Monday, September 22, 2014

Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of September 21, 2014

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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Frost & Sullivan estimates the global market potential in smart cities could be $1.5tn by 2020, including infrastructure development, technology integration and security services. Read Original Content

According to a new report from Navigant Research, worldwide smart meter shipments are expected to grow from 94 million annually in 2014 to 116 million in 2023. Read Original Content

A new report found smart grid deployments in the United States have improved reliability, efficiency, and consumer involvement. According to the 2014 US Smart Grid System Report, the government has invested more than $9 billion in the nation’s electric grid since 2010 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Read Original Content

A major Chinese oil field operator is using Xerafy RFID tags to track up to 30,000 portable transformers in the largest outdoor RFID deployment in China’s oil and gas industry. Read Original Content
BCC Research reveals in a new report the global wireless sensor devices market is expected to grow to $4.3 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate of 23.7 percent. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the GIS market in the Military sector is set to grow at a CAGR of 10.91 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

According to a new research report, shipments of OEM embedded telematics systems worldwide are forecasted to grow from 8.4 million units in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate of 30.6 percent to reach 54.5 million units in 2020. Read Original Content

The global market for smart cities was valued at US $506.78 billion in 2012 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 14.0 percent during the forecast period from 2013 to 2019. 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 digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.