Tuesday, May 28, 2013

M2M News Weekly – Week of May 26, 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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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced it will globally enhance business relating to smart meters, which are advanced electricity meters with communication functions, in collaboration with its partner Echelon Corporation. Read Original Content

With Europe at the forefront of the M2M revolution, revenues from M2M services are expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 33 percent between 2011 and 2016 in a selection of European markets, including Germany, France, Poland, Russia, Sweden and the UK. Read Original Content

IBM has 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

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.

As a result of the flood of data generated by mobile devices and machine-to-machine communications, enterprises are struggling to keep up with data collection and analysis. Read Original Content

IDC and GTIA LLC announced IDC research analysts will chair three "deep dive" sessions about transparent computing, machine-to-machine and cloud and mobile infrastructure on day two of the SMART TECHnology World 2013 conference in Menlo Park, California on May 31. Read Original Content
A New York State bill supporting the use of real time pricing smart metering for residential consumers has passed the Finance Committee and is scheduled for a vote. Introduced by New York State Senator Kevin Parker, Bill 1642A states that deploying smart meters enables consumers will be able to make informed decisions about their energy use. Read Original Content

The United Kingdom’s ambitious smart meter plans have fallen behind schedule before the schedule even began. Plans to install about 47 million smart gas and electric meters have been delayed from 2014 to the fall of 2015. The end date has been pushed from 2019 to 2020. Read Original Content

Zpryme forecasts the smart grid related cloud services market to reach $4 billion by 2020. Global smart grid technology deployments are not only re-shaping the global energy landscape, but are also poised to challenge the traditional business, IT, operations, and management structures utilities have grown accustomed to. Read Original Content

By 2017 emerging markets will make up four of the five largest M2M markets, according to Jan ten Sythoff, analyst and presenter of Pyramid's recent complimentary webinar on Cellular M2M Connections. Read Original Content

Telefónica Digital and Dell have signed an agreement to provide integrated mobile connectivity for Windows 7 and Windows 8 devices anywhere in Europe through the Dell NetReady solution, a pay-as-you-go connectivity bundle. Read Original Content

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Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and SMAC analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.