Any two machines which could communicate through any channel without the need of any human assistance or human interface will be ideally called as machine to machine or M2M communication. This communication could be of any type, wired, wireless power line or even serial connection. Although the wireless options have made the communication between machines a lot easier. This communication between machines could open up a world of possibilities all leading to improvement.
The data transfer among machines is a forward thing and helps in communication with a lot of devices like sensors, vehicles, medical equipments and other machines as well. With this M2M technology, a single network could enable the connection of thousands of devices. It specifically has made a mark in the field of medicine where this sort of machine communications gets mandatory. The technology is slowly getting utilized in every field possible including manufacturing, industries and utility management.