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Next-Generation Asset Tracking and RTLS: Opportunities, Applications, and Revenue

As the requirements of the traditional real-time location services (RTLS) and asset tracking markets quickly change, this report looks at what new disruptive technologies are emerging to meet these needs, highlighting new companies within these spaces that will drive innovation over the next 5 years and outlining how incumbents can respond.
 
Next-generation RTLS and asset tracking technology deployments are becoming commonplace in transport and logistics, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and other vertical markets and low-cost, high-accuracy combinations are creating new opportunities in applications like pallet tracking, condition monitoring, last mile delivery, inventory, and tools/asset tracking.
 
Asset tracking solutions vary based on factors such as the types of tags used for tracking and the network backbone that supports the system. This report looks at next-generation asset tracking systems and covers in detail the technologies that enable these systems, the vertical markets in which these systems are being implemented in, and descriptions of case studies and key players in this space.

Table of Contents

  • 1. EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW
    • 1.1. RTLS Opportunities
  • 2. INNOVATIVE LOCATION TECHNOLOGIES, COMPANIES, AND CASE STUDIES
    • 2.1. Bluetooth Low Energy
    • 2.2. Active UHF RFID
    • 2.3. Sensor Fusion
    • 2.4. Wi-Fi
    • 2.5. Impulse Radio Ultra-Wideband (IR-UWB)
    • 2.6. Visible Light Communication
    • 2.7. Small Cells
    • 2.8. Technology Summary and Key Players
  • 3. VERTICAL MARKETS AND IMPLEMENTATION SCENARIOS
    • 3.1. Healthcare
    • 3.2. Manufacturing
    • 3.3. Transportation and Logistics
    • 3.4. Sports
    • 3.5. Education
    • 3.6. Financial
    • 3.7. Retail
    • 3.8. Others
  • 4. MARKET FORECASTS
    • 4.1. Methodology
    • 4.2. Forecasts
  • 5. CONCLUSIONS & KEY TAKEAWAYS