 3,000 organizations connect with 212,000 business partners and customers, while supporting $4 billion in ecommerce transactions annually.

Fybr is a fully integrated IoT stack; edge devices, communications gateways and network, device and data management and analytics; all in one, secure, managed environment. Using Fybr hardware and software, we help companies quickly extract business value from a network of low data-rate, low-power, machine-learning enhanced, wireless edge devices. We can help you easily deploy, integrate, manage, maintain and secure your internet of devices with our proven platform. We are proven in harsh, noise-prone conditions like city streets. Our solution can analyze millions of fast streaming events in realtime, is easy to integrate into your enterprise, provides tools to rapidly build business applications, scales with the needs of your business and lowers your total cost of ownership. We enable solutions like smart parking, Smart Cities, AgTech, Utilities; anywhere low-power/low data rate has to live for 5, 10, or more years.

Litmus Automation is an end-to-end cloud platform provider for the Internet of Things. Loop by Litmus Automation is a platform tailored specifically for the Internet of Things. The platform enables businesses and/or developers to connect and maintain (provision, manage & update) devices over the internet with just a few clicks. Loop also helps enterprises integrate data from their connected devices to business applications. The platform is equipped with a marketplace of off-the-shelf connectors that connect devices to enterprise software. Many different devices can be connected to many different applications without writing a single line of code. Loop is extremely easy to set up and scales as businesses require.

MERA Software Services is one of the global leaders in value-added software R&D services. The company`s clientele includes world-leading equipment manufacturers and software solution vendors. MERA Software Services features a wide array of technological expertise in mobile networks, M2M, IoT, unified communications, cloud and mobile solutions, embedded software, IP networks and telecom platforms. With a team of 1200 highly qualified software engineers and 25 years of experience, the company has earned a solid reputation for quality, reliability and commitment to service. To learn more about MERA Software Services, please, visit www.merasws.com.

Analyst Partners

ABI Research, established in 1990, is a market intelligence company specializing in global technology markets. Our unique blend of quantitative forecasting and trend analysis, coupled with in-depth analysis of the markets and companies that are both important today, and will be key players tomorrow, helps us to provide our clients with an unrivaled 360o perspective.

Our clients rely on our services to uncover key market metrics and trends that are compiled through a combination of hundreds of comprehensive stakeholder interviews per year, technical intelligence from teardowns, hundreds of years of collective market experience, vendor contributed data and end user research.

SandHill.com is the business strategy destination for software firms, customers and investors, especially in cloud, mobile, Internet of Things and big data software. SandHill provides a wealth of unique, high-quality articles and reports with actionable advice and insights on software trends and products. Along with interviews of software leaders and experts, SandHill’s content is contributed by top executives who share their personal or company’s experience and insights.

Association Partners

OASIS is a non-profit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society. OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, Internet of Things, cloud computing, energy, content technologies, emergency management, and other areas. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology. OASIS members broadly represent the marketplace of public and private sector technology leaders, users and influencers. The consortium has more than 5,000 participants representing over 600 organizations and individual members in more than 65 countries.

OMA is the wireless industry’s focal point for the development of mobile service enabler specifications, which support the creation of interoperable end-to-end mobile services. From requirements to specifications to implementations, OMA enables service architectures and open interfaces that are independent of the underlying wireless networks and platforms and that work across devices, service providers, networks, and geographies. More information at www.openmobilealliance.org.

oneM2M is a global organization creating a scalable and interoperable standard for communications of devices and services used in M2M applications and the Internet of Things. Formed in 2012 by seven of the world's preeminent standards development organizations, oneM2M membership today consists of thought leaders from a broad range of industries, including industrial manufacturers and suppliers, consumer device manufacturers, component suppliers, and telecommunications service providers. oneM2M Partner standards development organizations are: ARIB (Japan), ATIS (U.S.), CCSA (China), ETSI (Europe), TIA (U.S.), TTA (Korea), and TTC (Japan). Additional partners contributing to the oneM2M work include: the BBF (Broadband Forum), Continua, HGI (Home Gateway Initiative), the New Generation M2M Consortium ‐ Japan, and OMA (Open Mobile Alliance). oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health. oneM2M actively encourages industry associations and forums with specific application requirements to participate in oneM2M, in order to ensure that the solutions developed support their specific needs. For more information, including how to join and participate in oneM2M, see: www.onem2m.org.

Media Sponsors

Berg Insight is a dedicated M2M/IoT market research firm based in Sweden. We have been specialising in all major M2M/IoT verticals such as fleet management, car telematics, smart metering, smart homes, mHealth and industrial M2M since 2004. Our vision is to be the most valuable source of intelligence for our customers. Berg Insight offers numerous market reports, detailed market forecast databases and advisory services. We provide custom research tailored to your requirements including focussed research papers, business case analysis, go-to-market strategies and bespoke market forecasting. In addition to M2M/IoT, we are also active within Location-Based Services, mobile Value-Added Services and Next Generation Technologies. We have provided analytical services to 700 clients in 68 countries on six continents to date. Our customers range from many of the world’s largest mobile operators, IT companies and telecom vendors, to venture capitalists, technology start-ups and specialist consultants. Find out more at www.berginsight.com

BI Intelligence (BII), a subscription research service from Business Insider, provides the latest in-depth insight, data, and analysis on today’s most relevant digital trends.

