|[January 06, 2014]
Research and Markets: Industrial Automation and Wireless M2M: The Shipments of Cellular M2M Devices in Industrial Automation Reached 760,000 Worldwide in 2013
DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4zrl7v/industrial)
has announced the addition of the "Industrial
Automation and Wireless M2M" report to their offering.
This study investigates the worldwide market for wireless M2M
applications in industrial automation. The installed base of active
cellular M2M devices in the industrial automation industry is forecasted
to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 23.2 percent from 2.5
million units at the end of 2013 to 7.1 million units by 2018. Get up to
date with the latest information about vendors, products and markets.
'Industrial Automation and Wireless M2M' is a comprehensive report
analysing the latest trends on the market for M2M applications in
industrial automation worldwide.
This strategic research report provides you with 90 pages of unique
business intelligence including 5-year industry forecasts and expert
commentary on which to base your business decisions.
Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.5 percent,
shipments are expected to reach 2.1 million in 2018. The market is
served by a multitude of players with varying backgrounds.
Eaton (News - Alert), Phoenix Contact, Advantech and Kontron are major providers of
industrial automation equipment and are also important vendors of
products and solutions featuring embedded cellular connectivity.
Industrial network equiment specialists such as Moxa, Westermo, B&B
Electronics are also major vendors of cellular solutions. Other
significant vendors include M2M specialists such as Digi International,
Calamp, Maestro Wireless and Viola Systems. Netmodule and eWon are
examples of companies with highly specialised offerings targeting the
industrial automation industry. Backbone network communication and
remote monitoring are the two largest applications for cellular M2M
connectivity within industrial automation.
Remote service maintenance and diagnostics of machinery and industrial
robots is a major application within factory automation and real-time
monitoring of remote facilities and equipment are one of the most common
applications within process automation. High capacity LTE (News - Alert) networks will
further increase cellular adoption in industrial automation, even in
control applications. However, connectivity requirements vary depending
on the application and cellular is part of a mix together with other
technologies such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, WirelessHART and ISA100.
Increasing automation levels and rising wages in emerging markets are
changing the global manufacturing landscape. To stay competitive,
companies in developed regions need to find strategies beyond moving
production to low-wage countries. said Johan Svanberg, Senior Analyst,
Berg Insight. Flexible and lean production lines will be key in
manufacturing going forward. Wireless M2M solutions can play an
instrumental role in connecting resources, equipment and systems which
can provide the actionable data required to efficiently manage complex
product mixes and highly volatile production volumes concluded Mr.
- Alta Industrial Automation
- Antaira Technologies
- Axeda (News - Alert)
- B&B Electronics
- Digi International
- Erco & Gener
- Gemalto (News - Alert) M2M
- General Electric
- HMS Industrial Networks
- Insys Microelectronics
- Maestro Wireless Solutions
- Multi-Tech Systems
- Novatel Wireless
- Phoenix Contact (News - Alert)
- Robustel Technologies
- Schneider Electric
- Viola Systems
- Xiamen Four-Faith Communication Technology
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4zrl7v/industrial
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