Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of October 12, 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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Intel has released a developer kit so programmers can write and deploy JavaScript applications for Internet of Things and sensor devices. Past estimates have pegged the number of IoT devices to reach between 30 billion and 50 billion by 2020. Read Original Content

The Wireless M2M & IoT Bible forecasts the wireless M2M market to account for $196 billion in revenue by the end of 2020, following a combined annual growth rate of 21 percent during the six year period between 2014 and 2020. Read Original Content

In 2015 AT&T expects to connect nearly half of new wireless-connected U.S. passenger vehicles. The company expects to serve more than 10 million such vehicles by the end of 2017.  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/

According to Gartner by 2020 retail businesses that utilize targeted messaging in combination with internal positioning systems will see a five percent increase in sales. Read Original Content

The cellular M2M market in Latin America is booming. Pyramid Research expects the market to grow from US $4.6 billion in 2014 to nearly US $8.2 billion by the end of 2019, at a combined annual growth rate of 12 percent. Read Original Content
According to data by research agency International Data Corporation, the global IoT market is likely to expand manifold to $7.1 trillion by 2020, as more and more people develop an affinity for full-time connectivity. Read Original Content

The era of the smart machine is upon us, and it will be the most disruptive in the history of IT, according to information technology research firm Gartner. Read Original Content

Chinese networking giant Huawei has acquired the UK's Neul, a pioneer in using thin slices of spectrum that wants to make the Internet of Things profitable and manageable for mobile network operators. Read Original Content

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