M2M and Big Data Global Trends Report

M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communications, also referred to as the ‘Internet of Things’, is going to change and transform every single sector of society and the economy in the near future. From this scenario or environment new businesses and indeed new industries will be born.

In the following 17 minute video, Dr. John Barrett, Head of Academic Studies at the Nimbus Centre for Embedded Systems Research at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Group Director of the Centre’s Smart Systems Integration Research Group, talk about the Internet of Things. His research is focused on packaging, miniaturisation and embedding of smart systems in materials, objects and structures.