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Field Mobility News Weekly

Week of June 6, 2011 - Special Edition

This is a special edition of the Field Mobility News Weekly.  In this edition I have collected the best market and trend numbers from the past few months and aggregated them into one edition.  You can save this edition and use these numbers in your own business plans and presentations.

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The global RFID market looks bright, as advancements in technology have spiked adoption across different fields. RFID tags accounted for more than 50 percent of the world's RFID revenues in 2009, with figures reaching between 1.5 and 2.5 Billion.  Read Original Content

Juniper Research estimates that some 500 million people across the globe will use their NFC enabled mobile devices to travel on metros and buses by 2015.  Read Original Content

According to a study, approximately 30 percent of physicians access medical information using a handheld device or smartphone.  Read Original Content

Since 1995, Syclo has enabled hundreds of companies in 37 countries and industries supercharge their businesses with mobility.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Syclo.  http://www.syclo.com/.

In the upcoming years mobile ticketing will spread beyond Europe and will increase in usage throughout North America.  Read Original Content

Noteworthy News

Malaysia will give locally reared pigs embedded identity discs in a bid to stop the illegal slaughter and distribution of meat that is unfit for human consumption.  Read Original Content

ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. Has announced that the UK's largest water and wastewater services company, Thames Water, has selected the ClickSoftware Service Optimization Suite.  Read Original Content

Salt Lake International Airport was able to reduce its workload by 90 percent after implementing fleet management technology.  Read Original Content

SAP is developing field service mobile applications that are aimed at technicians and other workers who are frequently away from a central location, servicing customers.  Read Original Content

Handheld Group will supply Netherlands Railways with more than 10,000 rugged handhelds for ticket control, travel information and support of workflow processes.  Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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Kevin Benedict serves as the Senior Vice President, Solutions Strategy, at Regalix, a Silicon Valley based company, focused on bringing the best strategies, digital technologies, processes and people together to deliver improved customer experiences, journeys and success through the combination of intelligent solutions, analytics, automation and services. He is a popular writer, speaker and futurist, and in the past 8 years he has taught workshops for large enterprises and government agencies in 18 different countries. He has over 32 years of experience working with strategic enterprise IT solutions and business processes, and he is also a veteran executive working with both solution and services companies. He has written dozens of technology and strategy reports, over a thousand articles, interviewed hundreds of technology experts, and produced videos on the future of digital technologies and their impact on industries.

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