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Wearable Devices in Sports and Fitness 2014 - 2019

Published

June 2014

Pages

57

Pricing

Single-user License: $ 995 USD
Company-wide License: $ 2,995 USD
Team License (Up to 5 Users): $ 1,995 USD

Keywords

Wearable Technology, Wearable Wireless, Body Area Networks, Health Monitoring, Wearable Health and Fitness, Wearable Technology Vendors, Wearable Device Forecast

Overview

The wearable devices industry has grown in the last four years dramatically. With the introduction of the new wearable devices, a once curiosity area for early adopters is rapidly evolving into a new accessory market where form and function are equally important.

This report provides an in-depth assessment of the wearable devices market in sports and fitness applications, including business models, market drivers, challenges, value chain analysis and an assessment of the industry from 2014 to 2019.

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Key Findings

• Forecasts for revenue and device shipments for devices including biosensors to 2015
• Smart "wristware" is the leading area within this segment but watches are not important
• The fitness industry is a key industry for the transition from smart phones to wearable tech of various types
• Fitness wristbands are a major driver of wearable tech as evidenced by them outselling smart watches 4-to-1

Target Audience

• Sports apparel companies
• Fitness and health companies
• Augmented reality companies
• Wireless device manufacturers
• Wireless infrastructure providers
• Consumer electronics companies
• Wearable technology developers
• Embedded computing companies
• Regulatory bodies and governments
• Wireless service providers of all types

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary 6
1.1 Topics Covered 7
1.2 Target Audience 7
1.3 Companies Mentioned 8
2 Wearable Wireless Devices 10
2.1 Wearable Devices Overview 11
2.2 Case Study: Wearable Devices vs. Mobile Devices 15
2.2.1 Wearable Devices in healthcare 16
2.3 Case Study: Current Wearable Devices Analysis 18
2.3.1 Bluetooth Wrist Bands 18
2.3.2 Running and Health Monitor Devices 20
2.3.3 Wrist Watches 21
2.3.4 Integration with Mobile Devices 22
3 Body Area Network (BAN) 23
3.1 BAN Overview 24
3.1.1 BAN Applications 25
3.2 Current BAN Applications in the Healthcare Industry 27
3.3 BAN Challenges 28
3.3.1 Security 32
3.3.2 Privacy 34
3.3.3 Power Complexity 34
3.3.4 FCC Regulations 35
4 Sports and Technology 36
4.1 Player Tracking Wearables 36
4.1.1 Head Impact Indicators 38
4.1.2 Wearables in Footwear 39
4.1.3 Activity Wrist Bands 40
4.2 Referees Monitoring Systems 40
4.3 The Impact on the Sports Industry 41
5 Future Applications and Industry Roadmap 42
5.1 Current Applications 42
5.2 Treadmill Visual Effects 43
5.2.1 Technology 43
5.3 Tracking Tennis Techniques 44
5.4 Smart Running Socks 45
5.5 Nike Barefoot Running Stickers 45
6 Other Areas 48
6.1 Wearables and Big Data 48
6.2 Wearables and Healthcare 50
7 Sports and Fitness Market Forecast 2014 - 2019 52
7.1 Wearable Devices Shipments 2014 - 2019 52
7.2 Worldwide Revenues from Wearables Devices in Sports 53
7.3 Market by Category 55
7.3.1 Wearable Electronics 55

List of Tables

Table 1: Wearable Devices Shipments Worldwide 2014 - 2019 52
Table 2: Wearable Devices Shipments Worldwide 2014 - 2019 53
Table 3: Wearable Devices Revenues in Sports 2014 - 2019 53
Table 4: Biosensors Market 2015 - 2020 55

List of Figures

Figure 1: Smart Wristware in Fitness Programs 13
Figure 2: Google Glasses 14
Figure 3: Hybrid System Architecture 18
Figure 4: Fibit Flex Bluetooth Wrist Band 19
Figure 5: Neptune Pine Smart Watch 21
Figure 6: Wireless Body Area Network (BAN) 25
Figure 7: Wireless Body Area Network Applications 26
Figure 8: Alternative Intensive Care On-the-Go 28
Figure 9: Early Wearable Devices 37
Figure 10: Player Monitoring Systems 38
Figure 11: CheckLight from Rebook and MC10 39
Figure 12: Skin Patches 43
Figure 13: Treadmill with Goggles 44
Figure 14: Nike Barefoot Running Stickers 47
Figure 15: Big Data Anatomy 49
Figure 16: Wearable Devices Revenues in Sports 2014 - 2019 54
Figure 17: Biosensors Market 2015 - 2020 56