- Internet of Everything
- Mobile Devices
- Cloud & Mobile Applications
- Enterprise Cloud Services & Devices
- OTT & Multiscreen Video
- Connected Home
- Connected Vehicles & ITS
- Location Technology
- Cyber Security
- ID, Smart Cards & Security
- Teardowns & IP
- Connectivity Technologies & Semiconductors
- Mobile Device Semiconductors
- RF Power Semiconductors
- Radio Access Networks & Backhaul
- Telco Software, Optimization & Monetization
- HetNets, Small Cells & Femto
- Mobile Carrier Benchmarks & Strategies
- Global Subscribers & Indicators
Technologies, Device Penetration, Market Growth, and IC Trends
Multi-Application Function, Contactless, Biometrics, and High-End Feature Sets Driving ID Card Growth
Government Funded RFID, NFC, and Contactless Projects, Research Programs, and Other Initiatives Around the Globe
Is the US a Laggard in Supporting the Advancement of RFID and Related Technologies?
• What is the difference between government spending and investment/support of RFID?
• Why is government investment in RFID and related technologies important to the evolution of the industry?
• What are some of the key government investment initiatives outside the United States?
• What is the current US approach to investment in the advancement of, and R&D for, RFID and related technologies?
• What conclusions can we reach about various governmental approaches?
• What do we recommend to drive more visible US government participation and investment in RFID and related technologies such as NFC?
Table of Contents
- 1. Government spending and investment Overview
- 2. High Profile Foreign Government RFID (and NFC) R&D; or application Exploration Investment Projects
- 2.1. European Union
- 2.1.1. RFID Innovation Express
- 2.1.2. DYNAMITE (Dynamic Decisions in Maintenance)
- 2.1.3. BRIDGE (Building Radio Frequency Identification for the Global Environment)
- 2.1.4. France
- 2.2. Asia
- 2.2.1. Japan
- 2.2.2. South Korea
- 2.3. Examples of Foreign Government-Sponsored Technology Centers
- 2.3.1. French Centre National de Reference (CNRFID)
- 2.3.2. UK National RFID Centre
- 2.3.3. Singapore National RFID Centre
- 2.3.4. Global Auto ID Labs
- 2.1. European Union
- 3. US Approach to R&D; and RFID Advancement Today
- 3.1. The US Approach
- 3.2. US Academic Centers of RFID R&D; and Exploration
- 3.2.1. Ohio University, Athens
- 3.2.2. University of Arkansas
- 3.2.3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- 3.2.4. Others
- 4. Observations - Pros and Cons of US Approach
- 5. Conclusions and Recommendations to the Market