The CDMA Development Group (CDG www.cdg.org
) and the CDG Smart Wireless Special Interest Group (M2M SIG) are pleased to announce the Smart Wireless Workshop, which will be held on the afternoon of Monday, October 4.
The half-day workshop, "Building the Future with M2M," will feature CDMA operators, MVNOs, application/middleware, device and module vendors exploring the business case and implementation tools necessary for companies to succeed in delivering smart wireless services across a number of vertical markets: tele-medicine, smart grid/energy, telematics and consumer electronics. Participation in the workshop is free – a registration link will be provided soon.
Taking place on Monday afternoon, October 4, the Smart Wireless Workshop
will feature presentations and panels around the following themes:
- An overview of CDMA2000®-based Smart Devices and Services
- Building the business case for 3G/4G M2M services
- The price is right – how M2M is different from consumer voice and data ARPU
- Accelerating the time-to-market of M2M devices and services
- Creating common APIs for various vertical markets
- Capitalizing on the M2M momentum – how to turn the buzz into profits
- What’s new in M2M vertical markets: tele-medicine, smart grid, telematics, consumer electronics
- Closing panel: what does the future hold for M2M?
Don’t miss the chance to take part in this exclusive event. To submit a presentation topic for the workshop, please complete this form
and return it to Ms. Ellen Kosson of the CDG at email [email protected]
or fax +1 (714) 545-4601 by Monday, August 2. Contact Ellen with any questions at +1 (714) 545-5211.
Additional CDG M2M Initiatives
The CDG has launched several initiatives to enhance M2M communications in the CDMA community:
CDG 2010 Smart Wireless Awards:
These awards celebrate innovative wireless devices and services using wireless modules on CDMA2000 networks. The awards honor M2M solutions for consumers, enterprises, and the energy, healthcare and telematics vertical markets in the categories of modules, devices and mobile services. Nominations are being accepted through August 20 at www.cdg.org/smartawards
; awards will be presented following the Smart Wireless Workshop
on October 4 in Los Angeles.
For more information on the Smart Wireless Awards, contact [email protected]
CDG Device Corner:
An online marketplace to enable the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications for smart wireless modules and devices. This free Web-based portal, (www.devicecorner.com
), allows buyers and sellers to exchange information about CDMA2000 and multi-mode modules and devices, including integrated solutions.
Device Corner allows registered sellers to post information about products, and permits potential buyers to view that information without registration. If a viewer finds a module or solution to purchase, he can complete a free registration before receiving the seller’s contact information. Likewise, registered buyers may post information about their unique needs, and solution providers can obtain more information via the same registration process. There is no charge for use of Device Corner or sales made as a result of its use.
For more information on Device Corner, contact [email protected]