Opportunity for Low Power Embedded WiFi Eclipses ZigBee Market Potential

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A new West Technology Research Solutions report evaluates current market position of low power embedded WiFi and identifies opportunities for market growth by application. The report includes coverage of significant market participants and requirements in major application areas.

The study, “WTRS Low Power Embedded WiFi Emerging Technology Q2 2011”, now updated to reflect current market conditions.

“The opportunity for Low Power Embedded WiFi is substantial and eclipses that of ZigBee, given the existing infrastructure that WiFi-based networks can leverage and the lack of generalized demand for complex mesh networking among the majority of WSN applications,” said Kirsten West, Principal Analyst with WTRS. “If proponents of this WSN technology can stimulate the WiFi Alliance to place attention on the WSN sector, with sufficient marketing focus, it is quite likely that low power embedded WiFi will gain a strong and significant portion of the overall WSN market.”

The WTRS Low Power Embedded WiFi Emerging Technology Q2 2011 analyzes and forecasts the market for low power embedded WiFi components. The report includes an evaluation of the emerging technology in significant market segments.

The report also

  • analyzes the potential market opportunities for Low Power Embedded WiFi
  • examines drivers impacting the market
  • tracks key market participants

The report provides forecasts of chip-level sales volume, unit shipments, and average selling price by vertical market segment. Applications forecast include Smart Metering, Home Area Network, Building Automation, Industrial Automation, Retail, Medical, Warehouse, and Transportation. Historical price and volume data is also included.

Report Title: WTRS Low Power Embedded WiFi Emerging Technology Q2 2011
No. Pages: 42 pages
No. Tables/Figures: 35
Publication Date: May 2011
SKU#: WT042811LWETR

More information at http://www.wtrs.net/lpewifi.htm

WTRS (West Technology Research Solutions) provides decision makers and strategists with the latest research and analysis on emerging wireless technologies. Located in California, WTRS has a ten year history providing the leading independent viewpoint on emerging wireless technologies, markets and applications. We're ready to help your company make market decisions and plan for the future.

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