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Global Wearable Medical Technology Market Report

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Wearable Medical Technology Market Report" report to their offering. 

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The analysts forecast the Global Wearable Medical Technology market to grow at a CAGR of 49.94 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the technological innovations. The Global Wearable Medical Technology market has also been witnessing increasing strategic agreements among vendors. However, the instances of product recalls could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. 

The report, Global Wearable Medical Technology Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Wearable Medical Technology market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Numerous litigation and intellectual property issues exist among vendors in the Healthcare sector, especially among medical device manufacturers. Thus, wearable medical device vendors are entering into strategic alliances to share their core competencies to develop innovative products. Further, the increasing demand for technologically-advanced products and non-invasive systems has led the vendors to develop new technologies. 

This is expected to increase the adoption of newer and better systems. For instance, DexCom has entered into an agreement with Animas Corp. to integrate DexCom's CGM technology with Animas's insulin pumps. Similar strategic partnerships among vendors can help in fuelling the growth of the Global Wearable Medical Technology market.

According to the report, the growth of the Global Wearable Medical Technology market is driven by several factors, the most important of which is the technological innovations. Technological innovations and advancements have led to the introduction of new products that are compact, portable, and easy to use.

Further, the report states that one of the key challenges in the market is the instances of product recalls because of manufacturing errors. This has tarnished the brand image of the vendors and had a negative impact on their revenue.

The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are AiQ Smart Clothing Inc., BodyTel Europe GmbH, Danfoss PolyPower A/S, DexCom Inc., Nuubo, Philips Healthcare, Polar Electro Inc., and Suunto Oy.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Executive Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Introduction

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Scope of the Report

6. Market Landscape

7. Recent Technological Innovated Products

8. Geographical Segmentation

9. Vendor Landscape

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Key Vendor Analysis

17. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
  • AiQ Smart Clothing Inc.
  • BodyTel Europe GmbH
  • Danfoss PolyPower A/S
  • DexCom Inc.
  • Medtronic Inc.
  • Nuubo
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Polar Electro Inc.
  • Suunto Oy
  • Zephyr Technology Corp.
  • ZOLL Medical Corp.

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Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]

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