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M2M News Weekly - Week of August 15, 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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European investments in smart grid technologies will reach $80.3 billion between 2010 and 2020, according to Pike Research.  Read Original Content

AT&T and Digi International have created a partnership to offer home and building energy applications for the 13 million smart meters that connect to AT&T’s wireless network.  Read Original Content

According to ABI research, the market for wearable medical devices that remotely monitor patients will reach 100 million units per year by 2016.  Read Original Content

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With the help from new laws enacted by the United Kingdom, the European smart meter market is set to grow by 47 million additional units by 2020.  Read Original Content

From 2009 to March of 2011, the number of smart meters installed among a major group of 51 utilities grew by 81 percent according to Zpryme’s new report.  Read Original Content

A recent report by Pike Research estimates the number of global smart meters will reach 535 million units by 2015 and nearly 1 billion by 2020.  Read Original Content

ABI projects that there will be over 12 million home energy management systems sold in 2016, up from 1.8 million in 2011.  Read Original Content

A new report from ABI Research projects wearable wireless sensors for fitness and wellness monitoring will approach 80 million devices by 2016, growing at 46 percent per year from 2010 to 2016.  Read Original Content

Cisco recently announced that it would end the home energy management program that is based on handheld devices and refocus their attention on network-based energy management programs.  Read Original Content

In the upcoming years Frost & Sullivan predicts that M2M solutions will be in high demand throughout the healthcare industry.  Read Original Content

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Upcoming Events

Build vs. Buy:  Mobile App Development - August 24, 2011
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Whitepapers of Note

The Business Benefits of Mobile Adoption with SAP Systems
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Recorded Webinars of Note

3 Critical Considerations for Embracing Mobile CRM
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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.