Machine to Machine (M2M) Communication


This training course will provide the insights and perspectives of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions.The course provides an in-depth analysis of the core concepts in M2M such as how diverse devices are connected to a network, two-way communication and real time data via RF signals.

Course Outline


  • Overview of M2M
  • Market statistics and predictions
  • M2M Applications and  Services
  • Application requirements of M2M
  • M2M supported technologies
  • Business models
  • M2M Communications for Home
  • Regulatory, Industry and Carrier Certification processes

M2M Architecture

  • Sensors and actuators
  • Cellular access and core network
  • M2M IT Backend Systems
  • Neighborhood Area Network (NAN)
  • Home Area Network (HAN)

M2M and Networking

  • RF and Wireless Fundamentals
  • RFID
  • Near Field Communications (NFC),
  • ZigBee, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiMAX,
  • Satellite Communications, VSAT and Cellular
  • IP Networking and M2M

M2M cellular technologies

  • RACH and All IP architecture
  • QoS and M2M
  • SMS and M2M
  • GPRS/GSM/EDGE technologies
  • Access procedures

M2M short range technologies

  • ZigBee/802.15.4
  • Physical layer and MAC 802.15.4
  • Network hierarchies and topologies
  • Multihop routing and 6LoWPAN
  • Range vs data rate
  • Infrastructure vs Adhoc mode
  • Contention bs RTS/CTS

M2M deployments

  • Mobile vs stationary
  • Grid powered vs autonomously powered
  • Installation and operational cost analysis
  • Charging, billing and protection issues.
  • Automotive and metering case studies
  • Smart city case studies

M2M Security

  • Utility company applications
  • Detection applications
  • Alarm and intrusion
  • Vehicle tracking
  • Public Safety
  • Homeland Security

Dilevery Options

  • onsite
  • online

Who Should Attend

  • Not technical managers, technical operators and engineers who are involved in planning, designing, building,managing or operating M2M communications networks or systems

Our technical blogs on 4G LTE, 5G LTE-Advanced, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things, Smart Cities, Voice over LTE (VoLTE), WordPress and IPhone Application Development can be found on the following link: