The Wearable Technology Ecosystem: 2014 – 2020 - Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts

Published: August 2014
No. of Pages: 383
   

While wearable technology has been utilized in vertical sectors such as the military and healthcare for many years, ongoing advances have triggered a major resurgence of the concept, particularly among the consumer community.

Key enabling technologies including low cost sensors, wireless connectivity, active materials and energy have converged to make wearable technology mainstream. With the continued miniaturization of enabling technologies, wearable devices have hit the mass market in a diverse variety of form factors, ranging from glasses to even jewelry.

Driven by the ability to interconnect with key modern trends of healthcare, fitness, messaging and socialization, the wearable technology ecosystem is attracting significant levels of interest.  Companies as varied as smartphone OEMs, wireless carriers, health insurers and retailers are circling the ecosystem alongside tiny startups, all vying for a stake.

SNS Research estimates that by 2015, wearable devices shipments will surpass 90 Million, and will account for nearly $20 Billion in revenue. The market is further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 40% over the next six years.

The “Wearable Technology Ecosystem: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts” report presents an in-depth assessment of the wearable technology ecosystem including key market drivers, challenges, investment potential, consumer & vertical market opportunities, use cases, future roadmap, value chain, case studies, vendor market share and strategies. The report also presents forecasts for wearable device shipments and revenue from 2014 through to 2020. The forecasts are further segmented for 7 device form factor submarkets, 6 vertical markets, 6 regions and 73 countries.

The report comes with an associated Excel datasheet suite covering quantitative data from all numeric forecasts presented in the report."

Topics Covered

The report covers the following topics:

  • Wearable technology ecosystem
  • Market drivers and barriers
  • Enabling technology for wearable devices
  • Prospects of standardization and regulation for wearable technology
  • Wearable technology industry roadmap and value chain
  • Assessment of vertical market opportunities and use cases for consumer, healthcare, retail & hospitality, military, public safety and 8 other verticals
  • Case studies of wearable technology deployments
  • Company profiles and strategies of 276 wearable technology ecosystem players
  • Wearable device vendor market share
  • Prospects of smartphone OEMs in the wearable technology ecosystem
  • LTE Direct and its impact on wearable technology
  • Strategic recommendations for enabling technology providers, wearable device OEMs, vertical market players, application developers and wireless carriers
  • Market analysis and forecasts from 2014 till 2020

Historical Revenue & Forecast Segmentation

Market forecasts are provided for each of the following submarkets and their subcategories:

Wearable device shipments and revenue

Wearable application ecosystem revenue

Wearable driven wireless carrier service revenue

Vertical Submarkets

  • Consumer
  • Healthcare
  • Retail & Hospitality
  • Military
  • Public Safety
  • Others

Form Factor Submarkets

  • Smart Bands
  • Smart Watches
  • Smart Glasses
  • Smart Clothing
  • Smart Jewelry
  • Heads-up Displays
  • Others

Regional Markets

  • Asia Pacific
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin & Central America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • North America
  • Western Europe

Country Markets

73 Country level markets: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Vietnam

Key Questions Answered

The report answer the following key questions:

  • How big is the wearable technology ecosystem?
  • How is the ecosystem evolving by segment and region?
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and at what rate will it grow?
  • What trends, challenges and barriers are influencing its growth?
  • Who are the key wearable device vendors and what are their strategies?
  • How much are vertical enterprises investing in wearable devices?
  • What opportunities exist for wireless chipset suppliers in the wearable technology ecosystem?
  • How can wireless carriers capitalize on the growing popularity of smart glasses and other wearable devices?
  • Which countries, regions and verticals will see the highest percentage of wearable device shipments?
  • How big is the wearable applications ecosystem?

