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RFID: Technology, Applications, and Global Markets

RFID: Technology, Applications, and Global Markets

The global market for RFID technologies should reach $38.0 billion by 2021 from $16.2 billion in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6%, from 2016 to 2021.

This report provides:
An overview of the global markets, applications, and related technologies for RFID.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, estimates for 2016, and projections of CAGRs through 2021.
Analysis of the importance of new technologies impacting the RFID industry.
Coverage of the principal new RFID applications that are expected to be commercialized over the next five years.
Perspective of the market from the standpoint of various end-users.
Analysis of economic, business, regulatory, environmental, health, and other macro issues raised by projected trends in the size and structure of the RFID market.
Details concerning the market's drivers, constraints, and opportunities.
A relavent patent analysis.
Profiles of major players in the field.


This report is an analytical business tool whose primary purpose is to describe and analyze the size and dynamics of the global market for RFID products and applications. Major sections of the report cover the following topics:

Summary of findings and conclusions.
Overview of the RFID industry.
RFID technologies, applications and end users.
Market size and segmentation in 2015.
Market drivers and constraints.
Detailed market projections by market segment, 2016 to 2021.
Regulatory, environmental, and health issues
Intellectual property (patent analysis)

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
INTENDED AUDIENCE
SCOPE OF REPORT
INFORMATION SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 RFID OVERVIEW
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF RFID
TABLE 1 CHARACTERISTICS OF RFID VS. BAR-CODE TECHNOLOGIES
RFID TECHNOLOGIES
TRANSPONDERS (TAGS)
Identifier Formats
Frequencies
TABLE 2 COMMON U.S. TRANSPONDER FREQUENCIES
TABLE 3 PENETRATION CAPABILITIES OF RF TAG FREQUENCIES
TABLE 4 APPLICATIONS AND POTENTIAL SOURCES OF INTERFERENCE
FOR RFID SYSTEMS
Power Sources
Passive Tags
Active Tags
Semi-Active Tags
Semi-Passive Tags
Functionality
Memory
Environmental Sensors
Security
Privacy Protection
Physical Form
Summary
TABLE 5 SUMMARY OF RF TAG FEATURES
PRINTERS/WRITERS/ENCODERS
Screen Printing
Inkjet Printing and Other Liquid Dispensing Systems
Offset Lithography
Flexographic Printing
Rotogravure
Pad Printing
Roll-to-Roll
Laser Printing
READERS
RFID ANTENNAS AND OTHER HARDWARE
SOFTWARE
Middleware
Backend Applications
INTEGRATION SERVICES
TYPICAL PROJECT COSTS
FIGURE 1 TYPICAL RFID PROJECT COSTS (%)
APPLICATIONS
IDENTIFICATION/SECURITY
E-PAYMENTS
MATERIALS HANDLING/LOGISTICS
ASSET TRACKING
MILITARY APPLICATIONS
OTHER APPLICATIONS
END USERS
AGRICULTURE
MINING
MANUFACTURING
HEALTH CARE
TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS
RETAIL/PERSONAL SERVICES
GOVERNMENT/MILITARY
CONSUMERS
OVERALL MARKET SIZE AND SEGMENTATION
MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH TRENDS
APPLICATION SEGMENTS
TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES BY APPLICATION, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL RFID MARKET APPLICATION SEGMENTS SHARE, 2015-2021 (%)
END USER SEGMENTS
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES BY END-USER SEGMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL RFID MARKET END-USER SEGMENTS SHARE, 2015-2021 (%)
GEOGRAPHICAL SEGMENTS
TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL RFID MARKET GEOGRAPHICAL SEGMENTS SHARE, 2015-2021 (%)
CHAPTER 4 IDENTIFICATION AND SECURITY APPLICATIONS
SUMMARY
TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN IDENTIFICATION/SECURITY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL RFID SECURITY/IDENTIFICATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET SHARES, 2015-2021 (%)
PERSONNEL ACCESS CONTROL/MONITORING
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 10 SUPPLIERS OF RFID PERSONNEL ACCESS CONTROL AND MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN PERSONNEL ACCESS CONTROL AND MONITORING, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
VEHICLE ENTRY AND CONTROL
DESCRIPTION
Enhanced Security
Key2SafeDriving
Connected Key
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 12 SUPPLIERS OF RFID VEHICULAR ENTRY AND CONTROL
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN VEHICULAR ENTRY AND CONTROL, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
RETAIL ANTI-THEFT
DESCRIPTION
DUAL-EAS Technology Tags
Phased Array ''Smart'' Antenna
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 14 SUPPLIERS OF RFID RETAIL ANTI-THEFT TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN RETAIL ANTI-THEFT APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
ANTI-COUNTERFEITING/ANTI-TAMPERING
DESCRIPTION
Drug Anti-Counterfeiting
FIGURE 7 BUSINESS PROCESS OF CREATING AND APPLYING A DRUG
PEDIGREE
Other Counterfeiting Areas
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 16 SUPPLIERS OF RFID ANTI-COUNTERFEITING/ ANTI-TAMPERING
