Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of December 19, 2011


The Mobility Charts Weekly is a weekly publication of charts depicting the current and future status of the enterprise mobility market.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.



According to a Prosper Mobile Insights survey, 23.5 percent of smartphone and tablet owners say their device has been an integral part of their holiday shopping experience so far and they could not shop without it. Read Original Content



The cellular M2M embedded module market experienced a more difficult than expected year in 2010. Although total unit volumes continued to rise, reaching nearly 34 million units shipped in 2010, total industry revenue fell from roughly $996 million in 2009 to about $841 million in 2010, reversing the upward momentum in revenue seen in 2009 as the market rebounded from its 2008 lows. Read Original Content



The market for EPC RFID hardware exceeded $354 Million in 2010, an increase of more than 140 percent over 2009.  VDC anticipates that the market will continue to experience rapid growth in 2011, with global revenues growing more than 104 percent. 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.