Tuesday, October 23, 2012

M2M News Weekly – Week of October 21, 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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The smart metering market in Southeast Asia will reach $6.9 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Northeast Group, LLC. Read Original Content

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

A new Strategy Analytics M2M Strategies report "M2M Devices Annual Sales by Air Interface, Region by Industry Vertical" predicts cellular M2M module shipments will grow from 76 million in 2012 to 104 million in 2013. 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 global satellite SCADA/M2M market is expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2021, growing more than two-fold from today’s $1.2 billion annual revenue base. Read Original Content

The wireless industry could see a $1.2 trillion revenue opportunity out of the connected devices market by 2020. Within this market, M2M is instrumental in enabling communications across wider "horizontal" platforms in several key sectors. Read Original Content


Total mobile connections will stand at 6.8 billion including M2M communications, or 5.9 billion excluding M2M and inactive SIM cards by fourth quarter, according to a study by GSMA. Read Original Content

Two types of software platforms that underpin the development of the M2M market are forecast to generate $3.85 billion in revenues by 2017, according to a new report from ABI Research. Read Original Content

The number of M2M cellular connections having increased 22 percent in the last year to stand at 132 million, generating $5.68 billion over the period. 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.

The smart grid markets in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand are expected to generate revenues of $3 billion by 2018, up from $1.4 billion in 2011. Growth will be driven by those with well-developed industrial infrastructure. Read Original Content

The USDA announced in August that it met its goal of financing $250 million in smart grid technologies in fiscal year 2012. Now, the USDA has announced it will provide an additional investment of $134 million for smart grid technologies. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict, Head Analyst for SMAC (Social, MOBILE, Analytics and Cloud), Cognizant
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Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.