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Did you know:  Mobile/wireless technology's worldwide value chain came in at $4.4 TRILLION in 2014 (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  The global smart city technology market in 2015 was $10.4 billion; it is expected to grow to more than $27 billion by 2023 (Navigant Research)
Did you know: The 'smart cities' sector- which includes everything from revamping the energy grid to digitizing government processes - is estimated to be a $1.5 trillion market by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan)
Did you know: In 2015, Google's self-driving cars currently average about 10,000 autonomous miles per week (ForbesTech)
Did you know: In 2015 the market for RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags, is worth $11.1 billion. This is predicted to rise to $21.9 billion in 2020. (ForbesTech)
Did you know: GE believes that the 'Industrial Internet' (their term for IoT) will add $10 to $15 trillion to global DGP in the next 20 years (ForbesTech)
Did you know: The IoT will have a total economic impact of up to $11 Trillion by 2025 (McKinsey Global Institute)
Did you know:  24 million wristware connected devices will be shipped in 2015 (IDC)
Did you know:  83% capture IoT data, 8% make the most of it (IoT Meets Big Data and Analytics study)
Did you know:  The number of wearables that will be sold by the end of 2017 is 172 million (CCS Insight)
Did you know:  By 2020 the number of addressable, smart connected home appliances is projected to be 700 million (IHS Home Appliance Intelligence Service)
Did you know:  There are projected to be 400 million beacons in the marketplace by 2020 (ABI Research)
Did you know:  The worldwide market for sensors in 2019 will be 466 million units (IHS Technology)
Did you know:  Retailers will spent $670 million dollars in 2015 for hardware and installation costs related to the IoT (Juniper Research)
Did you know:  IBM projects it will invest $3 Billion into the Internet of Things (IBM)
Did you know:  The number of connected devices installed in 2015 is projected to be 13 Billion (Juniper Research)
Did you know:  Over the next decade (2015 - 2025) IoT is projected to generate of $8 Trillion in value (Cisco, DHL)
Did you know: The total economic value generated by mobile devices in 2014 was almost $10 TRILLION (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  Revenue generated in 2014 generated directly by the mobile devices themselves includes (all figures from Boston Consulting Group):
  • $260 billion from component design and manufacturing
  • $450 billion from original equipment manufacturers
  • $520 billion from device retail
  • $220 billion from mobile infrastructure and equipment
  • $230 billion from mobile site operations
  • $1 trillion from mobile operators
  • $530 billion from mobile content and apps (app sales, mobile advertising and mobile commerce
Did you know:  The mobile technologies industry worldwide is directly responsible for 11 million jobs as of 2014 (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  Mobile companies invested $1.8 trillion in capital expenditures and R&D from 2009 thru 2013, almost exclusively private-sector funding (Boston Consulting Group) 
Did you know:  $4 trillion in investment is needed by 2020 to take full advantage of the potential of next-generation technologies (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  Worldwide sales of smartphones to business and consumers topped 1.2 billion units in 2014 - the first time yearly sales have topped a billion (Gartner)
Did you know:  The aggregate annual consumer surplus - that is, the benefit consumers receive from mobile technologies over and above what they pay - amounts to $6.4 trillion. This exceeds the GDP of every country in the world except the U.S. and China (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  SMEs that adopt advanced mobile/wireless technologies increase their revenue up to 2x faster and add jobs up to 8x faster than their peers (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  In the U.S., the 3.2 percent GDP generated by mobile technologies exceeds the GDP of such essential industries as entertainment, transportation, automobile, hospitality and agriculture (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  91% of retailers said they had a mobile strategy in place or in development (up from 74% a year ago) (Forrester).  
