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Wearable Computing Devices Market: Global Market Analysis and Forecast 2012 - 2017

Mind Commerce Publishing
Published Date » 2012-10-09
No. Of Pages » 31

Wearable systems include sensors for detecting physiological changes and often include the capability of real-time and continuous recording.  Most sensors embedded into wearable systems are placed at specific body locations.  Examples include motion sensors or monitors used to track the movements of body segments, which are often in direct contact with the skin.  Sensors may also be placed within clothing and other person objects.  Some wearable computing devices are intended for mass market consumer usage.  Google Glasses, which provides a virtual reality experience, is one such example. 
 
Wearable computing is one of the next frontiers in ICT and represents a substantial market opportunity for the semiconductor industry, consumer electronics companies, M2M companies, wireless communications companies, and next generation application developers.  In the fitness area alone, Mind Commerce forecasts a $350M opportunity by 2017.
 
This report evaluates developments in the market for wearable computing, growth drivers, market challenges, and revenue forecast.
 
Target Audience:

  • Augmented Reality application developers
  • Semiconductor and micro computer suppliers
  • Sports clothing and general apparel industries
  • Mobile and wireless communications device suppliers
  • Healthcare industry including remote health monitoring
  • Mobile/wireless network operators and service providers
  • Next generation application developers and content providers
  • Consumer electronics merchandisers and application providers
Table of Contents:
 
1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  4

2.0 GLOBAL WEARABLE COMPUTING DEVICES MARKET ANALYSIS AND PROJECTION 5
2.1 MARKET OVERVIEW AND MARKET LEADER LISTING  5
2.2 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN WEARABLE COMPUTING DEVISES MARKET SPACE 6
2.2.1 NON-INVASIVE VITAL MEASUREMENTS AND MONITORING 6
2.2.2 MULTI-PARAMETER WEARABLE SENSORS  6
2.2.3 ADAPTIVE CLOTHING 7
2.2.4 EUROTECH ZYPAD WL1500 WEARABLE COMPUTER  7
2.2.5 SMART FABRIC SENSORS FROM ZEPHYR  7
2.2.6 SONY SMARTWATCH 7
2.2.7 FITNESS AND WELLNESS PRODUCTS 7
2.2.8 MOTOROLA'S RS507 BLUETOOTH RING IMAGER  8
2.2.9 GOOGLE GLASSES DEVICE AND APPLICATION 8

3.0 WEARABLE COMPUTING DEVICE MARKET GROWTH DRIVERS 19
3.1 PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS (PERS) AND AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING (AAL) PROJECTS IN HEALTHCARE MARKET 2011 -2017  19
3.2 DEMAND IN THE SPORTS AND FITNESS MARKET 2011 - 2017  20
3.3 CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITORING (CGM) MARKET GROWTH 22
3.4 MATURITY OF VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE AND ADVANCEMENT IN SENSOR TECHNOLOGY  25
3.4.1 INFOTAINMENT SEGMENT GROWTH LIKE SMART WATCHES AND KINECT 25

4.0 MARKET CHALLENGES: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS 26
4.1 SIZE, NON-INVASIVE NATURE AND COMPELLING USE CASES  26
4.2 ABILITY TO PERFORM MULTIPLE TASKS AND REMAIN LOW COST 26

5.0 GLOBAL WEARABLE COMPUTING DEVICE MARKET SALES FORECASTS 27
5.1 SALES REVENUE 2011 -2017  27
5.2 SALES VOLUME PROJECTION 2011-2017 28
5.3 APPLICATION MARKET SHARE 2011  29

List of Tables

 
Table 1: List of Global Wearable Computing Devices Market Leader 6
Table 2: Global Wearable Devices Market Healthcare Volumes in million 2011 - 2017 19
Table 3: Global Wearable Devices Market, Fitness Segment Volumes in million  2011 - 2017 21
Table 4: Global Wearable Computing Devices Market Fitness Mobile Apps Revenues in USD $ million 2011 - 2017 22
Table 5: List of Companies Operating CGM  24
Table 6: Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market Revenues in USD $ million 2011 - 2016 24
Table 7: Global Wearable Devices Market Sales Revenue in USD $ billion 2011 - 2017  27
Table 8: Global Wearable Devices Market Sales Volume in million 2011 - 2017 28
Table 9: Global Wearable Devices Application Market Share by % 2011  29

List of Figures


Figure 1: Graphical Presentation of Global Wearable Devices Market Healthcare Volumes in million  2011 - 2017  20
Figure 2: Graphical Presentation of Global Wearable Devices Market Fitness Segment Volumes 2011 - 2017  21
Figure 3: Global Wearable Computing Devices Market Fitness Mobile Apps Revenues 2011 - 2017 22
Figure 4: Graphical Presentation of Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market Revenues 2011 - 2016  25
Figure 5: Graphical Presentation of Global Wearable Devices Market Sales Revenue 2011 - 2017  28
Figure 6: Graphical Presentation of Global Wearable Devices Market Sales Volume 2011 - 2017  29
Figure 7: Global Wearable Devices Market, Application Market Share (%), 2011  30

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