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M2M News Weekly - Week of August 29, 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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Revenues from remote patient monitoring services that use mobile networks will rise to $1.9 billion globally by 2014, according to Juniper Research.  Read Original Content

Frost & Sullivan predicts that the next wave of M2M revenues will be generated by M2M in government and smart cities projects.  Read Original Content

Agsense, a remote irrigation management company has received a patent for its GPS enabled irrigation system.  Read Original Content

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National Taipei University of Technology and Taichung Hospital in Taiwan are working on an ambulance-mounted wireless sensor system to transmit patients’ vital signs to emergency wards while patients are being transported.  Read Original Content

In the first quarter of 2011 there were 23.9 million connected devices in the M2M market – a number that will grow to 82.5 million by 2016, according to U.S. Telecom Wired and Wireless Sizing and Share 2011-2016.  Read Original Content

Researchers in Germany have developed a microchip sensor that can be implanted near a tumor to monitor its growth, another example of emerging healthcare M2M technologies.  Read Original Content

IT analysts Orga reports that worldwide enterprise cellular M2M connections will increase from 81.8 million in 2011 to almost 217.5 million in 2015.  Read Original Content

The UK government is planning to spend up to £4.58 billion building three wide area networks to link to smart meters in 30 million UK homes and businesses.  Read Original Content

The US-China Green Energy Conference met regarding smart grid technologies being promoted by each nation.  Both China and the United States are successfully pushing smart technologies finding many benefits such as reduced carbon emission, reduced energy consumption, and even water usage savings in some cases.  Read Original Content

Increasing risks to the electrical grid will require utilities to invest a total of $4.1 billion between 2011 and 2018 in cyber-security for industrial control systems, research firm Pike Research said August 23.  Read Original Content

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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.