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Market Trends: Smart Technology Will Drive New Home Services and Assisted Living for an Aging Population

Published: 21 August 2014

ID: G00247682

Analyst(s): Anurag Gupta , Angela McIntyre, Nagayoshi Nakano


Demographic shifts will impact the cost to deliver healthcare to the elderly. But new initiatives to provide people-focused health and senior care services and applications (such as smart cities and telehealth) are creating opportunities for technology and service providers' product executives.

Table Of Contents


  • A Global Issue, With Global Solutions

Market Trend

  • Approaching Maturity the World Over
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Communications Service Providers Are Displacing PERS Providers
  • Regional Trends
    • Japan
    • United States
    • Europe
    • The Overall Opportunity

Contrarian View

  • If the Elderly Don't Want to Be Monitored

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