Friday, January 06, 2012

M2M News Weekly - Week of January 2, 2012

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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According to AolEnergy, by 2012 the world smart meter market will be worth $50 billion with countries Brazil, Poland and Singapore leading the market. Read Original Content

Smart meter and smart grid deployments have increased significantly during 2011, particularly in North America, according to a newly released report by Pike Research. According to the firm's analysis, global smart meter shipments reached 19.2 million in the third quarter of 2011, which represents a 5.3 percent increase over the second quarter of 2011. Read Original Content

According GTM Research, the European smart grid market will add 100 million smart meters by 2016. 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,

According to a new market study by Lucintel, the global smart grid market growth rate is likely to reach approximately $57 billion by 2016 with a yearly rate of 13 percent over the next five years. Read Original Content

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Pike Research estimates that remote microgrids will reach $10.2 billion globally if the world economy continues at its current levels. Read Original Content

According to HIS, global smart meter sales will grow from 20.5 million this year to 62 million by 2016, while revenues from the chips inside them will double from $505.6 million to $1.1 billion in the same time. Read Original Content

UCLA's Smart Grid Energy Research Center has partnered with the Korea Institute of Energy Research to collaborate on research and the development of new technologies with the goal of developing a strong smart grid at the international level. Read Original Content

ABI Research expects the connected home monitoring device market to continue to grow following 2011 in which 1.8 million home automation systems were shipped. 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.