Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of November 30, 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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According to Research and Markets, M2M and wearable technology can help wireless carriers pocket as much as $116 billion in network connectivity service revenue by the end of 2020. Read Original Content

SAP has announced enhanced Internet-of-Things applications that will take advantage of sensor data. In a separate but related announcement, SAP revealed a new partnership with Samsung that will tap into its smartphones and wearable devices in retail and IoT scenarios. Read Original Content

A new report from Hampleton Partners reveals internet-connected device investment has gathered pace in 2014, attracting a range of key US technology and telecoms companies. $9.4bn has been invested to buy Internet of Things suppliers over the last three years, with around $5 billion being invested during the initial nine months of 2014. Read Original Content

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Analysys Mason reports M2M/IoT growth in the MENA region is estimated to reach over $2 billion by 2016, with a 34 percent combined annual growth rate through 2018. Read Original Content

Telefónica Chile will use a new R&D center in the country to develop Internet of Things technologies with an initial focus on smart cities and the mining and agriculture sectors. Read Original Content

Pertino CMO Todd Krautkremer believes the Internet of Things should be called the Cloud of Things, since you can only derive its full benefit through cloud computing and storage. Read Original Content

Dell Inc. has debuted its first lab devoted to researching the Internet of Things at the company's Santa Clara offices, reports the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Read Original Content

According to a new report by ISACA, about 50 percent of over 1,600 EMEA-based IT professionals surveyed by the association believe the benefits of IoT far outweigh the costs. Read Original Content

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