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Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of December 14, 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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Mind Commerce sees total M2M related revenue growing from $37.9 billion in 2014 to $102.3 billion in 2019 with a compound annual growth rate of twenty-two percent. The top industry sectors by revenue through 2019 are expected to be healthcare, manufacturing, and energy. Read Original Content

In Q3 2014, Intel’s year-old Internet of Things Solutions group generated some $530 million in revenue from IoT-related activities, dwarfing the $1 million put up by the chip giant’s mobile and communications unit and nearly matching its software and services sales. Read Original Content

Tech industry analyst Gartner predicts the IoT will consist of some 26 billion connected devices by 2020 – up from 900 million in 2009. These devices range from sensors in everyday objects such as cars, street lighting and home heating systems to industrial and manufacturing processes. Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit www.B2M-Solutions.com.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions

According to Frost and Sullivan, the global smart city market will be valued at US $1.565 trillion in 2020. Over 26 Global Cities are expected to be Smart Cities in 2025, with more than 50 percent of these smart cities from Europe and North America. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, 70 percent of electricity customers in Europe will have smart meters by 2022. At the end of 2014, there were 67.9 million smart electricity meters in the EU28+2 area, corresponding to a penetration rate of 24 percent. Read Original Content

According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market intelligence organization the demand for smart electricity meters, estimated at 25 million units in 2011 will grow by six times and reach over 148 million units by the end of 2018. Read Original Content

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, 70 percent of electricity customers in Europe will have smart meters by 2022. At the end of 2014, there were 67.9 million smart electricity meters in the EU28+2 area, corresponding to a penetration rate of 24 percent. Read Original Content

An Ovum study commissioned by Vodafone Australia predicts Australia's machine-to-machine technology market will grow to AU $530 million by 2019. Read Original Content

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