Monday, April 06, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of April 5, 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 Research Beam, Global Fleet Management System market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 26.23 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

According to ABI Research’s consumer survey report, telematics penetration in cars is expected to increase from 11.4 percent in 2012 to 60.1 percent in 2017. Read Original Content

There are nearly 1.4 billion water meters globally and this is set to grow to almost 1.8 billion in 2025,” according to Ben Gardner, president of Northeast Group. Read Original Content

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According to Transparency Market Research the market of electricity meters will demonstrate a compound annual growth rate of 18.7 percent during the forecast period of 2012 to 2018. The electricity meters (smart meters) market valued at US $4 billion in 2011 and will reach US $19.8 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate of 16.5 percent during the forecast period. Read Original Content

The 1.8 billion unit global electricity metering market is undergoing a shift from legacy to smart metering technologies. Higher value smart meters will boost the global market from its current $9 billion annual size to $26.8 billion per year by 2024, according to a new dataset published by Northeast Group, LLC. Read Original Content

A new report forecasts global revenue from smart meters will increase over the next decade from $5.1 billion in 2014 to $6.6 billion in 2023. The data from Navigant Research examined the worldwide market opportunities for smart electric meters. Read Original Content

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Global Wireless Sensor Networks Market, finds the market earned revenues of $1.20 billion in 2014 and estimates this to reach $3.26 billion in 2020 at a compound growth rate of 18.1 percent. Read Original Content

IBM Corporation has recently announced its investment plans regarding Internet of Things for the enterprise market. The company plans to invest $3 billion over the next four years to set up a new IoT unit as well as a cloud-based open platform for clients and ecosystem partners to build IoT solutions. 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.