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Global RTLS Market 2017-2021

Global RTLS Market 2017-2021

About RTLS

The RTLS is technology is used to find, track, manage, and identify the geographical position of a target on a real-time basis. This is done with the help of nodes or tags and readers. Nodes or tags are embedded in smartphones or navigational devices, through which a user can easily track an object.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global RTLS market to grow at a CAGR of 46.47% during the period 2017-2021.Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global RTLS market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of RTLS.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global RTLS Market 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
  • HP
  • STANLEY Healthcare
  • Ubisense
  • Zebra
Other prominent vendors
  • Awarepoint
  • BeSpoon
  • Convergence Systems
  • DecaWave
  • Essensium
  • GE Healthcare
  • HID
  • IBM
  • Idolink
  • Identec Solutions
  • Intelligent Insites
  • Kinexon Precision Technologies
  • Mojix
  • OATSystems
  • PINC Solutions
  • Plus Location Systems
  • Q-Track
  • Radianse
  • RF Technologies
  • Sewio
  • Sonitor Technologies
  • Teletracking Technologies
  • ThingMagic
  • Tyco Security Products
  • Versus Technology
Market driver
  • Rising demand for RTLS in transportation and logistics
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack of well-defined RTLS technology standards
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Advent of new cost-effective technologies
  • 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global RTLS Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global RTLS market: AiRISTA, HP, STANLEY Healthcare, Ubisense, and Zebra

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Awarepoint, BeSpoon, Convergence Systems, DecaWave, Essensium, GE Healthcare, HID, IBM, Idolink, Identec Solutions, Intelligent Insites, Kinexon Precision Technologies, Mojix, OATSystems, PINC Solutions, Plus Location Systems, Q-Track, Radianse, RF Technologies, Sewio, Sonitor Technologies, Teletracking Technologies, ThingMagic, Tyco Security Products, and Versus Technology

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The UWB RTLS technology offers high accuracy over short-to-medium distances and is inexpensive compared with other RTLS technologies. The technology is also considered to be useful for short-range and low-data-rate communications. UWB has a high data rate that can reach 100 Mbps, which is a good solution for near-field data transmission. The potential of UWB RTLS to deliver accurate results in high-ranging applications (such as communication and sensors, positioning and tracking, and radar) is beneficial for end-users. This technology is also useful for applications that require high accuracy because it offers precise location at fewer than 300 meters.”

According to the report, RFID tags are broadly used across numerous sectors, such as logistics, automotive, construction, mining, oil and gas, retail, healthcare, sports, and education, for asset tracking and workforce management. These tags help sectors to enhance its efficiency and effectiveness of various operations. The cost of RFID tags is declining exponentially due to the increase in its adoption rate and competition among vendors in the industry. In 2014, the price of RFID tags had declined to 30%-40% as compared with the cost in 2012.

Further, the report states that despite numerous advantages, RTLS also brings challenges to its enterprise users. The implementation of RTLS is expensive because of its high initial deployment cost. This will prompt manufacturers to opt for low-cost technologies such as barcode systems. The cost of RTLS includes expenses involved in planning and design, cabling, software licenses, and location hardware such as signposts and readers. A full-fledged implementation of RTLS in a large manufacturing company costs between $10 million and $30 million. This initial cost varies from industry to industry.

Companies Mentioned

AiRISTA, HP, STANLEY Healthcare, Ubisense, Zebra, Awarepoint, BeSpoon, Convergence Systems, DecaWave, Essensium, GE Healthcare, HID, IBM, Idolink, Identec Solutions, Intelligent Insites, Kinexon Precision Technologies, Mojix, OATSystems, PINC Solutions, Plus Location Systems, Q-Track, Radianse, RF Technologies, Sewio, Sonitor Technologies, Teletracking Technologies, ThingMagic, Tyco Security Products, Versus Technology.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Solution offered
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • 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
      • Table RTLS applications across industries
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global RTLS market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Shipment of RTLS technologies 2016
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by solution
    • Global RTLS market by solution
      • Table Global RTLS market by solution 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global RTLS market solution 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Systems
      • Table Global RTLS market by systems 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Tags
      • Table Global RTLS market by tags 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global RTLS market by application
      • Table Global RTLS market by application 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global RTLS market by application 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Transportation and logistics
      • Table Global RTLS market by transportation and logistics 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Healthcare
      • Table Global RTLS market by healthcare 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Government
      • Table Global RTLS market by government 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Retail
      • Table Global RTLS market by retail 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Others
      • Table Global RTLS market by others 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global RTLS market by geography
      • Table Global RTLS market by geography 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global RTLS market by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table RTLS market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table RTLS market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table RTLS market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market 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
  • Key vendor analysis
    • AiRISTA
      • Table Products
    • HP
    • STANLEY Healthcare
      • Table Solutions
    • Ubisense
    • Zebra
      • Table Solutions offered
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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