Key Findings

The report has the following key findings:

  • By 2015, wearable device OEMs will pocket nearly $20 Billion from device shipment revenues
  • Wearable device shipments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 40% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for 340 Million device shipments by the end of 2020
  • Wireless carriers are increasingly integrating wearable devices within their M2M and IoT strategies
  • Wearable devices will help wireless carriers drive over $71 Billion in additional service revenue by the end of 2020, following a CAGR of 95% between 2014 and 2020
  • The wearable applications ecosystem will account for nearly $850 Million in revenue by the end of 2015
  • Driven by ongoing innovation and crowdfunding campaigns, SNS Research estimates that investors are expected to pour over $700 Million into wearable company startups in 2014
  • The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play wearable technology startups, as competition heats up between consumer and vertical centric OEMs
  • Nearly 50% of all wearable devices shipped in 2020 will support embedded cellular connectivity. This represents a $1.1 Billion opportunity for wireless chipset suppliers

List of Companies Mentioned

  • 270 Vision
  • 3L Labs
  • 4DForce
  • 4iii Innovations
  • 9Solutions
  • Active Mind Technology
  • Adidas
  • AgaMatrix
  • AirType
  • Amazon
  • AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)
  • Amiigo
  • Animas
  • Apple
  • ARA (Applied Research Associates)
  • Archos
  • ARM Holdings
  • Asahi Kasei Group
  • Atheer Labs
  • Atlas Wearables
  • Augmendix
  • Avegant
  • BAE Systems
  • Baidu
  • BI (GEO Group)
  • BIA Sport
  • Bionym
  • Biosensics
  • BIT (Blue Infusion Technologies)
  • Bluetooth Special Interest Group
  • BodyMedia
  • Boston Scientific
  • BRAGI
  • Breitling
  • Brilliantservice
  • Broadcom
  • Brother Industries
  • Brunel University
  • BSX Insight
  • BTS Bioengineering
  • Buhel
  • Cambridge Temperature Concepts
  • Carre Technologies
  • Casio
  • Catapult
  • Cisco
  • Citizen
  • Cityzen Sciences
  • Codoon
  • CommandWear
  • ConnecteDevice
  • Control VR
  • CoolShirt Systems
  • Creaholic
  • CSR plc
  • Cuff
  • Cyberdyne
  • DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)
  • Dell
  • Diesel
  • DKNY
  • DorsaVi (ASX)
  • Dreamtrap Commercials
  • Durex
  • E Ink Holdings
  • EB Sport Group (Sync)
  • EdanSafe
  • Ekso Bionics
  • Electric Foxy
  • Emotiv Systems
  • Epson (Seiko Epson Corporation)
  • EuroTech
  • Evena Medical
  • Everfind
  • Exelis
  • EyeTap
  • Facebook
  • FashionTEQ
  • Fat Shark
  • Fatigue Science
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
  • Filip Technologies
  • Finis
  • FitBark
  • Fitbit
  • Flextronics
  • Flyfit
  • Fossil
  • Foxtel
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Fujitsu
  • Garmin
  • GDC4S (General Dynamics C4 Systems)
  • GEAK (Shanda Group)
  • Gemalto
  • Geopalz
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ginger.io
  • Given Imaging
  • GlassUp
  • GN Store Nord (Intelligent Headset)
  • Google
  • GoPro
  • GOQii
  • HealBe
  • Heapsylon
  • HereO
  • Hovding
  • HP
  • HTC
  • Huawei
  • i’m SpA
  • i4C Innovations
  • IAMAS (Japanese Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences)
  • ICEdot
  • iHealth Lab
  • iLOC Technologies
  • Imagination Technologies
  • Imec
  • Immerz
  • Ineda Systems
  • InfinitEye
  • Instabeat
  • Intel/Basis Science
  • InteraXon
  • Intersections
  • InvenSense
