RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2012-2022

Published Date » 2013-03-07
No. Of Pages » 256
 This report is the summation of extensive research over twelve years including interviews with RFID adopters and solution providers in the various applicational RFID markets, giving an unprecedented level of insight into the total RFID industry and what is really happening. Purchasers receive an electronic PDF and (optional) printed copy of this report, a separate functional spreadsheet of the forecasts, and access to report updates throughout the year. Ten year forecasts are given split in many ways, with more than 190 tables and figures. 
 In 2012 the value of the entire RFID market will be $7.67 billion, up from $6.51 billion in 2011. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID cards, labels, fobs and all other form factors. It includes passive and...
Table of Content

1.1. How governments drive most of the market
1.2. Non-government successes
1.3. Continued recession-proof rapid growth
1.4. Strange behaviour
1.5. Technical trends
1.6. Favourite RFID frequency
1.7. Watch the BRICS
1.8. Russia
1.9. China
1.10. Today's leaders continue to excel
1.11. Wider still and wider
1.12. Analysis of cumulative number of RFID projects analysed
1.13. Market projections 2012-2022
1.14. Rapid growth
1.15. RFID during turmoil in the global economy
1.16. Contactless smart cards dominate by value
1.17. RFID Forecasts by tag location - passive tags
1.18. RFID forecasts by tag location - active and battery assisted tags
1.19. RFID will not be big in China, it will be huge
1.20. Lessons from the last ten years
1.21. Pallet/case tagging
1.22. Drugs
1.23. Airline Baggage
1.24. Retail apparel, item level
1.25. RFID cards, tickets and NFC
1.26. Animals
1.27. Logistics, Asset Tracking, Manufacturing
1.28. Follow governments
1.29. Active RFID and RTLS comes to the fore
1.30. Billion dollar niches, sometimes with little competition
1.31. New technology
1.32. Impediments to the growth of RFID markets

2.1. Definitions
2.1.1. RFID
2.1.2. Chipless/printed RFID
2.1.3. Passive and active RFID
2.2. Tags have different shapes
2.3. The RFID value chain
2.4. Where tags are placed
2.5. The show so far - 1945 to 2012
2.5.1. Cumulative sales by applicational category
2.5.2. Cumulative sales active vs passive
2.5.3. Cumulative sales chip vs chipless
2.5.4. Dominant RFID chip suppliers
2.6. Historic RFID tag sales 2005 to 2012
2.6.1. Progress in 2005
2.6.2. Progress in 2006
2.6.3. Progress in 2007
2.6.4. Progress in 2008
2.6.5. Progress in 2009
2.6.6. Progress in 2010
2.6.7. Progress in 2011
2.7. Ultimate potential
2.7.1. Potential for different applications
2.7.2. Tag price sensitivity at highest volumes
2.7.3. Price sensitivity curve for RFID (adoption curve)
2.8. Legal push
2.9. Demand pull
2.10. Constraints on market growth
2.11. Impediments to highest volume RFID

3.1. League table of RFID specifications
3.2. EPCglobal
3.3. Progress with EPC adoption so far
3.4. EPC versus Non EPC
3.5. Near Field Communication (NFC)
3.6. Trends by number of projects

4.1. Leading continents
4.2. Geographical trends in number of projects
4.3. Central and East Asia trends in project numbers
4.4. Americas trends in project numbers
4.5. Europe trends in project numbers
4.6. China
4.7. Japan
4.8. USA
4.9. Europe - UK leads but Germany taking over
4.10. Russia

5.1. Passive vs active
5.2. Sub categories of passive tag
5.3. Cost Structure of RFID passive tags - labels
5.4. Passive market by applicational sector
5.5. The main things that are passive tagged
5.6. Passive RFID market by range
5.7. RFID technologies by range and cost
5.7.1. Read range and tag cost
5.7.2. RFID Systems/Middleware
5.8. Chipless passive tags
5.8.1. Chipless options
5.8.2. Latest progress with printed transistor RFID
5.8.3. Forecast for chip vs chipless/printed tags

6.1. Where active RFID is used
6.2. Active market by applicational sector
6.3. The main things that are active tagged
6.4. Active RFID market by range
6.5. Active RFID market by battery type
6.5.1. Energy Harvesting and RFID
6.6. New active technologies create new markets
6.6.1. Hand-held homing devices
6.6.2. New markets - Battery Assisted Passive (BAP)
6.6.3. An example of massive 'niches'
6.7. Technologies facilitating growth
6.8. Forecasts for active RFID tags
6.9. Forecasts for systems
6.9.1. The spend on active RFID systems
6.9.2. Active RFID players

7.1. Overview
7.2. RFID enabled cellphones
7.3. Interrogator numbers
7.4. Interrogator price
7.5. Interrogator market value

8.1. Spread of tag sales
8.2. Passive frequencies
8.2.1. Segmenting of the passive UHF market
8.2.2. Impinj - Bellwether of the UHF RFID industry

