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Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Sensing, Internet of Things


20% of Likely Smart Home Adopters Will Have 50+ Wireless Sensors by 2018

July 31, 2014-- Wireless mesh sensor networks are making the smart home promise a reality ...  More

Half of Americans Are Interested In Wireless LED Lighting

July 30, 2014-- Wireless LED light bulbs will be widespread in American homes within the next five years...  More

330 Million Smartwatches by 2018

June 30, 2014-- A disrupter of today’s smart devices, voice controlled, sensor-fused and cloud connected smartwatches will replace the application needs of many smart phone users...  More

$47 Billion Mobile Sensing Wearables Market in 2018

June 26, 2014-- Wearable sensors enabled by low power wireless components, mobile apps, cloud computing and a receptive fashion industry has created a technology tsunami for developers and investors...  More

30 Percent More Americans Prefer Smart Watches over Activity Trackers

May 29, 2014-- Consumers are most likely to purchase a smart watch compared with other mobile sensing wearable technology products...  More

1 in 5 Americans Will Own a Wearable Technology Product by 2015

April 30, 2014-- Mass market adoption for wearable technologies is underway in the U.S...  More

Wireless Smart Energy Markets to Reach $20 Billion by 2018

April 17, 2014-- Wireless sensor networking (WSN) has created a multi-billion dollar Smart Energy market...  More

$3.4 Billion Invested in Wireless Smart Object Startups

March 27, 2014-- Wireless smart object technologies have accelerated growth for Internet of Things (IoT) markets...  More

50 Million Wireless Smart Homes and Buildings by 2018

Feb. 27, 2014-- By 2018, there will be 50 million smart homes and buildings enabled by wireless sensor network (WSN) technology...  More

40 Percent of Consumers Are Willing to Allow Their Utility to Remotely Control Home Energy Devices

Feb. 20, 2014— A recently completed survey with over 1000 U.S. consumers by ON World found that one in four are willing to allow utilities to remotely control home area network (HAN) devices to save energy costs...  More

ZigBee and 802.15.4 to Drive 43 Percent of Smart Energy Solutions

Jan. 29, 2014— ZigBee and IEEE 802.15.4 are driving Smart Energy solutions worldwide...  More

ZigBee Will Lead the Fixed Wireles Sensor Network Market to 1 Billion Units in 2018

Jan. 16, 2014— ZigBee Light Link assures a dominant role for ZigBee in the fixed Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) market...  More

5 Billion Wireless Sensing Internet of Things Devices by 2019

Dec. 19, 2013— Wirelessly connected Internet of Things solutions are changing the way people live and interact with their environment...  More

6.3 Million Outdoor Smart Wireless Lights by 2017

Nov. 20, 2013— Outdoor wireless lighting for municipalities and commercial properties is one of the fastest growing market segments for smart lighting...  More

100 Million Internet Connected Wireless Lights by 2020

Nov. 20, 2013— Wireless LED light bulbs will be one of the fastest growing Internet of Things markets over the next decade...  More

Retail Wireless Smart Lighting to Increase by 150% Over Last Year

Nov. 14, 2013— Rapid consumer adoption of wireless smart lighting systems is the start of a multi-year exponential growth story...  More

250 Million Wearable Health & Fitness Sensing Devices by 2017

Oct. 31, 2013— Demand for health and fitness solutions has made 2013 the year of wearable technologies...  More

Wireless Lighting Controls to Save Buildings $4 Billion in Energy Costs by 2020

Oct. 24, 2013— Within the next few years, smart buildings with wireless lighting solutions will save billions of dollars of energy, labor and component costs ...  More

100 Million Smart Building Wireless Sensor Network Devices by 2019

Sept. 30, 2013— Continuous advances with wireless sensor network (WSN) technologies will enable sentient buildings within the next decade ...  More

Wireless Sensor Networks in Small and Medium Sized Buildings to Increase 10X by 2017

