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Smart Wireless Accessory Ecosystems

Smart Wireless Accessory Ecosystems

CE, Payments, Fitness & Healthcare 2012-2017

Publisher: Juniper Research
Date Published: 11/07/2012
Category: Handsets & Devices
No of Pages: 95
Coverage: Global ~ 8 Key Regions
 

Overview

  • Market-by-Market Analysis &  Forecasts
  • Vendor Matrix Assessing Market Players
  • Sector focus: CE, Payments, Healthcare, Fitness

Comprehensive forecast data is included, projecting the size and value of each of the four smartphone wireless accessory markets covered in the report:

  • Consumer Electronics: adoption, sales volume and retail value
  • Payments: adoption, sales volume, retail value and transactional revenue
  • Fitness: adoption, sales volume and retail value
  • Healthcare: adoption, sales volume, retail value and service revenue

The report also provides overall forecasts for tablet wireless accessories. Including 19 forecast tables split by eight key regions, with over 1,026 unique data points. It offers unrivalled projections for the size of these relatively-untapped markets.

A Unique Vendor Matrix intuitively presents Juniper’s assessment of the capabilities of selected vendors that are active in the smart wireless accessories space, including: Adidas, Elegato, Entra Health Systems, iHealth, iZettle, Telecom Italia MDH, Nike, Square, Telecom Italia MDH, Vuzix and Withings.

Drivers and constraints are assessed on a market-by-market basis, providing all players from the value chain with an understanding of what will make the market successful. Expert analysis of the relevant business models identifies how these disparate markets are being monetised.

Readers will also benefit from the companion Smart Wireless Accessory Ecosystems Excel: CE, Payments, Fitness & Healthcare 2012-2017, with 1,194 additional data points. With forecasts definitions and methodology and an interactive menu, this well-presented Excel workbook enables users to easily navigate and understand the forecast data from the report.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
1. Advanced Mobile Ecosystems

1.1 Introduction 17
1.2 Report Scope 18
1.3 Terminology 18
1.3.1 Smart Wireless Accessories 18
1.3.2 Smart Wireless Ecosystems 19
1.3.3 App-enabled Accessories 20
1.4 Use Cases 20
Table 1.1: Smart Wireless Accessories, Prospects, Companies and Use-Cases 21
1.4.1 Consumer Electronics Smart Wireless Accessories 21
1.4.2 Payment 22
1.4.3 Fitness and Healthcare 22
i. Fitness 23
ii. Healthcare 23
Figure 1.1 IPhone Stethoscope Attachment Prototype 24
iii. Fitness and Healthcare Accessories Trends and Market Development 25
a. Case Study: InvenSense Announces SDK (Software Development Kit) for Wearable Devices 26
1.5 Smart Wireless Accessory Value Chain 26
1.6 Business Models 27
Table 1.2: Principal Smart Wireless Accessory Business Models 28
1.7 Conclusion 28

2. Smart Wireless Accessory Market Dynamics

2.1 Introduction 31
2.2 Mobile Ecosystem Trends 31
2.2.1 The Smartphone Market 31
i. Device Convergence 32
Figure 2.1: Technology Industry Convergence 32
ii. Hardware 33
2.2.2 The Featurephone Market 33
2.2.3 The Tablet Market 33
2.2.4 The Mobile Operating System 34
2.2.5 Suitability for Peripherals 34
2.2.6 Apps 35
2.3 Drivers and Inhibitors 35
2.3.1 Market Dynamics 35
Figure 2.2: Smartphone Peripherals: Drivers and Inhibitors 36
2.3.2 Smart Wireless Accessories: Drivers 36
2.3.3 Smart Wireless Accessories: Inhibitors 37
Case Study: US FDA Consults on Medical App Regulation 37
Case Study: Bluetooth Low- Energy 38
2.4 Conclusion 39