  • iRhythm
  • Iron Will Innovations
  • ITAMCO (Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies)
  • ITT Corporation
  • Jabra (GN Netcom)
  • Jawbone
  • Jaybird
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kapture
  • Ki Performance Lifestyle
  • Kiwi Wearables
  • KMS Solutions
  • Kreyos
  • Kronoz (Mykronoz)
  • L-3 Communications
  • L-3 Mobile-Vision
  • Lark Technologies
  • Laster Technologies
  • LeapFrog Enterprises
  • Lechal
  • LG Electronics
  • Limmex
  • Lockheed Martin
  • LogBar
  • LOSTnFOUND
  • Loughborough University
  • Lumo BodyTech
  • Lumus
  • Luxottica
  • Mad Apparel
  • Magellan (MiTAC Digital Corporation)
  • Martian Watches (SilverPlus)
  • Matilde
  • McLear
  • Medtronic
  • Melon
  • Memi
  • META
  • Meta (MetaWatch)
  • Microsoft (Nokia)
  • MindStream
  • Mio Global
  • Misfit Wearables
  • MiTAC International
  • Moff
  • Moov
  • Moticon
  • Motion Fitness
  • Motion Metrics International Corporation
  • Motorola Mobility/Lenovo
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Mutalink
  • Mutewatch
  • Myontec
  • Narrative
  • Neptune
  • NeuroPro
  • NeuroSky
  • Nike
  • Nintendo
  • Nissan
  • Nod
  • Nokia
  • Notch Interfaces
  • NTT DoCoMo
  • Nuance
  • Nuubo
  • NVIDIA
  • NZN Labs
  • Oculus VR (Facebook)
  • Omate
  • Omega SA
  • OMG Life
  • Omron
  • OMsignal
  • Optalert
  • Optinvent
  • OrCam Technologies
  • OriginGPS
  • Orpyx Medical Technologies
  • O-Synce
  • Owlet Baby Care
  • Palomar Health
  • Panasonic
  • Paris Miki Holdings
  • Parvus
  • Pebble
  • Pepsi
  • Perpetua Power Source Technologies
  • PFO Tech
  • Philips
  • Phyode
  • Plantronics
  • Playtabase
  • Polar Electro
  • Pragmasystems
  • Preventice
  • Proteus Digital Health
  • PUSH Design Solutions
  • Qardio
  • Qualcomm
  • Raytheon
  • Razer
  • Recon Instruments
  • Rest Devices
  • RHLvision Technologies
  • Ringblingz
  • RSLSteeper
  • Rufus Labs
  • S3 ID
  • Salesforce.com
  • Samsung
  • Seiko
  • SenseCore
  • Sensible Baby
  • Senso Solutions
  • Sensoplex
  • Sentimoto
  • Seraphim Sense
  • Shimmer
  • ShotTracker
  • Si14
  • Sigmo
  • SITA
  • Skully Helmets
  • Smarty Destination Technology
  • Smarty Ring
  • SMI (SensoMotoric Instruments)
  • Snaptracs
  • Somaxis
  • Sonitus Medical
  • Sonostar
  • Sony
  • Sotera Wireless
  • SpotNSave
  • Sqord
  • Stalker Radar (Applied Concepts, Inc)
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Suunto
  • sWaP (Dyal Trading)
  • Swatch Group
  • T.Ware
  • Tarsier
  • TASER International
  • Technical Illusions
  • Thalmic Labs
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Theatro
  • TI (Texas Instruments)
  • Timex Group
  • Tissot
  • TN Games
  • Tobii Technology
  • Tomoon Technology
  • TomTom
  • Tory Burch
  • Touch Bionics
  • TrackingPoint
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U-blox
  • Universities of Glasgow
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Reading
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Validic (Motivation Science)
  • Vancive Medical Technologies
  • Vandrico
  • Vergence Labs
  • Vidcie (Looxcie)
  • Vigo
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • VSN Mobil
  • Vuzix
  • We:eX (Wearable Experiments)
  • Wearable Intelligence
  • Weartrons Labs
  • Wellograph
  • Withings
  • WTS (Wonder Technology Solutions)
  • Xensr
  • Xiaomi
  • XOEye Technologies
  • Xybermind
  • Yingqu Technology
  • Zeiss (Carl Zeiss AG)
  • Zephyr Technology
  • Zepp Labs
  • Zinc Software
  • Zoll Medical Corporation
  • ZTE

