Intelligent and connected consumer devices

Customer

Connected consumer electronic devices and gadgets are no longer confined to areas with WLAN reception. Thanks to global 2G/3G coverage and integrated SIM cards, consumers can use their connected devices wherever they are. This flexibility inspires and enables manufacturers to design great new products and services that offer features such as localization and data transfer without requiring a fixed internet connection.

Applications

Examples of successful M2M and IoT applications for consumers are:

Children/pet tracking

M2M media distribution

Personal navigation devices

Challenges

Manufacturers and suppliers are facing difficulties and  special requirements when developing consumer applications and devices, including:

Mass production of M2M devices
Seamless API integration
Traffic cost management
Policy enforcement

Technological and commercial solutions

Application developers and device manufacturers can overcome these challenges easily by running their IoT/M2M applications on an IoT connectivity platform.

M2M SIM Solutions

EMnify offers a range of integrated SIM cards in all M2M grades; these simplify the production process and are far less error-prone than standard SIM cards. They also last longer than standard SIM cards so can support devices with longer life-cycles.

Network-independent Connectivity

EMnify’s SIM cards can connect across more than 400 radio networks in more than 165 countries. This means you benefit from seamless global coverage with a single SIM card, without worrying about connectivity and roaming – all for a fixed price. Additionally, device manufacturers can offer global contract extensions.

Deep Integration via API

When it comes to consumer devices, brand is vital. Therefore, it is important for consumer brands to ensure that the integration of the M2M connectivity and management code is deeply integrated so there is no interruption to the brand experience.

Benefits

EMnify allows manufacturers of consumer IoT devices to integrate embedded SIMs into their devices, reducing the weight and size of their devices. The EMnify system offers excellent and reliable connectivity globally, as well as APIs for billing and endpoint management.

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