Wearable Computing: Technologies, Applications and Global Markets

Report Code: IFT107A

Publish Date: Feb 2014

Publisher: BCC Publishing

Category: Information Technology

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Report Highlights

The global wearable computing market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43.4% from around $5 billion forecast for 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014 and more than $30.2 billion forecast for 2018.

Report Includes

  • An overview of the global market for wearable computing products.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013 and 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018.
  • Discussion of recent technological advances in materials sciences, electronics, photonics and software that are enabling a potentially vast range of new lightweight, wearable computing products to emerge.
  • Examination of the consumer markets (wearable cameras, sports and activity trackers, smart clothing and textiles, smart glasses, smart watches, entertainment and gaming) and nonconsumer markets (healthcare, defense and aerospace, enterprise and industrial, and  warehouse and logistics).
  • Patent evaluation, including coverage of the current state of technology, new patent applications, and newly issued patents.

SCOPE OF REPORT

The scope of this report is broad and covers several product areas and market segments. Global market trends are analyzed with global market revenue data from 2012, estimates for 2013 and 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018. The report discusses recent technological advances in materials sciences, electronics, photonics and software that are enabling a potentially vast range of new lightweight, wearable computing products to emerge.

The history and current state of the wearable computing market is reviewed and the types of devices available are discussed. An analysis of the industry structure, including major companies and market shares, and major markets and market drivers is made. This includes an examination of the consumer markets (wearable cameras, sports and activity trackers, smart clothing and textiles, smart glasses, smart watches, entertainment and gaming) and non-consumer markets (healthcare, defense, security, enterprise, industrial, warehouse and logistics). Likely future industry developments are discussed and the future evolution of the technology is predicted. Patent evaluation, including coverage of the current state of technology, new patent applications, and newly issued patents is also included.

ANALYST CREDENTIALS

Adam Weigold is currently CEO of the SASM Institute (www.sasminstitute.com), a San Francisco-based technology incubator for innovative projects in science, art and social media. He has a Bachelor of Science from Adelaide University, Australia and a PhD in Physics from Macquarie University, Australia. He is a former Director of the Optical Society of Australia and has over 20 years of professional experience as a technology inventor, corporate level executive and business development manager in technology start-ups in both Australia and the U.S. Dr. Weigold has significant market experience in the areas of military lasers, medical devices, industrial automation, telecommunications, computer hardware, photonics, semiconductors, health services and social media. He is an author or co-author of eight issued patents and one pending patent application in the fields of photonic test and measurement, fiber-optic communications, computer bus platforms, medical devices and directed energy weapons.

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Table of Contents

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Title/Chapter NamePagesMember Price
Full Report: Wearable Computing: Technologies, Applications and Global Markets151Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION5Free
Chapter- 2: SUMMARY 2Free
Chapter- 3: OVERVIEW19Free
Chapter- 4: WEARABLE COMPUTING PRODUCT CATEGORIES35Free
Chapter- 5: WEARABLE COMPUTING APPLICATIONS32Free
Chapter- 6: WEARABLE COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY15Free
Chapter- 7: INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS9Free
Chapter- 8: INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS2Free
Chapter- 9: C. CRAMER & CO. GMBH32Free

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