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M2M News Weekly – Week of May 19, 2013

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 new figures from analysts at U.S. firm Navigant Research, smart grid development in China will generate $127 billion in cumulative revenue from 2012 to 2020. Read Original Content

The European M2M market is forecast to increase at a 33 percent compound annual growth rate through 2016, fueled by the shift of market focus to M2M applications, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan. Read Original Content

According to a new market report published by MarketsandMarkets, the Internet of Things & Machine-To-Machine Communications Market is expected to reach $290 billion by 2017 at a CAGR of 30.1 percent from 2012 to 2017. 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.

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research the demand for smart electricity meters was 25 million units in 2011, and is expected to reach over 148 million units in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 18.7 percent from 2012 to 2018. Read Original Content

The U.K. has pushed back the deadline for its ambitious national "smart meter" program, a plan to replace over 53 million gas and electricity meters with new devices via visits to 30 million British homes and small businesses. Read Original Content
A new report by IHS' iSuppli China Research arm says new technical standards for smart meters – due to be introduced in August – will pave the way for the market to pass the 100 million units shipped mark for the first time as traditional electricity meters are largely phased out by 2016. Read Original Content

IBM on Monday launched an appliance designed to manage data from mobile devices and sensors tangled up in the Internet of things. The IBM MessageSight appliance is aimed at the auto, traffic management, healthcare, oil and gas and home appliance industries. Read Original Content

According to a new Premium analysis-ready market dataset, as of May 14, 2013, about 64 percent ($5.1 billion) of the $8.0 billion in U.S. Smart Grid Investment Grant funds have been spent across 99 projects. Read Original Content

Survey findings released today from a study conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of SAP AG highlight that almost 30 percent of IT decision makers agree that smart cities would be the most beneficial outcome of deployment of M2M technologies. Read Original Content

TechNavios analysts forecast the Global Smart Grid Data Management Solutions market to grow at an annual rate of 16.1 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for effective outage restoration. Read Original Content

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