• Cisco predicts the global IoT market will be $14.4T by 2022.
• IC Insights predicts revenue from Industrial Internet IoT spending will increase from $6.4B in 2012 to $12.4B in 2015.
• IoT in manufacturing market size is estimated to grow from $4.11B in 2015 to $13.49B by 2020, attaining a CAGR of 26.9%.
With the potential to streamline and deliver greater time and cost savings to a broad spectrum of enterprise tasks, opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) adoption are proliferating. It’s encouraging to see so many industry-leading manufacturers, service providers, software and systems developers getting down to the hard work of making the vision IoT investments pay off. Forecasting methodologies shifted in 2015 from the purely theoretical to being more anchored in early adoption performance gains. Gil Press wrote an excellent post on this topic Internet of Things By The Numbers: Market Estimates And Forecasts which continues to be a useful reference for market data and insights, as does his recent post, Internet Of Things (IoT) News Roundup: Onwards And Upwards To 30 Billion Connected Things.
In the recent years, there has been an increase in the number of terrorist attacks and disasters caused due to natural calamities. The key factors shaping the future of this market are the increased favorable government changes in the regulations & norms, increased terrorist attacks, use of social-media to communicate about an incident, and changes in the climatic conditions. This has created the need for advanced products and services to prevent any loss of lives and assets as the traditional solutions are unable to prevent the loss caused due to such events. To meet the need of various verticals, companies are providing technologically-advanced solutions which are cost-effective and are efficient in taking a prompt decision during an emergency. This has given a huge boost to the incident and emergency management market, globally.
Source: Financial Times
Title of Article: At your digital service
Author: Louise Kehoe
"The avalanche of e-mail messages is hardly a new problem but it is getting worse-far worse- Microsoft is among the software developers working on 'butler' services that promise to prioritise, screen and forward e-mail...AmikaMobile.net goes a step further by automatically extracting the most important information from an e-mail. The summary is then forwarded to a cellular phone or hand-held computer."
Source: The New York Times
Title of Article: Making Wireless Work: Third-Party Facilitators
Author: Ron Gerber
"Wireless e-mail is a great convenience, but it can be cumbersome. Just try reading a 250-word e-mail on a display designed for 16 words at a time. AmikaMobile.net.....is a filtering service based in Kanata, Ontario, that provides a 'wireless e-mail management' service that summarizes the gist of wireless e-mails with artificial intelligence."
Presence & Instant Messaging Report
Title of Article: Intelligent Communications
Laura Jones & Pam Zetterlund-Clark
"I'm sure most of you are having the same problems I am getting through the 100 plus emails I receive every day, especially when I'm traveling. I talked with Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima, CEO of ...AmikaMobile... to see if her company's technology could help me check my email, and respond quickly to the most important messages when I'm on the road...I logged on to the web-based service to try it out and within minutes I was receiving email highlights...it quickly became apparent that the service works well."
Source: National Post
Title of Article: Artificial intelligence screens wireless e-mail
Author: Jill Vardy
"Getting your e-mail via your pager or cell phone sounds great-until you find all you've got is 100 unwanted e-mails. An Ottawa company service ...AmikaMobile.net...that screens the flood of messages coming into your handheld...This product is great and I think the market is going to be great," Naqi Jaffrey, mobile communications analyst at Data Quest, said.
Source: Canadian Business
Title of Article: Unwired Webmaster
Author: Ian Austen
"...the 'killer app'--email --also has a killer problem. No matter how fancy its display, long emails are not something that anyone wants to read on a handheld device. That's where companies such as... AmikaMobile come in."
Source: Fortune Magazine
Title of Article: The Emergence of the Wireless Web
Author: Richard A. Shaffer
" .... service that will provide travelers with fast connections to the Internet, both wired and wireless, in hotels, conference centers, and airports. Several Canadian firms are active in the area...To help you determine which messages you want to read on the road and which to save for your return to the office, a service... AmikaMobile.net ...of Kanata, Ontario, will review your email and transmit to a cell phone or organizer the keywords and phrases from messages that appear important...."