Sept. 25, 2013— Wireless sensor networks (WSN) will be responsible for the majority of the growth in intelligent building systems ...  More

Health & Fitness Drives 40 Percent of Consumers to Consider Smart Watches

June 26, 2013—Wearable wireless sensors for health and fitness will be one of largest and fastest growing Internet of Things markets...  More

95 Million Bluetooth Chipset Shipments for Health & Fitness in 2017

June 12, 2013—Adoption of mobile sensing health and fitness products will increase by 500 percent over the next five years...  More

515 Million Mobile Sensing Health & Fitness Sensor Shipments in 2017

May 30, 2013—Mobile sensing technologies are revolutionizing healthcare by providing low-cost patient-centered solutions with real-time patient to doctor monitoring...   More


$975 Million Sports & Fitness Mobile Sensing App Market in 2017

May 23, 2013—Wearable sensors, smart mobile devices, MEMS sensors and a robust developer community have moved sports and fitness mobile sensing from early adopter to mass market... More

18 Million Health WSN Systems Will Ship in 2017

March 13, 2013—Smart mobile devices connected to wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have created new market opportunities for health and wellness... More

Health & Wellness Wireless Sensor Networks to be Worth $16 Billion in 2017

March 13, 2013—Cloud connected wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are changing the way consumers and healthcare organizations think about health and wellness... More

Technology Trends That Are Driving Internet of Things Markets

Jan. 30, 2013—Within the next five years, billions of Internet connected wireless smart objects will be in use... More

GreenPeak Announces the GP690 ZigBee PRO solution and the Open Smart Home Framework

January 7, 2013 – CES, Las Vegas – GreenPeak Technologies, a leading low power RF-communication semiconductor company, today announces the GP690, adding ZigBee PRO to its product portfolio and offering full support for its Open Smart Home Framework, integrating all three ZigBee networking variants Green Power, RF4CE and PRO into a single overall architecture. More (outside link)

Developers Identify New Opportunities for Internet of Things Markets

Dec. 5, 2012—Wireless sensor network (WSN) developers are finding an expanding ecosystem with Internet of Things markets... More

WSN Chipset Shipments Will Surpass 1 Billion by 2017

Nov. 14, 2012—Advanced Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) technologies are driving Internet of Things markets... More

Smart Home WSN Chipset Market to Increase 1400 Percent in 5 Years

Oct. 16, 2012—Opportunities for Wireless Sensor Networking (WSN) continue to expand and Smart Home offerings have become the focal point... More

ZigBee Alliance Celebrates 10 Years: Delivering The Internet of Things And Energy Management And Efficiency

Oct. 4, 2012—The ZigBee® Alliance celebrates its first decade of successes this month, most notably in enabling the growing machine-to-machine (M2M) an Internet of Things (IoT) trends and providing utilities and energy service providers with new consumer energy management and efficiency capabilities. More

Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks: Trends & Developments

InTech Magazine featured article, October 2012—Despite a challenging economy, the industrial Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) market has doubled over the past two years. More

39 Percent of Industrial Wireless Sensors to Enabled New Applications in 2016

San Diego, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012—Driven by standards based solutions, adoption of wireless sensor networking (WSN) is accelerating in the industrial sector... More

Oil & Gas Booming with the Help of Wireless Sensor Networks

San Diego, Calif., July 11, 2012—Wireless Sensor Networking (WSN) has emerged as a key technology for accelerating oil and gas exploration and advancing the latest extraction techniques... More

WirelessHART Adoption Tripled Since 2010

San Diego, Calif., June 27, 2012—The migration to standards based wireless sensor networking (WSN) is one of the biggest technology developments for industrial automation... More

24 Million Industrial Wireless Sensing Points in 2016, Says ON World

San Diego, Calif., June 21, 2012—An erratic global economy did not prevent the industrial Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) market from doubling over the past two years...  More