3. Smart Wireless Accessory Forecasts

3.1 Introduction 41
3.1.1 Forecast Steps 42
i. Analysis of the Current Market 42
ii. Smartphone Penetration 42
iii. Evaluation of business model and company prospects 42
iv. Evaluation of market and competitive response from rivals 43
3.1.2 Methodology for Sales Volume and Market Value of Smart Wireless Accessories 43
3.1.3 Smart Wireless Accessories Forecasts 43
Figure 3.1: Global Number of Smart Wireless Accessories Bought per Year (m) by Device Category Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 43
Table 3.1: Global Number of Smart Wireless Accessories Bought per Year (m) Split by Device Category Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 44
3.1.4 Retail Values of Smart Wireless Accessories Sales 44
Figure 3.2: Global Retail Value of Smart Wireless Accessories Bought ($m) Split by Device Category Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 45
Table 3.2: Global Retail Value of Smart Wireless Accessories Bought ($m) Split by Device Category Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 45
3.2 Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories 45
3.2.1 Methodology Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories 46
Figure 3.3: Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories Forecast Methodology 46
Table 3.3: Adoption of Smart Wireless Accessories by Tablet Users 2012-2017 47
Figure 3.4: Number of Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories Bought per Year (m) by Eight Key Regions, 2012-2017 47
Table 3.4: Number of Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories Bought per Year (m) by Eight Key Regions, 2012-2017 48
3.2.2 Retail Market of Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories 48
Figure 3.5: Retail Value Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories ($m) by Eight Key Regions, 2012-2017 48
Table 3.5: Retail Value Tablet Smart Wireless Accessories ($m) 2012-2017 49
3.3 Conclusion 49

4. Consumer Electronics and Payment Smart Wireless Accessories Forecasts

4.1 Introduction 51
4.2 Consumer Electronics Smart Wireless Accessories  Forecasts 51
4.2.1 Smart Wireless Consumer Electronics Accessories Forecast Methodology 52
Figure 4.1: Consumer Electronics Smart Wireless Accessories Forecast Methodology 52
Table 4.1: Proportion of Smartphones (%) using Consumer Electronics Smart Wireless Accessories Split by Eight Key Regions, 2012-2017 53
Figure 4.2: Total Number of Consumer Electronics Smart Wireless Accessories (m) Purchased per Annum Split by Eight Key Regions, 2012-2017 53
Table 4.2: Number of Smart Wireless Consumer Electronics Accessories (m) Bought per Year by Eight Key Regions, 2012-2017 54
4.2.2 Retail Market of Tablet Consumer Electronics Smart Wireless Accessories 54
Figure 4.3: Retail Value Smart Wireless Consumer Electronics Accessories ($m) by 8 Key Regions, 2012-2017 54
Table 4.3: Retail Value Smart Wireless Consumer Electronics Accessories ($m) by 8 Key Regions, 2012-2017 55
4.3 Payment Smart Wireless Accessories 55
4.3.1 Payment Smart Wireless Accessory Methodology 55
4.3.2 Smart Wireless Payment Accessories Methodology 56
Figure 4.4: Payments Smart Wireless Accessories Forecast Methodology 56
4.3.3 Smart Wireless Payment Accessories Forecasts 57
Table 4.4: Proportion of Smartphones (%) with Payments Smart Wireless Accessories Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 57
Figure 4.5: Smart Wireless Payment Accessories bought per year (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 58
Figure 4.5: Number of Smart Wireless Payment Accessories bought per year (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 58
4.3.4 Revenue from Smart Wireless Payment Accessories 58
Table 4.6: Smart Wireless Payment Accessories Annual Transaction Value per user Split by 8 Key Regions 2011-2017 59
Figure 4.6: Revenues Attributable to Smart Wireless Payment Accessories ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 59
Table 4.7 Revenues Attributable to Smart Wireless Payment Accessories ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 60
4.4 Conclusion 60

5. Smart Wireless Fitness and Healthcare Accessories

5.1 Introduction 61
5.2 Fitness Smart Wireless Accessory Forecasts 62
5.2.1 Methodology 62
Figure 5.1: Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories Methodology 62
Table 5.1: Regional Take-up of Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories (%) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 63
Figure 5.2: Number of Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories bought per region (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 63
Table 5.2: Number of Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories bought per region (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 64
5.2.2 Retail Market Value of Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories 64
Figure 5.3: Retail Market Value of Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories ($m) by 8 Key Regions, 2012-2017 65
Table 5.3: Retail Market Value of Smart Wireless Fitness Accessories ($m) by 8 Key Regions, 2012-2017 65
5.3 Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories Forecasts 65
Figure 5.4: Healthcare Smart Wireless Accessories Forecast Methodology – Retail Value 66
Figure 5.5: Healthcare Smart Wireless Accessories Forecast Methodology – Retail Value 67
Table 5.4: Percentage take-up of Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories (%) by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 67
Figure 5.6: Number of Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories bought per region (m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 68
Table 5.5: Number of Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories bought per region ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 68
5.3.1 Retail Value of Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories 69
Figure 5.7: Value of Retail Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessory Market ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 69
Table 5.6: Value of Retail Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 69
5.3.2 Revenues from Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories 70
Figure 5.8: Revenues from Healthcare Accessory Market ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 70
Table 5.7: Revenues from Smart Wireless Healthcare Accessories ($m) Split by 8 Key Regions 2012-2017 71
5.4 Conclusion 71

