Welcome to Beecham Research

Beecham Research Limited (BRL) is a technology market research, analysis and consulting firm established in 1991. We have specialised in the growing M2M (machine-to-machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) market since 2001. Other terms used to describe this market include: Connected Devices; Embedded Connectivity, Embedded Intelligence; Industrial Internet; Internet of Everything; Remote Asset Management; Pervasive Computing; Pervasive Internet. We work in both business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) markets (and B2B2C, etc.) covering cellular, fixed line, satellite and short range wireless connectivity.

We also engage in projects to design, develop and bring to market new connected product ideas, with skills especially suited for Wearable Technology initiatives. Other specialisms include Cloud Services and Solution Security. Through our sister company Beecham Technology Partners Limited (BTP), we also support merger and acquisition activity.

The management of BRL is well known and has provided consulting and research services for many of the leading telecos, suppliers, resellers and trade associations. We frequently participate in conferences and organize our own events with partners.

Beecham Clips is a new and growing collection of videos that includes our latest video, a 2-part interview with Vodafone on M2M.

Beecham Snaps

  • New Beecham report looks at the future impact of next-generation smart parking systems


    Press Release

  • The Rise of Beacons -- Sensing Human Presence in Indoor Spaces


    Snaps #63

  • The Connected City II: The Smart Cities Council


    Snaps #62

  • Time-out on the Smart Watch Market


    Snaps #61

Wearable Technology Application Chart

Beecham Research`s Wearable Technology Application Chart, created in partnership with Wearable Technologies Group. Download free Powerpoint version here.

M2M/IoT Sector Map

Beecham Research`s Sector Map shows segmentation of the M2M Market in semi-circular format, including 9 key Service Sectors. Free download here.

Beecham Research's Blog at m2mapps

The Future of Cloud and IoT is . . . also at the Edge

It seems to have become a received wisdom that, for M2M and IoT applications in the future, all the processing of remote machine data will take place in the cloud. But is that really the case? As far as we can see, intelligent devices at the edge are getting more intelligent – not less. So what’s really going on?

This issue was explored in detail in a recent white paper by Beecham Research for Oracle. >>MORE>>

Issues and Business Opportunities in Security for M2M Solutions

Achieving M2M solution security is not just desirable; it’s also absolutely necessary, but at what cost?

This new report just issued by Beecham Research provides a comprehensive examination of the challenges and opportunities in M2M solution security.

More information

Listen to lead author Professor Jon Howes in a ContraRISK interview (podcast 0023: M2M and malware detection) here.

Smart Parking: Towards Building Smarter Cities

Smart parking is a new M2M/Internet of Things application, part of the emergence of Smart Cities. This new report looks at the issues -- technical and non-technical -- and opportunities associated with smart parking, even as trials proceed in many places.

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May 20, 2014: M2M Forum in Milan, Italy

Join Beecham Research's Principal Analyst Saverio Romeo, one of many speakers at the 13th annual M2M Forum to be held in Milan on May 20.

The M2M Forum, open to all, will be co-located with M2M+, an exclusive conference meeting for carriers and other large M2M players; M2M Forum hosts a unique business matchmaking program, conference programs, a hosted buyers program, and a new program reserved for worldwide M2M/IoT startups.

More Information

The Future of Fashion Retail: Towards Building Meaningful Experience

This freely downloadable white paper is offered in advance of Beecham Research's Future of Retail report to be published shortly.

Fashion retail is moving from the analogue mode of the physical store to something that is digital but still difficult to fully define. This whitepaper briefly describes why and how this change is happening, emphasizing the driving role of technologies that change consumers, retailers and the market.

Click here to access download page.

Lead author Saverio Romeo comments in an OnWindows article focused on the future of fashion retailing.


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