Emerging Smart Gas Meter Markets in Europe and Asia Expected to Drive the Global Market to over 1 Billion Dollars by 2016January 11, 2012 1:00 pm | by Posted by Chris Warner | News | Comments
IMS Research predicts that by 2016 annual revenues from the smart gas meter market will reach over $1 billion, roughly four times the 2011 market estimate. This is a key finding from the recently published report, â€œThe World Market for Gas Meters â€“ 2011 Editionâ€. Growth is anticipated to be strong mainly due to the emergence of new markets for advanced gas meters in Europe and Asia.Â
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IEEE, the world's largest professional association for advancing technology for humanity, today announced a community of global industry leaders are joining forces with the intention to form the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) under the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections Program. The PMA is dedicated to remaking consumers' daily interaction with power as wireless, environmentally sound, and smart.Â
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Lead-free solder has yet to yield documented benefits.
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