Monday, December 05, 2011

Field Mobility News Weekly - Week of December 5, 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 U.S. Census bureau is working with Agilex to create mobile apps for iPads and other tablets for its 2020 census workers as they collect data throughout the country. Read Original Content

According to Gartner, Apple’s iPad will soon experience strong growth in the enterprise mobility applications market as tablet sales are also expected to surge in the next few years. Read Original Content

RFID tracking devices are now being used to track the temperatures of frozen meat shipments. This solution is aimed at maintaining healthy temperatures to prevent dangerous food from being purchased. Read Original Content

Tech Endeavour structures a mobile application as a multi-layered application consisting of user experience, business, and data layers. The mobile application development process starts with definition of the mobile application, understanding key components, learning scenarios where it will be used, learning key patterns and technology considerations as well as identifying specific scenarios such as deployment, power usage and synchronization.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Tech Endeavour,

FieldOne Systems, a provider of software solutions for field service businesses, has released a new iPhone app for the FieldOne Mobile series allowing field workers to accomplish more work. Read Original Content

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The global RFID market is expected to reach $1.08 billion by the end 2011. This market is expected to reach $3.9 billion by 2016 at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 29.3 percent. Read Original Content

Trimble has released two new apps for outdoor recreation that allow users to utilize GPS and map features to plan for outdoor adventure. Read Original Content

Mobile Demand has built the first ever ruggedized tablet computer that can be converted into a laptop. RuggedPCReview likes the rugged exterior, glare-resistant screen and powerful performance. Read Original Content

Group Mobile, an Internet reseller of ruggedized computing products, has experienced a 35 percent year-over-year increase in shipments of rugged tablet PCs. Read Original Content

Mobile Computing is providing engineering firm Burns and McDonnel with ruggedized mobile solutions to increase work production and data gathering while in the field. Read Original Content

DAILY RFID has released a 2.4GHz active RFID reader DL580 specially designed for industrial applications. The reader combines an long range with a rugged design suitable for harsh industrial applications and survival in application temperatures up to 70 Celsius degree. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and 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.