It should not come as a surprise to see Google experimenting with various forms of machine-to-machine computing as part of its Google X research lab. After all, Google is all about Internet reach, and there are already billions of embedded systems connected to the Internet in one form or another.

But many of the projects that Google seems to be working on are hardly all that new. M2M stalwarts such as Axeda have been building M2M applications for years, and IBM has made M2M a critical component of its Smarter Planet strategy.

Published Date: 
Mon, 11/21/2011
Publisher Source: 
IT Business Edge