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Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of December 14, 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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Global Industry Analysts, expect the global GIS market to hit $10.6 billion by 2015. According to market research aggregator Bharat Book Bureau, the market will reach a 9.6 compound annual growth rate between 2012 and 2016. Read Original Content

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, Berg Insight reports. Read Original Content

Michelin has announced it intends to acquire Sascar, a leading Brazilian fleet management and freight security company for a total price of €520 million. Read Original Content

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According to Frost and Sullivan, the global smart city market will be valued at US $1.565 trillion in 2020. More than 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

The analysts at Research and Markets forecast the GIS market in the retail sector to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 12.57 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

The worldwide market for chips supplying wireless sensor networks is set to grow from $2.7 billion in 2013 and reach $12 billion by 2020. This is a compound annual growth rate over the period of 23 percent. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets the global market size for precision farming to grow over $6.34 billion by 2022 at an estimated compound annual growth of 13.09 percent from 2015 to 2022. Read Original Content

Analysts at Research and Markets forecast the global GIS market in the government sector will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

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