Market Trends: Enter the Wearable Electronics Market With Products for the Quantified Self

Archived Published: 01 July 2013 ID: G00253025

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Wearable fitness and personal health devices will be a $5 billion market by 2016. Technology providers will need to carefully consider which consumers and usage models to target.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Market Trend
    • Consumer Trend: Increasing Awareness of Fitness Culture and Personal Health Is Driving Adoption of Wearable Electronics
      • Reach Personal Fitness Goals
      • Slim Down for Better Health and Body Image
      • Quantified Self
      • Youthful Vitality
      • Monitor Heart Health
      • Getting a Good Night's Sleep
    • Market Size Linked to Smartphone Adoption and Consumer Trends
    • Body Area Networks Reduce Dependence on Smartphones
    • CSPs Partner With Wearable Electronics and Services
    • Market Structure Trend Toward Building Ecosystems
      • Build Ecosystems Around Brand
      • Build Ecosystems Around Complementary Apps, Services and Devices
    • Regional Trends
  • Contrarian View
    • Smartphones Become Activity Monitors
  • Vendors to Watch
  • Recommended Reading
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