EnOcean Module Shipments of Wireless Sensors to Reach $1.4 billion in 2013, Says WTRS

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New EnOcean "energy harvesting" technology enlists 74 members in their month-old EnOcean Alliance, including such names as Distech Controls, Texas Instruments, Masco, Sylvania, Thermokon and more. This new wireless sensor network technology already installed in over 10,000 buildings. Clearly, it has achieved traction. WTRS completes the first study of this technology and forecasts strong market growth, while evaluating the competitive environment.

WTRS EnOcean Emerging Technology Report, Summer 2008

The newly released "WTRS EnOcean Emerging Technology Report, Summer 2008" covers the emerging EnOcean wireless sensor network technology and compares it to competitive protocols including IEEE 802.15.4, Z-Wave, Wavenis, and ZigBee. The report tracks the formation of the EnOcean Alliance, development of standards, analyzes the potential market opportunities for component OEMs, describes initial versus long-range drivers in the market, and analyzes potential partnership opportunities and existing alliances.

"EnOcean has rapidly emerged as a significant competitor in the wireless sensor network arena," according to Kirsten West PhD, principal analyst with WTRS. "The combination of significant adopters, battery-less operation, and a mature and robust wireless sensor network protocol provide the market drivers required to succeed in today's market conditions. Given these and other factors, we forecast that EnOcean module shipments will reach $1.4 billion in 2013."

This market report includes analysis of EnOcean technology and alliance development, as well as an evaluation of current patent, technology, and corporate developments. The report analyzes six market segments likely to adopt EnOcean technology. The report includes global & regional market trends & forecasts, regulatory issues, standards development, economic effects, and strategic developments.

Key Findings:
(1) What are the factors driving the development of EnOcean technology?
(2) How does EnOcean technology compete with ZigBee, Z-Wave, Wavenis, and IEEE 802.15.4?
(3) What are the key market segments to adopt EnOcean technology?
(4) Who are the primary organizations involved in the development of EnOcean markets?
(5) Where will EnOcean technology adopt most strongly?
(6) What are the drivers and challenges facing EnOcean adoption?

WTRS EnOcean Emerging Technology Report Summer 2008
52 pages
available immediately on our web site at http://www.wtrs.net.

WTRS (West Technology Research Solutions) is a California based research, publishing and consulting company focused on emerging wireless technologies. With a nine-year record of successful growth, we're ready to help your company make market decisions and plan for the future. WTRS issued the very first report on ZigBee over 5 years ago, and continues their leadership in the wireless arena with the very first report on EnOcean energy harvesting sensor networks.

For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.wtrs.net.


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