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Field Mobility News Weekly

Week of June 8, 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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According to Visiongain, the value of the global Commercial Vehicle Telematics market will reach $11.2bn in 2014. Read Original Content

The state utility of Lebanon, Electricité Du Liban, will roll out 1.2 million smart meter units from June 2014, as part of a US$200 million program to re-engineer and expand the network, improve customer services as well as reverse the company's revenue losses. Read Original Content

According to The National Institute of Standards and Technology by 2015, nearly a third of the 144 million meters in the U.S. will be smart meters. Read Original Content

The True Cost of Mobility - Companies are under tremendous pressure to develop and deploy mobile apps for their business systems, yet the traditional approach to mobile app development typically costs $250K+ and takes 6+ months for a single app. Today IT professionals are exploring platforms that radically reduce costs and time-to-market for their mobile initiatives, especially around complex applications such as SAP, Oracle, or custom applications. Download the whitepaper -https://www.capriza.com/resources/whitepapers/?resource=true-cost-of-enterprise-mobility&adgroup=MES

The use of Radio-Frequency Identification in the aviation industry in the Middle East region is expected to grow significantly in the next two years with an increasing number of airports, cargo and flight catering companies, duty free facilities and customs authorities deploying this modern technology in their operations. Read Original Content

The annual savings in fuel usage for the 12.6 percent of fleets that currently use fleet telematics could exceed $2 billion, and an average 20-percent decline in drivers' hours on the road could produce a whopping $35 billion reduction in payroll costs-more than $14,000 per vehicle. Read Original Content

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research the global RFID blood refrigerators and freezers market was valued at $40.9 million in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.8 percent from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of $174.2 million in 2019. Read Original Content

A recent study by Markets and Markets reports the Smart Gas market is expected to grow from $6.61 billion in 2014 to $11.31 billion in 2019. This represents a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 11.4 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

According to Markets and Markets the Location Analytics Market is estimated to grow from $6.83 billion in 2014 to $11.84 billion in 2019, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 11.6 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

Annual utility spending on smart grid as a service technology will grow from $1.7 billion in 2014 to $11.2 billion in 2023, totaling $57.6 billion over that period, according to Navigant Research. Read Original Content

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