9.1. Market split by position
9.2. Markets for labels, cards and tickets
9.3. Forecasts by tag structures
9.4. NFC, smart card and ticket projections
9.5. Markets by location of tag - item, pallet/case, etc
9.5.1. Item, pallet/case tagging vs smart cards
9.6. Forecasts 2012-2022
9.6.1. Rationale behind each forecast
9.6.2. Ubiquitous Sensor Networks and other possibilities - Malaysia and Korea timelines to 2010

10.1. Prevalence of RFID projects for each applicational sector
10.2. Future trend of projects for each applicational sector
10.3. Current and future forms of payback by applicational sector
10.4. Healthcare and pharmaceuticals
10.5. Postal and courier services
10.6. Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods
10.7. Military and federal
10.8. Airlines and Airports
10.9. Libraries
10.10. Secure access
10.11. Laundry/ rented textiles
10.11.1. State of the art
10.11.2. Payback
10.11.3. Technical requirements and trends
10.11.4. Contrast in store apparel tagging
10.11.5. Laundry tag suppliers
10.11.6. Addressable market
10.11.7. Forecasts

11.1. Dynamics of the RFID value chain
11.2. Largest orders, best selling products, dominant suppliers in future
11.2.1. Largest suppliers of chips
11.2.2. Largest suppliers of tags, inlets, straps and detailed value chain for high volume
11.3. SMARTRAC Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
11.3.1. Largest suppliers of software and services
11.4. Sectors potentially oversupplied or undersupplied
11.4.1. Production capacity for tags
11.4.2. Over and undersupply along the value chain 2010-2022


List of Tables


List of Figures


Upcoming Reports:

Greece: underpants market
By - Williams and Marshal Strategy
This report presents a comprehensive overview of the underpants market in Greece and its state as of January 2014. It provides detailed analysis of the industry, its dynamics and structure. The purpose of the report is to describe the state of the underpants market in Greece, to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes and dynamics of production, imports, exports and consumption, the characteristics of the market for the period 2008-2012 and to build a forecast for the market development until 2018. In the same way, the report presents an elaborate overview of the...
Greece: pineapple juice market
By - Williams and Marshal Strategy
ort is to describe the state of the pineapple juice market in Greece, to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes and dynamics of production, imports, exports and consumption, the characteristics of the market for the period 2008-2012 and to build a forecast for the market development until 2018. In the same way, the report presents an elaborate overview of the main market participants, the price fluctuations, the growth and demand drivers of the market and the factors, influencing its development. Last but not least, the report presents a general overview of the...
Greece: baking powders market
By - Williams and Marshal Strategy
resents an elaborate overview of the main market participants, the price fluctuations, the growth and demand drivers of the market and the factors, influencing its development. Last but not least, the report presents a general overview of the economy of Greece in 2008-2012 and a forecast for its development in the medium term. The report on the baking powders market in Greece includes: Analysis and dynamics of the economy of Greece; Forecast for the development of the economy of Greece; Analysis and forecast of market volume and dynamics; Volume, dynamics and analysis of domestic...

Research Assistance

We will be happy to help you find what you need.
Please call us or write us:

866-997-4948 (Us-Canada Toll Free)
Tel: +1-518-618-1030
Select License type:

Share this report

Related News

Increased Freedom for Siemens Healthcare Through Reworked Board
Jan 27, 2015  
Siemens Chief Executive Officer, Joe Kaeser, has successfully reshuffled the management board of the company. The largest engineering company in Europe, Siemens, is now ready to submit its healthcare operations to greater internal independence. Bernd Montag has been approached to take care of the healthcare unit. On the other hand, chief technology officer and personnel chief Siegfried...
Declining Oil Prices in Vietnam - Problematic for Managing the Budget Deficit
Jan 27, 2015  
Falling prices of oil are fuelling the domestic consumption pattern in Vietnam and is as a result giving a significant boost to the Vietnamese economy. This is also presenting a dilemma for the government since the country’s efforts to control the budget deficit is also getting threatened. As per Bui Duc Thu, a member of the National Assembly’s finance committee, a certain decline...
Oil Prices by far the Lowest in Six Years
Jan 27, 2015  
In almost six years, the amount of oil traded reached the lowest levels since the OPEC’s warning that prices may rise without new investment in production that failed to shift the focus of the market from more immediate signs of a global supply glut. As per the OPEC Secretary-General Abdalla El-Badri changes in futures were quite low in New York after declining 1% on Monday. A hike to...
The Georgia Deal to Fuel the Southern Solar Strategy
Jan 27, 2015  
It is anticipated that the southern part of U.S. will become the center of the solar industry within the next six to twelve months if all goes as per plans in Georgia. In January, a compromise bill was introduced by Mike Dudgeon, the State Representative on the third-party ownership of solar systems in the state. As per this legislation, companies like Sungevity or SolarCIty can install...
Fund for Innovative Technologies Set Up by Hyundai Motor
Jan 27, 2015  
Hyundai Motor Group on Tuesday announced that it will be launching a fund worth US$163.9 million in order to aid business ventures and the development of innovative technologies with regard to automobiles and hydrogen fuel cells. With ownership of two of South Korea’s largest car manufacturers – Kia Motors Corp. and Hyundai Motor Co., Hyundai Motor Group said that of the 177.5...