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Brain Machine Interfaces: Impact Assessments, Opportunities & Use Cases 2018-2027

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Brain Machine Interfaces: Impact Assessments, Opportunities & Use Cases 2018-2027
Published: March 6, 2018 Content info:


Juniper's BMI (Brain Machine Interfaces) research provides a detailed overview of how BMIs are being leveraged to create innovative technological approaches to solve numerous issues across several different verticals. The research analyses different use cases and opportunities for device manufacturers and technology providers across the following verticals:

  • Medical
  • Automotive
  • Consumer
  • Industrial
  • Military

The research investigates the potential impact that BMIs will have on these sectors, assessing their disruptive potential and future impact on existing markets, against a set of key metrics. It includes insightful player analysis, alongside key recommendations for stakeholders in the industry to identify revenue opportunities and inform strategic planning.

The research includes:

  • Market Trends & Opportunities (PDF);
  • 5 Year Market Sizing & Forecast Spreadsheet (Excel).

Key Features

  • Market Landscape: Investigates key use cases for BMI across multiple verticals, assessing BMI deployment viability in each area, including:
    • Cochlear implants
    • BMI for ADAS
    • Smart home control
    • Concentration/fatigue monitoring
  • BMI Impact Assessment: In-depth assessment of key verticals and use cases that BMIs will have, against the following metrics:
    • User Impact
    • Regulatory Barriers
    • Technological Clarity
    • Cost Barriers
    • Quality of User Experience
    • Ecosystem Readiness
  • BMI Development Landscape: Analysis of the development stages of BMIs, investments made by leading vendors and the future outlook for BMI deployment.
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: the potential BMI market up to and including 2027, with shipments, installed base and hardware sales revenue forecasts for the following segments:
    • Medical
    • Automotive
    • Consumer
    • Industrial
    • Military
  • Juniper Disruptors & Challengers Quadrant: 13 leading BMI vendors compared, scored and positioned on Juniper's Disruptors & Challengers Quadrant, providing benchmark player analysis.

Key Questions

  • 1. What is the revenue opportunity for BMI devices?
  • 2. What are the best uses for BMI deployment?
  • 3. What vendors are leading the BMI market?
  • 4. At what point will BMI become commonplace in non-medical use cases?
  • 5. What investment has gone into BMI and are there trends in this investment?

Companies Referenced

Advanced Bionics, Bitbrain, Boring Company, BrainCo, BrainGate, Cochlear Limited, DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), Emotiv, FDA (Food and Drug Administration), Fitbit, Halo Neuroscience, HTC, InteraXon, MED-EL, Neurable, Neuralink, NeuroPace, NeuroSky, Neurowerk, NHS (National Health Service), NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence), Nihon Kohden, Nissan, Oculus, Ottobock, Philips, Phonak, Renault, Rythm, SEAT, SecondSight, SmartCap Technologies, Smith Optics, Sonova Group, SpaceX, Tesla, Volkswagen.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper's Brain Machine Interfaces research forecast suite includes:

  • Forecasts for 8 key global regions, along with country level data splits for:
    • US
    • Canada
    • Germany
    • UK
    • Japan
  • BMI data by split by segment, including the following metrics:
    • Annual shipments of BMI devices;
    • Total hardware sales revenue;
    • Average sales price of BMI devices.
  • Interactive Scenario tool allowing users the ability to manipulate Juniper's data for 15 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 44 tables and over 7,700 data points.

Juniper Research's highly granular interactive excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper's forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions and compare markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients' ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Key Takeaways. Strategic Recommendations

  • 1.1. BMI: Key Takeaways
    • Figure 1.1: Key Forecast Findings, 2027
  • 1.2. Strategic Recommendations

2. Demystifying Brain Machine Interfaces

  • 2.1. Introduction
  • 2.2. History. Definition of BMI Technology
    • Figure 2.1: Principal Goals of BMI Research
    • Figure 2.2: BMI Research Milestones
    • Figure 2.3: Categories of BMI. Technologies Utilised
    • 2.2.1. Categories of BMI
      • Figure 2.4: Technologies Involved in BMI. Layers of the Human Body Involved
      • i. Invasive BMI
        • Figure 2.5: BrainGate Invasive BMI
      • ii. Non-Invasive BMI
        • Figure 2.6: Typical EEG Medical Device
        • Figure 2.7: Origins of MEG Signals
        • Figure 2.8: fMRI Scan Example
  • 2.3. BMIs in Use Today
    • Figure 2.9: Emotiv EPOC+ EEG Headset
  • 2.4. BMI Investment Landscape
    • Figure 2.10: Recent High-Profile Investments in BMI Vendors
  • 2.5. BMI Future Outlook
    • Figure 2.11: Juniper Phased Evolution: BMIs
    • Figure 2.12: Nissan Brain to Vehicle Trial

