End-to-End M2M 2010

Date: January 22, 2010
Pages: 222
US$ 695.00
Publisher: Mind Commerce Publishing LLC
Report type: Strategic Report
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End-to-End M2M 2010
This third edition of End-to-End M2M builds upon version two (published in November 2008) and has been expanded to cover the following address topics: Embedded Systems, M2M Sensor Specifications, RFID and Automatic Identification Systems, Embedded Systems, Applications and Business Cases, and Six (6) New M2M Case Studies.
M2M 101: Definition and History

M2M Building Blocks

M2M Evolution

The major components of M2M

  Wireless M2M Devices
  Wireless Transport of M2M Data to and from the Monitoring Facility
  The Back-end Operations and Support Infrastructure

M2M Solution Building Blocks: a More In-Depth View

  The Machine The Customer Intends To Monitor And Control
  The In-Field Hardware Device Created By The Hardware Vendor
  Wireless Network
  The Back-End Server
  The Internet
  The Customer Facility For Monitoring And Controlling The Machines

Part Two: M2M Technology

The Field-Deployed Hardware And Firmware Technology

  Analog to Digital Converter, Digital to Analog Converter (ADC / DAC)
  Input / Output (I/O)
  Power Module
  Processor and Clock

Wireless Service Technology and Protocols

  GSM- (Global System Mobile)
  CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access)
  iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network)
  Analog or AMPS (Advanced Mobile Phone Service)

The Technologies

GPRS (General Purpose Radio Service)

1xRTT or CDMA2000

iDEN Packet

High-Level Features Of 3G Wireless

  Packet Switched- Internet Protocol (IP) Compatibility
  Spectrum Efficiency

CPDP (Cellular Packet Data Protocol)

Control Channel - SMS, Analog Control Channel

SMS-The Short Message Service

  The Advantages of SMS

Analog Control Channel

Circuit-Switched Data (CSD)

Wireless Technology Recommendation for M2M


Embedded Systems

Real-Time Embedded Systems

Networked Embedded Systems

Power Aware Computing

Security in Embedded Systems

System-on-Chip Design

Testing of Embedded Core-Based Integrated Circuits

Embedded Applications

  Automotive Networks
  Industrial Automation

Intelligent Sensors

Technology Strategy

Hardware Budget

Scope of Deployment-Domestic or International

Ease of Creating The Application

Wireless Service Options

Wireless Access Costs

Further Technology Considerations

IP Addresses: Static, Dynamic and Persistent

Back-end Server Technology

Gateway to Wireless Carrier or Service Provider

3G-GPRS, 1xRTT iDEN Packet

  Delivery of SMS to the Internet

Server That Processes Inbound And Outbound M2M Messages

  Adds A Layer Of Security
  Provides Billing Services
  Enables Customer Care
  Logs and Manages Traffic
  Interprets inbound and outbound M2M messages


Automatic Identi?cation Systems

  Barcode systems
  Optical character recognition
  Biometric procedures
  Fingerprinting procedures (dactyloscopy)
  Smart cards
  Memory cards
  Microprocessor cards

RFID systems

  Components of an RFID System
  Types of RFID Systems
  Types of Tags
  Passive Tags
  Semi Passive RFID Tags
  Active RFID Tags
  Active Tags with Sensors/GPS
  Difference between Active and Passive RFID
  Application Field

Comparison between RFID and the different available tracking techniques

Part 3: M2M Business Dynamics

Why M2M is taking place-what happened

  Differences Between Telemetry/SCADA And M2M Systems

M2M Opportunities: Services Companies Can Offer

Hardware Services

  Wireless Devices
  Custom Interfaces
  Standards Approval

Wireless Services

  Software and Back-End Services

Revenue Models

Recurring Revenue Flow

Business and Technology Strategies

Choosing a Wireless Service Provider

  SIM Cards
  Cost per SMS / Data Block
  SMS / Data Retry Scheme
  SMS Delivery Receipt
  Store and Forward
  SMS with GPRS and 3G
  Billing Services

Assessing A Wireless Services Provider’s Capability.

Wireless Service Level Agreement: Key Criteria

Return on Investment (ROI)

Reducing Costs By Replacing Existing Processes And Procedures

Increasing Efficiency Of An Operation

Using M2M To Remain Competitive

Billing Business and System Considerations

  Wireless Carrier
  Wireless Aggregator and VAR
  Wireless Services Reseller

Itemized Billin.

