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RTLS Market in the US 2016-2020

RTLS Market in the US 2016-2020

About RTLS in the US

RTLS is the technology used to find, track, manage, and identify the geographical position of a target on a real-time basis 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. A reader is used to receive wireless signals from the tags through which an object can be located. RTLS works on technologies like GPS, ultra-wideband (UWB), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and RFID to track the location of objects.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the RTLS market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 44.51% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the RTLS market in the US for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the following:

  • RTLS systems and tags
  • Active RFID, passive RFID, out-of-band, GPS, AGPS, and Wi-Fi technologies
  • The transportation, healthcare, retail, government, and other sectors
  • In the transportation sector, revenue from use of tags and systems in logistics and supply chain management in onshore and offshore projects
  • In the healthcare sector, revenue from asset tracking, people tracking, and hospital management
  • In the retail sector, revenue from asset tracking, inventory tracking, and workflow management
  • In the government sector, revenue from asset tracking in military applications
  • In other sectors, use of RFID tags in various sectors that include oil and gas, education, mining, manufacturing, and automotive
Technavio's report, RTLS Market in the US 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
  • AiRISTA
  • HP
  • STANLEY Healthcare
  • Ubisense
  • Zebra
Other prominent vendors
  • Awarepoint
  • DecaWave
  • GE Healthcare
  • HID
  • IBM
  • Intelligent InSites
  • Identec Solutions
  • Mojix
  • PINC Solutions
  • PLUS Location Systems
  • Radianse
  • RF Technologies
  • Sonitor Technologies
  • TeleTracking Technologies
  • ThingMagic
  • Tyco Security Products
  • Versus Technology
Market driver
  • Increased use of RTLS tags in healthcare sector
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Limited well-defined RTLS technology standards
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emerging 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 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 – RTLS Market in the US 2016-2020

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

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Awarepoint, DecaWave, GE Healthcare, HID, IBM, Intelligent InSites, Identec Solutions, Mojix, PINC Solutions, PLUS Location Systems, Radianse, RF Technologies, Sonitor Technologies, TeleTracking Technologies, ThingMagic, Tyco Security Products, and Versus Technology

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “UWB RTLS technology offers high accuracy over short-to-medium distances and is less expensive as compared to other RTLS technologies. UWB RTLS technology is also considered to be useful for short-range and low-data-rate communications. The potential of UWB RTLS to deliver accurate results in high ranging applications is beneficial for end-users. This technology is also useful for applications that require high accuracy because it offers the precise location at a distance of less than 300 meters.”

According to the report, RTLS tags are primarily used in the retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics, and chemical industry for asset tracking. Currently, most of the firms are using RTLS to track assets. It helps them increase efficiency and reduce costs. Cellular networks and satellites are often being used for asset tracking on a real-time basis in outdoor environments.

Further, the report states that safety and security is one of the major concerns among enterprises. The RFID tags used in RTLS solutions are creating security and privacy concerns for SMEs because RFID systems work on Wi-Fi and cellular networks that are very easily congested. This has damaging results in military applications and hospitals because if the signal is jammed by unwanted tracking of people, then the lives of soldiers and patients are at stake in the case of emergency. In transportation and logistics, for the safety and security provided through RTLS, the behaviour of the driver such as speeding or harsh braking is tracked since it can affect not only the workforce but also have an adverse impact on customer service if the consignments are not delivered in proper condition.



Companies Mentioned

AiRISTA, HP, STANLEY Healthcare, Ubisense, Zebra, Awarepoint, DecaWave, GE Healthcare, HID, IBM, Intelligent InSites, Identec Solutions, Mojix, PINC Solutions, PLUS Location Systems, Radianse, RF Technologies, Sonitor Technologies, TeleTracking Technologies, ThingMagic, Tyco Security Products, Versus Technology.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Solutions 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 at low, high, and ultra-high frequencies
      • Table RTLS applications across industries
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table RTLS market in US 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by solution
    • RTLS market in US by solution
      • Table RTLS market in US by solution 2015 (%)
      • Table RTLS market in US by solution 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Systems
      • Table RTLS market in US by systems 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Tags
      • Table RTLS market in US by tags 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • RTLS market in US by technology
      • Table RTLS market in US by technology 2015 (%)
      • Table RTLS market in US by technology 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table RTLS market in US by RFID 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table RTLS market in US by Wi-Fi 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table RTLS market in US by barcodes and QR codes 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table RTLS market in US by other 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • RTLS market in US by application
      • Table RTLS market in US by application 2015 (%)
      • Table RTLS market in US by application 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Transportation and logistics
      • Table RTLS market in US by transportation and logistics 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Healthcare
      • Table RTLS market in US by healthcare 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Government
      • Table RTLS market in US by government 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Retail
      • Table RTLS market in US by retail 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Other
      • Table RTLS market in US by other 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • 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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