Cloud Solutions and Market Opportunities

Cloud computing abstracts and virtualizes the need for as much physical computing as possible and then it dynamically provisions that computing so that it can change to meet user demands.  Based on deployment models, cloud computing can be classified into three primary types: Private, Public and Hybrid.  Based on service provided, cloud computing can be classified into three types: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Cloud is moving beyond computing and storage and into an entirely new realm of communications, applications, content and applications.  Evidence of this evolution ranges from common examples, such as Google Voice for Cloud-based communications, to less common examples such as Cloud-based payments solutions within the mobile commerce arena.

This report bundle represents the most comprehensive research covering the market for Cloud solutions and market opportunities.  It includes research that addresses competitive analysis, market opportunities in various industry verticals, cloud applications and solutions, the future of the Cloud, and more.
http://www.aarkstore.com/telecommunications/50035/Cloud-Solutions-and-Market-Opportunities

Key Cloud Impact Areas covered includes:

  • Cloud and Commerce, Content, and Applications
  • Cloud and Broadband including 4G and Beyond
  • Cloud and Small and Medium Business (SMB)
  • Cloud and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • Cloud Virtualization and Virtualized Networks 
  • Cloud Telephony and impact on Incumbents
  • Cloud Convergence with Social and Local
  • Cloud and Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
  • Cloud and Next Generation Networks

See Table of Contents for complete list of areas covered

Target Audience:

  • Wireless service providers
  • Telecommunications infrastructure providers
  • Cloud infrastructure and support service providers
  • E-commerce companies including online and mobile
  • Cloud content, commerce, service and application providers
  • Investment companies positioning for business transformation

Internet of Things (IoT) Leaders: ARM, Broadcom, Cisco, Freescale, Google, Intel, McAfee, Oracle, PTC, Qualcomm, Samsung

The telecommunications industry is rapidly evolving to a world in which objects (devices, equipment, and other assets) are autonomously communicating, transacting, signaling, etc.  Arguably this so-called Internet of Things (IoT) market will overtake human communications rapidly as there are vastly more objects in the world than humans, they can communicate much faster, much more frequently, and for many more reasons than humans.

This report provides an evaluation of leading companies and associated solutions within IoT marketplace.  Companies included in this study include ARM, Broadcom, Cisco, Freescale, Google, Intel, McAfee, Oracle, PTC, Qualcomm, Samsung, SAP, TE Connectivity, and Texas Instruments.  The report also analyzes the IoT ecosystem including critical functions and potential company M&A targets.

 

This report is an excellent complement to the Mind Commerce report Internet of Things (IoT) and Wireless Networks: Technologies, Business Drivers, and Market Outlook.  Inquire about discounts available for procuring both reports together.  All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you’re addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.

Key Findings:

  • Companies providing the fundamental building blocks and support infrastructure for IoT are positioned to capitalize the most in the early days of IoT.    This group of companies consists of component (hardware, software, and middleware) as well as support solutions (security, privacy, interoperability, and controls).
  • There will be many companies/solutions that will emerge in the years 2014 – 2020, which are prior to a large inflection point for IoT, and also represent the formative years for the IoT ecosystem to develop functionality necessary to sustain itself and for sufficient market verticals to adopt automated business practices and related service offerings. 
  • We see consolidation occurring, both early and late, within the IoT lifecycle and ecosystem.  Some of the early players fulfilling critical roles such as Identity Management, will be acquired by much bigger companies very early in the introduction stage. 
  • The IoT mediation capability is key to the sustainable growth of IoT services as it provides critical functions such as privacy, security, access control, preference control, and more.