Did you know: Smart-home device shipments worldwide are expected to rise 660% between 2013 and 2018, from 25 million to 190 million (IHS)
Did you know:  80-100% of manufacturers are projected to be using Internet of Things applications by 2025 (McKinsey Global Institute)
Did you know:  in 2014 sale and use of mobile devices generated $3.3 trillion in revenue (Boston Consulting Group)
Did you know:  by 2013 private investment in new wireless infrastructure was $34 billion, more than the investments of the Big 3 auto companies combined. (Community-based Broadband Solutions Report, Executive Office of the President)
Did you know: Between 2007 and 2011 mobile app development grew from almost nothing into a $20 billion industry, creating 311,000 U.S. jobs in the process. (Community-based Broadband Solutions Report, Executive Office of the President)
Did you know:  The enterprise sector will account for 39% of the roughly 23 Billion active IoT devices expected by 2019 (BI Intelligence) 
Did you know:  45% of Internet users living in households with annual income less than $30,000 use their phone to go online, compared with 27% of those in households having annual income of $75,000 or more (Pew)
Did you know: Of New Yorkers living in households making less than $50,000 a year, studies indicate 87% of respondents who own a phone, have a smartphone - usually an Android (Pew)
Did you know:  Spending on enterprise IoT products/services will reach $255 Billion globally by 2019, up from $46.2 Billion in 2014 (BI Intelligence)
Did you know:  The manufacturing, transportation and warehousing, and information sectors will invest the most in IoT systems and devices in the next 5 years (BI Intelligence)
Did you know:  Manufacturers are currently the leading industry to use IoT devices; their total IoT investment will reach $140 Billion over the next 5 years (BI Intelligence)
Did you know:  The market for sensors in wearables will grow to 466 million units in 2019, up from 67 million in 2013 (IHS Technology)
Did you know:  The number of wearables in use will increase to 135 million in 2019, compared with 50 million in 2013 (IHS Technology)
Did you know:  Studies of V2V technology suggest it could help drivers avoid 70 - 80% of crashes involving unimpaired drivers, which could reduce roughly $870 billion in crash-related costs generated every year (USDOT)
Did you know:  Smart machines and industrialized services will reduce the total cost of business operations some 30% by 2018 (Gartner)
Did you know: mHealth is expected to contribute to a .5 years increase in life expectancy in developed nations by 2020 (Gartner)
Did you know: mHealth technology is expected to result in a 10% reduction in care costs by 2020 (Gartner)
Did you know: The global intelligent transportation market, including infrastructure, connected and autonomous cars, is projected to reach $33.75 billion by 2020 (Markets and Markets)
Did you know:  The total market for IoT solutions will be $7.1 TRILLION by 2020 (IDC)
Did you know: The Internet of Things will be the largest device market in the world; by 2019 it will more than double the size of the smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car and wearable market COMBINED. (BI Intelligence)
Did you know: The Internet of Things will result in $1.7 trillion in value-added to the global economy in 2019; this includes hardware, software, installation costs, management services and economic value added from realized IoT efficiencies. (BI Intelligence)
Did you know: Just two V2V technology features - driving warning about left turn time and another that warns of other cars about to run a red light - could prevent up to 592,000 crashes and save up to 1,083 lives in the U.S. annually when all U.S. vehicles have the technology (NHTSA)
Did you know: With more than 50 suppliers currently manufacturing beacons, the installed base is projected to grow 287% to 5M beacons within 4 years (Business Insider Intelligence)
Did you know:  39% of drivers surveyed indicated in-car technology is important when deciding to purchase a car; a similar level of interest was reported for emerging features like vehicle health reports and management services (Accenture)
Did you know:  50% of survey respondents indicate that they access websites via smartphone or tablet (LimeLight Networks)
Did you know:  more than 30% of survey respondents would leave a mobile website and purchase from a competitor if a website is too slow (LimeLight Networks)
Did you know:  more than 50% of drivers surveyed expected in-car technology and emerging features to be provided at no cost. (Accenture)
Did you know:  the connected car services sector will see nearly 21 times the expected growth rate of traditional mobile voice and data services between 2013 and 2018. (Infonetics)
Did you know:  telcos worldwide will see revenue from connectivity and value-added services to the automotive, transport and logistics sectors more than triple between 2013 and 2018 to $16.9B (Infonetics)
Did you know:  the connected car market is worth $17B to telcos by 2018 (Infonetics)
Did you know:  total current number of U.S. app developers - 643,830; 10-year growth projection - 22.8%; annual salary range - $72,290 to $116,630; median income - $92,660 (Kiplinger, 2014)   
Did you know: 54% of manufacturing industry decision-makers consider expansion of M2M ('internet of things) initiatives a critical priority, and 36% have already implemented such initiatives (Forrester)
Did you know:  86% of consumers will delete a mobile App due to poor performance; 1/3 would change their bank if the App is sub-par; 30% would increase spending with firms having a good App; 29% would spend more to go to a company with a top-performing app (AppDynamics)
Did you know:  84% of companies see an increase in new business once they have a mobile site (Business Intelligence)
Did you know:  40% of mobile searches are local in nature (Entrepreneur)
Did you know:  Mobile searches (85.9 billion) will overtake desktop searches (84 billion) in 2015. (Google)
Did you know: By 2015, more than 500M people worldwide will be using mobile apps to manage their health (Research2Guidance)
Did you know:  81% of conversions from mobile search happen within 5 hours of the search (Entrepreneur)
Did you know: 1 in 6 people are wearing 'wearables' mobile technology (Nielsen)   
Did you know:  The 'smart home' market will reach $71 billion by 2018, up from $33 billion in 2013 and $25 billion in 2012 (Juniper Research)
Did you know:  As of 2013, 1 in 5 Michigan businesses used tablet computers in running their firms (Connect Michigan)
Did you know:  91% of mobile users keep their device within arm's reach 100% of the time (IBM Mobile)
Did you know:  72% of job seekers want to receive career opportunity info on their smartphone (SimplyHired)
Did you know:  1 out of 3 smartphone users search specifically for contact info (Telmetrics)
Did you know: 46% use mobile exclusively as their primary research tool (Telmetrics)
Did you know:  The 'Internet of Things' is expected to generate $8.9 trillion by 2020 (IDC)
Did you know:  By the end of 2020, the 'Internet of Things' will be approximately 212 billion "things" (IDC)
Did you know:  Most smartphone searches result in purchases; 35% immediately, 66% within an hour (Telmetrics)
Did you know:  There are 2.5x more mobile searchers than PC searchers (Telmetrics)
Did you know: The wireless M2M market is expected to generate nearly $236 billion in revenue by 2018 (Signals and Systems Telecom).
