Evidence suggests that health care applications will become a dominant driver of machine-to-machine technology this year through the deployment of remote and in-home monitoring tools. AT&T is among the early pioneers in the field, having recently partnered with Exmovere Holdings to develop next-generation baby clothes. Glenn Lurie, president of AT&T Emerging Devices, was scheduled this week to discuss the company's commitment to M2M -- and address the challenges to deployment -- on the Internet radio program "The Peggy Smedley Show."

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