5G Machine-type Communication: Applications of Machine-to-machine Communication

5G    |    Intermediate
  • 12 videos | 1h 38s
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Machine-type communication (MTC), or machine-to-machine communication (M2M), are expected to outstrip regular smartphone connectivity services as the primary service delivered over 5G networks. Gain a better understanding of machine-type communications using this course with the help of specific use cases and applications across various industries. This course will help you recognize several real-life use cases of machine-type communications - few of which have already been deployed, some are in their preliminary stations, and others are expected to emerge over the coming years. Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to identify the different ways in which machine-type communications can be utilized and the expected impacts of its implementation on businesses, industries, and society as a whole.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Examine how machine-type communication are expected to impact businesses, industries, and society as a whole
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications in healthcare and examine the expected benefits
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications in transport and examine the expected benefits
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications using smart grids and utilities and examine the expected benefits
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications in digital agriculture and examine the expected benefits
  • Identify specific machine-type communication applications in industrial monitoring and examine the expected benefits
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications in smart city initiatives and examine the expected benefits
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications in emergency services and examine the expected benefits
    Identify specific machine-type communication applications in the internet of things (iot) and examine the expected benefits
    Revisit the benefits that machine-type communication is expected to deliver in light of the various examples and use cases reviewed
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 1s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about your instructor and this course. In this course, you’ll learn real life use cases of machine type communications. You’ll also examine the expected impacts of the implementation of these applications to businesses, industry, and society as a whole. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 49s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the potential applications of machine-type communications. You’ll look at the kinds of impacts expected from current and emerging machine-type communications, especially those that will be enabled by the advent of 5G networks. You’ll look at three fundamental areas. These are scope, cost, and efficiency. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Applications of M2M in Healthcare
    7m 8s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in healthcare. M2M plays an increasingly important role in medical healthcare, in welfare and well-being, and in fitness and training programs. Through the use of mobile devices, cloud computing, and faster, more capable mobile broadband networks such as 5G, it has become simpler to collect, store and read out medical data remotely. This ensures that prevention, cure, and care change in a revolutionary way. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Applications of M2M in Transport
    6m 8s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in transport. One of the largest systems that affect a vast number of people on a daily basis is the world's transportation system. This includes roads and vehicles on the roads, but also other types of transport, such as via the sea and waterways, and via the air. The world's transport system is one of the most complex systems on the planet. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  M2M-enabled Smart Grids and Utilities
    7m 16s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about M2M-enabled smart grids and utilities. Smart grids and utilities deliver services to more people and businesses while reducing consumption considerably. This is achieved by employing extensive machine-type communication. This requires the connectivity infrastructure that 5G can deliver. Smart grids and utilities involve the distribution of utilities such as electricity, water, natural gas, and sewage services. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Applications of M2M in Digital Agriculture
    7m 1s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in digital agriculture. Digital agriculture is an approach to agriculture that includes the use of tools that digitally collect, store, analyze and share electronic data and information, along the agricultural value chain. Digital agriculture impacts the agricultural and food supply chain. Machine-type communication is a vital component of this discipline and is indispensable for such applications. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Applications of M2M in Industrial Monitoring
    6m 27s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in industrial monitoring. Industrial monitoring involves the use of sensors to monitor various aspects of a system. There are systems that employ industrial monitoring for different purposes. These include machine health monitoring, where machine condition-based maintenance is monitored to deliver significant cost savings and to proactively eliminate malfunctions and failures before they happen. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Applications of M2M in Smart City Initiatives
    4m 42s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in smart city initiatives. A smart city is an urban area that uses various types of electronic methods to collect data. Data is analyzed and insight gained is used to manage assets, resources, and services more efficiently, improving operations across the city. Information is collected from many sources. The primary aspect of the smart city that leverages M2M communications is the use of sensors. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Applications of M2M in Emergency Services
    2m 42s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in emergency services. Emergency services and disaster management depend upon the rapid acquisition of accurate data and information to respond to emergencies. This is the case for fire response, ambulance, and police, as well as disaster response initiatives. Machine-type communications deliver automated, fast, and accurate data about various aspects of an emergency situation. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Applications of M2M in the Internet of Things (IoT)
    5m 29s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the applications of M2M in the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is a machine-type communication framework. Here, you’ll see how 5G networks enable IoT through its machine-type communication characteristics and the benefits this is expected to bring. The IoT is an M2M application framework, since by definition it involves direct communication between machines or devices, without human intervention. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Impact of Machine-type Communications - a Review
    4m 1s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the impact of machine-type communications. Here, you’ll revisit the impact machine-type communications are predicted to have on the world as a whole. You’ll see simply making the Internet available to underprivileged areas and developing countries plays a vital role in providing opportunities for more people. In most developing nations, Internet connectivity is dependent much more on mobile communication networks rather than landline connections. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Course Summary
    1m 53s
    In this video, you’ll summarize what you’ve learned in this course. In this course, you’ve examined the potential impact machine-type communications, powered by 5G networks, are expected to have on the world. You looked at areas where machine-to-machine communication is expected to be applied, such as healthcare, transport, smart grids, and digital agriculture, and analyzed the expected benefits. You reviewed how industrial monitoring, smart cities, and emergency services will also benefit from machine-type communications. FREE ACCESS

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