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Kevin Benedict's Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of February 15, 2015

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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According to a new RFID sector survey by IDTechEx Research, the RFID market will increase from $6.98 billion in 2012 to $7.88 billion, and will reach $23.4 billion in 2020. Read Original Content

The analysts forecast the GIS market in the Europe and Middle East region to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 9.27 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Mimram Site Services, a specialist electrical services company in the UK, has reported a reduction in speeding and a 10 percent saving in fuel costs after implementing a telematics solution from Masternaut into its mixed fleet of 58 vehicles. Read Original Content

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A recent report by ABI Research forecasts revenues in the commercial fleet telematics market will increase from $7.25 billion in 2012 to $26.8 billion in 2018. Read Original Content

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in China was 2.1 million in Q4-2014. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 22.9 percent, this number is expected to reach 5.9 million by 2019. Read Original Content

According to, the India telematics market is projected to touch $301.23 million by 2021. Read Original Content

Logistics firm Buffaload says it has cut fuel bills by £4,000 a week, after implementing Verilocation’s CANbus-based telematics, temperature monitoring and tracking systems across its truck and double-deck trailer fleet. 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

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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.