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Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of November 16, 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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The Texas Department of Transportation has selected Radiant RFID’s Responder Tracking Solution to enhance personnel accountability during activations and deployments. Read Original Content

Atos, an international leader in digital services, has been selected by Salzburg AG, one of the main energy and infrastructure service providers in Austria, as its lead partner to manage the complex transition of 470.000 electricity meters to smart meters and monitor the needed infrastructure. Read Original Content

GE’s Digital Energy business is prepared to help U.K. utilities meet new government requirements mandating smart meters in every home. The legislation requires all U.K. utilities to install smart meters in residential and commercial locations by the end of 2020. Read Original Content

With the MobileCloud™ Platform and end-to-end mobile quality management suite, Perfecto Mobile enables the world’s leading brands to test, monitor and deliver 5 star mobile applications. Globally distributed development and QA teams can test thousands of REAL mobile devices and collaborate in real-time to continuously develop, test and monitor user experience in real life market conditions.  Contact us at http://www.perfectomobile.com/articles/contact-us.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Perfecto Mobile.

 As the fastest-growing segment of the global water meter industry, the worldwide market for two-way smart meters is set to surpass the $1 billion mark for the first time in 2019, with managed services, analytics and smart water network adoption all combining to accelerate growth, according to a new report from IHS Technology. Read Original Content

Axis has increased average fuel economy from 33mpg to 39mpg across its fleet of 241 vehicles by using TomTom Telematics’ Webfleet system. Read Original Content


New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Strategic Analysis of Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market in Australia revealed the Australian commercial vehicle telematics market is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent by 2020.Read Original Content

The number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 3.65 million in Q4, according to a research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight. Growing at a CAGR of 14.2 percent, this number is expected to reach 7.10 million by 2018. Read Original Content

According to new market research published by Markets and Markets, the Fleet Management Market is expected to grow from $12.06 billion in 2014 to $35.35 billion by 2019, at a compound annual growth rate of 24.0 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

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