6. Vendor Profiles & Positioning Matrix

6.1 Introduction 73
6.1.1 Player Profiles 73
6.1.2 Vuzix 73
i. Corporate 74
Figure 6.1: Vuzix Video Eyewear 74
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 74
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 74
iv. Juniper’s View: Vuzix  Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 75
6.1.3 iZettle 75
i. Corporate 75
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 75
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 76
iv. Juniper’s View: iZettle Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 76
6.1.4 Square 76
i. Corporate 76
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 76
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 77
Figure 6.2: Square Payment Reader 77
iv. Juniper’s View: Square Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 77
6.1.5 iHealth 78
i. Corporate 78
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 78
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 78
iv. Juniper’s View: iHealth Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 78
6.1.6 Withings 79
i. Corporate 79
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 79
a. Weight Scale 79
b. Blood Pressure Monitor 80
c. Baby Scales 80
d. Future products 80
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 80
iv. Juniper’s View: Withings Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 80
6.1.7 MobiSante 81
i. Corporate 81
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 81
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 82
iv. Juniper’s View: MobiSante  Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 82
6.1.8 Telecom Italia MDH 82
i. Corporate 83
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 83
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 83
iv. Juniper’s View: Telecom Italia’s Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 84
6.1.9 Elgato 84
i. Corporate 84
ii. Partnerships and Adoption 84
iii. Service Offering and Business model 85
a. Hardware 85
b. Software 85
Figure 6.3: Elgato’s EyeTV Mobile 85
iv. Key Strengths and Strategic Opportunities 86
6.1.10 Nike+ 86
i. Corporate 86
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 86
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 86
iv. Juniper’s View: Nike+ Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 87
6.1.11 Entra Health Systems 87
i. Corporate 87
ii. Service Offering and Business Model 87
iii. Partnerships and Adoption 88
iv. Juniper’s View: Nike+ Key Strengths and Strategic Development Opportunities 88
6.2 Vendor Positioning 88
6.2.1 Vendor Assessment Methodology 88
Table 6.1: Vendor Capability Assessment Criteria 89
6.2.2 Limitations and Interpretation 90
6.2.3 New Positioning Matrix Results 90
Figure 6.4: Global Smart Wireless Accessory Player Positioning Matrix 91
6.2.4 Vendor Groupings 91
A3 Vendors 91
The B2 Group 92
The B1 Group 92
C1 Vendors 92
6.2.5 Strategy Conclusions - Corporate Activity 93
6.3 Conclusion 93

Companies Referenced

Profiled Elgato; Entra Health Systems; iHealth; iZettle; Mobisante; Nike; Square; Telecom Italia MDH; Vuzix; Withings

Interviewed Nokia; iHealth; iZettle; Vuzix; Withings; InvenSense

Case Studies Bluetooth; Food and Drug Administration; InvenSense

Mentioned Adidas; Agasio; Apple; Asda; AT&T; BestBuy; Blue Iris; Body Media; Body Media; Cardionet; Carphone Warehouse; Doro; Dynastream Innovations; eCardio; Elgato; Entra Health Systems; Fitbit; Ford; Foscam; Google; Groupon; Gymtechnik; Healthragious; iBaby; iHealth; Intuit; iZettle; Jawbone Up; LifeWatch; MedHelp; Microsoft; Mobisante; Motorola; New Light Industries; Nike; Ovi Store; PayPal; Qualcomm Life; RIM; Run GPS; Runkeeper; Samsung; Square; Start-Ups; Target; Telstra; Toyota; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; University of Oxford; Verifone; Vuzix; Walmart; weightbot; WellDoc; Withings

Extra Info

‡ 8 key regions includes:

North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East.

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1. How many smart wireless accessories will be sold over the next five years?
2. What will the retail value of these accessories be over the next five years?
3. What other business models will be employed to monetise smart wireless accessories?
4. How much revenue will these additional sources generate for service providers?
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6. What hurdles will the market need to overcome in order to continue to grow?
7. How are individual players within this market positioned relative to each other?

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