The Market for Wearable Devices
The market for wearable medical devices consists of products in both the professional and consumer markets. These products evaluate, measure, record or provide feedback for medical parameters such as vital signs, disease evaluation and overall health. The Market for Wearable Devices focuses on products in four main market segments, providing market size and forecasts for 2012-2021 and sales distribution by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and ROW market overviews) for each:
- Wearable Diagnostic and Monitoring Device Market
- Wearable Therapeutic Device Market
- Wearable Rehabilitation Device Market
- Wearable Lifestyle and Fitness Device Market
New wireless and Bluetooth technologies, improved infrastructure, and patient familiarity with wireless devices are all combining to advance sales and use of new technologies in wearable medical devices. The report discusses the market drivers and benefits associated with the adoption of wearable devices in the healthcare industry, as well as some significant market challenges.
There are a vast number of companies offering some form of wearable advanced feature: wireless/remote health monitoring technologies, patient data processing applications and equipment, and applications and equipment that transfer patient monitoring data to EMRs. The report profiles companies that are among those providing leading products and some of the most interesting new technologies, including Philips, Dexcom, Medtronic, Bioness, Fitbit, and Apple.