The Wearable Technology Ecosystem: 2014 – 2020 - Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction  19
Executive Summary  19
Topics Covered  21
Historical Revenue & Forecast Segmentation  22
Key Questions Answered  24
Key Findings  25
Methodology  26
Target Audience  27
Companies & Organizations Mentioned  28

Chapter 2: An Overview of Wearable Technology  32
What is Wearable Technology?  32
Device Classification  32
Head-worn Devices  32
Wrist-worn Devices  32
Leg and Ankle-worn Devices  33
Arm, Chest and Neck-worn Devices  33
Smart Clothing & Jewelry  33
In-Body Wearables  34
Enabling Technologies  35
MEMS & Sensors  35
BT-LE (Bluetooth Low Energy) & WiFi  35
Voice Recognition  36
Lowed Powered Wireless SoCs  36
RFID & NFC  37
GPS & Navigation Technology  37
Energy Harvesting  37
Ergonomics & Materials Science  38
Augmented Reality  38
Market Growth Drivers  39
Proliferation of Smartphones  39
Advances in Enabling Technologies & Components  40
Interest from New Market Segments  40
Human Centric Assistance  40
Meaningful Analytics & Tracking  41
Venture Capital, Crowdfunding & Corporate Investments  41
Endorsement by Major Mobile OEMs  41
Market Barriers  42
High Costs  42
Power Consumption & Battery Life Issues  42
Usability & Unusual Styling  42
Potential Health Issues  43
Privacy & Security Concerns  43
Social Acceptance  43

Chapter 3: Vertical Opportunities & Use Cases  45
Consumer Markets  45
Infotainment & Lifestyle  45
Personal Assistance, Notifications & Alerts  45
Photography  46
Navigation Assistance  46
Smart Home Applications  46
Media & Entertainment  47
Memory Recall  47
Sports & Fitness  47
Gaming  48
Pet Care  48
Child Care & Entertainment  49
Helping People with Disabilities  49
Car Insurance Claims  49
Accurate & Targeted Marketing  50
Healthcare  51
Remote Patient Monitoring  51
Assisted Patient Examination  51
Reducing Healthcare Costs  51
Optimizing Health Insurance Costs  52
Enhancing Medical R&D  52
Retail & Hospitality  53
Improving Retail Productivity  53
Comparing & Contrasting Retail Items  53
Travel: Personalizing Customer Service  53
Replacing Hotel Keys and Credit Cards  54
Augmenting City & Museum Tours  54
Military  55
Enhancing Infantry Tactics: Shooting Without Being Shot  55
Monitoring Combat Stress & Injuries  55
Enhancing Situational Awareness in the Battlefield  56
Enabling Battlefield Mobility  57
Facilitating Communications with Military Dogs  57
Public Safety  58
Recording Criminal Evidence  58
Enhancing Situational Awareness & Assets Coordination  58
Identifying Suspects & Traffic Violators  59
Monitoring Biophysical Activity for First Responders  59
Enhancing Fire Fighting Capabilities  59
Improving Response to Medical Emergencies  60
Other Verticals  61
Construction Industry  61
Mining Industry  61
Manufacturing Operations  61
Logistics & Supply Chain  62
Financial Services  62
Security & Authentication  62
Repair, Inspection & Field Services  63
Education  63
Case Studies  64
Virgin Atlantic: Improving Airline Customer Services with Wearable Technology  64
Solution & Vendors  64
Applications  64
Feedback from the Field  64
U.S. Department of Defense: Delivering Tactical Information with Wearable Technology  65
Solution & Vendors  65
Applications  65
Feedback from the Field  65
Dubai Police: Catching Speeding Drivers with Google Glass  66
Solution & Vendors  66
Applications  66
Feedback from the Field  66
Disney: Theme Park Management with Wearable Technology  67
Solution & Vendors  67
Applications  67
Feedback from the Field  67
AT&T: Connected Healthcare Monitoring for the Elderly  68
Solution & Vendors  68
Applications  68
Feedback from the Field  68

