Bluetooth Market Update

The Bluetooth SIG has published a new Bluetooth Market Update (pdf) based on new research by ABI Research that assesses how the pandemic has affected the market for Bluetooth devices and provides forecasts for the coming years.

The pandemic has impacted device shipments but future annual device shipments are expected to be greater than before the pandemic. Location based services slowed by 25% compared to pre-pandemic 2020 forecasts due to the difficulty in traveling and installing equipment within facilities. Growth is expected to return to pre-pandemic levels throughout 2021, rising to 550,000 implementations by 2025.