Home Energy Management Revenues to Surpass $4 Billion in 2016

San Diego, Calif., March 26, 2012—The strategy of moving home energy intelligence into the cloud is disrupting the Smart Home market and expanding opportunities for the Home Area Network...  More

Cloud Home Energy Service Revenues to Increase 30 Times in Five Years

San Diego, Calif., March 12, 2012—The strategy of moving home energy intelligence into the cloud is disrupting the Smart Home market and expanding opportunities for the Home Area Network...  More

500 Million IP Smart Object Nework Devices by 2016

San Diego, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011—Smart objects that communicate using Internet Protocol (IP) will be the fastest growing segment for sensor networking over the next decade, increasing 450% faster than non-IP based sensor network technologies during this period...  More

38 Million Smart Homes by 2015, says ON World

San Diego, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011—Chances are your home will soon become smarter... More

$6 Billion Smart Home Cloud Services in 2015

San Diego, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011—Smart Home sensor network chipset shipments will approach 100 million worldwide in 2015, enabling nearly $6 billion in cloud services for energy and home service providers... More

ZigBee/802.15.4 Module Revenues to Approach $1.7 Billion in 2015

San Diego, Calif., July 19, 2011—ZigBee/802.15.4 chipsets nearly doubled last year and the market is set to increase by up to 800% in five years...   More

1 Billion Smart Energy Network Modules to Ship over the Next Decade

San Diego, Calif., May 11, 2011—Fueled by aggressive carbon emission targets and rising energy costs, the Smart Energy Network (SEN) ecosystem will increase by 570% over the next decade...   More


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Mobile Sensing/Health & Fitness


250 Million Wearable Health & Fitness Sensing Devices by 2017

Oct. 31, 2013— Demand for health and fitness solutions has made 2013 the year of wearable technologies...  More

Health & Fitness Drives 40 Percent of Consumers to Consider Smart Watches

June 26, 2013—Wearable wireless sensors for health and fitness will be one of largest and fastest growing Internet of Things markets...  More

95 Million Bluetooth Chipset Shipments for Health & Fitness in 2017

June 12, 2013—Adoption of mobile sensing health and fitness products will increase by 500 percent over the next five years...  More

515 Million Mobile Sensing Health & Fitness Sensor Shipments in 2017

May 30, 2013—Mobile sensing technologies are revolutionizing healthcare by providing low-cost patient-centered solutions with real-time patient to doctor monitoring...   More


$975 Million Sports & Fitness Mobile Sensing App Market in 2017

May 23, 2013—Wearable sensors, smart mobile devices, MEMS sensors and a robust developer community have moved sports and fitness mobile sensing from early adopter to mass market... More

18 Million Health WSN Systems Will Ship in 2017

March 13, 2013—Smart mobile devices connected to wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have created new market opportunities for health and wellness... More

Health & Wellness Wireless Sensor Networks to be Worth $16 Billion in 2017

March 13, 2013—Cloud connected wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are changing the way consumers and healthcare organizations think about health and wellness... More

Technology Trends That Are Driving Internet of Things Markets

Jan. 30, 2013—Within the next five years, billions of Internet connected wireless smart objects will be in use... More

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Smart Grid/Energy




40 Percent of Consumers Are Willing to Allow Their Utility to Remotely Control Home Energy Devices

Feb. 20, 2014— A recently completed survey with over 1000 U.S. consumers by ON World found that one in four are willing to allow utilities to remotely control home area network (HAN) devices to save energy costs...  More

Home Energy Management Revenues to Surpass $4 Billion in 2016

San Diego, Calif., March 26, 2012—The strategy of moving home energy intelligence into the cloud is disrupting the Smart Home market and expanding opportunities for the Home Area Network...  More


Two Thirds of Surveyed Smartphone Users Are Interested in Home Energy Management

San Diego, Calif., March 19, 2012—Affordable solutions from multiple distribution channels are bringing home energy management solutions to the mass market...
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Cloud Home Energy Service Revenues to Increase 30 Times in Five Years