If you are a value-added reseller (VAR), systems integrator, managed services provider (MSP), or independent software vendor (ISV), Business solutions is for you! Whether here online or in each month's issue of the magazine, we strive to deliver actionable information you can use to add complementary technologies to your portfolio and penetrate thriving vertical markets.

Technologies and topics typically covered include data collection/supply chain, point of sale (POS), payment processing, video surveillance and access control, voice over IP (VoIP), networking, storage, managed services, network security, the cloud, mobile computing, and enterprise content management (ECM). From a market perspective, our articles focus on government, retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, education, legal, banking, and anywhere else solutions providers can find new revenue streams.

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Embedded Computing Design is targeted at engineers, architects, and decision makers looking at silicon, software, and strategies for embedded devices. With an estimated 15,000,000,000 devices in the world soon, we're out to help every designer working on one of them–this is where the next decade of embedded computing is going.

Field Technologies is the premier resource for the optimization of your field workers, service, and assets. Field Technologies provides service, transportation, and public works professionals with information on technologies including field service software, mobile computing hardware, RFID, and M2M.

For more information, visit www.fieldtechnologiesonline.com.

Launched in 2008, M2M Evolution is the leading website dedicated to machine-to-machine technologies. M2M Evolution features the latest related news, articles, blogs, product reviews, and other resources to provide users a wealth of information on this emerging technology. Up to the minute news on machine-to-machine technologies is provided by contributors from TMC’s editorial staff, Crossfire Media’s team of experts, and industry experts. The site is powered by TMCnet, the largest website in the communications industry with an average of two million unique visitors and 60 million page views per month.

Focused on machine to machine communications, M2M Now is a blog-led website supported by a quarterly print magazine, regular webinars and industry videos. The website provides a forum for industry experts to debate key issues, a resource centre for learning and up to the minute news. The inaugural issue of the magazine launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – and will be available at all key M2M events worldwide.

To subscribe to M2M Now go to www.m2mnow.biz.

M2M World News is one of the leading news sources for all Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things specialists worldwide. The M2M World News team selects and delivers every day to the professionals of the sector, fresh, relevant and reliable news on the M2M + IoT markets and applications throughout the world.
Fully independent and 100% online, the company is operated by business professionals with track records in the M2M industry.

Machina Research is the leading technology research and consulting firm focused on the emerging opportunities associated with new forms of connected devices. With an international team of experienced industry experts, Machina Research provides market intelligence and strategic insight to help our clients maximise opportunities in these rapidly emerging machine-to-machine (M2M), IoT and Big Data markets. At Machina Research, we work with a diverse client base of mobile network operators, module and device vendors, infrastructure vendors, enablement platform and service providers, as well as end users of M2M/IoT deployments. We support our clients’ strategic research needs through a dynamic combination of the Machina Research Advisory Service – our multi-client annual subscription service comprising forecasts, reports and access to the analysts – and our Custom Research & Consulting services. For more detailed information on our research services and latest reports and forecasts, please visit https://machinaresearch.com/

M2M and Telematics Solutions and Market Opportunities represents a comprehensive research package addressing Machine-to-Machine communications, Telematics, Telemetry, and other related technologies and solutions including RFID, Presence, Location, and others.

The research provides market analysis, business case assessment, company analysis, application analysis, opportunity assessment, application evaluation, and more. It is a must have bundle of reports for anyone focused on M2M and/or Telematics business, market, and technology.

For more information about this report, see:
http://www.mindcommerce.com/Publications/M2MTelematics_SolnMktOpp.php

Manufacturing.net delivers a global community the most up-to-date news, trends, reports and opinions shaping the manufacturing landscape.

Our dedicated editorial staff uses numerous industry resources to keep the site updated 24 hours-a-day with the latest and most relevant content on all the topics, critical issues and market sectors relevant to the manufacturing marketplace. The most vital and engaging of this information is then deployed to our readership via the daily Today In Manufacturing and Late Wire e-newsletters.

White paper postings, custom research, videos and webinars offer Manufacturing.net’s readers a number of outlets to access the information they need in operating their enterprise as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Established in 1999, UPnP Forum is a global industry initiative of over 1,031 leading companies in computing, printing and networking; consumer electronics; home appliances, automation, control and security; and mobile products. The Forum's goals are to allow devices to connect seamlessly and to simplify network implementation in the home and corporate environments. Toward this end, UPnP Forum members work together to define and publish UPnP device control protocols built upon open, Internet-based communication standards. Go to http://upnp.org/