Connected Driving: From a Phantom to an Autonomous Living Room on Wheels

In the early days of the automobile era, people wanted a means of transportation that could drive under its own engine power. Motorists then felt the need for assistance with steering. Now that connected, self-driving cars will soon be the norm, let us look back at the history of the connected car. Find out more

Plugging cars into the Internet

As drivers receive traffic information in real time, their passengers are busy reading Facebook and watching videos; a connected car makes it possible. But the performance of a mobile Internet connection relies heavily on the technology it uses. Find out more

M2M standardization: “The world is no longer black and white. It is at least gray, if not a coat of many colors.”

An interview with Professor Dr. Axel Sikora, Scientific Director of the Institute of Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics (ivESK) at the University of Applied Sciences, Offenburg, Deputy Member of the Board of the Hahn-Schickard Association of Applied Research, Villingen-Schwenningen, and Board member of the M2M Alliance e.V. Find out more

Featured

On the road to the digital future

The Web has fundamentally changed the way we communicate. With the Internet of Things the way we interact with our surroundings is changing as well. The Internet helps us with current challenges such as demographic change, but it is also shaking the very foundations of society. Find out more

Featured

“Unclear standards inhibit willingness to invest”

An interview with Professor Dr. Axel Sikora, Scientific Director of the Institute of Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics (ivESK) at the University of Applied Sciences, Offenburg, Deputy Board Member of the Hahn-Schickard Association of Applied Research, Villingen-Schwenningen, and Board member of the M2M Alliance e.V. Find out more

Narrow Band-IoT - a new standardized cellular technology optimized to enable the Internet of Things

To date, many IoT applications have lacked a cellular technology for the “simple” things that is inexpensive, yet provides wide coverage, deep indoor penetration and long battery life. Narrow Band-IoT (NB-IoT) will bridge this gap. In a multi-part series, we will explain exactly how NB-IoT works and when and how the technology can be used. Find out more

Featured

Gateways build communication bridges

To enable different manufacturers’ terminal devices to communicate with each other on the Internet of Things, translators are required. Gateways perform this task, orchestrating data interchange between Internet-enabled things – be they production machines on a factory shop floor, sensors in central heating systems, or security cameras. Find out more

Data protection on the Internet of Things: Interview with Dr. Volker Lüdemann

We need a data protection authority along the lines of the food inspection agency, says Dr. Volker Lüdemann, Professor of Commercial and Competition Law at the University of Osnabrück and since November 2014 chairman of the university’s Ethics Commission, in an interview with All about M2M. On the Internet of Things everything can communicate with everything; it connects the physical world with the world of information. In sharing sensor data smart devices chat incessantly and imperceptibly about users’ behavior. Find out more

Featured

IoT Day: Long Live Simplicity

On April 9 the IoT Council is holding another IoT Day. There will be events all over the world at which the community will discuss the Internet of Things and its implications for the economy, society, and culture. When the IoT Council planned the day back in 2011, entry into the world of IoT was difficult. Fortunately, the hurdles are now lower. But there is still plenty of work ahead. Find out more

Featured

CeBIT 2016: Digitization. Simply. Make it happen.

Ready for the digital transformation: Until March 18, managers and decision makers can find out all about the most important innovations in and around the digital transformation of all industrial sectors, the Internet of Things, and security in a digitized economy and society. Find out more

Events

Mobile World Congress 2016: Summit Meeting of the Mobile Industry

With more than 2,200 exhibitors and over 100,000 visitors from 204 countries, the Who’s Who of the mobile and allied industries met again at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC), held from February 22 to 25. And Deutsche Telekom was there, of course. Find out more

Events

embedded world 2016: We make things talk

The smartphone shows you where a parking space is still available, controls your domestic heating remotely or helps you to find a dog that has gone missing. Telekom is showcasing at this year’s embedded world in Nuremberg the network technology that will make all of this possible. An interactive model table will show the shape of things to come. The technical equipment that these IoT networks require will be explained by Dr. Alexander Lautz, Senior Vice President M2M, Deutsche Telekom, in his keynote address to the congress that accompanies the trade fair. Find out more

Cloud and fog collaborate closely for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is setting new clock rates in M2M communications. In both the private and the business sector new applications are taking shape that frequently require ultrafast data processing and short latencies. Fog computing, establishing itself on the edges of the cloud and increasing the pace of data processing significantly, provides the tried and tested solution scenarios that are required. Find out more

Featured

Smart City: Fitting the pieces together

Smart Cities do not take shape from one day to the next. They are formed more like mosaics. The initiatives of individual departments, for example, need to be connected in order to realize the full potential of the Internet of Things and create synergies. Which other obstacles might occur and how they can be solved is the topic of the second part of Ralf Nejedl’s blog post about the future of our cities. Find out more

Interview with Alexander Lautz: "Reliable and inexpensive from the machine to the server"

The Internet of Things is on the advance in nearly all areas of life. Until now it has often been telecommunications companies like Deutsche Telekom that have taken development forward via wireless-based M2M solutions, but this is now changing. All about M2M discussed with Alexander Lautz, Senior Vice President M2M, Deutsche Telekom, the role of telcos and joining the connected economy. Find out more