Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of March 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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With the increased adoption of IoT in the manufacturing sector, the Internet of things Market in China is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 32.15 percent from 2014-2019, says research firm Technavio. Read Original Content

More than 500 enterprises now rely on Telefonica’s Smart M2M solution worldwide, reaffirming the service provider’s continued prominence and stature in the global M2M space. Read Original Content

According to GSMA, research shows that 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

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Over a billion devices will connect people at homes and offices through the Internet of Things, making people and cities smart, global technology research firm Gartner said on Friday. Read Original Content

Gartner has predicted that by 2020 the number of connected things being used by smart cities will reach 9.7 billion. Read Original Content


Technology firms in Taiwan and Asia are well positioned to capture significant value from the nascent Internet-of-Things market, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Read Original Content

According to Market Research Store, Global Internet of Things market Internet of Things market will grow at a  compound annual growth rate of 31.72 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

Apple could soon launch an iPhone dock as the central hub of its HomeKit smart home initiative, according to a new patent application published by the USPTO. 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.