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN ANTI-COUNTERFEITING/ANTI-TAMPERING APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
HOSPITAL PATIENT/STAFF TRACKING
DESCRIPTION
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
Hybrid Systems
Real-Time Location Systems
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 18 SUPPLIERS OF RFID HOSPITAL PATIENT/STAFF TRACKING
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN HOSPITAL PATIENT/STAFF TRACKING APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
LIVESTOCK/ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION
DESCRIPTION
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
Pet Tracking
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 20 SUPPLIERS OF RFID LIVESTOCK/ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN LIVESTOCK/ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
MARKET
TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID PASSPORT SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 5 E-PAYMENTS
SUMMARY
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN E-PAYMENTS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL RFID E-PAYMENT TECHNOLOGY MARKET SHARES, 2015-2021 (%)
HIGHWAY TOLL COLLECTION
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 24 SUPPLIERS OF RFID HIGHWAY TOLL COLLECTION
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID HIGHWAY TOLL COLLECTION TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
PAYMENT BY CELLULAR PHONES AND OTHER MOBILE DEVICES
DESCRIPTION
Near Field Communications
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 26 DEVELOPERS AND SUPPLIERS OF RFID MOBILE PAYMENT
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID MOBILE PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
OTHER TYPES OF CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
DESCRIPTION
Contactless Payment Cards
Transit Fare Cards
Other Formats
Security Improvements
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 28 SUPPLIERS OF OTHER CONTACTLESS PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER RFID CONTACTLESS PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 6 MATERIALS HANDLING/LOGISTICS
SUMMARY
TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN MATERIALS HANDLING/LOGISTICS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL RFID MATERIALS HANDLING/LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGY MARKET SHARES, 2015-2021 (%)
MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION
DESCRIPTION
Production Tracking
Silicon Fabs
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Other Manufacturing Applications
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 31 SUPPLIERS OF RFID MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 33 SUPPLIERS OF RFID SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION
DESCRIPTION
FIGURE 10 BUSINESS PROCESS FOR WAREHOUSE RFID
Receiving
Putaway
Security/Documentation
Picking
Shipping
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 35 SUPPLIERS OF RFID WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SHIPMENT TRACKING
DESCRIPTION
MARKET
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHIPMENT-TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
BLOOD SUPPLY MONITORING
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 38 PROVIDERS OF RFID BLOOD SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID BLOOD MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 7 ASSET TRACKING
SUMMARY
TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ASSET TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL RFID ASSET-TRACKING TECHNOLOGY MARKET SHARES, 2015-2021 (%)
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN PERSONNEL ACCESS CONTROL AND MONITORING, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
BAGGAGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 41 SUPPLIERS OF RFID BAGGAGE TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 42 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID BAGGAGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
LIBRARY BOOKS
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 43 SUPPLIERS OF RFID LIBRARY TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID LIBRARY TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
HOSPITAL ASSET TRACKING
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 45 SUPPLIERS OF RFID HOSPITAL ASSET TRACKING
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 46 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID HOSPITAL ASSET TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CARGO CONTAINER TRACKING AND SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 47 SUPPLIERS OF RFID CARGO CONTAINER SECURITY
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 48 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID CARGO CONTAINER SECURITY AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
AUTOMATIC VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
DESCRIPTION
Parking and Gated Community Access
Fleet Tracking/Vehicle Location
Rail Car Identification and Tracking
Mining Anti-Collision Systems
Truck Weighing
Traffic Management
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 49 SUPPLIERS OF RFID VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 50 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 8 MILITARY APPLICATIONS
