Sunday, January 04, 2015

Kevin Benedict’s Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of January 4, 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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Mind Commerce sees total M2M related revenue growing from $37.9 billion in 2014 to $102.3 billion in 2019 with a combined annual growth rate of twenty-two percent. Read Original Content

According to analyst firm NanoMarkets the market for sensors sold for consumer applications in the Internet of Things is expected to reach $11.4 billion in revenues by 2019. Read Original Content

IC Insights predicts web-connected things will account for 85 percent of 29.5 billion Internet connections worldwide by 2020. This is on the assumption that missing Internet of Thing standards are developed over the next several years. Read Original Content

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The big data and analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2015, according to IDC. Read Original Content

According to a new report by Research and Markets, 70 percent of electricity customers in Europe will have smart meters by 2022. Read Original Content

According to GlobalData's latest report, smart meter market revenues in Brazil will increase tenfold, from $36 million in 2013 to $432 million by 2020. The main market drivers for this projected growth are the need to upgrade grid reliability and power outages, and to improve the integration of renewable energy generation into the system, reducing per-capita power consumption. Read Original Content

The global smart energy meter market is expected to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 8.1 percent from 2015-2019, according to a new report from research firm TechNavio. 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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***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.