Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Supporting your high street Find out how »
Plunkett's Internet of Things (IoT) & Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Industry Almanac 2019, Paperback / softback Book

Plunkett's Internet of Things (IoT) & Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Industry Almanac 2019 Paperback / softback

Part of the Plunkett's Industry Almanacs series

Paperback / softback

Description

The Internet of Things is all about communications-between objects and machines instead of people. The technology powering this revolution is often referred to as machine-to-machine or M2M. We will soon see tens of billions of IoT connected devices worldwide. The result will be a more efficient, more sustainable world. M2M can be as simple as a refrigerator that lets a smartphone app know when you are running low on milk (via Wi-Fi) to a vast, exceedingly complex network of wireless devices connecting all devices in a massive factory. M2M systems that automatically collect data from patients' bedsides; analyze, chart and store that data; and make the data available to doctors or nurses so that they may take any necessary actions are becoming increasingly powerful. Elsewhere, remote sensors can monitor and transmit the stress level or metal fatigue in a highway bridge or an aircraft wing, or monitor manufacturing processes and product quality in a factory. In our age of growing focus on environmental quality, they can be designed to analyze surrounding air for chemicals, pollutants or particles. Energy efficiency is going to benefit greatly, particularly in newly-built offices and factories. General Electric, Microsoft, Intel and many other top global firms are investing billions of dollars in M2M. The end result will be more reliability, greater safety, sustainability and efficiency in everything from industrial plants to personal cars to air conditioners and agricultural fields.

Information

£305.00

Item not Available
 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Jack W. Plunkett   |  View all

Also in the Plunkett's Industry Almanacs series   |  View all