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Wearable Devices in Healthcare 2014 - 2020

  • May 2014
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  • Mind Commerce Publishing
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  • 96 pages

Overview:

The wearable devices industry has grown dramatically during the last four years. The market value is currently relatively small for wearable devices but certain segments are expected to grow rapidly. Wearables are already making great in-roads in the fitness market. The overall healthcare market is expected to grow rapidly for wearables with some very specific scenarios and applications expected to excel in particular within the medical area.

In this report evaluates the current and anticipated wearable devices for the healthcare industry. The report addresses current wearables performance, what wearable devices should be used by healthcare professionals, why and in what circumstances. The report will also provide a full market analysis on the wearable devices in healthcare from 2015 to 2020.

Target Audience:

Healthcare professionals
Augmented reality companies
Wireless device manufacturers
Wireless infrastructure providers
Consumer electronics companies
Wearable technology developers
Embedded computing companies
Regulatory bodies and governments
Wireless service providers of all types

Report Benefits:

Market forecast for wearable tech in healthcare
Understand the wearable technology marketplace
Understand supporting technologies for wearables
Recognize opportunities for wearable tech in healthcare
Identify wearable technology vendor strategies and offerings

Table Of Contents

Wearable Devices in Healthcare 2014 - 2020
1 Introduction 7
1.1 Executive Summary 7
1.2 Topics Covered 8
1.3 Key Questions Answered 8
1.4 Target Audience 9
1.5 Companies in Report 10
2 Wearable Devices Technologies Overview 13
2.1 Sensors in Wearable Systems 14
2.1.1 Movement Sensors 14
2.1.2 Respiration Sensors 15
2.1.3 Piezoelectric Usage in Sensors 15
2.1.4 Skin Sensors 16
2.1.5 Thermal Sensors 16
2.1.6 Heart Rate Monitors 17
2.2 Self-Powered Wearable Devices 18
2.3 Wireless Connections used in the Wearable Devices Monitoring Systems 19
2.3.1 Body Area Networks 19
2.3.2 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 21
2.3.3 Recent Development in the Wearable Health Monitoring Systems 22
2.4 Wearable System Challenges 23
2.4.1 Privacy 29
2.4.2 Power Complexity 30
2.4.3 FCC Regulations 30
3 E-Textile and Healthcare 32
4 Healthcare Related Sports Applications 34
4.1 Heart Rate Monitors 34
4.2 Wrist Watches and Healthcare Applications 35
5 Vendor Analysis 38
5.1 Abbott Laboratories 38
5.2 AcousticSheep 42
5.3 Adidas 43
5.3.1 Micoach mobile 44
5.3.2 miCoach X_CELL 45
5.3.3 MICOACH SPEED_CELL 46
5.3.4 MICOACH Smart Run 47
5.3.5 Heart Rate Monitor 48
5.3.6 MICOACH PACER 49
5.4 AiQ 50
5.4.1 BioMan 51
5.4.2 NeonMan 53
5.4.3 ThermoMan 53
5.5 Neurosky 53
5.5.1 MindWave 54
5.6 OMsignal 55
5.6.1 OM Signal Shirt 55
5.7 Clothing+ 56
5.8 Fitbit 56
5.8.1 Fitbit Tracker 57
5.8.2 Fitbit Zip 58
5.8.3 Fitbit Ultra 59
5.8.4 Fitbit Force 59
5.9 Zephyr Technology 60
5.9.1 ZephyrLIFE 61
5.10 Nike 62
5.10.1 Fuel Band 63
6 Internet of Things and Healthcare 64
6.1 IoT Communication Protocols 66
6.1.1 WiFi 67
6.1.2 Li-Fi 67
6.2 IoT and the Healthcare Industry 69
6.3 Wireless Sensors and Smartphones 73
7 Industry Developments and Direction 77
7.1 Skin Patches 77
7.2 Industry Impacts 78
7.3 Wristbands vs. Skin Patches 79
7.4 Google Glass 80
8 Market Forecasts 2015 - 2020 86
8.1.1 Wearable Devices Companies to Watch 89
8.2 Market Performance 90
8.3 Global Market 2015 - 2020 90
8.4 Market by Category 92
8.4.1 Heart Rate Monitors 92
8.4.2 Biosensors (Including OEM) 93
8.4.3 Wearable E-textile 94

List of Figures

Figure 1: Wireless Body Area Network for Patient Monitoring 21
Figure 2: Alternative Intensive Care on the Go 22
Figure 3: Mio Alpha: Heart Rate Monitoring Watch 41
Figure 4: Mio Link Synchronizes with the MioGo Smartphone App 42
Figure 5: Acoustic Sheep Sleep Phones 43
Figure 6: Adidas miCoach X_CELL 46
Figure 7: MICOCH SPEED_CELL 47
Figure 8: Adidas MiCoach Smart Run Watch 48
Figure 9: Micoach HRM attached to User's Chest 49
Figure 10: MICOACH PACER 50
Figure 11: BioMan Shirt from AiQ 52
Figure 12: MindWave 54
Figure 13: Fitbit Tracker 58
Figure 14: Fitbit ZIP 59
Figure 15: Fitbit Force 60
Figure 16: ZephyrLIFE 62
Figure 17: Nike FuelBand 63
Figure 18: IoT Industry Roadmap 2000-2020 70
Figure 19: Hybrid System Architecture for Healthcare 73
Figure 20: Photos and Geotagging 83
Figure 21: Wearable Devices Forecast 2014-2020 87
Figure 22: Wearable Devices Market 2014-2020 87
Figure 22: Unit Shipments for Wearable Healthcare Devices 2015 - 2020 88
Figure 24: Global Wearable Devices Market 2014-2020 90
Figure 25: Global Wearable Healthcare Devices 2015 - 2020 91
Figure 26: Global Wearable Heart Rate Monitor Revenue 2015 - 2020 92
Figure 27: Global Wearable Heart Rate Monitors 2015 - 2020 93
Figure 28: Biosensors Revenue 2015 - 2020 93
Figure 29: Biosensors Market 2015 - 2020 94
Figure 30: Wearable E-textile Revenue 2015 - 2020 95
Figure 31: E-textile Market 2015 - 2020 95

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