Industry Survey: Transformative Technology Adoption and Attitudes - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Short-Range Wireless Connectivity

ABI Research conducted an industry survey on transformative technology adoption and the attitudes of 455 decision makers, influencers, and implementers in the following verticals: Retail, Healthcare, Logistics, Automotive, Manufacturing, Utilities, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Local, State, and Federal Governments. Questions range from willingness to adopt new technologies, to the benefits, roles, and investment preferences (in-house versus third-party) of key stakeholders. This report provides a summary of findings and main conclusions for short-range wireless connectivity technologies including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and 802.15.4, breaking down general attitudes, and trends, as well as current and future plans surrounding technology deployments, and the differences in response based on company size and primary vertical.

Table of Contents:

  • Methodology and Background
  • Classification of Respondents – Size of Business
  • Classification of Respondents – Industry Sector
  • Classification of Respondents – Role and Influence
  • Technological Familiarity
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Other SRW Technological Familiarity
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Other SRW Technological Familiarity
  • Connectivity Technological Familiarity
  • Barriers to Adopting Innovative Technologies
  • Aligning Innovation with Existing Legacy Framework
  • Beacons to Drive Technology Digitization In-store
  • Connectivity in Healthcare Environments
  • Healthcare Barriers
  • Connected Manufacturing
  • Connected Manufacturing Applications
  • Obstacles to Integration
  • Smart Grid Technologies
  • Summary and Conclusions


Research Information

Publish Date
2Q 2017
Research Type