Get the first word on connectivity trends and mobile lifestyles at 2011’s Connected World Conference, June 14-16 in Chicago.
CTIA Wireless 2011 in Orlando was a hotbed of speculation about how the at&t – T-Mobile merger will affect the U.S. mobile industry. While the ripples will be felt to every corner of the value chain, there was a lot more to talk about at the show. It was fun to watch the “4G” competitors duke it out, and measure China’s growing presence in the U.S. with a Day 2 Keynote by China Telecom and significant Chinese presence on the show floor. The “Internet of Things” became more real as Ericsson’a CEO Hans Vestberg foretold 50 billion connected devices in 2020, and solutions for connected health, proximity marketing, automotive and greentech captured attendee imaginations.
CTIA’s fall show is my favorite because it focuses on what we can DO with mobile networks — applications, content, services and connected devices. It’s in San Francisco this year — join us!
GigaOm Pro put it this way: “Connected devices are popping up everywhere, and designers will
M2M Magazine called on Laurie Lamberth’s expertise in the device management platform segment of the mobile industry, with an interview included in their September/October 2009 article “Make Your Platform Hold Up.” Drawing on her seven years’ experience in connected device management and management platforms, Lamberth discusses why device management platforms are critical to a mass market play, and how to go about selecting one.
With $67.3 billion available for M2M projects, the United States “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” (ARRA) could be a huge boon for companies in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) sector. Laurie Lamberth’s July, 2009 article “U.S. Stimulus: Show Me the Money” details funding opportunities for M2M across a wide set of vertical markets, including smart grid, energy efficient buildings, transportation, homeland security and greentech.
Laurie Lamberth celebrates the new year and surging interest in M2M, predicting a Cinderella story