Innovation Insight: Indoor Location Technologies — The Looming Battle Between Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Other Wireless Technologies

Archived Published: 29 May 2014 ID: G00262596


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Indoor location technologies on mobile devices are reaching a performance tipping point that is driving increasing interest from businesses and consumers alike. Leading-edge organizations should start evaluating how indoor location fits within their overall IT strategy.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Innovation Description/Definition
    • Business Impact
      • Indoor Navigation
      • Mobile Marketing and Information Delivery
      • Geofencing and Access Control/Identity Management
      • Payment
      • Innovation Impact Window
      • IT Impact
      • Adoption Rate
    • Risks
      • Immature Development Platform and Ecosystem
      • Lack of Indoor or Venue Mapping
      • Power Consumption
    • Key Technology and Service Providers
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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