Chapter 4: Industry Roadmap & Value Chain  69
Wearable Technology Industry Roadmap  69
2013 – 2014: Initial Hype & the Revival of Smart Watches  69
2015 – 2016: Convergence of Wrist Worn Wearables  70
2018 – 2020 & Beyond: The Augmented Reality & Smart Glasses Era  70
The Wearable Technology Value Chain  71
Enabling Technology Ecosystem  71
Chipset Vendors  71
Sensor, Display & Enabling Hardware Providers  72
OS & Software Providers  72
Wearable Device OEM Ecosystem  72
Vertical Centric OEMs  72
Smartphone, Tablet & Consumer Electronics OEMs  72
Fashion & Watch OEMs  73
Consumers & Vertical Enterprises  73
Wireless Carriers & the Connectivity Ecosystem  73
Applications Ecosystem  73

Chapter 5: Market Analysis & Forecasts  74
Global Outlook of Wearable Technology  74
Form Factor Segmentation  75
Smart Bands  76
Smart Watches  77
Smart Glasses  78
Smart Clothing  79
Smart Jewelry  80
Heads-up Display Systems  81
Others  82
Vertical Market Segmentation  83
Consumer Wearable Devices  84
Healthcare Wearable Devices  85
Retail & Hospitality Wearable Devices  86
Military Wearable Devices  87
Public Safety Wearable Devices  88
Wearable Devices in Other Verticals  89
Regional Market Segmentation  90
Asia Pacific  91
North America  92
Western Europe  93
Eastern Europe  94
Middle East & Africa  95
Latin & Central America  96