Recommended Billing Service Features

  Accept Raw Input Data From Wireless Carrier For Any Data Technology
  Create Single/ Multiple Invoices Based On User-Defined Rates
  Add And Modify New And Existing Rate Plans
  Add And Modify New And Existing Revenue Sharing Schemes
  Create User-Defined Statistical Information Requests
  Calculate Overages And Carry Over Amounts Of Data
  Invoice For Local Taxes, FCC And Other Federal / State Fees
  Indicate Roaming Instances And Invoice As Appropriate

Part Four: M2M Politics, Privacy and Regulatory

M2M Regulatory issues

  GSM Conformance Testing

PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB)

M2M And Telematics: Political And Privacy Issues

  M2M: Asset Tracking Using RFID Tags In Retail Stores
  Telematics: Vehicle Tracking And Navigational Assistance

Part 5: M2M Applications and Case Studies

M2M Applications

  Utility Company Applications

AMR Business Dynamics

AMR Benefits

General Measurement And Detection Applications

  Heating Venting, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  Alarm, Presence and Intrusion Detection
  Vending and Copier Machine Monitoring

Vending Machine Business Dynamics

  Office Copiers
  Radio Masts and Towers
  Railroad Level Crossing
  Parking and Traffic Control
  Asset and Inventory Tracking / Management
  Vehicle and Fleet Management
  Homeland Security
  Medical and Healthcare

Part 5a: M2M The Next Level

Importance of M2M

M2M Employer Value Chain Analysis

M2M Needs From Employers Perspective

Part 5b: M2M Technological Advances

M2M Sensors

M2M Sensors: challenges

M2M Sensor Requirement

M2M Sensor Networks

M2M Sensor Specifications

Latest Developments in Home Networking

  Home Security using Sensor Networks
  Home Entertainment Systems

Existing Standards


Part 5c: M2M Communication Protocols

M2M Standards for RFID

M2M Case Studies

Hypothetical Case Study

Integrating an M2M solution to a Field Service Repair Company

  Enterprise Profile (FBS, Inc.)
  Areas Of Inefficiency For FBS
  Recommended Wireless IM (M2M) Solution Components
  Post M2M Integration Work Flow

Wireless Instant Messaging Solution Costs

  Gross Profit Analysis

Return on Investment Analysis

Case Study on Jasper Wireless: M2M Services and Application

  About the company
  Global SIM
  Service Management Tool: Jasper Control Center
  Professional Design and Certification
  Latest Developments

Case Study: Amersam Car Park Management

  Application Requirements
  Amersam: The Car Park Management Company
  Individual Monitoring of Every Parking Space
  Monitoring and Control of Other Facility Systems

Author’s Note

Case Study: BioLab

  The Challenge
  The Solution
  The Results

Author’s Note

Case Study: Brookstone Equipment Co.

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Author’s Note

Case Study: ADT - Monitoring Parolees

  The Challenge
  The Solution
  Some Key Benefits Of This Solution.

Author’s Note

Case Study: Mobile Cardiac Telemetry

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Author’s Note

Case Study Kansas City Power & Light

  The Challenge
  The Solution

FleetBoss Telematics Case Studies

B&A Distributing, Inc., Beverage Distribution

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Maverick Materials-Building Materials Supply

  The Solution

Bayer AG—Inventory Management - ATplan Case Study

  The Challenge
  The Solution

American Red Cross Case Study - Numerex

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Ballarat Health Services - Opto 22 - Australia - Case Study

  The Challenge
  The Solution

AIRS - Advanced Incident Response System - Cisco Case Study

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Tridum - ABB Zurich - Case Study.

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Cole Plumbing

  The Solution

Springer Equipment Forklift Sales, Parts, Service, Rentals, Leasing

  The Solution

Provider Profiles


  Airalliance™ Partner Network
  Professional Services & Support


  Software, Firmware, Hardware Development


  Wireless Gateway Services
  M2M Developer Program

Direct, Wireless Service Providers


Case Study on U.S. Naval Air Systems Command

Location - Naval Air Systems Command, U.S.

Project - A Distributed, Intelligent Network of Unmanned Systems

Company - Augusta Systems, Inc.

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Case Study on United States Navy

Location - U.S. Navy Regional Supply Office in Norfolk, Va.

Project - Aviation Spare Parts Tracking

Company - Intermec RFID

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Case Study on St. Olavs Hospital, Norway

Location - St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway

Project - Using RFID for Garments and Laundry

Company - Texi AS

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Case Study on Hein.

Location - Heinz, U.S.

Project - Inventory Tracking

Company - IBM

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Case Study on U.S. Army: Land Warrior

Location - U.S. 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis

Project - Codename Land Warrior

Company - N.A. (U.S. Defence Research and Development)

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Case Study on Automated Meter Reading System (China Gas)

Location - China, Asia

Project - Automated Meter Reading System

Company - Wavenis Technology, Coronis and HowDeep Technology

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Case Study on GPS based Fleet and Asset Tracking

Location - Toronto, Canada and Johannesburg

Project - GPS based Tracking

Company - Geotab

  The Challenge
  The Solution

Part Six: M2M Requirement, Roles and Market Analysis

Part Six- a - Future Applications and Prototypes


  Asset and warehouse management
  Building monitoring and control
  Environmental monitoring
  Health care
  Military battlefield awareness
  Security and surveillance

Future Research

  Secure systems
  Embedded Operating Systems
  Groups Management
  Lightweight Signal Processing
  High-Data-Rate Sensors
  Asset and warehouse management
  Building monitoring and control
  Environmental monitoring
  Health care
  Military battlefield awareness
  Security and surveillance
  Secure systems
  Embedded Operating Systems
  Groups Management
  Lightweight Signal Processing
  High-Data-Rate Sensors
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