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Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of November 23, 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 use of commercial fleet management or telematics systems in North America is expected to increase at a 15.3 percent compound annual growth rate over the next four years, as tighter trucking regulations in the U.S. drive adoption of technology, according to Berg Insight. Read Original Content

The global market for RFID technologies was valued at roughly $9.7 billion in 2013 and increased to nearly $11.1 billion in 2014. By 2019 this market should approach $24 billion, with a compound annual growth rate of 16.7 percent for the five-year period, 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the GIS market in North America is set to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 10.91 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

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Fujitsu has implemented a field trial to enable a new customer experience utilizing radio-frequency identification technology, the first effort of its kind in the fashion and apparel industry in Japan, at BEAMS’ B:Ming Life Store at LaLaport Tokyo-Bay, which caters to customers of all ages, selling a variety of clothing and general merchandise. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the GIS market in the military sector to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 10.91 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Research and Markets forecast the global GIS market in the transportation industry to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 10.93 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Long haul truck telematics have been around for a couple of decades but research suggests adoption by other commercial vehicle sectors is expected to exceed the industry’s use by 2019, according to ABI Research. Read Original Content

"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 the description of a new report from IHS Technology. Read Original Content

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