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Table 7 Summarizing contributions of the major research projects for M2M communications

From: Mobile M2M communication architectures, upcoming challenges, applications, and future directions

Project name Duration Contributions Reference
METIS 2020 Nov. 2013–May 2015 ∙ Scenarios, requirements, and KPIs for future M2M [86]
   ∙ Requirements for new air interfaces [83]
   ∙ Novel radio link concepts for M2M [153]
   ∙ Radio resource allocation techniques [153]
   ∙ M2M traffic offloading ideas/low signaling overhead [154]
   ∙ M2M via D2D communications [153]
   ∙ M2M massive random access [154]
EXALTED Sept. 2010–Mar. 2013 ∙ Impact of M2M applications on business models [155]
   ∙ LTE-M algorithms and procedures [156, 157]
   ∙ EXALTED M2M system architecture [158]
   ∙ Optimizing a Linux operating system for M2M [159]
   ∙ Device management [160]
   ∙ Capillary M2M traffic aggregation [161]
   ∙ Security solutions for M2M [162]
   ∙ Security solutions for P2P relaying [163]
LOLA Oct. 2010–Mar. 2013 ∙ Evaluation of M2M application scenarios [164]
   ∙ Access layer techniques for low latency robust transmissions [165]
   ∙ Spectral efficiency with M2M [166]
   ∙ M2M in long-range and short-range mesh networks [165]
   ∙ Transmission technologies for M2M gaming services [165, 167]
   ∙ PHY/MAC design procedures, algorithms, and scheduling [165, 167]
   ∙ Characterization and modeling of traffic [167]
   ∙ Experimentation traffic measurement testbench etc. [168]