Monday, December 08, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly - Week of December 7, 2014

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 global smart city market will be valued at $1.565 trillion in 2020, according to Frost & Sullivan. Over 26 global cities are expected to be smart cities in 2025, with more than 50 percent of these smart cities from Europe and North America. Read Original Content

According to 6Wresearch, a global market research and consulting firm specializing in emerging markets, India's M2M market is expected to touch US $98.38 million by 2016 at a compound annual growth rate of 33.81 percent from 2011.  Read OriginalContent

According to IDC, Within the next five years, more than 90 percent of all IoT data will be hosted on service provider platforms as cloud computing reduces the complexity of supporting IoT “Data Blending”. ReadOriginal Content

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With an expected 26 billion connected devices to be in use around the world by 2020, field automation is the next big area of growth for M2M and IoT solutions, especially in the coming six months to a year. ReadOriginal Content

MarketsandMarkets forecasts the Internet of Things Market & M2M Communication to grow from $255.87 billion in 2014 to $947.29 billion in 2019, at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 29.9 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

The Indian Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has drafted an IoT policy, with the goal of creating an IoT industry in the country worth $15 billion by 2020. Read Original Content

Gartner projects the Internet of Things market to have 26 billion connected devices by the year 2020. This rapid growth from .9 billion in 2009 will inevitably bring about changes to existing operator business models and open new doors for value-added services. Read Original Content

According to a recent report from Navigant Research, worldwide revenue from smart grid technologies is expected to grow from $44.1 billion in 2014 to $70.2 billion in 2023. Read Original Content

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