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More from a Telecom POV. Trigger warning: FT has a paywall but you get a number of articles free per month.

Against this backdrop, an intense battle is developing between technology and telecoms groups over who will provide the software and services to enable the internet of things. At the moment the market is fragmented, but companies including Arm, Google and Vodafone are trying to secure leading positions in the technology infrastructure that will provide connections to smart devices.

…“The fragmentation and lack of technology standards could provide the biggest opportunity for telecoms operators in a fast-evolving industry already changing how people live,” says Matthew Howett, analyst at Ovum. “There is a clear opportunity for an aggregator who is able to interconnect the myriad inoperable devices.”

imadeit-davidjanes:

Call for papers, all due and published next year (2015).

This special issue aims at attracting high quality and novel contributions from researchers coming from both the academic and industrial communities who work on the integration of distributed sensor networks, cloud computing, and IoT.All submissions received will be sent out for peer review and evaluated with respect to relevance to the special issue, level of innovation, depth of contributions, and quality of presentation. Papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication.