Location Technologies Research Service

Our extensive coverage examines the foundational technology building blocks of location ecosystems, as well as the potential deployment prospects in various environments including, retail, smart-building, smart city, automotive, manufacturing, logistics and warehouses, enterprise and robotics.

Location Technologies Coverage

ABI Research’s Location Technologies market intelligence uncovers new data, trends, and forecasts that extend beyond the traditional outdoor positioning and navigation systems. Typical use cases include seamless indoor-outdoor navigation, asset tracking, asset management, people and pet tracking, geo-fencing, and proximity services.

We provide technology implementers with authoritative insight to help them discover and shape new use cases and opportunities in emerging IoT markets. The service will equip technology suppliers with comprehensive vertical-level market intelligence and competitive analysis to support their go to market strategies and help them implement adequate business models for their solutions.

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Coverage Areas Include

  • Location and tracking techniques (AoA, TDOA, ToA, Fingerprinting, LoS, RSSI)
  • Global navigation satellite system (GNSS)
  • Cellular-based location technologies
  • Wi-Fi based location technologies
  • Bluetooth-based location technologies
  • Low power wide area networks (LPWAN) based location technologies
  • Radio-frequency identification (RFID) based location technologies
  • Ultra wideband (UWB) based location technology
  • Visible light communication (VLC) based location technology
  • Computer vision based location technology
  • Geomagnetic based location technology
  • Sensor fusion
  • Ultrasound based location technology
  • Beacons
  • Hybrid technologies
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technologies
  • Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS)
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)


We cover the technologies, trends, and markets from every angle, and we deliver our qualitative and quantitative intelligence in multiple formats.
Market Data spreadsheets are composed of deep data, market share analysis, and highly segmented, service-specific forecasts to provide detailed insight where opportunities lie.
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Our qualitative reports present in-depth analysis on key market trends, technologies, applications, and emerging companies. Reports are in PDF or PowerPoint format.
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ABI Insights offer expert perspective on recent news events, including M&As, proposed and recently enacted regulations, product launches, and market updates.
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Competitive Ranking reports offer comprehensive insight into different markets, assessing companies’ implementation and innovation strategies.
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