Chapter 6: Key Market Players  97
270 Vision  97
3L Labs  98
4DForce  99
4iii Innovations  100
9Solutions  101
Active Mind Technology  102
Adidas  103
AirType  104
Amazon  105
AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)  106
Amiigo  107
Apple  108
ARA (Applied Research Associates)  109
Archos  110
ARM Holdings  111
Atheer Labs  112
Atlas Wearables  113
Augmendix  114
Avegant  115
Baidu  116
BAE Systems  117
Bionym  118
Biosensics  119
BIT (Blue Infusion Technologies)  120
BI (GEO Group)  121
BIA Sport  122
Bionym  123
Boston Scientific  124
BRAGI  125
Brilliantservice  126
Broadcom  127
Breitling  128
Brother Industries  128
BSX Insight  129
BTS Bioengineering  130
Buhel  131
Cambridge Temperature Concepts  132
Carre Technologies  133
Casio  134
Catapult  135
Citizen  136
Cityzen Sciences  137
Codoon  138
CommandWear  139
ConnecteDevice  140
Control VR  141
CoolShirt Systems  142
CSR plc  143
Cuff  144
Cyberdyne  145
Dell  146
DorsaVi (ASX)  147
Dreamtrap Commercials  148
EB Sport Group (Sync)  149
EdanSafe  150
Ekso Bionics  151
Electric Foxy  152
Emotiv Systems  153
Epson (Seiko Epson Corporation)  154
Everfind  155
EuroTech  156
Evena Medical  157
Exelis  158
EyeTap  159
FashionTEQ  160
Fat Shark  161
Fatigue Science  162
Filip Technologies  163
Finis  164
FitBark  165
Fitbit  166
Flyfit  167
Flextronics  168
Fossil  169
Foxtel  170
Freescale Semiconductor  171
Fujitsu  172
Garmin  173
GEAK (Shanda Group)  174
Gemalto  175
GDC4S (General Dynamics C4 Systems)  176
Geopalz  177
Ginger.io  178
GlassUp  179
GN Store Nord (Intelligent Headset)  180
GoPro  181
Google  182
GOQii  183
HealBe  184
Heapsylon  185
HereO  186
Hovding  187
HP  188
HTC  189
Huawei  190
i4C Innovations  191
ICEdot  192
iHealth Lab  193
iLOC Technologies  194
i’m SpA  195
Imagination Technologies  196
Imec  197
Immerz  198
Ineda Systems  199
InfinitEye  200
Intel/Basis Science  201
InteraXon  202
InvenSense  203
iRhythm  204
Instabeat  205
Iron Will Innovations  206
Jabra (GN Netcom)  207
Jawbone  208
Jaybird  209
Johnson & Johnson  210
Kapture  211
Ki Performance Lifestyle  212
Kiwi Wearables  213
KMS Solutions  214
Kreyos  215
Kronoz (Mykronoz)  216
L-3 Communications  217
Lark Technologies  218
Laster Technologies  219
LeapFrog Enterprises  220
Lechal  221
LG Electronics  222
Limmex  223
Lockheed Martin  224
LogBar  225
LOSTnFOUND  226
Lumo BodyTech  227
Lumus  228
Luxottica  229
Mad Apparel  230
Magellan (MiTAC Digital Corporation)  231
Martian Watches (SilverPlus)  232
Matilde  233
McLear  234
Medtronic  235
Melon  236
Memi  237
META  238
Meta (MetaWatch)  239
Microsoft (Nokia)  240
MindStream  241
Mio Global  242
Misfit Wearables  243
Moff  244
Moov  245
Moticon  246
Motion Fitness  247
Motorola Mobility/Lenovo  248
Motorola Solutions  249
Mutalink  250
Mutewatch  251
Myontec  252
Narrative  253
Neptune  254
NeuroPro  255
NeuroSky  256
Nike  257
Nintendo  258
Nissan  259
Nod  260
Notch Interfaces  261
NTT DoCoMo  262
Nuance  263
Nuubo  264
NVIDIA  265
NZN Labs  266
O-Synce  267
Oculus VR (Facebook)  268
Omate  269
OMG Life  270
Omron  271
OMsignal  272
Optalert  273
Optinvent  274
OrCam Technologies  275
OriginGPS  276
Orpyx Medical Technologies  277
Owlet Baby Care  278
Panasonic  279
Pebble  280
Perpetua Power Source Technologies  281
PFO Tech  282
Phyode  283
Plantronics  284
Playtabase  285
Polar Electro  286
Pragmasystems  287
Preventice  288
Proteus Digital Health  289
PUSH Design Solutions  290
Qardio  291
Qualcomm  292
Razer  293
Recon Instruments  294
Raytheon  295
Rest Devices  296
RHLvision Technologies  297
Ringblingz  298
RSLSteeper  299
Rufus Labs  300
S3 ID  301
Salesforce.com  302
Samsung  303
Seiko  305
SenseCore  306
Sensible Baby  307
Sensoplex  308
Senso Solutions  309
Sentimoto  310
Seraphim Sense  311
Shimmer  312
ShotTracker  313
Si14  314
Sigmo  315
Skully Helmets  316
Smarty Destination Technology  317
Smarty Ring  318
SMI (SensoMotoric Instruments)  319
Snaptracs  320
Somaxis  321
Sonitus Medical  322
Sonostar  323
Sony  324
Sotera Wireless  325
SpotNSave  326
Sqord  327
Stalker Radar (Applied Concepts, Inc)  328
STMicroelectronics  329
Suunto  330
sWaP (Dyal Trading)  331
Swatch Group  332
T.Ware  333
Tarsier  334
TASER International  335
Technical Illusions  336
Thalmic Labs  337
Theatro  338
TI (Texas Instruments)  339
Timex Group  340
TN Games  341
Tobii Technology  342
TomTom  343
Tomoon Technology  344
Touch Bionics  345
TrackingPoint  346
U-blox  347
Validic (Motivation Science)  348
Vancive Medical Technologies  349
Vandrico  350
Vergence Labs  351
Vidcie (Looxcie)  352
Vigo  353
VSN Mobil  354
Vuzix  355
We:eX (Wearable Experiments)  356
Wearable Intelligence  357
Weartrons Labs  358
Wellograph  359
Withings  360
WTS (Wonder Technology Solutions)  361
Xensr  362
Xiaomi  363
XOEye Technologies  364
Xybermind  365
Yingqu Technology  366
Zeiss (Carl Zeiss AG)  367
Zephyr Technology  368
Zepp Labs  369
Zinc Software  370
Zoll Medical Corporation  371
ZTE  372

