Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of March 15, 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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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

The analysts forecast the global M2M services market to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 24.27 percent over the period 2015-2019. Read Original Content

Research and Markets has announced a new report entitled "Global Connected Health M2M Market 2015-2019". The report forecasts the global connected health M2M market to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 33.08 percent over the period 2014-2019 Read Original Content

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Amazon.com has acquired 2lemetry, a startup that has developed a platform for the integration of connected devices across enterprises, as it expands on its Internet of Things strategy.  Read Original Content

ARM and IBM want hobbyists to make their own connected devices in a matter of minutes with a new development kit recently announced. The ARM mbed IoT Starter Kit—ethernet Edition will allow users to make cloud-ready Internet of Things products that could receive or transmit data for analysis or alerts. Read Original Content


A study from Tech Pro Research shows how combining IoT with big data is benefiting organizations by helping them see what's coming, spotting potential risks and making better informed decisions. Read Original Content

According to a recent report from Navigant Research, the global smart city technology market is expected to grow from $8.8 billion annually in 2014 to more than $27.5 billion by 2023. Read Original Content

IHS forecasts annual investment on smart city projects will rise from the current $1 billion to $12 billion in 2025. 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.