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美國殘障人士及高齡者輔助技術市場

Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies

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美國殘障人士及高齡者輔助技術市場 Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies
出版日期: 2015年09月24日 內容資訊: 英文 145 Pages
簡介

美國殘障人士及高齡者輔助技術市場預估將從2014年的總交易金額406億美元,在2015年成長達431億美元,並且將以6.2%的年複合成長率擴大,於2020年達到583億美元。

本報告關注眼鏡和大字本圖書等低科技產品到語音合成器和視障閱讀器、無線監控裝置等尖端品項的殘障人士及高齡者輔助技術的美國及全球市場,以2014-2020年期間的數據資料分析並預測趨勢之外,並彙整市場動態 (特別是促進因素、限制、商機)、產業結構、競爭狀況、產品型態的分析檢證情報、主要企業的簡介等。

第1章 簡介

第2章 報告摘要

第3章 概要

  • 概述
    • 定義
    • 歷史
    • 技術
    • 素材
    • 電子技術
    • 動力來源
    • 小型化
  • 應用與條件
  • 感覺衰退
    • 聽覺消失 (重聽)
    • 視覺喪失 (失明)
  • 溝通障礙
    • 語言障礙
    • 書寫障礙
  • 移動□靈巧的障礙
    • 關節炎
    • 骨質疏鬆症
    • 年齡增長相關的力量□平衡□協調性障礙
    • 術後恢復與復健
    • 關節置換
      • 截肢
  • 肥胖
  • 神經功能障礙
    • 阿茲海默症與相關癡呆
    • 年齡增長引起的認知功能喪失
  • 慢性疾病
  • 失禁與膀胱□腸管功能喪失
  • 產品型態
    • 移動輔助裝置
      • 家用電梯
      • 輪椅升降機
      • 階梯攀爬機
      • 無障礙浴室□淋浴
      • 浴室□浴池用升降機
      • 轉移升降機
      • 門開關裝置
    • 床、座椅系統、人體工學輔助裝置
      • 座椅系統
      • 人體工學輔助裝置
    • 日常生活輔助裝置
      • 排泄輔助裝置、失禁介護產品
      • 其他日常生活輔助裝置
    • 溝通輔助裝置
      • 語言輔助
      • 書寫□打字輔助
      • 助聽器
      • 電話配件
    • 電腦上網輔助
      • 輸入裝置
      • 輸出裝置
      • 輔助軟體
    • 視覺□閱讀輔助裝置
      • 閱讀裝置
      • 點字翻譯裝置
      • 影像放大裝置
      • 殘障人士專用圖書、閱讀器□播放器
      • 殘障人士專用消費性電子產品
    • 環境輔助裝置
    • 醫療□個人監控裝置
      • 活動□緊急位置顯示器
      • 遠距醫療監控儀
      • 大範圍監控
    • 專利分析
    • 規範□法令□保險問題
      • 美國
      • 歐盟
      • 日本
  • 第4章 美國的輔助技術市場
  • 摘要
  • 市場詳細預測
    • 移動輔助裝置
      • 步行輔助裝置
      • 輪椅與摩托車
      • 改裝車輛
      • 導航輔助裝置
    • 連接輔助裝置
      • 家用電梯
      • 輪椅升降機
      • 階梯攀爬機
      • 無障礙浴室□淋浴
      • 浴室□浴池用升降機
      • 轉移升降機
      • 門開關裝置
    • 床、座椅系統、人體工學輔助裝置
      • 殘障人士用特殊床、座椅
      • 其他人體工學輔助裝置
    • 日常生活輔助裝置
      • 失禁□人工肛門□人工膀胱相關製品
      • 座椅型便器□淋浴
      • 其他日常生活輔助裝置
    • 溝通輔助裝置
      • 聽覺輔助裝置
      • 語言□書寫輔助裝置
      • 電腦上網輔助裝置
    • 視覺□閱讀輔助裝置
      • 眼鏡與隱形眼鏡
      • 閱讀器
      • 殘障人士專用圖書
    • 環境輔助裝置
    • 醫療□個人監控輔助裝置
      • 活動□緊急位置顯示器
      • 遠距醫療監控儀

第5章 全球市場

第6章 產業結構與競爭

  • 企業數與規模
  • 市佔率
    • 移動輔助裝置
    • 連接輔助裝置
    • 床、座椅系統、人體工學輔助裝置
    • 日常生活輔助裝置
    • 溝通輔助裝置
    • 電腦上網輔助裝置
    • 視覺□閱讀輔助裝置
    • 環境輔助裝置
    • 醫療□個人監控輔助裝置

第7章 企業簡介

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Product Code: HLC047E

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

The U.S. market for assistive technologies is projected to grow from $40.6 billion (including eyeglasses and contact lenses) in 2014 to $43.1 billion in 2015 and $58.3 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2% between 2015 and 2020.

This report provides:

  • An overview of the markets for disabled and elderly assistive technologies, which encompasses a broad range of devices, from "low-tech" products such as eyeglasses and large-print books to technologically sophisticated products such as voice synthesizers, Braille readers, and wireless monitoring devices.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
  • Discussion concerning the markets dynamics, specifically drivers, constraints and opportunities.
  • Examination of the industry structure, competition, and market shares.
  • Analysis of major product types and applications, both commercial and developmental.
  • Comprehensive company profiles of major players.

