Wearable Technology Report

Wearable Technology 2017-2027: Markets, Players, Forecasts

Covering 41 product categories (including smartwatches, fitness trackers, skin patches, hearables, medical devices, smart clothing) across many industry verticals

Brand new for April 2017
The increasingly diverse market for wearable devices will reach over $150bn annually by 2027
 

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Table of Contents
1.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.1."Wearables"- the hype is fading and shifting to new sectors
1.2.The hype is fading: Metrics (Google Trends)
1.3.The hype is fading: Metrics (Funding Trends)
1.4.The hype is fading: Metrics (Patent Trends)
1.5.Total Market Outlook
1.6.Market Outlook: Wrist-worn fitness trackers
1.7.Market Outlook: Headphones
1.8.Market Outlook: Augmented, virtual and mixed reality devices
1.9.Smartwatches: Short to medium term outlook
1.10.Long term: Standalone wearable communication devices
1.11.Market Outlook: Medical Devices
1.12.Wearables by market sector
2.INTRODUCTION
2.1.Introduction
2.2.Definitions
2.3.Grouping sections within wearable technology
2.4.Parallel sectors converge to wearable technology
2.5.Wearable technology overlaps with major verticals
2.6.The effects of defining a new industry sector
2.7.Prominent cross-industry collaboration
2.8.A history of wearable technology
2.9.135 years of headphones
2.10.The growth of the premium headphone sector
2.11.Select history of wearable medical devices - Blood Pressure
2.12.Select history of wearable medical devices - Cardiac devices
2.13.Select history of wearable medical devices - Skin Patches
2.14.Wearable technology hype and drivers
3.TRENDS
3.1.Trends are the unifying factor in a diverse industry
3.2.Megatrends
3.3.Innovation trends
3.4.Making electronics flexible: examples
3.5.The evolving user interface: examples
3.6.Increasing battery life: examples
3.7.Geographical trends
3.8.Commoditization
3.9.The impact of VCs and crowdfunding
3.10.R&D focus across the world
3.11.Privacy concerns
3.12.Security concerns
3.13.The impact on the wearable technology market
4.APPLICATION SECTORS: VALUE PROPOSITION, TRENDS AND PROGRESS
4.1.Contents
4.2.Healthcare and Medical
4.3.Heart monitoring
4.4.Clinical Trials
4.5.Diabetes Monitoring: Closing the feedback loop?
4.6.Diabetes Monitoring: Current commercial situation
4.7.Advanced and portable diagnostics
4.8.Fitness and Wellness
4.9.Corporate Wellness
4.10.Wearables for the insurance sector: people and pets
4.11.UV protection
4.12.Infotainment
4.13.VR Gaming
4.14.Core infotainment devices: phone, watch, what next?
4.15.Enterprise: Industrial and Commercial
4.16.Applications in heavy industry
4.17.Case Study: Fujitsu Numazu Factory
4.18.Challenges and requirements for AR in industry
4.19.Commercial applications
4.20.Power Assist Suits
4.21.Military
4.22.The Intelligent Soldier System
4.23.Others
4.24.Professional Sports
4.25.Examples: Athlete tracking for performance
4.26.Examples: Athlete tracking for entertainment
5.KEY WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT TYPES
5.1.Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers
5.1.1.Smartwatches
5.1.2.Example: The Apple Watch
5.1.3.Beyond smartwatches: the evolving user interface
5.1.4.Market Forecast: Wearable Communication Devices
5.1.5.Fitness trackers
5.1.6."Smartwatch" vs. "Fitness tracker"
5.1.7.Fitness tracking case studies: Fitbit
5.1.8.Fitness tracking case studies: Xiaomi
5.1.9.Fitness tracking case studies: Jawbone
5.1.10.Fitness tracking case studies: Nike
5.1.11.The future of fitness trackers
5.2.Smart Eyewear
5.2.1.Smart eyewear
5.2.2.Nomenclature in the smart eyewear world: virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) reality
5.2.3.Nomenclature in the smart eyewear world: variations of AR and VR
5.2.4.Some examples of AR and VR headsets by category
