Monday, December 23, 2013

Field Mobility News Weekly – December 22, 2013

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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According to a new report from Navigant Research, the global smart water networks market will expand from $1.1 billion in annual revenue in 2013 to more than $3.3 billion in 2022. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global RFID market to grow at a CAGR of 22.4 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for RFIDs in the Retail segment. Read Original Content

Hand-hygiene compliance has become something of a competitive sport at OhioHealth's Riverside Methodist Hospital, thanks to the installation of a radio frequency identification system that monitors which staff members wash their hands and how consistently they do so, and allows them to view their own results against those of their coworkers. Read Original Content

A study by Markets and Markets observes the fleet management market is expected to grow from $10.91 billion in 2013 to $30.45 billion by 2018, at a compound annual growth rate of 22.8 percent from 2013 to 2018. Read Original Content

Verivo is a leading provider of enterprise mobility software. Verivo helps companies accelerate their business results. Its unique technology empowers teams to build, deploy, manage and update their mobile apps -- rapidly and securely. Verivo’s mobility platform is used by hundreds of companies in numerous industries, worldwide. This newsletter is sponsored in part by Verivo.

In 2013, the total RFID market is worth $7.88 billion, up from $6.98 billion in 2012, and growing to $9.2 billion in 2014. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID cards, labels, fobs and all other form factors. Bharat Book Bureau forecasts that to rise to $30.24 billion in 2024. Read Original Content

Vehicle tracking solutions provider MiX Telematics has added 27,000 new customers in the past six months to September, pushing the total number of vehicles fitted with its devices to 404,000. Read Original Content
Germany’s leading provider of post and parcel services Deutsche Post DHL is equipping its employees with 55,000 Honeywell Dolphin™ 99EX mobile computers. The devices will enable approximately 60,000 employees to track and trace millions of DHL parcels delivered each day across Germany. Read Original Content

Smart grid infrastructure investment by 45 emerging nations - including India and China - over the next decade will reach $274.9 billion, outpacing developed countries, according to a new study. Read Original Content

Research and Markets Predicts the global smart grid technology market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 29.47 percent over the period 2012-2016. Read Original Content

A study by Markets and Markets reports that the global smart solar market is expected to grow from $6.51 billion in 2013 to $15.34 billion by 2018, at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 18.7 percent from 2013 to 2018. Read Original Content

Magic Software Enterprises, with a presence in more than 50 countries, provides development, deployment, and integration of core business applications, supporting scalable deployment on multiple channels, including on-premise, Web (HTML5), rich Internet, mobile, and SaaS. This newsletter is sponsored in part by Magic Software Enterprises.

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