Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of June 22, 2014

Welcome to Connected Globe 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 global Internet of Things IoT market is expected to grow by more than $5 trillion over the next six years, according to IT research agency, International Data Corporation. Read Original Content

According to Report Stack the Connected Car M2M Connections and Services market in the U.S. will grow at a CAGR of 16.92 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

The Feldschlösschen Beverages Group recently introduced an end-to-end M2M solution from the Swisscom M2M Centre of Competence that enables its Swiss customers to maintain their beer tanks more efficiently and to submit exact and timely orders for new deliveries. Read Original Content

The cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications can actually meet or exceed the original cost and time to implement those systems. In their new report, “StarMobile Transforms Enterprise Apps into Mobile Apps”, 451 Research details the advantages of StarMobile’s app development tool and how it can drastically reduce the cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications. Download report here: http://starmobileinc.com/report-451research-starmobile-transforms-mobile-apps-into-enterprise-apps/

The Wireless M2M & IoT Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts research report expects the wireless M2M market to account for nearly $196 Billion in revenue by the end of 2020, following a CAGR of 21 percent during the six year period between 2014 and 2020. Read Original Content

SNS Research's latest report indicates that global spending on wireless M2M technology is expected to reach nearly $200 billion by the end of 2014. Read Original Content

Kenyan firms have been ranked the highest in terms of M2M communication adoption on the continent, a survey revealed. The survey conducted by market research and analysis firm, the International Data Corporation, found the most common M2M applications are vending machines, fleet management and security monitoring. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the U.S. connected home M2M market will grow at a CAGR of 35.61 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the main drivers in this market is the increasing number of broadband connections in households. Read Original Content

Around half of the world’s mobile subscribers reside in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the GSMA’s Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2014 report. The industry body notes the number of subscribers is set to increase as the region will continue to experience fast mobile growth “through 2020 and beyond”. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the Global Cellular M2M VAS market will grow at a CAGR of 37.24 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Europe has spent €3.15 billion (U.S. $4.27 billion) on more than 450 smart grid projects since 2002, according to the EU in-house scientific service Joint Research Center. Read Original Content

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