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Smart Wearable Devices: Fitness, Healthcare, Entertainment & Enterprise 2013-2018

Overview

  • New Wearable Opportunities
  • Sector-by-Sector Trends & Forecasts
  • Revised Multi-function Wearable Forecasts

Thissecond edition of Juniper's market leading report on smart wearable devices provides a definitive and cutting edge analysis of the different segments within the market. This edition includes a comprehensive forecast data set, projecting the size and value of each of the wearable device categories. These are supplemented by the Smart Wearable Device IFxl (Interactive Forecasting Excel) provides a suite of new country level data and additional forecast tables and data points for the following countries: Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, UK and US.

The report categorises the wearable device market into four key segments including:

  • Consumer Wearables ( Sports & Fitness, Multimedia & Entertainment, Multi-function)
  • Enterprise & Industrial Wearables
  • Healthcare Wearables
  • Military Wearables

This most up to date market report includes revised forecasts for consumer electronics Multimedia & Entertainment, and Multi-functional wearables such as smart glasses and watches, reflecting the latest announcements from vendors across the sector. With over 25 forecast tables split by eight key regions and over 1,250 unique data points within the report, it offers unrivalled projections for the size and growth of these new markets.

Key Features of This Report

New & Updated Forecast Suite

With over 35 pages and three exclusive chapters of forecasts in the report, this updated study provides an extensive breakdown for the following data points:

  • Number of Smart Wearables Shipped (m)
  • Installed Base for Smart Wearables (m)
  • Hardware Revenue for Smart Wearables ($m)
  • Service Revenue for Smart Wearables ($m)

Market Trends, Drivers & Barriers

The report identifies and analyses the key market trends and drivers based on recent market activities and developments across the value chain. It revisits the critical barriers facing companies looking to release next-gen wearable devices; split into distinct categories: social & legal, and technological.

Stakeholder Opportunities & Recommendations

This new chapter provides expert analysis of the relevant business models offering strategic recommendations for stakeholders to succeed in a soon to be crowded market place. Several business models exist within the smart wearable device market place and these service models are analysed and defined by the segments to which they belong.

Smart Wearable Device IFxl 2013-2018

This IFxl, with over 50 Tables; 20 What-if-analyses; and over 5,000 Data Points, provides additional market data for smart wearables adoption for the following countries: Canada, China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, UK and US. In addition to the number of wearable device and revenue forecasts, adoption levels; hardware retail value; and service revenue per annum are also provided. Forecasts are split by region, country and segment.

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Bluetooth SIG, Filip, Fitbit, Jawbone, MetaWatch, Qualcomm, Sony, Vuzix, Withings.

Profiled: Filip, Fitbit, Google, Jawbone, MetaWatch, Qualcomm, Sony, Vuzix, Withings.

Case Studied: Bluetooth SIG, Google, GSMA, Healthrageous, Lumus, Motorola Solutions, OMG Life, Qualcomm.

Mentioned: Adidas, AdMob, AdSense, AdWords, Aetna Carepass, Airstrip Technologies, AliveCor, Amazon, Appirio, Apple, ASUS, AT&T, Autograph, BBC, BestBuy, BiTE interactive, BlackBerry, Blogger, BodyMedia, Cambridge Temperature Concepts, Cardionet, CAST (Centre for Creative and Social Technology), ClearCare, CNN, Continua Health Alliance, Cookoo, Crunch Base, Currys, Dell, eCardio, Entra Health Systems, European Commission, Facebook, Fossil, Foxconn, Garmin, GoBalto, GottaBeMobile, GreenPeak, HTC, Huawei, I'm Watch, iHealth, Infinite Peripherals, Infologix, Intel, InvenSense, John Lewis, Kickstarter, LG, LifeWatch, Lloyds Pharmacy, London Stock Exchange, Looxcie, Maxwell Health, MedApps, Meta, Metaio, Microsoft, MiKandi, Misfit, MobiSante, Motorola Mobility, New York Stock Exchange, Nextivity, Nike, Nintendo, Nissan, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Network, Noom, NTT DOCOMO, Oculon, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Olympus, Orange, Osterhout Design Group, Oxford University, Partners Health, PatentBoltm Pebble, Philips, Picasa, Polar, Pureprofile, Rackspace, Radio Shack, Ray Ban, Recon, Rockwell, Runtastic, Samsung, SAP, Seiko, Sierra Wireless, SITA Labs, Sotera Wireless, Square, Staples, Target, TechRadar, Telcare, Texas Instruments, The Verge, UK Department of Transport, US Department of Defense, US FDA (Food and Drug Administration), US PTO (US Patent and Trademark Office), Verizon, ViA, Vodafone, Walmart, Warby Parker, WellDoc, WIMM, YouGov, YouTube, ZTE.

Extra Info

†8 Key Regions include: North America; Latin America; Western Europe; Central & Eastern Europe; Far East & China; Indian Subcontinent; Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & the Middle East.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

1. Smart Wearables Market Dynamics

  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Defining Wearable Devices
    • Figure 1.1: Wearable Device Framework
    • Figure 1.2: Smart Wireless Accessories and Smart Wearables Overlap
    • Figure 1.3: Smart Wearable Device Properties
    • 1.2.1 Components & Properties of a Wearable Device
    • Figure 1.4: Wearable Device Components
  • 1.3 The Evolution of Wearable Devices
    • Figure 1.5: History of Wearables
    • 1.3.1 From the 1980s to the Early 2000s
    • Figure 1.6: Mann's 'WearComp' invention from WearComp2 to WearComp7
    • 1.3.2 Wearables 2.0
    • Figure 1.7: Nike+ iPod
    • 1.3.3 NextGeneration Wearable Devices
    • Figure 1.8: Google Project Glass
  • 1.4 Wearable Technologies
    • Figure 1.9: Wearable Technologies
    • 1.4.1 Motion Sensors
    • 1.4.2 GPS and Digital Compass
    • Figure 1.10: Location Based Services on Project Glass
    • 1.4.3 Image Recognition
    • Figure 1.11: The Complexities of identifying 3D Objects
    • 1.4.4 Speech Recognition & Localisation
    • 1.4.5 MEMS
    • Figure 1.12: A MEMS Device - Example
    • 1.4.6 Networking Technologies
    • Table 1.1: Network Technologies: Advantages & Disadvantages
  • 1.5 Driving the Wearable Trend
    • Figure 1.13: Wearable Device Drivers
    • 1.5.1 Wearables are the 'Next Big Thing'
    • 1.5.2 Smartphone Revolution & The Connected Trend
    • 1.5.3 The Decreasing Size of Technology
    • 1.5.4 Improving Wireless Connectivity
    • i. Wi-Fi/4G Adoption
    • Figure 1.14: 4G LTE Subscriber Growth (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013 - 2017
    • 1.5.5 Natural Progression of mHealth and Fitness Devices
    • 1.5.6 Increasing Technological Awareness and New Emerging Services: AR and LBS
    • 1.5.7 Predictive Analytics & Big Data

2. Hurdles to Wearable Deployments

  • 2.1 Introduction
    • Figure 2.1: Barriers to Deployment
  • 2.2 Social and Legal Barriers
  • 2.4 Technological Barriers
    • Figure 2.3: GPS Signal Reflection
    • Figure 2.4: Urban Canyons
    • Figure 2.5: Android Platform Version Distribution as of April 2013

3. Smart Wearable Device Ecosystem

  • 3.1 Smart Wearable Device Categories
    • Figure 3.1: Smart Wearable Device Categories
  • 3.2 Consumer Wearables
    • 3.2.1 Wearables: Driving an Advanced CE Sector
    • Figure 3.2: Nissan Nismo Smart Watch
    • i. Case Study: Lumus
    • a. Background
    • b. Strategic Directive: Technology and Services
    • Figure 3.3: Optical Engine Module - Lumus
    • Figure 3.4: Typical Applications
    • ii. Case Study: Qualcomm
    • a. Background
    • b. Strategic Directive: Technology & Services
    • Figure 3.5: Qualcomm Toq Smart Watch
    • 3.2.3 Sports & Fitness Wearables
    • Figure 3.6: Fitbit Wearable Device Working Model
    • 3.2.4 Multimedia & Entertainment Devices
    • i. Case Study: Autographer
    • a. Background
    • b. Strategic Directive: Products & Services
    • Figure 3.7: Autographer Wearable Camera
    • 3.2.5 Multi-function Devices
    • i. Case Study: Google Project Glass
    • Figure 3.8: Project Glass
  • 3.3 Enterprise & Industrial Wearables
    • i. Case Study: Motorola Solutions
    • a. Background
    • b. Strategic Directive
    • Figure 3.9: Wearable Bluetooth Scanner
  • 3.4 Healthcare Wearables
    • i. Case Study: Healthrageous
  • 3.5 Military Wearables
  • 3.6 Patents and Next-Gen Wearable Prototypes
    • 3.6.1 Google's Wearable Patents
    • Figure 3.10: Google Wearable Device Patents
    • 3.6.2 Apple's Wearable Patents
    • Figure 3.11: Apple's Wearable Display Patent
    • 3.6.3 Sony's Wearable Patents
    • Figure 3.12: Sony's Communication Device
    • 3.6.4 Olympus' MEG 4.0 Prototype
    • Figure 3.13: Olympus MEG 4.0 Prototype
    • 3.6.5 Microsoft Smart Glass Patents
    • Figure 3.14: Microsoft AR Glass Patent
    • 3.6.7 Motorola Smart Watch Patent
    • Figure 3.15: Motorola Smart Watch Patent

