Zebra Technologies Ranked as a Top Company in Indoor Location Technology by ABI Research

Recognized for introducing innovative industry-leading hybrid approach of Wi-Fi and BLE

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. - March 3, 2015 - Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in products and services that provide real-time visibility into organisations’ assets, people and transactions, was recently ranked second in ABI Research’s Indoor Location Technology Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) report. According to ABI, Zebra’s ranking was based on the company’s strong market potential in the next 12 months following its Oct. 2014 acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business.


  • Zebra is one of the top two providers in the current version of ABI Research’s Indoor Location Technology OEM report.
  • Zebra was recognised as the first company in the space to bring together so many elements of indoor location technology and extending the technology into the hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing industries.
  • ABI Research gave Zebra’s MPact platform a perfect 10 in its rankings for being the first Wi-Fi access point vendor to support Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) beacons.


Patrick Connolly, senior analyst, ABI Research 
“We’ve seen significant improvements in Zebra Technologies’ location solutions and believe Zebra offers a robust range of solutions to customers and partners. Zebra’s acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business positions them as a strong competitor in the market, and we see potential growth from the combined company.”

Imran Akbar, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Networks & Communications, Zebra Technologies
“Zebra is proud to be recognised by ABI Research for its location technologies.  Our diverse range of indoor and outdoor location solutions - including MPact, Dart ultra-wideband (UWB) and WhereNet - have helped sports, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and transportation and logistics organisations track personnel and assets. As a leader in enterprise asset intelligence, Zebra will continue to create a smarter, more connected global business community by transforming the physical elements of a business into digital.”


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Zebra makes businesses as smart and connected as the world we live in. Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need  to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces.

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