Hearables Market

Hearables Market: Value Chain Analysis, Future Features & Market Size 2020-2024

Juniper Research’s new Hearables research examines the trends shaping how ear-based wearables, or hearables, continue to emerge as one of the most important wearable computing categories.

The research is a vital guide to the current state of the hearables trends and technology, as well as an in-depth assessment of the future direction of the category and key players in it. The report assesses the strategic potential, development opportunities and value chain of the following hearables segments:
  • Assistive Hearables
  • Fitness Hearables
  • Multimedia Hearables
  • Other Hearables
This research includes:
  • Strategy & Forecasts (PDF)
  • 5-Year Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF/IFxl)
  • 12 months' Access to harvest Online Data Platform


Key Features

  • Strategic Trends Analysis: Impact assessment of the key trends in the space as a whole, and outline of the business models most likely to succeed in the market.
  • Vendor Assessment & Leaderboard: Positioning and strategic evaluation of a range of players in the hearables market:
    • Amazon
    • Apple
    • Bose
    • Demant
    • GN Hearing
    • Google
    • Jabra
    • Microsoft
    • MyManu
    • Nuheara
    • Samsung
    • Sennheiser
    • Sony
    • Starkey
    • Waverly Labs
  • Sector Outlook: In-depth assessment of the current state of each hearables sector, with discussion of the key trends and strategic recommendations for the following sectors:
    • Assistive Hearables
    • Fitness Hearables
    • Multimedia Hearables
    • Other Hearables
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Category and form-factor-based device installed base and shipment forecasts, including attendant revenue projections and vendor shipment forecasts.

Key Questions

  1. What are the main features of hearables that appeal to consumers?
  2. What features developments will impact the market in future?
  3. What are the key macro trends influencing the sector?
  4. Who are the most innovative players in the hearables market, and what are their strategies?
  5. Where will these devices have their greatest success?

Companies Referenced

Included in Juniper Research Leaderboard: Amazon, Apple, Bose, Demant, GN Hearing, Google, Jabra, Microsoft, MyManu, Nuheara, Samsung, Sennheiser, Sony, Starkey, Waverly Labs.
Mentioned: AKG, Alphabet, Beltone, Bernafon, Bragi, Corisur, Dolby, Doppler Labs, Firstbeat, Fitbit, GOQii, Harman Kardon, Huami, Huawei, Indiegogo, Interton, Kickstarter, LifeBEAM, Maxim Integrated, Mediatek, MusicLens, Mutrics, Nakamichi, NHS, Nura, Oticon, Philips, Qualcomm, ReSound, Sonic, Soul Electronics, Suunto Movesense, Texas Instruments, Valencell, Vi, Vicartek, Viv, Xiaomi, YONO.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s Future Hearables forecast suite includes:
  • Regional data splits for 8 key regions, as well as country-level splits for:
    • Canada
    • China
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • Japan
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • South Korea
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • UK
    • US
  • Installed base of hearables, annual shipments and associated hardware revenue.
    • Global vendor shipments
  • Use case splits, covering the following sectors:
    • Assistive hearables
    • Fitness hearables
    • Multimedia hearables
    • Other hearables
  • Digital Assistant-enabled and non-enabled hearables
  • Form factor splits for:
    • Binaural
    • Monaural
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 54 tables and almost 7,000 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular IFxls (Interactive Forecast Excels) enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool, 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.

Hearables Market Reports


Full Research Suite

Hearables Market full research suite comprises:

  • Hearables Market PDF report

  • Interactive Forecast IFXL spreadsheet

  • 12 months' access to Hearables Market data updates in harvest - find out more


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Apr 2020




Report PDF & Excel

Hearables Market full research suite comprises:

  • Hearables Market PDF report

  • Interactive Forecast IFXL spreadsheet


Click here for more information and purchase options

Apr 2020




Research Details

Juniper Research
James Moar
Devices & Technologies
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, Denmark, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA