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Global LBS in the Healthcare Sector 2017-2021

Global LBS in the Healthcare Sector 2017-2021

About location-based services

LBS is provided through location-enabled mobile devices. This software application uses real-time data to track the geographical location of the mobile user through geographic information system technology and the Internet. It provides information relevant to a user at any location, which can be related to knowledge, entertainment, or security.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global location-based services (LBS) in the healthcare sector to grow at a CAGR of 32.78% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global location-based services (LBS) in the healthcare sector for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the annual sales of LBS devices, LBS applications, and software, and digital maps used in the healthcare sector to calculate the market size for the period 2017-2021. The report also considers the revenue generated from personal navigation assistants used for fitness purposes and in-dash location-based devices used by healthcare professionals and patients. The report provides the market segmentation based on location, technology, product category, application, and geography.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Location-Based Services (LBS) in the Healthcare Sector 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

key vendors
  • AiRISTA
  • General Electric Company
  • HPE
  • ZIH
Other prominent vendors
  • Awarepoint
  • Axcess International
  • CenTrak
  • Cisco
  • Decawave
  • Emanate Wireless
  • IBM
  • Infor
  • Navizon
  • PLUS Location Systems
  • Radianse
  • RF Technologies
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Sonitor Technologies
  • STANLEY Healthcare
  • TeleTracking Technologies
  • ThingMagic (Trimble)
  • Versus Technology
Market driver
  • Rapid adoption of beacon and location-based technology
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High cost of implementation
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing popularity of LBM
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Differences between indoor and outdoor LBS
      • Table LBS value chain
      • Table RTLS technologies
      • Table Comparison of RTLS technologies
      • Table Comparison of active and passive RFID
      • Table Passive RFID tags work at low, high, and ultra-high frequencies
      • Table RTLS applications
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by location
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by location 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by location in 2016 and 2021
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by indoor location 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by outdoor location 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by category
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by category 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by category in 2016 and 2021
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by services category 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by equipment, solutions, and applications category 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by technology 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by technology in 2016 and 2021
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by RTLS 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector in RTLS segment by technology 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector in RTLS segment by technology in 2016 and 2021
      • Table RTLS segment by RFID technology 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table RTLS segment by UWB technology 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table RTLS segment by Wi-Fi technology 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by GPS/AGPS 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by application 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by application in 2016 and 2021
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by asset management 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by staff management 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by patient management 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global LBS in healthcare sector by geography in 2016 and 2021
      • Table LBS in healthcare sector in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table LBS in healthcare sector in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table LBS in healthcare sector in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Rapid adoption of beacon and location-based technology
    • Decline in cost of RFID tags
    • Increased use of RTLS to track sensitive medical shipments
    • Adoption of Wi-Fi and WLAN in hospitals
    • Additional drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table M&A of market vendors
  • Key vendor profiles
    • AiRISTA
      • Table AiRISTA: Products
      • Table AiRISTA: Applications
    • General Electric Company
      • Table Key offerings
      • Table Recent developments
    • HPE
    • ZIH
      • Table ZIH: Products and applications
      • Table Recent developments
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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