Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of February 22, 2015

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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Leading M2M market analysts at Beecham Research predict almost one billion cellular M2M connections worldwide by 2020, according to a new report published today. Read Original Content

A new study from Accenture found 73 percent of companies have yet to make any "concrete investments" in the Internet of Things. Read Original Content

Global sales from the Internet of Things portion of electronic systems will grow from $57.7 billion this year to $103.6 billion in 2018, which represents a compound annual growth rate of 21 percent in the five years between 2013 and 2018, industry analysts say. Read Original Content

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Analysts forecast the global smart grid networking market to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 11.1 percent over the period 2014-2019. According to the report, increase in smart grid deployment is one of the key factors in this market’s growth. Read Original Content

Smart grid analytics market is expected to grow from $12 billion in 2014 to $5.5 billion by 2019, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 25.0 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content


There will be more than 250 million connected cars by the end of the decade, according to Gartner analysts. Read Original Content

Thanks in large part to Apple, sales of wearables will grow from 29 million in 2014 to 172 million in 2018, predicts market research firm CCS Insight. Read Original Content

A recent report from Frost & Sullivan revealed the global wireless sensor networks market earned revenues of $1.20 billion in 2014 and estimated this to reach $3.26 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 18.1 per cent. Read Original Content

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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.