June 2017

Driven by lower prices of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, and increasing penetration of RFID technology in various industries, the RFID market is likely to witness high growth in coming years. The RFID market was valued at USD 16.95 Billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% between 2017 and 2023. The base year considered for the study is 2016, and the forecast period is between 2017 and 2023. The objective of the report is to provide a detailed analysis of the RFID market based on products and tag market based on wafer size, working, frequency, applications, form factor, label type, and region. The report provides detailed information regarding the major factors influencing the growth of the RFID market. The report also provides a detailed overview of the value chain of the RFID market.

The research methodology used to estimate and forecast the RFID market begins with obtaining data through secondary research such as RetailWire, RFID Journal, and the newsletters and whitepapers of the leading players in this market. The offerings of the tags, chips and software providers have also been taken into consideration to determine the market segmentation. The bottom-up procedure has been employed to arrive at the overall size of the RFID market from the revenue of key players. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market has been split into several segments and sub segments, which then have been verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with officials holding key positions in the industry such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives. The market breakdown and data triangulation procedures have been employed to complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and sub segments. The breakdown of the profiles of primaries has been depicted in the following figure.

RFID Market

The RFID ecosystem comprises chip and inlay providers, tag manufacturers, reader and software providers, and system integrators. The players involved in the development of RFID solutions are Impinj (US), NXP Semiconductors (Netherlands), Alien Technology (US), and Avery Dennison (US), among others.

Target audience of the report:

  • Government bodies, venture capitalists, and private equity firms
  • Manufacturers of field devices such as sensors, controllers, actuators, relays, and valves
  • Research institutes and organizations
  • Software designers and manufacturers
  • System integrators
  • End-user industries such as retail, logistics and supply chain, commercial, sports, healthcare and others.

This study answers several questions for the stakeholders, primarily regarding the market segments to focus on in the next two to five years for prioritizing efforts and investments.

Scope of the report:

This research report categorizes the overall RFID tag market, based on wafer size, working, frequency, applications, form factor, label type, and geography.

RFID Market, by Product

  • Tags
  • Reader
  • Software

RFID Tag Market, by Wafer Size

  • 200mm
  • 300mm
  • Others (450mm and more size)

RFID Tag Market, by Working

  • Passive RFID
  • Active RFID

RFID Tag Market, by Frequency

  • Low Frequency
  • High Frequency
  • Ultra-high Frequency
  • Active Ultra-High Frequency

RFID Tag Market, by Application

  • Animal Tracking/Agriculture
  • Commercial
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Retail
  • Security and Access Control
  • Sports

RFID Tag Market, by Form Factor

  • Button
  • Card
  • Electronic Housing
  • Implants
  • Key Fob
  • Label
  • Paper Tickets
  • Wristband
  • Others (Screw, Tie Wrap, Boltable, Shackle, Cinch, Sling, Embeddable, Eyelet, and Push)

RFID Tag Market, by Label Type

  • Plastic
  • Paper
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Others (rubber, ceramic, and silicon)

RFID Tag Market, by Geography

  • The Americas
  • Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations according to the companies’ specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five), based on various blocks of the value chain

Quantitative Analysis

  • Further breakdown of the RFID market, by products
    • Detailed analysis of RFID reader market, by form factor, frequency, application, and geography
    • Detailed analysis of RFID software market, by form factor, frequency, application, and geography
  • Further breakdown of the application segment
    • Detailed analysis of the applications, by low frequency, high frequency, and ultra-high frequency
    • Detailed analysis of the applications, by label type (for tags)
    • Detailed analysis of the applications, by form factor (for tags
  • Detailed analysis of the geography segment, by application
    • Further breakdown of the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions based on applications

Competitive Analysis

  • Deep-dive qualitative insights into industry trends & dynamics
  • Further analysis of competitive trends influencing the companies, which involves PESTLE, Porter’s Five, and SWOT analysis.