Report Benefits:

  • Identify leading IoT companies and their strategies
  • Identify critical needs and solutions such as IoT mediation
  • Learn why the companies/solutions evaluated are IoT leaders
  • Understand why other companies are not included and their future
  • Identify potential acquisition targets such as IoT identity management companies
  • See how leading companies are positioning themselves within the IoT ecosystem

Target Audience:

  • Semiconductor companies
  • Embedded systems companies
  • Application developers and aggregators
  • Managed service and middleware companies
  • Wireless network operators and service providers
  • Data management and predictive analysis companies
  • Sensor, presence, location, and detection solution providers
  • Internet identity management, privacy, and security companies
  • M2M, Internet of Things (IoT), and general telecommunications companies
  • Wireless infrastructure (cellular, WiMAX, WiFi, RFID/NFC, and Beacon) providers
  • Investors in IoT and/or M2M technologies, infrastructure, solutions, apps and services

    http://www.aarkstore.com/technology/50488/Internet-of-Things-IoT-Leaders-ARM-Broadcom-Cisco-Freescale-Google

Companies in Report: 

  • ARM
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco
  • Freescale
  • Google
  • Intel
  • McAfee
  • Oracle
  • PTC
  • Qualcomm
  • Samsung
  • SAP
  • TE Connectivity
  • Texas Instruments

LTE in Industry Verticals: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2014 – 2019

Overview:

There is a rapidly growing demand for broadband-enabled data applications within certain vertical market segments including public safety, oil, gas and energy production, defense and others. Wireless infrastructure and support service providers are optimizing LTE as the technology of choice for general communications and various applications including remote data acquisition, video surveillance, multimedia PTT, and others for private LTE network deployments.

This report provides an in depth assessment of LTE in industry verticals including use cases, case studies, business case, value chain analysis, adoption timelines, and evaluation of key trends and drivers. The report includes forecasts for subscriptions and service revenue for 2012 to 2019 with sub-market data for the following industries: Manufacturing, Oil, Gas and Energy, Construction, Agriculture, Mining, Utilities, Transportation, Defense, Public Safety, Education and Distance Learning, Healthcare. Forecasts also include a breakdown by consumer and enterprise users.

Target Audience: 

Application Developers

Mobile network operators

Managed service companies

Mobile device manufacturers

Wireless infrastructure vendors

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) suppliers

WiMAX and WiFi infrastructure suppliers

Research and development organizations

Government officials and agencies globally

Enterprise companies and businesses of all types

http://www.aarkstore.com/technology/44871/-LTE-in-Industry-Verticals-Market-Opportunities-and-Forecasts

Table of Contents:

