Monday, October 17, 2011

Field Mobility News Weekly - Week of October 17, 2011

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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The global market for RFID readers and tags is projected to reach $8.9 billion by 2015, growing at a yearly rate of 16.5 percent during the period 2007 through 2015.  Read Original Content

According to a September 2011 report by healthcare market research firm Kalorama, the U.S. remote patient monitoring market is expected to grow by 25 percent annually from $7.1 billion to $22.2 billion in 2015.  Read Original Content

Prairie Tech Enterprises has introduced an RFID warning system for Canadian farmers who want to keep children away from dangerous farming equipment like tractors.  Read Original Content

Since 1995, Syclo has enabled hundreds of companies in 37 countries and industries supercharge their businesses with mobility.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Syclo. http://www.syclo.com/. 

St. Jude Medical of St. Paul, Minnesota has provided its physicians with a network system that updates patient information directly to a doctor’s mobile device.  Read Original Content
The Hamburg Police Department is using RFID technology to more easily track and assign equipment including uniforms, weapons and protective vests.  Read Original Content

Sonim Technologies, makers of ultra-rugged devices, has released a new line of rugged phones and four workforce management applications for field operations.  Read Original Content

IEE and the U.S. military are working together to create a handheld 3D display unit to be used in training and field environments by members of the military.  Read Original Content

SageQuest, a GPS tracking solutions provider, is seeing a significant increase in its fleet tracking mobile-app, as clients are realizing the benefits of a mobile solution to fleet management.  Read Original Content

Mobisante has been cleared by the FDA to begin selling its smartphone-based ultrasound application.  The app allows health care professionals to preform ultrasounds using a smartphone.  Read Original Content

Defense Logistics Agency now requires that all DLA suppliers must include RFID tags on all items that are shipped to its 25 supply depots.  This new mandate will decrease the occurrence of shipment errors, which will prevent loss of inventory and save nearly 100 million dollars a year.  Read Original Content

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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.