Friday, October 14, 2011

M2M News Weekly - Week of October 10, 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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Oracle has announced that the company’s new Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management solution can process over 1 billion meter reads per hour.  Read Original Content

Pike Research estimates that as many as 238 million smart meters will be deployed across Europe over the next nine years, with cumulative investment in smart grid technologies totaling $80.3 billion by 2020.  Read Original Content

The M2M market will represent a $1.2 trillion revenue opportunity for mobile operators by 2020, according to the GSMA.  Read Original Content

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With global M2M revenues set to increase by 36 percent yearly, Sprint is focusing on specific M2M areas:  connected transportation, connected meters, sensors and alarms, connected machines, and connected personal devices.  Read Original Content

TechNavio analysts forecast the Global M2M wireless modules market will grow at a compound annual rate of 54.2 percent over the period 2010 to 2014.  Read Original Content

M2M and sensor-based electronic health devices are set to grow together in the next few years.  ABI predicts that these units will grow by 100 million devices per year.  Read Original Content

Recently the manufacturing sector has experienced an increased interest in using M2M enabled RFID devices to quicken the rate of production and add to business efficiency.  Read Original Content

Telit expects the M2M market to thrive in India during the upcoming years, especially in automotive telematics, healthcare, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and point of sale and retail.  Read Original Content

Northeast Group, LLC projects the smart grid market in Mexico to be valued at $8.3 billion by 2020.  Read Original Content

IBM has announced it will join a European Union trial of a new smart grid system in Denmark that allows households to buy electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power in near real time, using a Web-based app that runs on smartphones, tablets and PCs.  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.