A new research report published by Vodafone shows that global M2M adoption has increased by more than 80% since last year, with over a fifth of companies now actively using the technology.
This figure is expected to keep growing, with the number of machine-to-machine connected devices forecast to increase from 4.4 billion this year to 10.3 billion devices by 2018.
New security measures affect all electronic devices in hand baggage
New security measures have been put in place for customers flying from the UK to the USA.
Electronic devices, including mobile phones and laptop computers, may now need to be switched on as part of the security screening process for hand baggage.