1              Introduction       7

1.1          Executive Summary        7

1.2          Topics Covered 8

1.3          Key Questions Answered             9

1.4          Target Audience               10

1.5          Companies Mentioned 11

2              LTE Technology Overview            13

2.1          LTE RAN Technology (E-UTRAN)                14

2.2          EPC Technology                16

2.3          Interoperability with 2G/3G Systems      18

2.3.1      Mobile Data Only Service             18

2.3.2      LTE Data Service with 2G/3G Voice           18

2.3.3      Voice and Data Services over LTE              18

2.4          Interoperability with LMR Systems          19

2.5          LTE Advanced Support for Heterogeneous Commercial and LMR Networks          20

3              LTE Business Case in Vertical Industry Segments                25

3.1          Key Market Drivers         25

3.1.1      LTE vs. LMR         25

3.1.2      Security Features             27

3.1.3      Spectrum Flexibility        28

3.1.4      Economic Feasibility        29

3.1.5      Vendor Commitments   29

3.1.6      Support for Data Intensive and Low Latency Applications              31

3.1.7      Voice Interoperability    31

3.2          Key Barriers        31

3.2.1      Interoperability with Legacy Proprietary Solutions            31

3.2.2      The Private vs. Shared Commercial Network Debate       32

3.2.3      Device Challenges and Opportunities     33

3.3          The LTE in Industry Verticals Value Chain               39

4              Vertical Industry Segments         42

4.1          Manufacturing and Automation                42

4.1.1      IoT is the Driver for LTE Enterprise Growth           42

4.2          Oil and Gas         44

4.2.1      Critical Communication Needs in Remote Locations         44

4.2.2      Reliance on LMR Solutions           45

4.2.3      Data Applications and Economic Feasibility:  Is LTE the Answer?  45

4.2.4      Texas Energy Network (TEN): An operational M2M LTE Network for the Oil and Gas Industry      46

4.3          Construction      47

4.3.1      Communication Needs of a Huge Market             47

4.3.2      Case Study: LTE Enables Pepper Construction     48

4.4          Agriculture          49

4.4.1      Fundamental Aspect to National Economies        49

4.4.2      The GSMA mAgri Initiative           49

4.4.3      LTE Based M2M Solutions            49

4.5          Mining  50

4.5.1      LTE in Mining: Communications and Remote Monitoring                50

4.5.2      Case Study: Rio Tinto LTE Network           50

4.6          Utilities 51

4.6.1      Complimenting LMR Narrowband Communications         51

4.6.2      Extending Prospects to M2M     51

4.6.3      Enabling Smart Grid and Smart Meter Applications           51

4.7          Transportation  53

4.7.1      Cellular M2M in the Transportation Industry       53

4.7.2      Enabling Content Services            53

4.7.3      New Opportunities: Adverting on Public Transport           54

4.8          Defense               54

4.8.1      Technology is No Longer Driven by Military Needs and Funding  54

4.8.2      Leveraging Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Communications Equipment           55

4.8.3      U.S. Army LTE Trial           55

4.8.4      Naval Task Force Connectivity: U.S. Navy Adopts LTE       56

4.9          Public Safety      57

4.9.1      Endorsement as the Next Generation Public Safety Communication Technology               57

4.9.2      Transforming the Next Generation Command Center     59

4.9.3      Qatar MOI: Leveraging LTE for Real-Time Video Monitoring          59

4.10        Education and Distance Learning               60

4.10.1    The Importance of Internet Connectivity in Education    60

4.10.2    Community-wide LTE Networks                60

4.10.3    Learning from WiMAX: Past Success Stories         60

4.11        Healthcare          61

4.11.1    Transforming the Healthcare Industry    61

4.11.2    LTE and Mobile Video: The Future of E-Healthcare           61

5              Key Trends in LTE and Industry Verticals                62

5.1          Critical Infrastructure     62

5.1.1      U.S Nationwide Private LTE Network: Synergies with Public Safety LTE    62

5.1.2      Private Deployments Targeting Critical Infrastructure      62

5.2          Municipal Networks       63

5.2.1      Prospects of Municipal LTE Networks     63

5.2.2      Case Study: Swindon Borough Council    63

5.3          M2M     64

5.3.1      2G/3G Market Penetration         64

5.3.2      The LTE Era for M2M      65

5.4          LMR vs. LTE: Complement or Replace     66

5.5          LTE in the Traditional Enterprise Segment             67

5.5.1      Serving the Needs of the Traditional Enterprise 67

5.5.2      Mobile Workforce           67

5.5.3      Improving In-Building Coverage: LTE Small Cells 68

5.6          Adoption Timeline by Vertical Industry Segment               68

5.6.1      Oil, Gas and Energy Production  68

5.6.2      Construction      68

5.6.3      Agriculture          69

5.6.4      Mining  69

5.6.5      Utilities 69

5.6.6      Transportation  69

5.6.7      Defense               69

5.6.8      Public Safety      69

5.6.9      Education            70

5.6.10    Healthcare          70

6              Market Analysis and Forecasts   71

6.1          The Global LTE Market: 2014 – 2019          71

6.1.1      Global LTE Subscriptions: 2014 – 2019       71

6.1.2      Global LTE Service Revenue: 2014 – 2019                72

6.1.3      Consumer and Enterprise LTE Subscriptions Compared: 2014 – 2019          73

6.1.4      Consumer and Enterprise LTE Service Revenue Compared: 2014 – 2019   74

6.1.5      Global LTE Subscriptions by Vertical Segment: 2014 – 2019             75

6.1.6      Global LTE Service Revenue by Vertical Segment: 2014 – 2019      76

List of Figures

Figure 1: LTE RAN Architecture   14

Figure 2: LTE EPC Architecture    17

Figure 3: HetNet Toplogy              21

Figure 4: Growth of Connected Devices   34

Figure 5: LTE Value Chain: Traditional Enterprise and Vertical Segments  39

Figure 6: LTE Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry       46

Figure 7: Cellular Network Integration in a Smart Grid Setup        52

Figure 8: Public Safety LTE Network         58

Figure 9: Global LTE Subscriptions: 2014 – 2019 (Millions)               71

Figure 10: Global LTE Service Revenues: 2014 – 2019 ($ Billion)    72

Figure 11: Consumer and Enterprise LTE Subscriptions Compared: 2014 – 2019 (Millions)                73

Figure 12: Consumer vs. Enterprise LTE Service Revenues 2014 – 2019 ($ Billion)    74

Figure 13: Global LTE Subscriptions by Vertical Industry 2014 – 2019 (Thousands)                75

Figure 14: Global LTE Service Revenue by Vertical Industry 2014 – 2019 ($ Billion)               76

Anjali R Kalan
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RFID – Radio Frequency Identification

What is RFID?

