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A2Nets Devotes $29.16M To Solving Complexity Explosion Problem For Businesses
The project creates M2M solutions that make customizable interoperability possible
By Emmet Cole


An ongoing project to develop common protocols for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication will create new business opportunities and bring added value to commercial robotics solutions, according to its lead researchers. 

The $29.16 million A2Nets project (which is scheduled to run until 2014) is designed to help sensors, actuators, machines and electronic devices communicate with each other more effectively.

If successful, the project could drive down development costs for robotics companies and improve interoperability across the machine world. Further, standardization supports the market take-up of innovation, by acting as a bridge between research, innovation, and market. …

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Casey Nobile is the lead editor for Robotics Business Review’s RBR50 news, editorial and business segment. She is also contributing writer and editor for the publication’s News & Technology columns with special emphasis on breaking news coverage for science, technology and financial transactions. Casey is also editor and contributor for other in-house publications: Robotics Trends; RoboBusiness and RoboBusiness exhibit services.

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