Friday, July 29, 2011

M2M News Weekly - Week of July 25, 2011

Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market.

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Smart metering will account for over 40 percent of the 400 million M2M connected devices by 2016, according to a report from Juniper Research.  Read Original Content

New York City has developed an M2M enabled, remotely-controlled traffic management center based in Long Island that allows transportation officials to remotely control traffic lights.  Read Original Content

Numerex Corporation, a company with a large M2M division, has seen increased revenues and a strong second quarter based on successful and diversified M2M projects.  Read Original Content

US Energy Group, Special Applied Intelligence and Sprint are teaming up to provide wireless 4G connections to large industrial buildings so that electricity consumption can be more manageable through remote access via the Internet.  Read Original Content

In the upcoming years M2M connected devices are expected to increase as rapidly as the Internet did during the late 1990s through 2000s.  The main drive behind the increase in connected devices will come from home automation, healthcare telematics, tracking devices and connected vehicles.  Read Original Content

Research conducted by TechNavio reveals that the M2M wireless network services market is expected to grow at a annual rate of 27 percent.  Technavio's report, which examines the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions, indicates that the market is currently being driven by the need to comply an increasing number of government regulations.  Read Original Content

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OnAsset Intelligence, a provider of M2M wireless asset tracking solutions, has announced that Southwest Airlines is now accepting cargo shipments containing OnAsset's SENTRY 400 FlightSafe device, to provide location, environmental sensing and monitoring of temperature-sensitive and high value cargo.  Read Original Content

Through sales of connected cars and tablets AT&T and Verizon are experiencing a surge in mobile subscribers with signs pointing to a profitable M2M opportunity for both companies.  Read Original Content

M2M solutions have become popular among many shipping and transit industries.  However, due to high FAA standards, air cargo has been unable to widely adopt M2M solutions for tracking freight shipments by air.  Read Original Content

Recent Articles by Kevin Benedict

Mobile Expert Podcast Series: Sybase's Dan Ortega, Part 1
Projections for and Demonstrations of HTML5
Enterprise Mobility Exchange - Las Vegas in November
Mobile Expert Video Series: ClickSoftware's Uri Pintov
Mobile Expert Video Series: Electrix's Jeff Morgan

Upcoming Events

Enterprise Mobility Exchange - November 2 - 3, 2011

Whitepapers of Note

The Business Benefits of Mobile Adoption with SAP Systems
ClickSoftware Mobility Suite and Sybase Mobility Solution
Mobile Adoption Among Gas and Electric Utilities
Mobile Adoption in Life Sciences
Mobile Adoption in Oil and Gas
Networked Field Services

Recorded Webinars of Note

3 Critical Considerations for Embracing Mobile CRM
The Future of Enterprise Mobility
The Latest m-Business Trends and How the Onslaught of Mobile Devices Affects Development Strategies
The Real-Time Mobile Enterprise:  The Benefits of Rapid, Easy Access
Syclo and SAP Deliver Mobile Apps on Sybase Unwired Platform

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.