Tuesday, October 09, 2012

M2M News Weekly-Week of October 7, 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.


According to a report by Frost & Sullivan, 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. Read Original Content.

According to a new report from Pike Research worldwide sales of smart appliances will climb rapidly over the remainder of this decade, reaching just under 45 million units per year in 2020. 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.

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.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global M2M Wireless Network Services market to grow at an annual rate of 29.4 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing number of mobile devices and better network coverage. Read Original Content

Telecom, media and technology experts at Analysys Mason predict the global market for M2M connections will grow to 2.1 billion devices in 2021 from 100.4 million devices in 2011. Read Original Content


Mobile network operators that implemented a cloud-based M2M services management platform could potentially see a five-fold profit increase by 2020, according to a report from Jasper Wireless and Machina Research. Read Original Content

According to a study by ABI Research on “Home Automation, Security and Monitoring”, technology in the intelligently networked house will increase by 60 percent by the year 2017. 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 over the next five years, according to ABI Research. 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.

A recent Machina Research report predicts that M2M revenues will grow to more than $750 billion by 2020 with the United States and China being the biggest adopters. Read Original Content

There will be over 700 million cellular-enabled machine-to-machine device adoption and system deployments in the U.S. by 2017. Read Original Content


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