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Real Time Location System (RTLS) is a technology that is used to automatically identify and locate objects, assets or individuals in real time. The goal of RTLS is to continuously track location of the targets. RTLS works with the help of a tag which is attached to the target from which wireless signals are sent. These wireless signals which are sent are received by readers. Readers are usually fixed at predetermined positions and they send the location data to the software that are presents in the exact location visually to the end user.

Much before the development of Real Time Location System, there was a market for Automatic identification where technologies were used to help machines and identify objects. After further developments in Automatic identification, Automatic data capture systems were deployed. This market aimed at identification of objects and then capturing the data so that the data about objects could be automatically fed into systems without the involvement of humans. This was done so that employees could spend more time on value added processes such as providing customer service. The development of Automatic data capture market led to the newer market of Real Time Location System (RTLS) which not only carried out the functions of automatic data capture systems, but also included the ability to view objects real time location as well as monitor its state on various portable devices.

Real Time location systems are classified based on their components as- Tags, Software and Sensors.

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Real Time Location System (RTLS) Market - By Component (Tags, Software, Sensors); By Technology ( Passive RFID, Active RFID); By Application in Tracking (Asset/Inventory , Vehicle/Fleet, Shipping Containers, Personneland Patients); By Applications and Others
1. Global RTLS Industry - Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Global RTLS Industry - Market Landscape

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Comparative Analysis

3.2.1. Product Benchmarking

3.2.2. End user profiling

3.2.3. Patent Analysis

3.2.4. Top 5 Financials Analysis

4. Global RTLS Industry - Market Forces

4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Constraints

4.3. Market Challenges

4.4. Attractiveness of the RTLS Industry

4.4.1. Power of Suppliers

4.4.2. Power of Customers

4.4.3. Threat of New entrants

4.4.4. Threat of Substitution

4.4.5. Degree of Competition

5. Global RTLS Market - Strategic Analysis

5.1. Value Chain Analysis

5.2. Pricing Analysis

5.3. Opportunities Analysis

5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis

5.5. Suppliers and Distributors

6. Global RTLS Market - By Component

6.1. Introduction

6.2. Tags

6.3. Software

6.4. Sensors

7. Global RTLS Market - By Technology

7.1. Introduction

7.2. Passive RFID

7.3. Active RFID

7.3.1. Bluetooth

7.3.2. GPS

7.3.3. UWB(Ultra Wideband)

7.3.4. Wi-Fi

7.3.5. Infrared

7.3.6. Ultrasound

7.3.7. Zigbee

7.3.8. Others

8. Global RTLS Market, By Industry Verticals

8.1. Introduction

8.2. Manufacturing

8.3. Logistics

8.4. Healthcare

8.5. Defence

8.6. Security

8.7. Others

9. Global RTLS Market, by Applications

9.1. Asset/Inventory Tracking

9.2. Work in Progress Tracking

9.3. Vehicle/Fleet Tracking

9.4. Shipping Containers Tracking

9.5. Personnel Tracking

9.6. Patients Activity Tracking

9.7. Others

10. RTLS Market, By Geography

10.1. Introduction

10.2. North America

10.2.1. U.S.

10.2.2. Canada

10.2.3. Mexico

10.2.4. Others

10.3. South America

10.3.1. Brazil

10.3.2. Argentina

10.3.3. Others

10.4. Europe

10.4.1. U.K.

10.4.2. Germany

10.4.3. France

10.4.4. Italy

10.4.5. Others

10.5. Asia Pacific

10.5.1. China

10.5.2. Japan

10.5.3. India

10.5.4. Australia

10.5.5. Others

10.6. ROW

10.6.1. Middle East

10.6.2. Africa

11. Market Entropy

11.1. New Product Launches

11.2. MandAs, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships

12. Investment Opportunities - Analysis by Target companies/customers, Capital Investments, ROI, Payback Period and Source of Funds.

13. Company Profiles

13.1. Ekahau Inc.

13.2. Stanley Black and Decker Inc.

13.3. Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.P.

13.4. Intelleflex Corporation

13.5. Ubisense Group plc.

13.6. Zebra Technologies

13.7. Awarepoint Corporation

13.8. CenTrak Inc.

13.9. Skytron LLC

13.10. Visonic Technologies

13.11. OATSystems

13.12. Axcess International Inc.

13.13. Time Domain

13.14. Thing Magic

13.15. Versus Technologies, Inc.

13.16. Radianse Inc. (Airpointe Corporation)

13.17. Identec Solutions

13.18. Teletracking Technologies

13.19. Savi Technology

13.20. GE Healthcare

"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

14. Appendix

14.1. Abbreviations

14.2. Sources

14.3. Research Methodology

14.4. Bibliography

14.5. Compilation of Expert Insights

14.6. Disclaimer

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