AutoID & Transaction Automation Practice                  Drew Nathanson – Vice President                  WEBCAST        ...
Recording Available                          A full audio recording is available for download at:                  http://...
About Us                  Market Intelligence for Technology Vendors & Investors                          Direct-Contact ...
Our Core Coverage Areas   AutoID & Transaction Automation    Embedded Hardware & Systems     Mobile & Wireless    Industri...
Ways to Work With UsOur syndicated research is the basis for the many ways VDC can help you grow your business. We offer a...
Today’s Speaker                    Drew Nathanson                    Vice President – AutoID                    Drew has m...
Today’s Agenda                     RFID is Just Part of the Whole RTLS Picture                     Global RFID RTLS Revenu...
RFID is Just one Part of the Whole RTLS PictureWhat is RTLS?Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) are precise positioning solu...
Global RFID RTLS RevenuesRTLS …offering greater visibility and enabling better decision-making             Global RFID RTL...
RFID RTLS Revenues by RegionGlobal adoption limited, government and industry compliance driving many deployments       Glo...
RFID RTLS Solutions by VerticalHorizontal use within verticals; Installation environments require different solutions     ...
Emerging TrendsMore HybridizationIncreased Role of Passive RFIDDeeper Integration into the Enterprise & Value ChainIntegra...
Going Beyond RFID…VDC’s Research on the RTLS End-User Community                                         Key Questions Answ...
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RFID for RTLS: A State of the Industry

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RFID for RTLS: A State of the Industry