4. Stakeholders & Business Prospects

  • 4.1 The Wearables Market
    • Figure 4.1: The Wearable Device Ecosystem
    • 4.1.1 Case Study: Connected Living - GSMA
    • i. Background
    • ii. The Smart Wearable Device Opportunity
  • 4.2 The Ecosystem & Stakeholder Opportunities
    • Figure 4.2: Elements of the Wearable Device Value Chain
    • 4.2.1 Wireless Connectivity Providers - MNOs & Technology Providers
    • Table 4.1: Connectivity Technology Comparison: Smart Peripherals vs Smart Home Networking
    • i Case Study: Bluetooth SIG
    • a. Background
    • b. Strategic Directives
    • ii. ANT+
    • 4.2.2 The Wearable Device Service Enablers - Consumer Brands
    • 4.2.3 Wearable Device Hardware & Chipset Module Players
  • 4.4 Smart Wearables: Business Opportunties & Sales Channel
    • 4.4.1 Next-Gen Wearables: Going Mainstream?
    • 4.4.2 Wearables: Set to be a Crowded Market?
    • 4.4.3 The Service Models
    • Figure 4.3: Wearable Device Revenue Models
    • Table 4.2: Smart Wearable Device Business Models
    • 4.4.3 The Sales Channel
    • Table 4.3: Peripheral Opportunities for Handset Vendors, Brands, MNOs & Retailers
    • i. Handset Vendors
    • Figure 4.4: Apple Accessories Sales Revenue ($m) Q1 2012-Q2 2013
    • ii. Brands
    • iii. Retailers
    • iv. Mobile Network Operators

5. Smart Wearables Market Forecast Summary

  • 5.1 Assumptions and Methodology
    • 5.1.1 Forecast Steps
    • i. Analysis of the Current Market
    • ii. Smartphone Penetration
    • iii. Evaluation of Business Model and Company Prospects
    • 5.1.2 Methodology for Shipments, Installed Base and Market Value of Smart Wearable Devices
    • Figure 5.1: Smart Wearable Device Market Forecast Methodology
  • 5.2 Summary Forecasts: Smart Wearables Market
    • 5.2.1 Smart Wearable Devices Forecast: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 5.2 & Table 5.1: Global Number of Smart Wearable Devices in Use per Annum (m) Split by Device Category 2013-2018
    • Figure 5.3 & Table 5.2: Global Number of Smart Wearable Devices Shipped per Annum (m) Split by Device Category 2013-2018
    • Figure 5.4: Comparison of Smart Wearable Devices Shipments per Annum (m) 2012 Edition vs 2013 Edition
    • 5.2.2 Smart Wearable Device Revenue Forecasts
    • Figure 5.5 & Table 5.3: Global Smart Wearable Hardware & Service Revenue ($m) Split by Device Category 2013-2018
    • Figure 5.6 & Table 5.4: Global Smart Wearable Hardware Retail Revenue ($m) Split by Device Category 2013-2018
    • Figure 5.7 & Table 5.5: Global Smart Wearable Service Revenue ($m) Split by Device Category 2013-2018

