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M2M Network Security Market to Generate $752 million by 2017 as Critical Infrastructure Concerns Grow

M2M Network Security Market to Generate $752 million by 2017 as Critical Infrastructure Concerns Grow

The growing presence of mainstream M2M solutions within critical information infrastructure such as utilities, healthcare, and finance is creating a headache for service providers and critical infrastructure operators who see the benefits of added connectivity and are just waking up to the potential security threats. This problem will become a critical issue in the coming months due to the ever-growing number of cyber-attacks directed against the banking and energy companies such as HSBC, Saudi Aramco, RasGas, and Telvent M2M networks are [...]

Cellular M2M connections in the retail industry surpassed 10 million in 2011

Cellular M2M connections in the retail industry surpassed 10 million in 2011

The number of cellular M2M connections in the retail industry reached 10.3 million worldwide in 2011, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. Cellular M2M technology enables devices such as POS terminals, ATMs and ticketing machines to be used at new locations where fixed line connectivity is unavailable or impractical. The technology has a more transformational effect on markets such as vending and parking, where machine operators need to reorganize their operations in order to benefit from the availability of real-time [...]

Strong momentum for wireless M2M communication in the beginning of 2012

Strong momentum for wireless M2M communication in the beginning of 2012

The global wireless M2M market was strong in 2011, displaying growth in all major world regions and vertical segments. Berg Insight estimates that shipments of cellular M2M devices increased by 35.3 percent to a new record level of 50.8 million units. Adjusted for churn, this resulted in net additions of 29.3 million M2M connections in 2011, taking the worldwide number of cellular M2M subscribers to an estimated 108.0 million. Until 2016, Berg Insight forecasts that shipments of cellular M2M devices are forecasted to grow at a compound [...]

The M2M Software Platform Market Will Grow to $3.85 Billion by 2017 as Merchant-Market Platforms Increasingly Displace Self-Built Solutions

The M2M Software Platform Market Will Grow to $3.85 Billion by 2017 as Merchant-Market Platforms Increasingly Displace Self-Built Solutions

The cellular M2M market will rise from about 110 million cumulative connections globally in 2011 to roughly 453 million cumulative connections by 2017. Nevertheless, a key challenge for the industry remains the complexity of developing, deploying, and managing M2M applications over the cellular network. Practice director Sam Lucero says: “This is a challenge both for mobile network operators (MNOs) that are trying to offer profitable services tailored to the M2M market, as well as for [...]

Shipments of consumer M2M devices will reach 37.9 million in 2016

Shipments of consumer M2M devices will reach 37.9 million in 2016

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, the number of shipped consumer M2M devices with cellular connectivity grew to 7.1 million worldwide in 2011, up from 6.4 million in the previous year. The consumer electronics market has experienced an incredible growth during the digitalisation era in the last decade. Today, dedicated devices such as PNDs, digital cameras, handheld gaming consoles and PMPs are facing fierce competition from converged multipurpose devices such as smartphones and tablets. Mobility, connectivity and [...]

The global satellite M2M market is forecast to reach 2.3 billion EUR in 2016

The global satellite M2M market is forecast to reach 2.3 billion EUR in 2016

IDATE just releases the first edition of its market report providing its readers with an analysis of the M2M market that is currently changing shape, assessing the key technologies to accelerate such a development of this promising market, along with an examination of the positioning of the top players, the key issues to be addressed and market forecasts up to 2015 by geographical area and by type of market. M2M is a growing segment for the satellite industry, although satellite still has only a small share of the machine-to-machine [...]

90 Million Homes Worldwide Will Employ Home Automation Systems by 2017

90 Million Homes Worldwide Will Employ Home Automation Systems by 2017

New subscription-based home automation offerings are rapidly transforming the way consumers will monitor, secure, and control their homes. Long the preserve of more expensive, custom-installed technology, home automation is moving into the mainstream, with companies such as ADT, Comcast, Verizon, Lowe’s, and many others all adding home automation to their customer services. A number of factors are driving the new entrants into the market. Connectivity is one key factor. Not only are there [...]

IEEE 802.15.4 IC Market Expected to Expand

IEEE 802.15.4 IC Market Expected to Expand

According to ABI Research, 850 million IEEE 802.15.4 chipsets, which support wireless sensor networks, will ship between 2010 and 2016, despite strong competition from Bluetooth, reflecting a compound annual growth rate of over 60%. The IEEE 802.15.4 IC market, often referred to as wireless sensor networks, will expand to over 850 million units per annum by 2016, experiencing a compound annual growth rate of over 60% from 2010 to 2016. While growth is led by advanced metering infrastructure equipment, significant uptake is expected in [...]

Global Telematic Insurance Market to Overtake €50 Billion by 2020

Global Telematic Insurance Market to Overtake €50 Billion by 2020

Pay As You Drive will shake up motor insurers worldwide. International strategy consulting firm PTOLEMUS Consulting Group has published the most comprehensive report ever written on Insurance Telematics. The 400-page strategic report is set to become the industry's reference document, covering the global car insurance landscape, new telematic technologies, how they are turning the economics of the market upside down, response strategies for insurers and much more. With over 2 million customers, the Pay As You Drive (PAYD) market has [...]

Annual Smart Grid Spending to Reach $65 Billion by 2017

Annual Smart Grid Spending to Reach $65 Billion by 2017

Annual global spending on smart grid technologies, including smart meter implementations, as well as upgrades to transmission and distribution infrastructure, is expected to reach $65 billion by 2017. Much of the electricity infrastructure in operation today is antiquated, highly inefficient, and cannot reliably manage the loads of today and tomorrow without significant upgrades taking place. With climate change high on the political agenda and utilities keen to increase operational efficiencies, there is an obvious and pressing need for a [...]

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