Wavefront Announces mPower M2M North American Summit

A conference empowering businesses through mobile connectivity

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Wavefront, the Canadian centre of excellence for wireless commercialization, today announced that on February 7th, 2012 they will host mPower M2M, a one day summit connecting technology developers with global business leaders to create ideas, opportunities, and innovation for solving industry-specific challenges with Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technologies.

The opportunity in M2M is exploding; Ericsson estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020. With this growth comes significant revenue potential in M2M communications for mobile operators, technology entrepreneurs and enterprise businesses. M2M benefits multiple cross-sectors including healthcare, energy, transportation, consumer goods, agriculture, cleantech, etc. M2M revenue is estimated to be more than $57 billion in 2014 according to Strategy Analytics.

Enterprise leaders, M2M solution providers and mobile operators will gather at mPower M2M to share knowledge and best practices and explore new ideas that will improve enterprise operations, address industry challenges, and create a competitive edge.

This conference explores the new M2M infrastructure, the opportunities for solution providers and solution consumers and valuable insights on how to navigate these waters.

“Wavefront is please to offer this unique mPower M2M event to North America as part of Wavefront’s M2M Accelerator Program. This event will bridge together the wireless and enterprise communities to start addressing some of the challenges Canada’s industry sectors are facing today,” said James Maynard, President and CEO of Wavefront.

Sierra Wireless, a global leader in M2M technologies and a driver of innovation in the space is the platinum sponsor and keynote presenter at mPower M2M.

For more information on mPower M2M Summit, agenda, speaker and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.mpowerm2m.com.

 

About Wavefront
Wavefront is the national centre of excellence for wireless commercialization accelerating the growth and success of wireless companies in Canada. Wavefront’s suite of wireless commercialization services include WaveGuide™ training, advisory services, test resources, global market linkages and incubation space in its 14,000 sq. ft. wireless accelerator centre. Please visit for more information on Wavefront: www.wavefront.ca/accelerator and mPower M2M Summit www.mpowerm2m.com.

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