  1. 1. AutoID & Transaction Automation Practice Drew Nathanson – Vice President WEBCAST RFID for RTLS – A State of the IndustrySeptember 2011 © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automationvdcresearch.com
  2. 2. Recording Available A full audio recording is available for download at: http://vdcresearch.com/market_research/autoid/freeresearch.aspx © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automationvdcresearch.com
  3. 3. About Us Market Intelligence for Technology Vendors & Investors  Direct-Contact Primary Market Research  Deeply Segmented Data  Expert Insights  Validated Results Consulting Services for Your Most Critical Business Decisions  Research-Based Consulting  Transparent Tools & Methodology o Highly Customized Survey Guides & Output Templates o Sophisticated Market Estimate & Forecast Models o Detailed, Flexible Stakeholder Maps & Profiles o Industry Development Scenarios o Market Opportunity Fit Screening, Rating & Ranking © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automationvdcresearch.com
  4. 4. Our Core Coverage Areas AutoID & Transaction Automation Embedded Hardware & Systems Mobile & Wireless Industrial Automation & Control Embedded Software & Tools Emerging Technologies © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automationvdcresearch.com
  5. 5. Ways to Work With UsOur syndicated research is the basis for the many ways VDC can help you grow your business. We offer a wide variety of services designed to meet help you grow your business.specific tactical and strategic decision support needs. All of our services are built on a foundation of highly skilled professionals applying robustmethodologies to VDC’s large and continuously refreshed datasets. © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  6. 6. Today’s Speaker Drew Nathanson Vice President – AutoID Drew has more than 15 years experience in industrial enterprise program management, general management, strategy consulting, and business development. At VDC, Drew is responsible for the firm’s AutoID Practice, delivering syndicated and proprietary research covering major AIDC, RFID, NFC, and Retail Automation markets. Prior to joining VDC, Drew launched and served as Principal of Blue Flame, a management consulting firm focusing on the advanced materials and sciences industry and their related tech markets. Drew began his career with Integrated Separation Systems as a production manager for high volume automated PAGE Gel manufacturing and analysis. At Boston Optical Fiber, Drew managed all product design, development, production, PR and marketing activities for Plastic Optical Fiber and associated product lines. Drew is a graduate of Clark University (BS, biology and chemistry) and Northeastern University (MBA, concentration in high-tech).For complimentary insights and marketing data: http://blog.vdcresearch.com/autoid © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  7. 7. Today’s Agenda RFID is Just Part of the Whole RTLS Picture Global RFID RTLS Revenues RFID RTLS Revenues by Region RFID RTLS Solutions by Vertical Emerging Trends Going Beyond RFID… © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automationvdcresearch.com vdcresearch.com
  8. 8. RFID is Just one Part of the Whole RTLS PictureWhat is RTLS?Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) are precise positioning solutions that not only enable a userto identify and track objects, but also provide that information virtually immediately.These are not traditional track and trace systems.There are a host of technologies that are being used to enable RTLS,including, but not limited to: RFID GPS Cellular Infrared WiFiMany of the RTLS systems used today are hybrid systems, leveraging several technologiesas a means to meet application and installation environment requirements. © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  9. 9. Global RFID RTLS RevenuesRTLS …offering greater visibility and enabling better decision-making Global RFID RTLS Revenues Figures include all hardware, software (2008-2015 CAGR: 19.9) (Millions of Dollars) and services 400 Primary Trends Driving Growth 350  Increased Visibility 300  More Business Intelligence  Real-time Information Distribution 250  Compliance (i.e.: SOX) 200  Operational Efficiencies  Convergence 150  Competitive Advantage 100 50 0 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  10. 10. RFID RTLS Revenues by RegionGlobal adoption limited, government and industry compliance driving many deployments Global RFID RTLS Revenues by Region The Americas have the widest base of users (Billions of Dollars) and applications, particularly in:$400  Government$350  Transportation  Health Care$300 Most activity in APAC & EMEA are in:$250  Transportation$200  Government$150 Health Care gaining traction in APAC & EMEA Globalized adoption remains limited largely$100 due to: $50  A lack of global standards $0  High price points 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  Proprietary configuration options 2013 2014 2015 Americas EMEA APAC © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  11. 11. RFID RTLS Solutions by VerticalHorizontal use within verticals; Installation environments require different solutions Global RFID RTLS Revenues by Vertical Vertical Common Products Tagged (Billions of Dollars)  Vehicles $400  Shipping Containers Transportation & Pallets $350  Machinery/Equipment $300  Personnel $250  Vehicles  Personnel $200  Machinery/Equipment Government $150  Supplies/Surplus  Munitions/Weapons $100  Shipping Containers $50  Equipment $0  Personnel Healthcare 2008 2009  Diagnostics 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014  Patients 2015  VehiclesTransportation Government Automotive  ToolsHealth Care Retail CPG  Equipment AutomotiveElectronics Commercial Services Pharmaceutical  PersonnelOther  Shipping Containers  WIP © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  12. 12. Emerging TrendsMore HybridizationIncreased Role of Passive RFIDDeeper Integration into the Enterprise & Value ChainIntegration of Sensing/Monitoring SolutionsMore Managed Services OfferingsContinued & Aggressive Price Erosion © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com
  13. 13. Going Beyond RFID…VDC’s Research on the RTLS End-User Community Key Questions Answered What are the end-users’ investment What are the end-users What are the end- users’ solution, drivers and spending plans? requirements and preferences? vendor and source selection criteria? Verticals Technologies Geographies  RFID  Government  Infrared  Commercial Services  North America  Barcode & Symbologies  Health Care  Latin America  GPS & Satellite  Retail  Europe  Cellular  Transportation  Middle East/Africa  WiFi  Manufacturing  Asia-Pacific  UWB  Other  Other Expected Report Delivery Date December 2011 © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automationvdcresearch.com
  14. 14. Thank You for Attending this VDC WebcastFor more information please contact: Drew Nathanson – Vice President, AutoID andrewn@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x148 Sherrie Nankin – Account Director snankin@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x119 Christopher Rezendes – Executive Vice President cjr@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x120For complimentary insights and marketing data: http://blog.vdcresearch.com/autoid © 2011 VDC Research Webcast AutoID & Transaction Automation vdcresearch.com

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