Smart Wireless Accessories
OverviewJuniper’s Smart Wireless Accessories and Wearables research suite is the only service providing an end-to-end analysis of this new and fast developing segment, mapping the future path for this exciting technology.

Our industry leading research on app-enabled peripherals provides an extensive analysis of the evolving smart wireless accessory market. The research service provides an absolute assessment of the market for five smartphone wireless accessory segments: consumer electronics, fitness, healthcare, payments and enterprise.

Key Features

  • Evaluates in-depth the development of the smart wireless accessories ecosystem, assessed on a market-by-market basis.
  • Expert analysis of the relevant business models identifying how these disparate markets are being monetised.
  • Interviews with leading players across the value chain, including Fitbit, GSMA, Qualcomm, Vuzix and Withings.
  • Key player capability and capacity assessment, together with vendor market positioning matrix.
  • Benchmark industry forecasts for size and growth of the smart wireless accessories.
  • Invaluable insights around the different business strategies for all players in the value chain with an understanding of what will make the market successful.

Key Questions

  1. What are the different sales channels adopted by players across the value chain?
  2. What other business models will be employed to monetise smart wireless accessories?
  3. How much revenue will these additional sources generate for service providers?
  4. What proportion of wireless accessories are wearable devices?
  5. What hurdles will the market need to overcome in order to continue to grow?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed:  Beam Technologies, Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group), Fitbit, GSMA (Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association), iHealth, Infinite Peripherals, MetaWatch, Qualcomm Life, Vuzix Corporation, Withings.

Profiled: Beam Technologies, Elgato, Fitbit, Infinite Peripherals, iHealth, iZettle, Jawbone Up, MetaWatch, Qualcomm Life, Square, Vuzix Corporation, Withings.

Case Studied: ANT+, Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group), GSMA (Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association).

Mentioned: Adidas, Agasio, Apple, Ascension Health Ventures, Asurion, AT&T, Autodesk, Banco Santander, Barclaycard, BestBuy, BlackBerry, Blue Iris, BodyMedia, Cardionet, Carphone Warehouse, Cerner, Clip, Comcast Ventures, Continua Health Alliance, Creandum, Currys, DHL, DISH, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Draper Triangle Ventures, Dyle TV, eCardio, Entra Health Systems, ePlanet, Europay, EyeTV, FedEx, Ford, Foscam, Fossil, Foundry Group, Garmin, Google, Gymtechnik, Healthrageous, HTC, Huawei, InCube Ventures, Index Ventures, Intel, Intuit, InvenSense, IPCJolla, JP Morgan Chase, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, LG, LifeWatch, MasterCard, MedApps, MedHelp, Metaio, Microsoft, Mobisante, Motorola, Nike, Nintendo, NTT DOCOMO, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Orange, PayAnywhere, PayPal, Pega, Phillips, Polar, Qualcomm Inc, RadioShack, Rakuten, RIM, Run GPS, Runkeeper, Samsung, SAP, SCCP Group, Sequoia Capital, Sierra Wireless, SITA Labs, Sling Media, SMCC (Sumitomo Mitsui Card Corporation), SoftTech Venture Capital, Sony, Staples, Starbucks, Sum Up, Sun Microsystems, TactioHealth, Target, Tel, Texas Instruments, T-Mobile, Toyota, True Ventures, Twitter, UPS, US FDA (Food and Drug Administration), Verifone, Verizon, Visa, Vodafone, Walmart, weightbot, WellDoc, ZTE.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions, perform what-if analysis; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Forecast suite includes:
  • Country level data splits for the Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, UK and US as well as 8 key regions.
  • Segment splits by Consumer Electronics, Fitness, Healthcare, Payments and Enterprise.
  • What-If Analysis tool allowing user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data for 20 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of more than 5,000 unique datapoints.

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Smart Wireless Accessories: CE, Fitness, Health, Payments & Enterprise 2013-2018

The research provides a comprehensive analysis of the fast evolving smart wireless accessory market, along with a unique market-by-market forecast and strategy assessment. It identifies the role of the smart wireless accessory itself, the role that the smartphone or any other smart device plays and the app associated with the hardware add-on.

The research suite includes:
  1. Executive Summary - Slide deck summarising key trends, competitive analysis and market forecasts, allied to a series of strategic recommendations for players across the value chain (PPT).
  2. Market Trends & Competitive Landscape - strategic analysis of market dynamics, drivers and trends, together with device vendor capability assessment and matrix (PDF)
  3. Market Sizing & Forecasts – regional and sector prospects analysis together with five year forecasts for key metrics, including adoption, shipments and revenue (PDF).
  4. Interactive Forecast Excel – highly granular dataset comprising more than 5,000 datapoints, allied to What-If Analysis tool giving user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data (Interactive XL).
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Research Details

Nitin Bhas
Devices & Wearables
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, UK, USA

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