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a wireless technology used for transmitting the identity of person, object, or entity in the form of a unique serial number from one device to another.

RFID can be further classified into two categories:

  • Passive RFID – It requires manual scanning or labeling to capture the identification data.
  • Active RFID – It does automatic scanning and transmits the data to RFID enabled devices.

RFID enabled devices stores information that is passed to readers. The readers are connected to the network where the information is authenticated.

RFID enabled devices and readers are connected to the network, thereby enabling tracking and data sharing.

  • Wireless technology
  • Transmits Information
  • Enables authentication, tracking and data sharing.

How RFID works?

  • Hardware: Tags and Readers
  • Software: Local Server
  • Information Systems: Enterprise Integration, and supply chain management

Advantages of RFID:

  • Patient safety
  • Ensures five rights of medication
  • Patients privacy is ensured

Disadvantages of RFID:

  • Security concerns
  •  Resistance to change
  •  Privacy of nurses
  •  High Cost
  •  Interference with other devices
  •  Difficult to extract

 

Example of RFID – RFID in action:

RFID reader at the hospital test lab identifies the time and location the sample was actually taken. RFID technology is used for capturing an accurate and reliable sample collection time, as well as validating the proper collection location.

A reusable plastic hangtag or printed paper label can house a standard RFID device.  In turn, a RFID enabled device can store blood sample. The patient information is written on this RFID tag and affixed to the sample, enabling the technician to accurately identify sample collection time and location as well as its arrival time in the lab. The Lab tech places the blood product sample into the freezer, and calls for the test sample to be transported to a blood testing laboratory for the analysis. Each step of the critical processes is automatically tracked by the RFID system (time/location the sample put into the freezer, time sample was picked up by the delivery service, and time sample was delivered to the final lab).

One of the critical steps in blood-sample handling, which affects the freshness of the sample is the environmental conditions that the sample was exposed to during the transportation of the sample as well as the waiting times before processing the sample. The RFID integrated temperature monitoring device (example picture shown is ThermAssure by Evidencia) allows tracking of the sample temperature tracking during transportation  and storage, thus ensuring the freshness of the sample before actual testing. This is a great quality assurance feature which can be used for all types of hospital sample-testing processes conducted by outside labs.

 

RFID Journal’s ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

This event will be the premier industry event focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health-care industry. The event will feature leading hospital executives explaining how they employ RFID to improve asset-utilization rates, reduce expenses and improve patient outcomes, and will provide a unique learning experience for health-care executives. Early adopters will share the results of real-world deployments, and answer questions regarding the benefits they have achieved with RFID.

About RFID Journal

RFID Journal is the leading source of news and in-depth information regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal for up-to-the-minute RFID news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions. This has made RFID Journal the most relied-upon and respected RFID information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID decision-makers worldwide—online and at face-to-face events. 

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My journey from pregnancy to motherhood

Let me start narrating my journey from the very beginning when I just came to know that very soon I was going to be a mommy. I was super excited and, at the same time super nervous. Lots of things started creeping in my belly apart from the biological ones of course. I was thrilled and I was overjoyed at my first experience of “Mommyhood” but at the same time I was pretty scared thinking about the whole pregnancy thing. Although I very well knew that I was very well prepared for welcoming a new life in my family but I was not so sure about how I was going to overcome this journey of finally becoming a mother and hold my little baby in my hands. One thing which irritated me the most was that all my known elders (and even seniors in the stage of motherhood) were always ready with a thousand odd uninvited suggestions at hand. Don’t do this….don’t do that…..don’t….don’t…..don’t!!!! Apart from this, people staring at you, the daily morning sickness, the constant fear of your baby’s well being, improper sleep and things that bring discomfort in your daily schedule.

