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Global RFID Smart Antenna Market 2016-2020

Global RFID Smart Antenna Market 2016-2020

About the RFID Smart Antenna Market

An RFID system is a wireless technology that uses radio waves to receive data from a tag attached to an object. It is used for various purposes such as tracking objects and automatic identification. Components of RFID systems are as follows:

  • Tag (attached to an object: unique identification)
  • Antenna (tag detector: creates magnetic field)
  • Reader (receiver of tag information: manipulator)
  • Communication infrastructure (enable reader/RFID to work through IT infrastructure)
  • Host (computer that receives the data)
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global RFID smart antenna market to grow at a CAGR of 12.94% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global RFID smart antenna market for 2016-2020. The RFID smart antennas used in RFID tags and readers are the key segments considered to estimate the market size for the base year.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, RFID Smart Antenna Market 2016-2020, 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
  • Alien Technology
  • Honeywell
  • Impinj
  • Zebra Technologies
Other prominent vendors
  • Abracon
  • CAEN RFID
  • FEIG Electronics
  • Harting
  • Invengo
  • Kathrein RFID
  • MTI Wireless Edge
  • RFMAX
  • RF Solutions
  • Skyetek
  • Taoglas
  • ThingMagic
  • Times-7
Market driver
  • Emerging applications for RFID
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Signal collision
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of cloud-based RFID solutions
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global RFID Smart Antenna Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global RFID smart antenna market: Alien Technology, Honeywell, Impinj, and Zebra Technologies.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Abracon, CAEN RFID, FEIG Electronics, Harting, Invengo, Kathrein RFID, MTI Wireless Edge, RFMAX, RF Solutions, Skyetek, Taoglas, ThingMagic, and Times-7.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A trend influencing market growth is the emergence of cloud-based RFID solutions. Advances in technology have led to the expansion of RFID technology in various fields such as the transportation, aerospace, IT, and logistics. However, due to high IT infrastructure requirements such as database, servers, and inter-/intra-network, which adds to its already high deployment and implementation costs, the adoption of RFID has been limited to small and medium-sized retail chains or stores. The cloud-based RFID solutions offered by various RDIF solution providers such as Terso Solutions, Tellago, and Nedap are providing opportunity for small and medium-sized retailers to avail the benefits of RFID systems, as they reduce the initial procurement cost of servers.”

According to the report, a key growth driver is the emerging applications for RFID. RFID smart antennas integrated into RFID systems are selected on the basis of radiation resistance, resistive losses, bandwidth, and feed impedance. RFID smart antennas transmit and emit both electrical and magnetic properties and operate around a wide range of frequencies to contain the reliability of the information collected. As a result, the reliability of RFID systems has increased over time, which, in turn, has resulted in an increase in demand for RFID systems. RFID systems are used for asset tracking and thus, it was perceived that the major applications of such systems are more useful in retail and logistics environments.

Further, the report states that one challenge that could hamper market growth is signal collision. The signals transmitted by the antennas from both (tags and readers) ends are large in volume and can interfere with one another during transmission. This can lead to signal collision and result in sending wrong product information. The signal collision is basically a tangled data obtained from the readers, leading to erroneous reading and feeding of data into the systems.

Companies Mentioned

Alien Technology, Honeywell, Impinj, Zebra Technologies, Abracon, CAEN RFID, FEIG Electronics, Harting, Invengo, Kathrein RFID, MTI Wireless Edge, RFMAX, RF Solutions, Skyetek, Taoglas, ThingMagic, Times-7.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Standard currency conversion rates
    • Definitions
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table RFID systems supply chain
      • Table Standards for RFID technology implementation
      • Table Major regulatory bodies for setting RFID standards
  • Technology landscape
    • Table RFID system architecture and workflow
    • Table RFID system architecture in SCM
    • Table RFID middleware architecture
    • Components of RFID system
      • Table Functional classification of RFID tags
      • Table Operating frequencies of a passive RFID tag
      • Table Comparison between active and passive RFID tags
      • Table Revenue contribution by RFID products 2015
      • Table Major factors for selecting passive RFID tags
    • Difference between RFID/EPC tag, NFC, and traditional barcode
      • Table RFID operating frequency ranges
      • Table Difference between HF RFID and NFC
      • Table Uses of NFC and RFID technologies
      • Table Types of barcodes
      • Table Difference between RFID and barcode
    • RFID cost structure
      • Table Cost analysis of RFID systems
  • Industry overview
    • Global RFID market
      • Table Global RFID market ($ billions)
      • Table Global RFID market by end-users 2015
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by frequency
    • Market overview
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market by technology 2015-2020
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market by technology 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by end-products
    • Market overview
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market by end-product 2015-2020
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market by end-product 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Global RFID smart antenna market by geography 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • RFID smart antenna market in Americas
      • Table RFID smart antenna market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • RFID smart antenna market in EMEA
      • Table RFID smart antenna market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • RFID smart antenna market in APAC
      • Table RFID smart antenna market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • High accuracy and reliability
    • Increasing omni-channel retailing
      • Table Omni-channel benefits of RFID for customers
      • Table Omni-channel benefits of RFID for retailers
    • Emerging applications for RFID
    • Critical price point of RFID implementation
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Less economical for low-value goods
    • Signal collision
    • Lack of standardization
    • Security concerns
      • Table Consumer privacy counter-steps
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of cloud-based RFID solutions
      • Table Benefits of cloud-based architecture
    • Integration of RFID technology in IoT landscape
    • Emergence of smart factories
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Vendor landscape
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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