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Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of August 3, 2014

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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Transparency Market Research’s new report discusses the demand for smart electricity meters which was 25 million units in 2011, and is expected to reach over 148 million units in 2018, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 18.7 percent from 2012 to 2018. Read Original Content

Health, commercial/enterprise, wearables, and iBeacons will help revive the GPS tracking device market, with ABI Research forecasting the market to reach over $3.5 billion in 2019. Read Original Content

The growth of precision farming market is expected to be remarkable, and is estimated to reach $3.7 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 13.36 percent to 2018, according to a report by ReportsnReports. Read Original Content

The cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications can actually meet or exceed the original cost and time to implement those systems. In their new report, “StarMobile Transforms Enterprise Apps into Mobile Apps”, 451 Research details the advantages of StarMobile’s app development tool and how it can drastically reduce the cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications. Download report here: http://starmobileinc.com/report-451research-starmobile-transforms-mobile-apps-into-enterprise-apps/

MarketsandMarkets expects the global commercial telematics market to be $17.31 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow to $39.15 billion in 2019. This represents an estimated compound annual growth rate of 17.7 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Russia/Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe was 2.9 million in Q4 2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 15.7 percent, this number is expected to reach 5.9 million by 2018. Read Original Content
TechNavio's analysts forecast the global GIS market in the utility industry will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.27 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

MarketsandMarkets forecasts the location based services market to grow from $8.12 billion in 2014 to $39.87 billion in 2019. This represents a compound annual growth rate of 25.5 percent from 2015 to 2019. Read Original Content

Semiconductor wireless sensor networks markets at $2.7 billion in 2013 are forecast to reach $12 billion worldwide by 2020. Wild growth, frequently measured as penetration rates is a result of the change out of wired sensor networks for wireless ones. Read Original Content

TomTom Telematics continues to strengthen its position as the market leader in fleet management and vehicle tracking in Europe. At the end of the second quarter of 2014 it had 395,000 subscriptions, a 47 percent year-on-year growth. Read Original Content

The number of fleet management systems deployed in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe is expected to grow from 2.9 million in the last quarter 2013 to 5.9 million by 2018. Read Original Content

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