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Market Opportunities in Short Range Wireless

Market Opportunities in Short Range Wireless

Thintri, Inc. announces the release of Market Opportunities in Short Range Wireless, a new report that explores short range wireless technologies and the markets they address. A number of these technologies have already created billion dollar markets, while others are just beginning, but most are poised for dramatic growth. Thintri's report covers the array of available short range wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, RFID, ZigBee, Z-Wave, ANT and others, and examines major market opportunities such as healthcare and the smart home. Market forecasts are provided going out to 2023.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
E.1 Background
E.1.1 Wireless LANs and MANs
E.1.2 WPANs
E.1.3 WBANs
E.1.4 Markets    
E.2 Standards and Protocols
E.2.1 Introduction
E.2.2 ISM Band
E.2.3 Short Range Platforms    
E.3 Infrared, IrDA    
Figure E-1 Market Volume, Infrared-Enabled Data Communications
E.4 RFID
E.4.1 Background
E.4.2 Applications and Markets
E.4.3 Established Markets
E.4.4 Emerging Markets
Figure E-2 Market Volume, RFID Tags
E.5 Near Field Communications
E.5.1 Introduction
E.5.2 Technology
E.5.3 Market Growth
Figure E-3 Volume of NFC-Enabled Transactions
E.6 BLE and iBeacons
E.7 Smart Home
E.7.1 Home Area Networks
E.7.2 The Smart Home
E.7.3 Markets
Figure E-4 Smart Home Automation RF Technology Market Volume
E.8 Healthcare
E.8.1 Background
E.8.2 Wearables: WBANs, MBANs, etc.
E.8.3 Commercialization
E.8.4 Cautions
E.8.5 Market Development
Figure E-5 Market Volume, Wireless Health Monitoring Devices
CHAPTER 1 BACKGROUND
1.1 Wired Networks: LANs to WANs
1.2 Wireless LANs & MANs
Table 1.1 Common Network Types, Characteristics
1.3 WPANs
1.4 WBANs
1.5 Markets
CHAPTER 2 SHORT RANGE STANDARDS AND PROTOCOLS
2.1 Introduction
2.2 ISM Band
2.3 M2M by Cellular
2.4 ANT/ANT+
2.5 IrDA 4    
2.6 UWB
2.7 Wireless USB
2.8 Bluetooth
2.9 IEEE 802.15.4
2.9.1 ISA100a
2.9.2 WirelessHART
2.9.3 Zigbee
2.9.4 6LoWPAN
2.10 Z-Wave
2.11 Wi-Fi
2.11.1 Wi-Fi Versions
Table 2.1 Wi-Fi versions    
2.11.2 Wi-Fi Market Development
2.12 60 GHz
2.12.1 WiGig
2.12.2 WirelessHD
Table 2.2 Summary, Wireless Platforms
CHAPTER 3 HARDWARE & SYSTEMS
3.1 Signal Propagation
3.2 Antennas
3.3 MIMO    
3.4 Modulation
3.5 Choice of Frequency Bands
CHAPTER 4 TECHNOLOGY: INFRARED
4.1 Infrared Wireless
4.2 IrDA
4.3 Network Layers
4.4 IrDA vs. Bluetooth
Table 4.1 Summary, IrDA vs. Bluetooth
4.5 Market Development
Figure 4-1 Market Volume, Infrared-Enabled Data Communications
CHAPTER 5 TECHNOLOGY: RFID
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Background
5.3 Technology
5.3.1 Standards
5.3.2 Tag & Reader Basics
5.3.3 Passive RFID tags    
5.3.4 Semi-Passive or Battery-Assisted RFID Tags
5.3.5 Active RFID Tags
5.3.6 Tag Classes
5.3.7 Frequency Bands & Ranges
5.4 RFID vs. Barcodes
5.5 Effectiveness    
5.6 Cautions    
5.7 Applications & Markets    
5.7.1 Established Markets    
5.7.2 Emerging Markets    
5.7.3 Market Growth
Figure 5-1 Market Volume, RFID Tags
Figure 5-2 Market Volume, RFID Tags, Readers, Software/Services
Figure 5-3 Market Volume, RFID Tags, Unit Sales
Figure 5-4 Tag Unit Sales, Retail
Figure 5-5 Tag Unit Sales, Contactless Payments, Transportation
