Thursday, October 27, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of October 24, 2011

The Mobility Charts Weekly is a weekly publication of charts depicting the current and future status of the enterprise mobility market.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

Pike Research published a report focused on global smart meter growth earlier this year.  According to the report nearly every region will experience significant smart meter growth between 2011 and 2018, growing at an annual rate of 40 percent.  Read Original Content

Forrester Research conducted a study on the future market for tablet devices, comparing them to the future market of laptop and desktop sales.  Their research concludes that desktop sales will continue to decline while overall tablet sales will begin to control a larger share of the computer sales market.  Read Original Content

An article published by Fierce Wireless highlights the emerging market for wearable medical devices that connect patients to hospitals using M2M solutions.  The number of shipments is expected to grow rapidly in the next few years.  Professional on-site healthcare and sports and fitness divisions are expected to order 200 million devices during 2014.  Read Original Content


Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.