Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication can deliver remote monitoring and control in many areas, including buildings, the healthcare system, utility grids, supply chain logistics, the automotive industry, agriculture and more. This makes it a huge commercial opportunity for a variety of businesses, including mobile network operators, sensor makers and systems integrators. Consequently, if you're looking to kick off an M2M project, there are a great many vendors to consider.
This is not a paid listing, nor is it anything like an exhaustive list. It covers a number of leading vendors in the EMEA region that provide M2M services -- ranging from devices to connectivity to full-scale systems integration -- with the aim of giving you a jumping-off point for your M2M investigations.
Orange Company profile With a global reach and a dedicated team (over 200 strong, including R&D, business consultants, account managers and implementation specialists), Orange Business Services offers a broad set of M2M solutions, targeting markets including smart metering, healthcare, automotive telematics, smart grids, fleet management, smart offices and smart buildings. Geographical region Global Target markets Enterprise, SMB Featured M2M products & services Global Service Management, M2M Connectivity Contact M2M at Orange Business Services Key links Case studies, M2M Applications
Neul Company profile Neul is a Cambridge, UK-based company specialising in 'white-space' radio communications, which exploits the gaps (white spaces) between frequencies allocated to TV channels and other unused radio spectrum. NeulNet supports up to 16Mbps over a 10km range with "excellent in-building penetration". Geographical region UK Target markets Enterprise, SMB Featured M2M products & services NeulNet Contact Neul Ltd, Suite 42 Innovation Centre, Unit 23 Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0EY, UK • +44 (0)1223 437 022 Key links Technology, Markets, Newsroom
SIGFOX Company profile France-based SIGFOX uses ultra-narrowband (UNB) technology to deliver low-throughput (up to 1Kbps), long-range (up to 40km) wireless communication for M2M devices. Having launched its network in June 2012, the company secured €10m in series B funding, led by Intel Capital, in September. Geographical region France Target markets Enterprise, SMB Featured M2M products & services Technology, SIGFOX offer Contact SIGFOX, Bâtiment E-volution, 425 rue Jean Rostand, 31670 Labège, France • SIGFOX contact page Key linksApplications, Partners & solutions
Libelium Company profile Libelium formed in 2006 as a spin-off from the University of Zaragoza, and has since sold its modular sensors and wireless networking technology into over 45 countries worldwide. The company also offers training and consultancy services to help customers deliver cost-effective M2M solutions. Geographical region EMEA Target markets Enterprise, SMB Featured M2M products & servicesWaspmote, Meshlium, Training and consultancy Contact Libelium Comunicaciones Distribuidas S.L., Maria de Luna 11, nave 17 (Instalaciones CEEIARAGON), C.P. 50018, Zaragoza, Spain • +34 976 54 74 92 • Libelium contact page Key links Libelium World
Wireless Logic Company profile UK-based Wireless Logic is a leading M2M aggregator, supplying airtime, connectivity and management tools, plus a range of value-added services. The company claims over 4,000 customers, spanning a wide range of vertical markets. Geographical region Europe Target markets Enterprise, SMB Featured M2M products & servicesAirtime, Connectivity, Monitoring & Control Contact Wireless Logic Limited, Grosvenor House, Horseshoe Crescent, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire HP9 1LJ • +44 (0)1494 679800 • Wireless Logic contact page Key linksM2M Market, Case Studies
Wyless Company profile Founded in 2003, Boston-based Wyless offers end-to-end M2M solutions and services, based on a multi-carrier global wireless network, advanced management software and a suite of M2M services. Geographical region Global Target markets Enterprise, SMB Featured M2M products & services Global managed network, Porthos M2M management software Contact Wyless, Windsor House, 42 Windsor Street, Uxbridge UB8 1AB, UK • +44 (0)1895 454 699 • Wyless contact page Key linksCompany, News & Press