Vodafone stays on top in Machina Research’s 2013 M2M CSP Benchmarking Study

Reading, UK. April 4, 2013 – Machina Research today announced the results of its annual M2M Communications Service Provider Benchmarking Study. For the second year running, Vodafone was crowned the CSP best placed to take advantage of the global M2M opportunity.

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App-Connected vehicles to reach 20% of consumer cars in Western Europe and North America by 2017

A new report from Juniper Research has found that advancements in entertainment head-units and higher smartphone penetration will result in App-capability reaching a fifth of all consumer vehicles in the developed markets of North America and Western Europe by 2017

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Global market for IoT sensors estimated at US$ 1.6bn in 2013, says NanoMarkets

Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets announced the release of its new report titled “Sensors for the Internet-of-Things: 2013 -2020”

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Location-based service revenues in Europe to reach €825 million by 2017

According to a new research report by Berg Insight, mobile location-based service (LBS) revenues in Europe are forecast to grow from €325 million in 2012 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.5% to reach €825 million in 2017

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Smart appliance market to reach nearly $35 billion annually by 2020, forecasts Pike Research

According to a recent report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, the annual value of the smart appliance market will grow from $613 million in 2012 to $34.9 billion in 2020

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Proprietary wireless technologies: do they still have a place in home automation?

A new study from IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS, projects that just 10 per cent of the smart home nodes that will be deployed during the period 2010 to 2017 will include proprietary wireless technologies

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Devices with integrated cellular connectivity projected to grow 46.3% to 7.1m in 2017

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Berg Insight AB’s new report “mHealth and Home Monitoring – 5th Edition” to their offering

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Mobile wearable devices & smart glasses to reach sales of almost 70 million by 2017, finds Juniper

A new report from Juniper Research finds that there will be a total of almost 70 million smart wearable devices sold in 2017

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Berg Insight says 2.8 million patients are remotely monitored today

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 2.8 million patients worldwide were using a home monitoring service based on equipment with integrated connectivity at the end of 2012

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Global smart electricity meter installed base to double by 2016

By the end of 2016, the global installed base of advanced electricity meters is expected to double, according to a new market study from IMS Research

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Smart utility meters to account for half of all meter market revenues by 2016

The overall utility billing meter market is expected to reach nearly $13 billion in 2016, according to a study recently published by IMS Research, now part of IHS. 2016 is also anticipated to be the first time

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The $$ cost of M2M hype and false hopes

(EDITORIAL): How often have you looked at M2M research figures and muttered, “Really?” Many of the people I talk to, says editor, Jeremy Cowan, are as unimpressed as I am by forecasts of billions of connected devices and trillion dollar revenues. Eventually such figures become meaningless.

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In 2016 4.3 million small business and home alarm systems will be connected to European cellular networks

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, shipments of wireless M2M modules for security applications in EU27+2 is forecasted to grow from 2.9 million in 2011 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.1 percent to reach 20.0 million in 2016.

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Gas Meter Market to reach $2 billion annually in 2013

Revenues for the global gas meter market are to surpass $2 billion annually in 2013, according to a new market study from IMS Research.

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IMS Research report on Automotive Touchscreen market

IMS Research has published a new report entitled The World Market for Automotive User Interfaces – 2012. The report forecasts that unit sales of automotive touch screens will increase rapidly in the next eight years to an estimated 35.7 million units globally in 2019.

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Smart tech roll-out fires up UK energy firms to overhaul customer service in 2013

The mass UK adoption of smart technology, including smart grids and smart meters, is sparking energy and water suppliers to invest in customer engagement strategies and technology to meet the increasing pressure on customer service, according to a new report from Aspect.

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