Did you know:  4 million U.S. jobs are directly or indirectly created by wireless technologies (Recon Analytics).
Did you know: approximately $90 billion of U.S. local, state and Federal government revenue is generated by U.S. wireless use. (Recon Analytics)
Did you know:  By 2017 50% of smartphone users will have downloaded mobile health apps (Pew)
Did you know:  Every 10 MHz of additional licensed spectrum boosts GDP by more than $1.7 billion and adds 7000 jobs (Recon Analytics)
Did you know:  More than 25% of physicians are using mobile technology to provide patient care (Pew)
Did you know:  By 2017 total mHealth market revenue will reach $26 billion (Pew)
Did you know:  93% of physicians believe that mHealth apps can improve patient's health (Pew)
Did you know:  Clinical mobility spending in the U.S. is expected to grow from $2.9 billion in 2011 to $5.4 billion in 2016 (IDC Health Insights)
Did you know: Mobile banking transactions cost $ .10 each vs. in-person branch transactions which cost $4.25 each; as a result banks focusing on mobile banking options for customers can save $50 per year per customer or $1.5 billion in cost savings for the U.S. banking industry (Javelin Strategy & Research)
Did you know: Almost 60% of enterprise firms have no BYOD policy in place (IDG Research)
Did you know:  In a recent study 85% of enterprise respondents indicate they will have API programs in place by 2018 (Layer 7)
Did you know:  Only 31% of firms mandate a device password or key lock on personal devices 
Did you know: 43% of enterprise-level respondents of a recent study indicate their organization currently have an API program (Layer 7)
Did you know:  Transport & logistics firms could save $459,000 annually if they implemented process re-engineering and incorporated mobile technologies into their workflows (Intermec)
Did you know:  Only 21% of firms perform remote device wipes when employees leave the company (Ponemon)
Did you know:  Global mobile data traffic will grow 13-fold from 2012 to 2017, a compound annual growth rate of 66% (5x the volume of the entire Internet in 2005) according to Cisco Systems.
Did you know:  Mobile deposits have already saved U.S. banks more than $100 million in costs. (Mitek)
Did you know:  Remote patient monitoring driven by mobile technologies will save $36 Billion in healthcare costs by 2018? (Juniper)
Did you know:  Connected cars will create a market for related products worth $53 billion by 2018, up from $17 billion in 2012 (GSMA)
Did you know:  Every $1 million of direct smart grid spending increases the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) by $2.5 million (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Did you know:  Smart grid projects in the U.S. have generated $7 billion in total economic output and 47,000 jobs (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Did you know: that the most popular application of wireless sensor networks is industrial process monitoring, followed by tank level monitoring, asset/machine health monitoring, valve monitoring, and process control? (TechNavio)
Did you know: mobile marketing is exptected to create 1.4 million U.S. jobs in the next 5 years (MMA)
Did you know:  the M2M market will increase at a 23% compound annual growth rate thru 2018, reaching $136 billion in revenue by then (Signals & Systems Telecom)
Did you know:  mHealth could save $400 billion in healthcare by 2017 (GSMA 2013)
Did you know:  Connected cars could save 1 in 9 lives thru emergency calling services (GSMA 2013)
Did you know:  mEducation can cut student drop-outs by 8% or 1.8 million children by 2017 (GSMA 2013)
Did you know:  Smart metering can cut carbon emissions by 27 million tons; the equivalent of planting 1.2 billion trees (GSMA 2013)
Did you know:  mAutomotive will improve food transport and storage, which could help feed more than 40 million annually by preventing food spoilage of 240 million tons of transported food (GSMA 2013) 
Did you know:  Intelligent transportation systems in Smart Cities will reduce commute times by up to 35% by 2017 (GSMA 2013) 
Did you know:  It took 100 years for there to be a billion landlines, 10 years for there to be a billion cell phones and just 1 year for there to be a billion smartphones.
Did you know:  91% of global brands have a presence in at least one of the major app stores (Distimo, 2011)
Did you know:  analysis of Fortune 500 mobile sites by the IAB found that only 45% had mobile-specific sites
Did you know:  According to Cisco, over the next 5 years, mobile device subscriptions are expected to hit 7.1 billion.
Did you know: There are currently 5.3 Billion mobile subscribers vs. 1.2 Billion PC users, 1.1 Billion landline phones, 1 Billion automobiles registered and in use, 1.6 Billion TVs, 3.9 Billion radio receivers. (Tomi Ahonen)   
Did you know:  There are 7 Billion people in the world, and 75% of them have an active mobile subscription. (Tomi Ahonen)
Did you know:  Adults 35 - 44 scan the most QR codes (24%). (Mobio)
Did you know:  68% of QR code scans are performed by women. (Mobio)  
Did you know: United Arab Emirates (ie: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, etc.) is the first country to pass 200% market penetration of mobile subscribers. (Tomi Ahonen)