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Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets

Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets

  • August 2018
  • 145 pages
  • ID: 5501541
  • Format: PDF
  • By BCC Research


Table of Contents

Report Scope:
The report provides an overview of the products available in the assistive devices for special needs and elderly population markets.The report offers detailed market analysis and discusses competitive environments.

The study includes information about significant products and players, their market trends as well as the other data that affects the market of assistive devices.

The report provides an in-depth study with qualitative and quantitative analyzed data for different devices and across geographies, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. In addition, the market is captured across the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions with the epidemiological data and market trends in these regions.

The report provides the details about the drivers, restraints, and future opportunities. Market values are given for the segments and regions for the analysis period in the constant U.S. dollars.

Leading market players with their financials, recent developments, products and strategies are captured in the report. Qualitative analysis of the market including Porter’s Five Forces analysis, market drivers, restraints and opportunities are explained in the report.

The report on “Assistive Devices for Special Needs Technologies and Global Market” gives a detailed analysis of the devices and technologies used for the assistance of the people suffering from physical impairment and requiring special needs. The assistive devices used by the differently-abled people and elderly population are included in the report.

The report is segmented based on device type, such as sensory impairment devices, movement and mobility devices, classroom/instructional devices and workplace adaptive devices.All categories are discussed in detail describing all segments and subsegments.

Recent products launched by the companies are studied and listed in the report.Based on disease area, the market is segmented as sensory impairment, mobility disorders, motor disorders, attention deficit disorders, dyscalculia, dyslexia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia.

Homecare, hospitals, education institutions and workplaces are the end-users considered in the report.

A detailed analysis illustrating market dynamics and market structure is incorporated in the report.Porter’s Five Forces analysis as well as supply and distribution chains are discussed in detail for the in-depth understanding of the market.

The business operations, segment focus, revenue and strategy analysis of top-market players are included in the report. In addition market share analysis of leading market players, product launches and pipeline products are captured in the report.

In terms of geographical region, the report analyzes the market across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. Key countries like the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe (top five countries), China, India and Japan are discussed considering a high degree of concentration of assistive devices manufacturing companies and contract-manufacturing organizations in these countries. This report includes market-size estimates for 2017 as base year, 2018 and forecasts for 2023.

Report Includes:
- 58 tables
- An overview of the global market for assistive devices for special needs
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2017, estimates for 2018 and projections of CAGRs through 2023
- Country specific data and analysis for US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea and Brazil
- Explanation of increasing incidence of chronic diseases such as asthma, heart attack, and cancer as major drivers of the industry
- Detailed discussion of mode of working of devices for sensory impairment, mobility disorders, motor disorders, dyscalculia and dyslexia
- Comprehensive profiles of the major players of the industry, including Duxbury System Inc., Invacare Corp., Medline Industries, Inc., Pride Mobility Products Corp., Sunrise Medical and Terry Group Ltd.

Assistive devices are devices used by disabled individuals for maintaining their everyday activity.These devices assist users to overcome limitations on their ability to function in the workplace, home or other non-institutional settings caused by their existing physiological or mental conditions.

Disabled or handicapped people need these devices to perform their daily activities and to be more productive in their everyday life. These devices have special features that fulfill the needs of the user by making their use comfortable.

These devices include -
- Hearing aids.
- Computer assistive devices.
- Wheelchairs.
- Crutches.
- Walkers.
- Canes.
- Orthotic devices.
- Prosthetic devices.
- Smart scooters.
- Sensory impairment devices.
- Lift vests.
- Voice recognition devices.
- Screen enlargers.
- Screen readers.

The rise in incidence of orthopedic injuries, increase in the geriatric population, increase in incidence of obesity and the rise in road accidents are the driving factors for the growth of the assistive devices market. In addition, the rise in awareness regarding availability of various types of technologicallyadvanced orthopedic devices provide lucrative growth opportunities to the market.

Key Findings

The Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs generated nearly REDACTED in 2017 and is expected to reach REDACTED by 2023. The market is expected to grow with a CAGR of REDACTED during the analysis period, 2018–2023.

Based on device type, sensory impairment devices captured the largest share of the market in 2017 and are expected to lead the market during the forecast period, given the high prevalence of sensory disabilities among individuals and hence high usage of sensory-impairment devices.Also, workplace adaptive devices are expected to grow with the highest CAGR of REDACTED during the analysis period.

The movement and mobility devices market is the second largest devices market, expected to grow with a CAGR of REDACTED from 2018–2023.

North America generated the highest market share with REDACTED in 2017 due to high technological advancements. Europe is expected to be the second-leading region in the assistive devices market and generated REDACTED in 2017 and is estimated to reach REDACTED by 2023.

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