Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of March 8, 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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According to Compass Intelligence, the market for sensors in M2M & IoT is estimated at US $5.2 billion in 2014 and expected to triple in size to $15.7 billion in 2019 at a combined annual growth rate of 24.7 percent. Read Original Content

According to GSMA research, at the current rate of trajectory, global cellular M2M connections will reach close to one billion by 2020, growing at 25 percent per year over the period 2015 to 2020. Read Original Content

A new study from Strategy Analytics, "M2M Connections by Industry Vertical and Bandwidth" predicts machine-to-machine connections will grow from 368 million in 2014 to 2.1 billion by 2022. The Asia Pacific region will spur much of this growth. The need for speed is also driving new adoptions: 75 percent of new M2M connections will be on 3G or faster networks by 2022. Read Original Content

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The smart city technology market is expected to grow from $8.8 billion annually in 2014 to more than $27.5 billion by 2023, said Navigant Research. Read Original Content

The market for power sources used in the "Internet of Things" will grow from $57 million this year to $590 million in 2018 and more than $2.4 billion by 2021. Read Original Content

Worldwide sales from IoT functions for Internet communications and sensor subsystems totaled $48.3 billion last year, and will grow 19 percent in 2015 to $57.7 billion, predict analysts at market researcher IC Insights Inc. in Scottsdale, Ariz. Read Original Content

Globally, the turnover associated with the IoT market (sensors, services, platforms and analytics) will grow from $1.3 trillion in 2013 to $3.04 trillion in 2020 with a compound annual growth rate of 13 percent, says IDC. Read Original Content

By 2024, there will be an installed base of nearly 1.1 billion smart residential meters worldwide, or 57 percent market penetration. The top countries by value over the next decade will be the United States, Japan, China, Brazil, India, UK, France, Germany, Russia and Mexico. 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.