Some of the Leading RTLS Providers
Vendor
Technology
Industries
Applications
Noted Features
Wi-Fi, proprietary protocols
Health care, logistics, manufacturing
Asset tracking, asset utilization, environmental monitoring, patient and staff tracking, workflow
An RTLS tag can double as an identification card, which includes a panic button that workers can use in an emergency.
Active (315 MHz), proprietary protocols, hybrid passive/active DOT tag (916 MHz passive and 433 MHz active)
Construction, events,  logistics
Asset tracking, personnel tracking, security  
Axcess partnered with HID, a provider of RFID access-control products, to develop its hybrid passive-active tags.
Wi-Fi, proprietary protocols
Health care, logistics, manufacturing, retail
Asset tracking, asset utilization, personnel tracking, tool tracking, workflow
Free HeatMapper software provides a visual map of available Wi-Fi coverage in a facility.
Active (433 MHz), ISO 18000-7
Defense, logistics
Asset tracking, cargo tracking, security
Sensor tag to monitor humidity, light, shock and temperature.
Active (433 MHz)
Health care, events, manufacturing
Asset tracking, personnel tracking, security, work-in-process
Argus plaform supports multiple use cases, and tags can be custom-colored for different applications.
Active (433 MHz), ISO 18000-7
Defense, logistics
Asset tracking, cargo tracking, security  
Tags feature an integrated locking mechanism.
Active (433 MHz, ISO 18000-7, 915 MHz), proprietary protocols
Aerospace, automotive, construction, oil and gas, transportation
Asset tracking, personnel tracking, tool tracking, work-in-process
Tags support a wide array of sensors for security and environmental monitoring.
Passive, ISO 18000-6C
Logistics, manufacturing, retail
Asset tracking, logistics, product tracking, workflow automation, work-in-process
After demonstrating its ability to read passive tags from 300 feet away, Mojix won the Best in Show award at RFID Journal LIVE! 2008.
Active (433 MHz), proprietary protocols
Health care
Asset tracking, patient tracking, personnel tracking
Adopted by more than 70 U.S. hospitals, some of whom report a reduction in lost assets of up to 50 percent.
Active (433 MHz), proprietary protocols
Education, health care, industrial, information technology
Asset tracking, environmental monitoring, personnel tracking, security
A mobile RFID reader that can be worn on a belt holster to collect tag data in the field.
Active (433 MHz), ISO 18000-7
Aerospace, automotive, defense, fleet or yard management, logistics, oil and gas  
Asset tracking, work-in-process
Tags can double as read points in a mesh network, forwarding data to main server.
Active (433 MHz),     ISO 18000-7
Aerospace, chemical, defense, oil and gas, transportation
Asset tracking
Used widely in military applications; offers end-to-end visibility software.
Ultra-wideband
Health care, manufacturing, retail
Asset tracking, personnel tracking, work-in-process  
Retail store application adds tags to shopping carts to track them and use motion data to analyze shopper behavior.
Ultra-wideband
Aerospace, agriculture, automotive, defense, events, manufacturing, transportation
Asset tracking, personnel tracking, tool tracking, work-in-process  
The U.S. Army has used Ubisense tags to help track the movements of soldiers during combat training maneuvers.
Wi-Fi, ultra-wideband
Aerospace, automotive, defense, manufacturing
Asset tracking, logistics, tool tracking
RTLS consulting and integration services specialized for transportation hubs, such as seaports.