Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of August 24, 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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According to a report from research firm Berg Insight, 3G/4G technologies will dominate cellular M2M communications by 2018. Read Original Content

Vodafone has published its second annual M2M Adoption Barometer – a global survey of the machine-to-machine market – and pegs Asia Pacific to lead global adoption rates over the next two years. Global M2M adoption increased by over 80 percent in the past year to reach 22 percent, said the survey. Read Original Content

According to a release by ReportStack, analysts forecast the Global M2M Network Security market will grow at a CAGR of 22.9 percent over the period 2013-2018. 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/

Berg Insight, a research and analysis company, published a new report The Global Wireless M2M Market expecting the number of M2M connections to grow by 21 percent this year to a total of 213.9 million connections by year end. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the global cellular M2M VAS market will grow at a combined annual growth rate of 37.24 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content
The market for Internet of Things devices and appliances is due to explode over the next several years, with 69 percent of U.S. consumers planning to buy network-connected technology for their homes by 2019, according to a new study by Accenture. Read Original Content

Nearly three-quarters of all Internet of Things devices are susceptible to getting hacked or compromised, according to a recent study. The study, released by Hewlett-Packard, examined ten common smart devices, including thermostats, smart TVs and webcams. Each device had approximately 25 vulnerabilities, the study claimed. Read Original Content

A report by the Acquity Groups claims the rise of the Internet of Things suggests there will be a 69 percent adoption rate of IoT devices by 2019, even though most don't know what it is. Read Original Content

Intel has joined forces with Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan's largest wireless carrier, to develop technology related to the Internet of Things, cloud computing and software defined networking (SDN). Read Original Content

According to ABI Research, the installed base of active wireless connected devices will exceed 16 billion in 2014, about 20 percent more than in 2013. The number of devices will more than double from the current level, with 40.9 billion forecast for 2020. Read Original Content

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