5.2.5."Over eye" vs. "In eye"
5.2.6."On eye" - Smart eyewear and headsets
5.2.7.Virtual Reality
5.2.8.Augmented Reality
5.2.9.Mixed reality
5.2.10.In-eye: so much to do in limited space
5.2.11.Eye-worn electronics: The 4x main technology challenges
5.3.Smart Clothing
5.3.1.75 years of 'Smart Clothing'
5.3.2.Early commercial examples: Infineon, Philips, O'Neill
5.3.3.Related products: HRM Chest Straps
5.3.4.Integrating HRM into clothing
5.3.5.Who uses smart clothing today?
5.3.6.Market Forecast (e-textiles, apparel only), 2016-2026
5.3.7.Examples from key sectors
5.3.8.Project Jacquard
5.3.9.Large players enter the market: 3 strategies
5.3.10.For more details on Smart Clothing & E-Textiles
5.4.Skin patches
5.4.1.Cosmetic skin patches
5.4.2.Medical skin patches - the dark horse
5.4.3.A list of increasing number of medical skin patch products
5.4.4.Medical implants
6.WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY VALUE CHAIN AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1.Acquisitions, Investments, Partnerships and Prizes
6.2.List of prominent M&A activity
6.3.Funding and Investments
6.4.List of prominent partnerships
6.5.Prizes
6.6.Key Player Case Studies: Leaders in Wearables?
6.7.Apple
6.8.Alphabet
6.9.Medical Device Manufacturers
6.10.The battle of the contract manufacturers
6.11.Flex and Jabil: Contrasting strategies today
7.MARKET FORECASTING CASE STUDIES
7.1.Forecast Details and Assumptions
7.2.Market Outlook: Wrist-worn fitness trackers
7.3.Market Outlook: Headphones
7.4.Market Outlook: Augmented, virtual and mixed reality devices
7.5.Smartwatches: Short to medium term outlook
7.6.Long term: Standalone wearable communication devices
7.7.Market Outlook: Medical Devices
7.8.Wearables by market sector
7.9.Wearables for Enterprise
8.FULL MARKET FORECASTING: 2017-2027
8.1.Full market forecasting: Revenue
8.2.Full Market Forecasting: Volume
8.3.Full Market Forecasting: Pricing
9.COMPANY PROFILES AND INTERVIEWS
9.1.adidas
9.2.AiQ Smart Clothing
9.3.AIST
9.4.Amotech
9.5.APDM
9.6.Atheer Labs
9.7.Avegant
9.8.Aztrong
9.9.BeBop Sensors
9.10.Biolinq Inc
9.11.Blue Spark Technologies
9.12.Brochier Technologies
9.13.Catapult Sports
9.14.Cityzen Sciences
9.15.Clim8
9.16.Clothing+
9.17.CSEM Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA
9.18.DexCom Inc
9.19.Directa Plus
9.20.Dispelix
9.21.eMagin Corporation
9.22.Emperra
9.23.Epson
9.24.Eurecat - Cetemmsa
9.25.Firstbeat Technologies Ltd
9.26.Flex
9.27.Footfalls and Heartbeats
9.28.Forster Rohner AG
9.29.Gait Up SA
9.30.Gaugewear
9.31.GlySens
9.32.GSK
9.33.Hexoskin
9.34.HISEP Technology Ltd.
9.35.Hivox Biotek
9.36.Holst Centre
9.37.Humavox
9.38.IMEC
9.39.InfiniLED
9.40.Infinite Corridor Technology
9.41.Infi-tex
9.42.Intelligent Textiles Limited
9.43.Interactive Wear
9.44.Joanneum Research
9.45.Johnson & Johnson Innovations
9.46.Kopin Corporation
9.47.Korulab
9.48.Luminet Technologies
9.49.Lumiode, Inc.
9.50.MC10
9.51.Medical Design Solutions
9.52.Medtronic Inc
9.53.Mled-Ltd
9.54.Nanomedical Diagnostics
9.55.Novasentis, Inc
9.56.Oculus
9.57.Ohmatex ApS
9.58.Optinvent
9.59.Ostendo Technologies
9.60.Osterhout Design Group
9.61.PKVitality
9.62.Precision Microdrives
9.63.Primo1D
9.64.Proteus Digital Health
9.65.Ricoh
9.66.Runtastic GmbH
9.67.Samsara S.r.l.
9.68.Sarvint Technologies, Inc.
9.69.Sensing Tex
9.70.Sensoria
9.71.Sensum
9.72.Sharp Devices Europe GMBH
9.73.Smartlife Technology Ltd
9.74.Snapwatch Ltd
9.75.Sony Europe (SES)
9.76.StretchSense
9.77.Syndiant Inc
9.78.Thalmic Labs
9.79.TouchNetix Ltd
9.80.UICO
9.81.United Sciences
9.82.V Technical Textiles
9.83.Valencell Inc
9.84.Varibel Innovations BV
9.85.Verily
9.86.Vitali
9.87.Vivalnk
9.88.Vocalzoom
9.89.VUZIX Corporation
9.90.Wearable Life Science
9.91.Welbean
9.92.Ybrain Inc.
10.EXTENDED COMPANY DATABASE: WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY
10.1.Analysis across 826 companies