Tuesday, September 25, 2012

M2M News Weekly – Week of September 23, 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 ABI Research, home automation and home entertainment together are forecast to grow to over $300 million per annum by 2017. Read Original Content

The clear leader in terms of smart meter shipments in Europe is Germany, where annual smart meter shipments will reach 7 million by 2020, nearly as much as all Eastern Europe countries combined. The German smart meter market will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 63 percent between 2011 and 2020. Read Original Content

GlobalData projects that the global smart grid cyber security market will climb to more than $79 billion by 2020 and grow at a CAGR of 20 percent. Read Original Content

ILS Technology provides ready-to-use cloud based platforms to implement and manage M2M (machine to machine) and embedded wireless devices that connect to SAP.  ILS Technology simplifies deployments and offers unparalleled security to protect company and customer data and to ensure regulatory compliance. This newsletter is sponsored in part by ILS Technology.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers anticipates that by the year 2040, driverless cars, operated using M2M technology, will account for up to 75 percent of cars on the road worldwide. Read Original Content

Cellular M2M connections totaled 132 million as of June 2012, and generated $5.68 billion over the preceding 12 months, according to the latest data from Informa Telecoms & Media. Read Original Content



The traditional uses of RFID within the automotive sector are continuing to grow and are projected to increase by $2.8 billion from 2012 to 2017. Read Original Content

According to a new report from Pike Research, the worldwide market for smart grid data analytics is expected to grow steadily through 2020, with cumulative worldwide spending from 2012 through 2020 totaling just over $34 billion. Read Original Content

Founded in 1979, DSI is a global provider of Enterprise Mobility Solutions®, helping companies worldwide increase productivity and profitability regardless of data source, device type, operating system or network connectivity.  DSI serves clients globally through its offices in Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by DSI.

By 2020, more than 237 million smart electricity meters will be deployed across Europe and almost 90 percent of installed electricity meters in Western Europe will be smart, according to a new report from Pike Research. Read Original Content

The traditional uses of RFID are continuing to grow and are projected to increase by $2.8 billion from 2012 to 2017. However, ABI Research found that modernizing RFID applications will grow twice as fast with annual revenues derived from these jumping by $4.5 billion in the same timeframe. Read Original Content

By the end of 2016, annual worldwide shipments for smart meters will reach 130 million units, reports IDC Energy Insights. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict, Head Analyst for SMAC (Social, MOBILE, Analytics and Cloud), Cognizant
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