Global Portable Medical Devices Market Report (2013 - 2018)

Jan 06, 2014, 14:55 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h922ms/portable_medical) has announced the addition of the "Global Portable Medical Devices Market Report (2013 - 2018)" report to their offering.

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As this report indicates the mobile healthcare market is anticipated to grow at a phenomenal rate of 30.5% from 2013 to 2018. Reasons for this growth include the prevalence of digital wireless and mobile communications, increased patient mobility and the rise in healthcare standards due to integration of wireless technology. The prominent trend in this market is the use of Bluetooth, NFC and ZigBee to leverage connectivity anywhere. The use of multiple sensors to make multi-parameter sensing medical monitors at low costs is another important trend in this market.

In the mobile cardiac monitor market, ECG machines are the most prominent segment, contributing 87% to the mobile cardiac monitor market. An ECG machine is the basic diagnostic tool used to detect various kinds of heart diseases. It is costly in comparison to all other equipment in this segment, so it accounts for the major share of the total revenue of the mobile cardiac monitor market. Mobile hemodynamic equipments are another important segment in the mobile healthcare market. Increase in the number of hypertension cases, increase in diabetic population and increasing demand for self-monitoring devices are the major drivers for this market. Processor and PMIC are the major contributors to the semiconductor revenue of mobile hemodynamic monitor market in 2013. In the mobile respiratory monitor market, sleep apnea monitor is the major contributor to the respiratory monitor market; holding 78.21 % share as of 2013.

Cellular and ZigBee technology are the most widely used wireless technologies used in respiratory monitors. Flow and position sensors are the most commonly used sensors in mobile respiratory monitor market. Insulin pumps and Ultrasound are the two equipments considered in the others market. The mobile insulin pumps segment is the major contributor in the others market. Its revenues will grow threefold from 2013 to 2018 as the penetration of wireless technologies will increase during this period. The report also covers wearable fitness and wellness market as well as independent ageing products market. The mobile fitness wellness market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 36.7% from 2013 to 2018 while the mobile independent ageing products market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25.1%.

The major players include GE Healthcare (U.K.), Philips Healthcare (The Netherlands), Roche Diagnostics Limited (Switzerland), Medtronic (U.S.), Abbott Laboratories (U.S.), Omron Healthcare Inc (U.S.) among others. The report provides the key growth strategies followed by all the major players.


Key Topics Covered:

1 Objective Of This Study

2 Market Definitions

3 Methodology & Scope

4 Market Overview

5 Portable Cardiac Monitor Market

6 Portable Hemodynamic Monitor Market

7 Portable Respiratory Monitor Market

8 Others Market

9 Wearable Fitness And Wellness Market

10 Independent Ageing Products Market

11 Company Profiles

12 Appendix Definitions


Companies Mentioned:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Carefusion Corporation
  • Covidien Plc
  • Freescale Semiconductor Holdings
  • GE Healthcare
  • Infineon Technologies
  • LG Display
  • Measurement Specialties
  • Medtronic
  • Natus Medical
  • Omnivision Technologies
  • Omron Healthcare
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Qualcomm
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Samsung
  • Spacelabs Healthcare
  • Stmicroelectronics
  • Texas Instruments



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