Press Release

Next Generation Wearable Devices Market to be Worth over $1.5 billion by 2014

November 6th, 2012

Next generation wearable devices, including smart glasses and other head-mounted displays, will provide a multitude of functions either independently or in conjunction with a third party platform. The use of wearable devices connected to the smartphone in the fitness and sports environment has grown rapidly in the last two years with applications such as Nike+ and Fitbit Tracker allowing data from training sessions to be uploaded and analyzed.

Global Information Inc (GII) is excited to present three market research reports from our premium publishing partners covering the health and fitness industry from smart wearable devices to gym equipment and sports nutrition.

Smart Wearable Devices: Fitness, Healthcare, Entertainment & Enterprise 2012-2017

With consumers embracing new technologies and form factors, wearable devices ranging from fitness accessories to heads-up displays will be more prevalent in the consumer market. While fitness and entertainment will have the greatest demand from consumers, within an enterprise environment, the demand for wearable devices will be greatest from the aviation and warehouse sectors. According to the report, the market will be dominated by North America and Western Europe, representing over 60% of the global wearable device sales

This exciting new report and Excel forecast suite provides an extensive analysis of the evolving smart wearable device market, highlighting the different segments within the ecosystem and the business service models which are reshaping the way wearable devices are monetized.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

Health and Fitness Market Report - Focus on Clubs and Equipment

The health and fitness industry continues to perform relatively well, but the sector is changing. Two major ongoing trends include: equipment used and growth of low-budget gyms. Looking to the future of this market, it will be exciting to see how increasing competition and price pressures will affect this market in addition to the shape of growth in niche market segments.

This report covers the health and fitness club sector, both private and public, as well as the commercial and home fitness equipment markets. Market size and influencing factors for health and fitness are provided. The report also includes product and distribution mix analysis, key product trends, major suppliers and future prospects.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

European Sports and Fitness Nutrition Ingredients Market

This research study investigates the market for sports and fitness nutrition in Europe; it covers the ingredients comprising proteins, creatine, amino acids, and others. Market size and forecast revenues through 2017 are provided. The study also examines drivers, restraints and challenges. The competitive structure and market share of companies are provided as well. Application analysis was conducted for meal replacement bars and powders, protein powders, energy and nutrition bars, and ready-to-drink beverages.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

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