We Will Soon Be Outnumbered: Weekly M2M Roundup

While so many had their eyes glued on the iPhone 6 this week, here is a sampling of M2M industry stories you may have missed:

Supply chain M2M infographic

Australian M2M market predicted to reach AU$530 million by 2019
New Ovum study commissioned by Vodafone Australia predicts that the three largest users of M2M technology will be in transport, manufacturing, and retail, with other rises expected to come in energy through the use of smart meters, as well as healthcare.

M2M ‘Set to Transform Supply Chain, Transportation’
New eft/AT&T study says 46.6% of transportation and supply chain management executives plan to deploy M2M in the future. Study is accompanied by this new supply chain M2M inforgraphic.

Connected ‘Things’ Will Outnumber People in Coming Years
According to a new report by Visiongain, M2M connections will hit 257.8 million by the end of this year, making up 3.3% of all wireless connections worldwide. As M2M becomes a key feature across many industry verticals, this number of connections will soon outnumber people. Wow.

M2M industry prepares for 2G sunset
Plenty of M2M chatter at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week, including the perils of relying on longer-term 2G solutions.

Oh, and there was this.

Mark Kuiack

Mark Kuiack is Director of Digital Marketing for ORBCOMM. He is responsible for the strategic direction of ORBCOMM's web and social media presence, and has over 15 years of experience in marketing and writing about various technology applications.

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