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Smart Electricity Meters to Reach 100 Million Milestone in 2014

Smart Electricity Meters to Reach 100 Million Milestone in 2014

Counter to the somber mood that many metering manufacturers have been displaying in recent years, worldwide shipments of communication-enabled meters will grow to more than 100 million units annually in 2014, according to IHS Inc. Up from an estimated 82 million units in 2013, annual shipments of the meters will pass the hundred-million mark next year and remain there until at least 2017. By then, these units are expected to account for almost $5 billion in revenue for meter manufacturers, reveals the report entitled “The World Market for [...]

Using M2M Technologies to Overcome Challenges in the Retail Sector

Using M2M Technologies to Overcome Challenges in the Retail Sector

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. In a highly competitive industry like the retail sector, it is important to maintain efficiency in routine operations and develop innovative methods of engaging with the customer. M2M technologies can help improve coordination in the supply chain, react adequately to market demands, and improve interaction with the customer. This market insight discusses the challenges faced by the retail sector and explains how using M2M technologies can address [...]

M2M and MVNOs driving US connections growth

M2M and MVNOs driving US connections growth

According to a GSMA Intelligence research, MVNO and M2M services are playing an important role in boosting US mobile operators’ quarterly connection gains, often offsetting slowing growth in traditional mobile services. Mobile operators in the US typically define wholesale connections as MVNO connections that they often group with M2M connections in their reporting. These metrics have historically been reported by six US operators – namely AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Clearwire and Verizon Wireless – and in this analysis, [...]

Big Data, Big Opportunities

Big Data, Big Opportunities

Big data is the term for a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications. The challenges include capture, curation, storage, search, sharing, transfer, analysis, and visualization . Here is an interesting infographic provided by elexio.com showing the huge figures and opportunities behind the "Big Data". Source: big data infographic Source: Wikipedia

With an Installed Base of 10 Billion Devices Expected in 2018, Bluetooth will be an Essential Tool for Building the Internet of Everything

With an Installed Base of 10 Billion Devices Expected in 2018, Bluetooth will be an Essential Tool for Building the Internet of Everything

ABI Research estimates that the installed base of Bluetooth-enabled devices alone reached 3.5 billion in 2012 and is forecast to grow to almost 10 billion by 2018—this doesn’t take into account many other technologies such as Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and cellular. The emergence of standardized ultra-low power wireless technologies is one of the main enablers of the Internet of Everything (IoE) with semiconductor vendors and standards bodies at the forefront of the market push, helping to bring the IoE into reality. 2013 is seen by many as the [...]

Opportunities for the Semiconductor Industry in the Smart Lighting Business

Opportunities for the Semiconductor Industry in the Smart Lighting Business

In its new report "Markets for Smart Lighting Driver, Controller and Sensor Chips", NanoMarkets estimates that the market for smart lighting chips will be about $530 million by 2018, growing to $1.3 billion by 2020. This report analyzes and forecasts opportunities for chipmakers in LED drivers, MCUs and sensors for smart lighting. Smart lighting includes systems providing high levels of energy efficiency, color tuning capabilities and/or visible light communications. From the Report: As the LED backlighting market slows, LED driver [...]

Embedded systems market sales to reach $194 billion by 2018

Embedded systems market sales to reach $194 billion by 2018

A Transparency Market Research report projects sales for the embedded systems segment will reach $194.27 billion by 2018. According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Embedded System Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth , Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018", the market was valued at $121 billion in 2011, which is expected to reach $194.27 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2012 to 2018. Increasing demand for smart devices such as smart electricity and water meters is a [...]

M2M Cellular Connections to Exceed 450 Million by 2018 as ARPUs are Squeezed

M2M Cellular Connections to Exceed 450 Million by 2018 as ARPUs are Squeezed

In an update to ABI Research’s M2M Market Data, cellular M2M connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens but with improving world economics connection growth will accelerate to a CAGR of 26% through 2018. However, recent connection growth has come in the face of declining connection ARPUs. Practice director, Dan Shey comments: “The market for M2M connections can be classified as very competitive to hyper-competitive depending on the [...]

70% of Manufacturers are Evaluating, Planning or Implementing Smart Technologies for After Sales Service

70% of Manufacturers are Evaluating, Planning or Implementing Smart Technologies for After Sales Service

Service-oriented product strategy is #1 capability needed to grow service revenue profitably. IDC Manufacturing Insights today announced the availability of a new report, “Business Strategy: Modernizing the Service Chain with Smart Technology,” which evaluates smart technology investments by manufacturers in discrete, process and life sciences industries, and highlights specific areas of spending and motivating factors in after sales service. IDC Manufacturing Insights research shows over the next 3 years, manufacturers increasingly [...]

Deutsche Telekom leads Informa’s ranking of top 30 telecoms operators in the worldwide automotive market

Deutsche Telekom leads Informa’s ranking of top 30 telecoms operators in the worldwide automotive market

DT pulls out in front as operator activity accelerates in 2012-13. Telecoms-operator activity in the automotive sector has accelerated sharply in the last 12 months as the connected vehicle continues to inspire new services and partnerships. According to Informa Telecoms & Media, 58% of the world’s major telecoms-operator groups are active in this market – the most common services being driver behavior monitoring, navigation, information/entertainment, and enhanced fleet-management telematics. Informa today publishes its Enterprise [...]

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