6. CE Smart Wearables Forecasts

  • 6.1 Introduction & Methodology
    • 6.1.1 CE Smart Wearables Market Forecast Methodology
    • Figure 6.1: CE Smart Wearables Market Forecast Methodology
  • 6.2 Global CE Wearable Device Market
    • 6.2.1 CE Smart Wearable Device Forecast Summary: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 6.2 & Table 6.1: Global Number of CE Smart Wearable Devices (Sports & Fitness, Multimedia & Entertainment, Multi-function) in Use per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • Figure 6.3 & Table 6.2: Global Number of CE Smart Wearable Devices (Sports & Fitness, Multimedia & Entertainment, Multi-function) Shipped per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • 6.2.1 CE Smart Wearables Hardware & Service Revenue Forecast Summary
    • Figure 6.4 & Table 6.3: CE Smart Wearable Hardware & Service Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018
  • 6.3 Sports & Fitness Wearable Forecasts
    • 6.3.1 Sports & Fitness Wearable Device Forecasts: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 6.5 & Table 6.4: Global Number of Sports & Fitness Smart Wearables in Use per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • Figure 6.6 & Table 6.5: Global Number of Sports & Fitness Smart Wearables Shipped per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • 6.3.2 Sports & Fitness Smart Wearables Revenue Forecasts
    • Table 6.6: Selected Pricing Models for Sports & Fitness Wearables, Split by US & UK
    • Figure 6.7 & Table 6.7: Sports & Fitness Smart Wearable Hardware Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018
    • Figure 6.8 & Table 6.8: Sports & Fitness Smart Wearable Service Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018
  • 6.4 Multimedia & Entertainment Wearable Forecasts
    • 6.4.1 Multimedia & Entertainment Wearable Device Forecasts: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 6.9 & Table 6.9: Global Number of Multimedia & Entertainment Smart Wearables in Use per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • Figure 6.10 & Table 6.10: Global Number of Multimedia & Entertainment Smart Wearables Shipped per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • 6.4.2 Multimedia & Entertainment Smart Wearables Revenue Forecasts
    • Table 6.11: Available Pricing Models for Entertainment & Multimedia Wearables
    • Figure 6.11 & Table 6.12: Multimedia & Entertainment Smart Wearable Hardware Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018
  • 6.5 Multi-function Smart Wearable Device Forecasts
    • 6.5.1 Multi-function Wearables Forecasts: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 6.12 & Table 6.13: Global Number of CE Multi-function Smart Wearables in Use per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • Figure 6.13 & Table 6.14: Global Number of CE Multi-function Smart Wearables Shipped per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • 6.5.2 Multi-function Smart Wearables Revenue Forecasts
    • Figure 6.14 & Table 6.15: CE Multi-function Smart Wearable Hardware Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018

7. Healthcare Smart Wearables Forecasts

  • 7.1 Methodology Discussion
    • 7.1.2 Forecast Methodology
    • Figure 7.1: Healthcare Smart Wearables Forecast Methodology
  • 7.2 Healthcare Smart Wearable Device Market Forecasts
    • 7.2.1 Healthcare Smart Wearable Device Forecast: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 7.2 & Table 7.1: Global Number of Healthcare Smart Wearables in Use per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • Figure 7.3 & Table 7.2: Global Number of Healthcare Smart Wearables Shipped per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • 7.3.2 Healthcare Smart Wearables Revenue Forecasts
    • Figure 7.4 & Table 7.3: Healthcare Smart Wearable Hardware Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018
    • Figure 7.5 & Table 7.4: Healthcare Smart Wearable Service Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018

8. Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearables Forecasts

  • 8.1 Methodology Discussion
    • Figure 8.1: Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearables Forecast Methodology
  • 8.2 Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearable Market Forecasts
    • 8.2.1 Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearable Device Forecasts: In Use & Shipments
    • Figure 8.2 & Table 8.1: Global Number of Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearables in Use per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • Figure 8.3 & Table 8.2: Global Number of Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearables Shipped per Annum (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
    • 8.2.2 Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearable Revenue Forecasts
    • Figure 8.4 & Table 8.3: Enterprise & Industrial Smart Wearable Hardware Revenue per Annum ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions, 2013-2018

9. Vendor Analysis & Matrix

  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Vendor Positioning
    • 9.2.1 Vendor Assessment Methodology
    • Table 9.1: Vendor Capability Assessment Criteria
    • 9.2.2 Limitations and Interpretation
    • 9.2.3 New Positioning Matrix Results
    • Figure 9.1: Global Smart Wearable Device Player Positioning Matrix
    • 9.2.4 Vendor Groupings
    • i. The A2 Group
    • ii. The A3 Group
    • iii. The B2 Group
    • iv. The B1 Group
    • v. The B3 Group
    • 9.2.5 Strategy Conclusions - Corporate Activity
  • 9.3 Player Profiles
    • 9.3.1 Fitbit
    • Figure 9.2: Fitbit's Free iPhone App
    • 9.3.2 Jawbone
    • Figure 9.3: Jawbone UP
    • 9.3.3 MetaWatch
    • Figure 9.4: Meta Watch
    • 9.3.4 Sony Mobile
    • Figure 9.5: Sony SmartWatch 2
    • 9.3.5 Google
    • Figure 9.6: Google Glass
    • 9.3.6 Withings
    • 9.3.7 Qualcomm Life
    • Figure 9.7: The Qualcomm Life Service Delivery Platform
    • 9.3.8 Vuzix
    • Figure 9.8: Vuzix Video Eyewear & Smart Glasses
    • 9.3.9 Filip
    • Figure 9.9: Filip Device and Location App
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