Figure 5-6 Tag Unit Sales, Assessment Management, Supply Chain
Figure 5-7 Tag Unit Sales, Healthcare, Passports, Other
Figure 5-8 Geographic Segmentation, Market Volume, Tags, Readers, Software/Services
Figure 5-9 Geographic Segmentation, Tags, Unit Sales    
CHAPTER 6 TECHNOLOGY: NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATIONS
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Technology    
6.3 Security
6.4 Applications & Market Growth
6.4.1 Background
6.4.2 Emerging Applications
6.4.3 Markets Today    
6.4.4 Market Opportunities & Growth    
Figure 6-1 Volume of NFC-Enabled Transactions    
Figure 6-2 Volume of NFC-Enabled Transactions, Geographic Segmentation
Figure 6-3 Unit Sales, NFC-Enabled Devices
Figure 6-4 Market Volume, NFC-Related Systems and Software
CHAPTER 7 TECHNOLOGY: BLE AND IBEACONS
7.1 Background
7.2 The Role of Bluetooth & BLE
7.3 Beacon Technology    
7.4 Market Development
Figure 7-1 Beacon Unit Shipments
CHAPTER 8 MARKETS: THE SMART HOME    
8.1 Home Area Networks
8.2 The Smart Home
8.3 Smart Home Platforms    
Table 8.1 Protocol Comparison, Smart Home
8.3.1 Wi-Fi
8.3.2 Bluetooth & BLE
8.3.3 Z-Wave
8.3.4 ZigBee    
8.3.5 Insteon
8.4 Applications & Markets    
Figure 8-1 Smart Home Automation Systems and Services
Figure 8-2 Smart Home Automation Systems and Services, By Region    
Figure 8-3 Smart Home Automation Systems Market Volume, Hardware
Figure 8-4 Smart Home Automation Systems, Hardware Market, By Region 149
Figure 8-5 Smart Home Automation RF Technology Market Volume    
Figure 8-6 Smart Home Automation, RF Technology Market Volume, By Region
Figure 8-7 Smart Home RF Technology Markets: HVAC, Security/Access, Entertainment
Figure 8-8 Smart Home RF Technology Markets: Kitchen, Lighting, Other    
Figure 8-9 Smart Home RF Markets by Platform: Bluetooth/BLE, Wi-Fi
Figure 8-10 Smart Home RF Market by Platform: ZigBee, Z-Wave, Proprietary
CHAPTER 9 MARKETS: HEALTHCARE
9.1 Background & Introduction
9.2 Sensors
9.3 Protocols in Wireless Healthcare    
Figure 9.1 Range/Data Rate Characteristics of Common Wireless Healthcare Platforms
9.3.1 WLAN - Wi-Fi
9.3.2 Bluetooth
9.3.3 ZigBee
Table 9.1 ZigBee Frequencies and Data Rates    
9.3.4 ANT
9.3.5 UWB
9.4 Security
9.5 Capsule endoscopy    
9.6 Epidermal Electronics: E-Skin
Figure 9.2 Epidermal Electronics    
9.7 Wearables: WBANs, MBANs, etc.
9.7.1 WBANs
9.7.2 WBAN Platforms    
9.7.3 MBANs
Figure 9.3 A Typical MBAN Usage Scenario
Figure 9.4 Power Demand vs. Data Rate, MBANS vs. Common Protocols
9.7.4 WBAN/MBAN Applications
9.8 mHealth & Remote Monitoring
Table 9.2 Required Data Rates for Physiological Signals
9.9 Commercialization
9.10 Cautions
9.11 Market Development
Figure 9-5 Overall Healthcare IT Market    
Figure 9-6 Market Volume, Wireless Health Monitoring Devices
Figure 9-7 Wireless Health Monitoring Equipment Markets, Healthcare vs. Fitness
Figure 9-8 Wireless Healthcare Equipment Market, by Application    
Figure 9-9 Wireless Healthcare Markets by Region
Figure 9-10 Markets, Wireless Health & Fitness, by Platform: Wi-Fi, ZigBee, UWB
Figure 9-11 Markets, Wireless Health & Fitness, by Platform: ANT, Bluetooth/BLE
9.12 Emerging mHealth and Monitoring Markets
Figure 9-12 Overall Market, mHealth and Remote Monitoring    
Figure 9-13 Market Volume, Capsule Endoscopy Devices

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