Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of September 28, 2104

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 Gartner, Internet of Things vendors will earn more than $309 billion by 2020. However, most of those earnings will come from services. Read Original Content

According to a report by GMSA, M2M represents one out of every 10 mobile connections in the U.S., compared with one in 20 in Oceania and Europe and one in 100 in Africa. Read Original Content

According to Ovum the market for machine-to-machine technologies in Australia could be worth in excess of half a billion dollars by 2019 as the Internet of Things starts to make a meaningful impact in the local transport and logistic, healthcare and retail sectors. 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/

Global survey of TechRepublic and ZDNet members reveals developing new business opportunities and improving existing processes/products are key decision drivers for M2M implementation. Read Original Content

Ovum forecasts the M2M market will reach US $66 billion by 2019 and urges operators to invest in their own capabilities to gain share. Read Original Content
The recent Connected Car M2M Connections and Services Market in the U.S. 2014-2018" report at the Reports and Markets predicts the Connected Car M2M Connections and Services market in the U.S. to grow at a CAGR of 16.92 percent from 2013 to 2018. Read Original Content

Visiongain’s recent report shows M2M connections will hit 257.8 million by the end of this year, making up 3.3 percent of all wireless connections worldwide. Read Original Content

Research and Markets predicts the global M2M network security market will grow at a combined annual growth rate of 22.9 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Huawei quietly acquired UK-based Internet of Things startup Neul over the weekend for $25 million as it looks to bolster its machine-to-machine communications business. Read Original Content

The $48 billion networking giant Cisco sees the global smart city business to be worth $3 trillion and close to $6 billion of that is possible from India in the next five years itself, according to the company’s calculations. Read Original Content

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