Mom n baby

Mom n baby

But my journey would remain incomplete if I don’t share the unimaginable feeling of becoming a mother of the most beautiful baby girl in the world. That feeling truly can’t be expressed in words. It was just amazing. That beautiful moment made me realize that all the pain and discomfort one goes through during pregnancy is worth it. All the things I hated about pregnancy like the mood swings, the fear, the nervousness, my fat belly, the stretch marks, morning sickness, the terribly fitting clothes, and many such things just vanish away and have no importance the moment you hold your baby in your hands. That time I felt that every second of my journey of motherhood was worth the end. My own experience will make me say that it’s the best feeling in the world. So, trust me all you ladies just don’t fear of being pregnant because you just can’t imagine the happiness you are going to experience the moment you touch and hold your baby. Just take care of yourself and your health and enjoy your motherhood. Great feelings when being a mother first time. My hubby also having best experience whiles my pregnancy stage.

Womens Health Diagnostic Testing Centre

Yet another alternative to test breast cancer

Quest Diagnosis, a medical testing company, announced recently of developing a new genetic test to  diagnose breast cancer. The test has been named as BRC Advantage.

While reading this news, my mind took me into my childhood memories. I was 8 when my loving grandmother passed away. She died at a very early age of 50 as she was late in diagnosing her breast cancer. If she was a little more aware about the various breast cancer tests available, she might have lived longer.

Womens Health

Womens Health

The new test developed is capable of identifying BRCA1 (BReast CAncer gene one) and BRCA2 (BReast CAncer gene two), genes responsible for normal growth and functioning of the breast cells. But any kinds of abnormalities (mutations) in these cells can lead to an increased risk of breast or ovarian cancer.

Earlier a company, Myriad Genetics had a patent on these two BRCA genes which gave the company an exclusive holding on testing any mutations in these genes.

But a recent US Supreme Court ruling has invalidated this patent thus making the two BRCA genes available to other companies for developing their own tests. Breast Cancer Therapies Markets

And why not? A naturally occurring gene is a nature’s product and not a mere patent. And very  soon the Supreme Court’s decision seems to be showing results with Quest Diagnosis coming with its first such test called BRC Advantage. The test is currently available in 49 US states and more than 2100 service centers. Quest Diagnosis hopes to increase the availability of these tests at high risking populations.

Reading about this new breast cancer test, questions still keep pouring in my mind that even after enough number of tests available, are we women actually aware about them?

Staying fit at 45

Fitness over 40 is a matter of growing concern among most women turning 40 or nearing the menopausal age. In the mid-40s, women experience some physical and emotional changes as a result of the many hormonal changes taking place; thus causing an end to body’s reproductive capability. There are also common complaints of problems like uncomfortable knee, back ache, or hip and joint pain.

women health

women health

Before undergoing any fitness program, it is always considered beneficial to consult a doctor to know about the most suitable program according to the needs of your body. Be firm but not strict about a fitness regime. Reduce the risks of stress and thereby getting ill, and improve overall health with a consistent and well-designed fitness program.

Increasing physical fitness will result in strengthening of muscles to support joints and reduce arthritis pain and other aches. Another common and simple way to improve upon one’s health is including enough raw fruits and vegetables in her diet, drinking at least 8-10 glasses of water as well as to lessen the daily consumption of white flour and sugar.

Lack of physical exercise also halts the body’s natural decline in mid forties posing a greater risk of conditions like obesity, blood pressure, diabetes, cardiac problems, stroke and cancer related problems.

Among women, mid-40s is a crucial point in life and a time when muscle mass begins to decrease and fat begins building up. It is a time when aging process begins to speed up. During this critical time, if we neglect our exercise routine then it cause severe health hazards.

Walking is one of the simplest and the best forms of exercise, which should not be neglected and necessarily put into a woman’s daily routine. Fitness over 40, Hormonal changes in a woman’s body during the mid-40s age can also cause reduced bone strength but if you are staying fit, this can be easily encountered.