San Diego, Calif., March 12, 2012—The strategy of moving home energy intelligence into the cloud is disrupting the Smart Home market and expanding opportunities for the Home Area Network... More

38 Million Smart Homes by 2015

San Diego, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011—Chances are your home will soon become smarter... More

$6 Billion Smart Home Cloud Services in 2015

San Diego, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011—Smart Home sensor network chipset shipments will approach 100 million worldwide in 2015, enabling nearly $6 billion in cloud services for energy and home service providers, according to ON World. More

Discord over ZigBee Smart Energy Profile could delay market for home-area network products

San Diego, Calif., June 14, 2011—The smart meter market has been a boon for ZigBee chips, and could lead to an even greater market in energy-related home-area network equipment. But how soon that happens may depend on how recent wrinkles in the development of the ZigBee SEP (Smart Energy Profile) 2.0 standard work out. More (outside link)

Smart Energy Markets to Approach $100 Billion by 2020

San Diego, Calif., June 2, 2011—Smarter energy solutions has become a priority worldwide and combined annual revenues for Smart Energy markets will reach $97 billion within the next decade, according to ON World.   More


1 Billion Smart Energy Network Modules to Ship over the Next Decade

San Diego, Calif., May 11, 2011—Fueled by aggressive carbon emission targets and rising energy costs, the Smart Energy Network (SEN) ecosystem will increase by 570% over the next decade...   More


70% of Surveyed Utilities are Planning Home Energy Management

San Diego, Calif., April 27, 2011—As utilities gear up to rollout tens of millions of smart meters over the next decade, residential energy management ranks high on the list of priorities... More

150 Million HAN-enabled Smart Meters by 2020

San Diego, Calif., April 6, 2011— The smart meter market increased 250% over the past two years is set to triple over the next decade, according to ON World. Relentless energy demand and intensifying challenges associated with building new power plants make customer participation a top priority for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) projects. More

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Smart Homes, Green Buildings

 

$3.4 Billion Invested in Wireless Smart Object Startups

March 27, 2014-- Wireless smart object technologies have accelerated growth for Internet of Things (IoT) markets...  More

50 Million Wireless Smart Homes and Buildings by 2018

Feb. 27, 2014-- By 2018, there will be 50 million smart homes and buildings enabled by wireless sensor network (WSN) technology...  More

100 Million Internet Connected Wireless Lights by 2020

Nov. 20, 2013— Wireless LED light bulbs will be one of the fastest growing Internet of Things markets over the next decade...  More

Retail Wireless Smart Lighting Increased by 150% Over the Past Year

Nov. 14, 2013— Rapid consumer adoption of wireless smart lighting systems is the start of a multi-year exponential growth story...  More

Wireless Lighting Controls to Save Buildings $4 Billion in Energy Costs by 2020

Oct. 24, 2013— Within the next few years, smart buildings with wireless lighting solutions will save billions of dollars of energy, labor and component costs ...  More

100 Million Smart Building Wireless Sensor Network Devices by 2019

Sept. 30, 2013— Continuous advances with wireless sensor network (WSN) technologies will enable sentient buildings within the next decade ...  More

Wireless Sensor Networks in Small and Medium Sized Buildings to Increase 10X by 2017

Sept. 25, 2013— Wireless sensor networks (WSN) will be responsible for the majority of the growth in intelligent building systems ...  More

$6 Billion Smart Home Cloud Services in 2015

San Diego, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011—Smart Home sensor network chipset shipments will approach 100 million worldwide in 2015, enabling nearly $6 billion in cloud services for energy and home service providers, according to ON World. More

1 Billion Smart Energy Network Modules to Ship over the Next Decade

San Diego, Calif., May 11, 2011—Fueled by aggressive carbon emission targets and rising energy costs, the Smart Energy Network (SEN) ecosystem will increase by 570% over the next decade, according to a recently published report by ON World.   More

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