Tuesday, May 07, 2013

M2M News Weekly - Week of May 5, 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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The deployment of M2M communications technology is expected to speed up enterprise mobility, according to a survey of IT decision makers by Harris Interactive on behalf of SAP. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the global M2M market to grow at a CAGR of 26.08 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the falling price of M2M devices and M2M services. Read Original Content

The wireless machine-to-machine communications market is expected to increase at a 23 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018, reaching nearly $136 billion in revenues by then, according to a report by research firm Signals and Systems Telecom. 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.

Vodafone has announced Indian electric vehicle manufacturer Mahindra Reva is incorporating M2M technology into its recently-launched e2o electric car. Customers can use a smartphone app to check their car’s battery charge, control the air conditioning and lock or unlock doors. The car will also send its owner an alert if the parking brake is left off or a door is unlocked. Read Original Content

An analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy, “Economic Impact of Recovery Act Investment in the Smart Grid,” reports smart grid projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act created nearly $7 billion total economic output, nearly 50,000 jobs, and over $1 billion in government tax revenue. Read Original Content
According to Markets and Markets, the Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks Market for Manufacturing & Process Control Automation market is expected to grow from $1.610 billion in 2011 to $3.795 billion in 2017, at an annual rate of 15.58 percent from 2012 to 2017. Read Original Content

BT Group, BAE Systems and Vodafone Group are poised to submit final bids in a £12.1 billion ($18.5 billion) U.K. program to install smart meters in every home. Read Original Content

Machine to machine is proving to be as transformative as any technology innovation since the beginning of the Internet age. Survey findings released from a study conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of SAP AG highlight that almost 30 percent of IT decision makers agree smart cities would be the most beneficial outcome of deployment of M2M technologies. Read Original Content

The UK is lagging behind countries like India and Brazil when it comes to the adoption of M2M technology, according to new research. Read Original Content

Central and Eastern Europe's smart meter spending is forecast to hit $10.3 billion cumulatively by 2023, according to smart grid intelligence and consulting firm Northeast Group. 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.