CABA Information Series
IS-2005-01: Solving the “Messy Network” Problem
The M2M industry is predicted by Harbor Research to reach $650 billion in revenue by 2010. This paper from nPhase focuses on the data communications component of M2M describing the challenges of machine-to-machine communications via wireless transmission utilizing cellular telephone networks. Issues include security, routing, and packet format. The paper recommends a particular commercial solution.