3. BMIs: Use Cases, Impact Assessments. Market Trends

  • 3.1. BMI Use Case Analysis
    • 3.1.1. Medical
      • Figure 3.1: Diagram of. Cochlear Implant
      • Figure 3.2: Common ABI Implant
        • Case Study: Cochlear Limited
        • Case Study: SecondSight
      • Figure 3.3: Argus II Diagram
      • Figure 3.4: VNS Therapy Diagram
        • Case Study: Ottobock
        • Case Study: Dreem Sleep Headband
    • 3.1.2. Automotive
      • Figure 3.5: Example of ADAS Systems
        • Case Study: Nissan B2V (Brain to Vehicle)
    • 3.1.3. Consumer
      • Figure 3.6: Muse Headband
        • Case Study: Muse Headband
    • 3.1.4. Industrial/Military
      • Case Study: Life by SmartCap
  • 3.2. BMI Impact Assessment
    • Table 3.7: BMI Impact Assessment Heatmap
    • Table 3.8: BMI Impact Assessment Heatmap Key
    • Table 3.9: Impact Assessment Methodology
    • Figure 3.10: Comparison of Impact of Top Five Ranked BMI Use Cases
    • Table 3.11: Top. Use Case Ranking Based on Combined Scores
    • 3.2.1. Impact Assessment Commentary:
      • i. Short Term Impact
      • ii. EEG Technology
      • iii. Military Potential
        • Figure 3.12: Prototype of the CT2WS
      • iv. Regulatory Concerns
  • 3.3. Key Trends in BMI

4. BMI Player Analysis

  • 4.1. BMI Disruptors. Challengers Analysis
    • Figure 4.1: Juniper BMI Disruptors. Challengers Quadrant
    • 4.1.1. Disruptors
      • Fig 4.2: Cochlear's Nucleus Cochlear Implant
      • Figure 4.3: Advanced Bionics EasyCall Accessory
      • Figure 4.4: MED-EL SONNET Audio Processor
      • Figure 4.5: NeuroSky MindWave Headset
      • Fig 4.6: Neuro Pace's RNS System
      • Figure 4.7: Long Term Seizure Reduction Results Using RNS
    • 4.1.2. Nascent Players
      • Figure 4.8: MyEmotiv Performance. Wellness Software
    • 4.1.3. Catalyst Players
      • Figure 4.10: Smith Lowdown Focus Sunglasses powered by Muse
      • Figure 4.11: Halo Sport Neuropriming Headphones
      • Figure 4.12: Dreem Headband
    • 4.1.4. Embryonic Players

5. BMI Market Forecasts

  • 5.1. Introduction
  • 5.2. Methodology. Assumptions
    • Figure 5.1: BMI Forecast Methodology
  • 5.3. BMI Market Forecasts
    • 5.3.1. Number of BMI Devices in Use
      • Figure 5.2: Total Number of BMI Devices in Use (m), Split by. Key Regions, 2017-2027
      • Table 5.3: Total Number of BMI Devices in Use (m), Split by. Key Regions, 2017-2027
      • Table 5.4: Total Number of BMI Devices in Use (m), Split by Segment, 2017-2027
    • 5.3.2. Number of BMI Device Shipments
      • Figure 5.5: Total Number of BMI Device Shipments Per Annum (m), Split by. Key Regions, 2017-2027
      • Table 5.6: Total Number of BMI Device Shipments Per Annum (m), Split by. Key Regions, 2017-2027
      • Table 5.7: Total Number of BMI Device Shipments Per Annum (m), Split by Segment, 2017-2027
    • 5.3.3. Total Hardware Sales Revenue for BMI Devices
      • Figure 5.8: Total Hardware Sales Revenue for BMI Devices Per Annum ($m), Split by. Key Regions, 2017-2027
      • Table 5.9: Total Hardware Sales Revenue for BMI Devices Per Annum ($m), Split by. Key Regions, 2017-2027
      • Table 5.10: Total Hardware Sales Revenue for BMI Devices Per Annum ($m), Split by Segment, 2017-2027
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