Monday, October 06, 2014

Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of October 5, 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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According to the latest market study by Berg Insight, shipments of OEM embedded telematics systems worldwide are forecast 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 Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has bought Ambient, the Newton, Massachusetts based provider of communications technology for utilities that want to roll out smart grids. Read Original Content

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Analysis of the Global RFID in Manufacturing Market, finds the market earned revenues of $1.29 billion in 2013 and estimates this to nearly quadruple to approximately $5 billion in 2020. Read Original Content

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According to Research and Markets the Global RFID Smart Cabinet market is set to grow at a CAGR of 11.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Fleet decision-makers across the UK’s largest fleets are anticipating a rise in expenditure on telematics products in the next 12 months, according to research by Fleet News sister brand Sewells. Read Original Content

According to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets, the Occupancy Sensor Market is estimated to reach $4.67 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 18.36 percent from 2014 to 2020. Read Original Content

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The Wireless M2M & IoT Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts research report 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

According to Research and Markets the GIS market in the APAC region to grow at a CAGR of 10.76 percent over the period 2013-2018. 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.