2.4. Enabling Multi-Frequency, Multi-Constellations at Scale
3. LOW-POWER GNSS
3.1. Frequency of Tracking
3.2. Assisted GNSS
3.3. Innovative Approaches to A-GNSS
3.4. Cloud-Based Positioning
3.5. Snapshot Positioning
3.6. Software-Based GNSS Receivers—a Threat to GNSS?
3.7. GNSS Strikes Back
3.8. LPWAN Network-Based Positioning
3.9. Cellular Network-Based Positioning
3.10. Other Network Positioning and Hybrid Technologies
3.11. LEO Satellites—A Growing Opportunity for Positioning?
3.12. LEO—A Valuable Alternative and Backup to GNSS
3.13. Terrestrial Alternatives to GNSS
4. PRECISION GNSS
4.1. High-Performance GNSS Chipsets
4.2. GNSS Correction Services
4.3. Sensor Fusion
4.4. GNSS Software Enhancements
5. 5G POSITIONING—COMPETITION OR COLLABORATION?
6. MARKET SUMMARY
7. KEY TAKEAWAYS AND STRATEGIC RECOMMENDATIONS
Critical Questions Answered
What is the total market opportunity for GNSS chipsets?
What use cases are driving GNSS growth?
How will new technologies such as LEO, software and cloud-based positioning, and 5G positioning disrupt the GNSS market?
How is the GNSS market by constellation likely to evolve over time?
What are the most common GNSS frequencies and how is this likely to evolve over time?
What are some innovative companies in the positioning landscape?
Extended discussion and analysis of the major trends impacting the GNSS market, with a particular emphasis on mass-market applications.
Updated market forecasts for GNSS technology across key sectors, including smartphones, wearables, drones, automotive applications, IoT asset tracking, and several other emerging mass-market applications.
Strategic market recommendations on what solution providers and users of technology need to consider when planning their roadmaps.
Guidance on where ABI Research believes the outdoor positioning and GNSS market is headed and how various technologies will compete, collaborate and coexist over time.
Discussion of innovative companies across the GNSS, LEO, and outdoor positioning landscape.
Sports tracking applications, such as athlete monitoring and smart sports balls, are a key emerging use case for precise location technologies. Vendors are now integrating Real-Time Location System (RTLS) alongside other solutions as interest grows.
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) had a large presence at Embedded World, including new positioning techniques, such as Angle of Arrival (AoA) and High-Accuracy Distance Measurement (HADM), and new end markets.
Dual-frequency L1-L5 GNSS promises superior performance over single frequency solutions, especially in difficult environments. With recent announcements from Apple, most major consumer electronics manufacturers for smartphones and wearables now support products with dual-frequency GNSS.
The use of additional location technologies alongside the incumbent and mainstream Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) is changing from a feature for improving coverage and redundancy to a security measure amid fears of GNSS disruptions.