Wireless Machine-to-Machine Networks 2013

Jianhua He, Yan Zhang, Zhong Fan, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Lin Bai
2014 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology allows direct communications between machine devices through wireless and/or wired systems without human intervention, which opens unique opportunities to businesses as well as consumers on cost reduction and services improvement. It holds huge potential for applications in a wide range of industries. It has been expected that there will be a huge increase in the number of machine devices enabled by wireless M2M technology and the amount of traffic generated
more » ... y these devices in the next five years. Due to the large diversities of the M2M applications (e.g., smart grids, smart home, wireless sensor networks, vehicle ad hoc networks, etc.) and M2M devices, various wireless network technologies (e.g., cellular networks, WiMAX, Wi-
doi:10.1155/2014/857139 fatcat:eyv46bo6mrduzowjrpja33wr2q