SUMMARY TABLE 51 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MILITARY RFID TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH
2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MILITARY RFID MARKET SHARES, 2015-2021 (%)
MILITARY LOGISTICS TRACKING AND SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
U.S. Department of Defense In-Transit Visibility Network
Other Defense Organizations
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 52 SUPPLIERS OF RFID MILITARY LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 53 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES USED IN MILITARY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
OTHER MILITARY APPLICATIONS
DESCRIPTION
Electronic Identification Tags
Combat Casualty Tracking
Training
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 54 SUPPLIERS OF RFID TECHNOLOGIES FOR OTHER MILITARY
APPLICATIONS
MARKETS
TABLE 55 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES USED IN OTHER MILITARY APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 9 OTHER APPLICATIONS
SUMMARY
TABLE 56 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL RFID OTHER APPLICATIONS MARKET SHARES, 2015-2021 (%)
GAMING, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
DESCRIPTION
RFID Toys
Sports
Casino Gaming
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 57 SUPPLIERS OF RFID GAMING, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 58 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID GAMING AND ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
LOCATION-BASED SERVICES
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 59 SUPPLIERS OF RFID LOCATION-BASED SERVICES
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 60 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID TECHNOLOGIES USED FOR LOCATION-BASED SERVICES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
SMART APPLIANCES
DESCRIPTION
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 61 DEVELOPERS OF RFID SMART APPLIANCE TECHNOLOGIES
MARKETS
TABLE 62 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID SMART APPLIANCE TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MUSEUMS
DESCRIPTION
Collections Management and Security
Visitor Services
Other Museum Applications
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 63 DEVELOPERS OF RFID MUSEUM TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 64 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID MUSEUM TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
DOCUMENT TRACKING
DESCRIPTION
Chipless RFID Technology
RFID Laser Printers
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 65 DEVELOPERS OF RFID DOCUMENT-MANAGEMENT
TECHNOLOGIES
MARKET
TABLE 66 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RFID DOCUMENT-MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
MEDICATION ADHERENCE
DESCRIPTION
MARKET
CHAPTER 10 RFID REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS
OECD RFID-RELATED REGULATIONS
EUROPEAN UNION
CHINA'S RFID REGULATIONS
U.S. RFID REGULATIONS
FTC RFID-RELATED REGULATIONS
DHS RFID RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDELINES
FCC RFID REGULATIONS
FDA RFID REGULATIONS
DOD RFID REGULATIONS
ISO STANDARDS
EPC STANDARDS
CHAPTER 11 APPENDIX ONE PATENT ANALYSIS
FIGURE 14 U.S. RFID PATENTS SHARE BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE, AS OF AUG. 1, 2016 (%)
FIGURE 15 RECENT TRENDS IN NUMBER OF U.S. RFID PATENTS ISSUED ANNUALLY, 2005-2015 (NUMBER)
TABLE 67 COMPANIES HOLDING THE LARGEST NUMBER OF U.S. RFID PATENTS, AS OF AUG. 1, 2016
CHAPTER 12 COMPANY PROFILES
AEROSCOUT INDUSTRIALS
ALIEN TECHNOLOGY
ALLFLEX INC.
APPLIED WIRELESS ID
ASCENDENT ID
ASK
AVANTE INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY INC.
AVERY DENNISON CORP.
AWAREPOINT CORP.
AXCESS INTERNATIONAL INC.
BARTRONICS AMERICA INC.
BIOMARK INC.
CENTRAK INC.
CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS INC.
CLEARCOUNT MEDICAL SOLUTIONS INC.
DATALOGIC
DATAMARS SA
DEVICE FIDELITY
ENFUCELL OY LTD.
EXAVERA TECHNOLOGIES INC.
FORTECHO SOLUTIONS
GAMING PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL
GLOBERANGER CORP.
HONEYWELL SCANNING & MOBILITY
I.D. SYSTEMS
IER
INDESIT
INFORMATION MEDIARY CORP.
INSIDE SECURE
IPICO
LAKS GMBH
LIBRAMATION LIBRARY SYSTEMS
MAN ROLAND WEB SYSTEMS
MARK ANDY INC.
MINE SITE TECHNOLOGIES
NEXPERTS GMBH
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS
OATSYSTEMS INC.
POLARIC
POLYIC GMBH & CO.
PRINTRONIX INC.
QINETIQ GROUP PLC
QUAKE GLOBAL
REFINE TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD.
RF TECHNOLOGIES
RFID RACE TIMING SYSTEMS
SAVI TECHNOLOGY
SCHENKER-SEINO CO. LTD.
SENSIBLE SOLUTIONS SWEDEN AB
SKYETEK
SONY CORP.
SYSGEN
TAGMASTER AB
TAGSYS RFID
TEKVET TECHNOLOGIES CO.
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS
THE REVENUE MARKETS INC.
THIN FILM ELECTRONICS AB
TRANSCORE
TWINLINX
TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD.
VERAYO
VERITEQ
VERSUS TECHNOLOGY INC.
WATCHDATA TECHNOLOGIES
XTERPRISE INC.
XAAR PLC
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP.

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