Machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, working in conjunction with big data analytics platforms, wireless Internet, and cloud computing, will fundamentally transform business in the 21st Century. Companies that fail to implement these technologies are at risk of becoming also-rans in their respective fields, according to a new report on M2M technology by research firm Mind Commerce. The study, M2M Technology Drivers, Market Dynamics, and Industry Verticals, examines how M2M devices, including sensors for the automotive, education, healthcare, and public utility sectors, will drive growth across multiple industries. "Machine-to-machine is beyond what people think of just monitoring a Coca-Cola machine to see if it's full or not. The impacts are significant and will be far-reaching throughout almost all industries," said M2M Advisors analyst and report author Dennis Lottero in a phone interview with Informati... Read full story on InformationWeek

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