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Kevin Benedict's Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of April 12, 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 HIS, by 2020 about 600 thousand cellular-enabled smart water meters will be shipped to the North American market annually. Read Original Content

The China Smart Meter Industry Report, 2014-2018 market research says the advancing smart grid construction in China spurred the constant growth of smart meter demand. By the end of 2013, 370 million smart meters had been accumulatively installed in China, and the figure is expected to hit 500 million in 2015. Read Original Content

According to Big Market Research, semiconductor wireless sensor networks markets at $2.7 billion in 2013 are forecast to reach $12 billion worldwide by 2020. Read Original Content

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The global temperature sensors market is expected to reach US $6.13 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Read Original Content

Gartner has estimated that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020. Read Original Content

According to new market research published by MarketsandMarkets, the mid and high level precision GPS market is expected to reach $3.09 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 16.36 percent between 2015 and 2020. Read Original Content

The global 3D mapping and modeling market was valued at US $2,916.8 million in 2013 and is expected to reach US $4,416.5 million by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 6.4 percent from 2014 to 2020. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the GIS market in North America to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.91 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict
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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.