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Andrew Beck | Elance
 
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Andrew Beck

M2M - Connecting the World...One Machine at a Time
   United States
  |   Ringoes, NJ

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55
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I’m helping connect the world…One machine at a time. I’ve helped your pool filter tell you when it needs cleaning or its chemicals need to be adjusted. The one that’s made your sprinkler system controllable from your office, and the one that let's your dog show you where he is when he’s run away.

As a consultant specializing in Machine to Machine Communications (M2M) and the Internet-of-Things I develop interfaces that allow manufacturers to easily connect their products to the Cloud. I have over 15 years’ experience developing M2M hardware...

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Portfolio

Sprockitz is a Wi-Fi enabled controller that allows you to control things using the web...
http://Sprockitz.com
The Custom-Shape Havahart® Wireless Dog Fence allows you to create a custom boundary...
http://www.havahartwireless.com/
Mosquito Magnet® traps work by attracting and capturing the mosquitoes and other biting...
http://www.mosquitomagnet.com/advice/how-it-works
The AQT Remote Configuration Server allows remote monitoring and control of an AQT...
http://BlonderTongue.com
This miniature GPS tracker was designed for tracking lost pets. It features a...

Skills (10)

Tested
Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
Remote Monitoring and Control
Embedded Systems
Mobile Programming
Electronic Design
Wi-Fi
GSM/GPRS
USB Electronics
GPS - Satellite Positioning
Bluetooth

Service Description

Machine-to-Machine Communications - it conjures up images from science fiction movies like Terminator or iRobot. Images of self-aware computers hell bent on taking over the world. But the reality of M2M is even more fascinating - millions upon millions of devices collecting information and relaying it to us. Information that helps us make better decisions, reduce overhead, lower energy consumption and improve our lives. Machines that we can control from anywhere in the world - even in remote locations.

QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR CONSULTANT!
Before you hire a consultant to design your next project make sure to ask them the following questions:

1) Do you have experience in all phases of product development including; system architecture, hardware design, firmware design, testing, certification and manufacturing? You'll find a lot of contractors with experience in a couple of those areas, but very few have the depth and breadth of knowledge that's required to bring a product to market successfully.

2) Do you have in-house manufacturing experience? Circuit and software design is only part of getting your product developed. For your project to be successful, your contractor must know how to design for manufacturing. If they rely solely on a 3rd party manufacturer they may not discover manufacturing problems until late in the design cycle - which will cost you time and money.

3) Are you knowledgeable about certification requirements? Every electronic product sold in...

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Bluetooth
ZigBee
Ethernet
WiFi
GSM
CDMA
GPS
M2M
Web
App
Wireless
Tracking
Tracker
RFID
Robot
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