Chapter 7: Conclusion & Strategic Recommendations  373
LTE Direct & its Impact on Wearable Technology  373
How is Wearable Technology Affecting the Wireless Chipsets Ecosystem  374
How Big is the Wearable Applications Ecosystem?  375
Prospects of Standardization & Regulation  376
Prospects of Smartphone OEMs in the Wearable Technology Ecosystem  377
Wireless Carriers: the Wearable Service Revenue Opportunity?  378
Vendor Share: Who Leads the Market?  379
The Rise of Wearable Startups  380
Combining Fashion with Technology  380
Recommendations  381
Enabling Technology Providers  381
Wearable Device OEMs & Vertical Players  381
Wearable Application Developers  382
Wireless Carriers  383

List of Figures

Figure 1: In-body Pill Camera  34
Figure 2: Smartphone Installed Base by Region (Millions): 2014 - 2020  39
Figure 3: KOR-FX Haptic Feedback Vest  48
Figure 4: DARPA ULTRA-VIS Wearable Display Unit and Augmented Reality View  56
Figure 5: Wearable Technology Industry Roadmap  69
Figure 6: The Wearable Technology Value Chain  71
Figure 7: Global Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  74
Figure 8: Global Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  74
Figure 9: Global Wearable Device Shipments by Form Factor (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  75
Figure 10: Global Wearable Device Shipment Revenue by Form Factor ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  75
Figure 11: Global Smart Band Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  76
Figure 12: Global Smart Band Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  76
Figure 13: Global Smart Watch Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  77
Figure 14: Global Smart Watch Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  77
Figure 15: Global Smart Glasses Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  78
Figure 16: Global Smart Glasses Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  78
Figure 17: Global Smart Clothing Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  79
Figure 18: Global Smart Clothing Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  79
Figure 19: Global Smart Jewelry Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  80
Figure 20: Global Smart Jewelry Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  80
Figure 21: Global Heads-up Display System Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  81
Figure 22: Global Heads-up Display System Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  81
Figure 23: Global Other Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  82
Figure 24: Global Other Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  82
Figure 25: Global Wearable Device Shipments by Vertical (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  83
Figure 26: Global Wearable Device Shipment Revenue by Vertical ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  83
Figure 27: Global Customer Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  84
Figure 28: Global Consumer Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  84
Figure 29: Global Healthcare Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  85
Figure 30: Global Healthcare Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  85
Figure 31: Global Retail & Hospitality Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  86
Figure 32: Global Retail & Hospitality Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  86
Figure 33: Global Military Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  87
Figure 34: Global Military Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  87
Figure 35: Global Public Safety Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  88
Figure 36: Global Public Safety Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  88
Figure 37: Global Wearable Device Shipments in Other Verticals (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  89
Figure 38: Global Wearable Device Shipment Revenue in Other Verticals ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  89
Figure 39: Wearable Device Shipments by Region (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  90
Figure 40: Wearable Device Shipment Revenue by Vertical ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  90
Figure 41: Asia Pacific Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  91
Figure 42: Asia Pacific Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  91
Figure 43: North America Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  92
Figure 44: North America Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  92
Figure 45: Western Europe Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  93
Figure 46: Western Europe Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  93
Figure 47: Eastern Europe Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  94
Figure 48: Eastern Europe Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  94
Figure 49: Middle East & Africa Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  95
Figure 50: Middle East & Africa Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  95
Figure 51: Latin & Central America Wearable Device Shipments (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  96
Figure 52: Latin & Central America Wearable Device Shipment Revenue ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  96
Figure 53: Global Wireless Chipset Shipments for Wearable Devices (Millions of Units): 2014 - 2020  374
Figure 54: Global Wearable Application Ecosystem Revenue by Vertical ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  375
Figure 55: Global Wearable Driven Wireless Carrier Service Revenue by Form Factor ($ Million): 2014 - 2020  378
Figure 56: Wearable Technology Market Share (%)  379

Published By: Signals and Systems Telecom
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