INDEX

Indoor Location Technologies

Offering a complete 360 degree view of the future of all indoor location technologies, this report compares and contrasts infrastructure-based, handset-based, and future high accuracy technologies. The report identifies which technology combinations companies need to support today and what they should be developing with one eye on the future. By further breaking down forecasts by region and vertical market, the reader can clearly see where opportunities lie and the combination of technologies required to meet current and future market demands.

The report also includes a full review of the competitive environment, outlining those currently best placed, new exciting entrants/technologies, potential acquisition targets, and those that will need to innovate in 2014 to remain competitive. This year will see a host of large and small new entrants, as well as disruptive new technologies that could significantly change the landscape of the market. This report will give the reader an insight into who these companies are and the capabilities of these technologies. 

Table of Contents

  • 1. INDOOR LOCATION EVOLUTION
    • 1.1. There Is No One Technology That Meets All Criteria
    • 1.2. It's time to think about sub-meter
    • 1.3. Here Comes Everybody
  • 2. INFRASTRUCUTRE-BASED INDOOR LOCATION
    • 2.1. Audio/Ultrasound
    • 2.2. Strategic Decisions for shopkick and Other Audio Companies
    • 2.3. Next-generation Start-ups and Technologies in Audio
    • 2.4. Audio as a Mobile Payments Alternative
    • 2.5. Audio as Part of Omnichannel Watermark Technology
    • 2.6. Ultrasound for High-precision Indoor Location
    • 2.7. Bluetooth
    • 2.8. The iBeacon Impact
    • 2.9. Future Bluetooth Evolution
    • 2.10. Wi-Fi
    • 2.11. Wi-Fi OEMs in Danger of Wasting Their Position of Strength
    • 2.12. Cellular/Small Cells
      • 2.12.1. Proprietary Indoor Cellular Solutions
    • 2.13. Carrier Indoor Location Technologies
    • 2.14. Carriers as a Google Alternative
      • 2.14.1. Small Cell Rollout Schedule
    • 2.15. Indoor Location DAS Technologies
    • 2.16. Bringing Indoor Location Accuracy Everywhere
      • 2.16.1. NextNav
    • 2.17. New LTE Location Standards
    • 2.18. InvisiTrack: A Major Carrier Opportunity and a Major Threat to All Other Technologies
      • 2.18.1. Handset-Based Indoor LocatioN: The Move to Sub-Meter
    • 2.19. Handset-based Bluetooth Location
    • 2.20. Sub-meter Bluetooth Evolution
    • 2.21. Handset-based Wi-Fi Location
    • 2.22. Is Handset-based Wi-Fi Location Important Any More?
    • 2.23. Sub-meter Wi-Fi Evolution
      • 2.23.1. Wi-Fi Direct
      • 2.23.2. Wi-Fi Hotspot 2.0
    • 2.24. Sensor and Data Fusion
    • 2.25. Handset-based Audio/Ultrasound
    • 2.26. LED, VLC, and Li-Fi
    • 2.27. LED Evolution
    • 2.28. Magnetic Field Location
    • 2.29. UWB
    • 2.30. UWB Evolution
    • 2.31. LTE-Direct
  • 3. COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT
    • 3.1. Acquisitions in 2014
    • 3.2. New Entrants in 2014
    • 3.3. Application Developers: A New Army of Indoor Location Companies
    • 3.4. Potential Exits/Attrition in 2014

Charts

  1. Indoor Location Technology Installations, Split by Vertical Market, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  2. Indoor Location Revenues, Split by Infrastructure, Analytics, and Advertising, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  3. Audio Indoor Location Technology Installations, Split by Vertical Market, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  4. Audio/UltraSound Indoor Location Technology Deployments, Split by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  5. Bluetooth Indoor Location Technology Installations, Split by Vertical Market, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  6. Bluetooth Indoor Location Technology Deployments, Split by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  7. Wi-Fi Indoor Location Technology Installations, Split by Vertical Market, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  8. Wi-Fi Indoor Location Technology Deployments, Split by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  9. Small Cell Indoor Location Technology Installations, Split by Vertical Market, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  10. Small Cell/Cellular Indoor Location Technology Deployments, Split by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2019
  11. Bluetooth Indoor Location Smartphone Adoption, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  12. Wi-Fi Indoor Location Smartphone Adoption, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  13. Location-based Sensor Fusion Smartphone Adoption, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  14. Audio/Ultrasound Indoor Location Smartphone Adoption, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  15. VLC Indoor Location Smartphone Adoption, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  16. Magnetic Field Indoor Location Smartphone Adoption, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018

Figures

  1. Indoor Location Technology OEMS Vendor Matrix