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The goal of the report is to examine market opportunities for assistive technology products that are now on the market or that are likely to enter the market over the rest of the decade. Specific objectives of the report include analyzing the following:

  • Major product types and applications, both commercial and developmental.
  • Market size and segmentation, including historical data on sales by application and product type.
  • Market drivers and constraints.
  • Detailed market projections through 2020.
  • Industry structure, competition and market shares.
  • Factors that may influence the long-term market for assistive technologies.

ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS

The author of this report is Andrew McWilliams. Mr. McWilliams, a partner in the Boston-based international technology and marketing consulting firm of 43rd Parallel LLC, is the author of the previous edition of this report. He is also the author of several other BCC Research studies related to the subject of this report

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION

  • ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS
  • STUDY BACKGROUND
  • STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE
  • SCOPE AND FORMAT
  • METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES
  • ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
  • RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
  • BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
  • DISCLAIMER

CHAPTER 2 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • SUMMARY TABLE: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • SUMMARY FIGURE: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)

CHAPTER 3 - OVERVIEW

  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION
    • DEFINITIONS
      • Assistive Technologies
      • Disabilities Compared to Diseases
        • Assistive Technologies Compared to Pharmaceuticals
        • Assistive Technologies Compared to Prosthetics and Orthotics
        • Assistive Technologies versus Cosmetic Products
    • HISTORY
    • TECHNOLOGIES
    • MATERIALS
      • Lightweight Materials
      • Smart Materials
    • ELECTRONICS
      • Speech Recognition and Vocal Output
      • Communication Technology
      • Mobile Location Technology
      • Sensor Technology
      • Artificial Intelligence
    • ENERGY SOURCES
    • MINIATURIZATION
  • APPLICATIONS AND CONDITIONS ADDRESSED
    • FIGURE 1: U.S. POPULATION WHOSE DAILY ACTIVITIES ARE LIMITED DUE TO HEALTH CONDITIONS BY AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • TABLE 1: NUMBER OF DISABLED PEOPLE IN THE U.S., THROUGH 2020 (MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 2: NUMBER OF DISABLED PEOPLE IN THE U.S., 2014-2020 (MILLIONS)
  • SENSORY LOSS
    • Hearing Loss
      • TABLE 2: REPORTED INCIDENCE OF HEARING PROBLEMS AMONG U.S. ADULTS, BY SEX/AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • Vision Loss
      • TABLE 3: REPORTED INCIDENCE OF BLINDNESS AND VISION IMPAIRMENT IN THE U.S. BY SEX/AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
  • COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
    • Speech Impairments
    • Writing Difficulties
  • LOSS OF MOBILITY AND DEXTERITY
    • TABLE 4: REPORTED INCIDENCE OF IMPAIRED MOBILITY AND DEXTERITY IN THE U.S. BY SEX/AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • Arthritis
      • TABLE 5: INCIDENCE OF DOCTOR-DIAGNOSED ARTHRITIS CASES AND CHRONIC JOINT SYMPTOMS IN THE U.S. BY AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • Osteoporosis
    • Age-Related Loss of Strength/Balance/Coordination
    • Surgical Recovery and Rehabilitation
    • Arthroplasties
      • TABLE 6: NUMBER OF U.S. HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
      • Amputations
  • OBESITY
  • NEUROLOGICAL DYSFUNCTIONS
    • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
    • Age-Related Loss of Cognitive Functioning
      • FIGURE 3: PREVALENCE OF COGNITIVE/MENTAL IMPAIRMENT AMONG MEDICARE PARTICIPANTS, 2010 (%)
  • CHRONIC DISEASE
    • FIGURE 4: PREVALENCE OF SELECTED CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG MEDICARE PARTICIPANTS, 2010 (%)
  • INCONTINENCE AND LOSS OF BLADDER/BOWEL FUNCTIONING
    • TABLE 7: POPULATION WITH OSTOMIES, BY AGE GROUP (%)
  • PRODUCT TYPES
    • MOBILITY AIDS
      • Ambulatory Aids
        • TABLE 8: AMBULATORY AID MANUFACTURERS
      • Wheelchairs, Scooters and Accessories
        • Wheelchairs
          • TABLE 9: WHEELCHAIR MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
        • Scooters
          • TABLE 10: SCOOTER MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
      • Motor Vehicle Conversions
        • TABLE 11: MOTOR VEHICLE DISABLED ACCESS CONVERSION KIT MANUFACTURERS IN THE U.S.
      • Navigation Aids
        • Ultrasound (Sonar) Systems
        • Laser Systems
        • Combined Laser/Ultrasound Systems
        • GPS Systems
          • TABLE 12: NAVIGATION AIDS MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • ACCESS AIDS
      • Home Elevators
      • Wheelchair Lifts
      • Stair Climbers
      • Accessible Baths and Showers
        • Special Commodes
      • Bath and Pool Lifts
      • Transfer Lifts
      • Door Openers
        • TABLE 13: ACCESS AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND ERGONOMIC AIDS
      • Beds
      • Seating and Positioning Systems
      • Ergonomic Aids
        • TABLE 14: DISABLED BED, SEATING AND ERGONOMIC AIDS MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • DAILY LIVING AIDS
      • Toileting Aids and Incontinence Products
        • Commode/Shower Chairs
        • Incontinence Products
        • Ostomy Products
      • Other Daily Living Aids
        • TABLE 15: DAILY LIVING AIDS MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • COMMUNICATION AIDS
      • Speech Aids
      • Writing and Typing Aids
      • TABLE 16: SPEECH AND WRITING AID MANUFACTURERS IN THE U.S.
      • Hearing Aids
        • Analog Compared to Digital Hearing Aids
        • Behind-the-Ear Compared to In-the-Ear Designs
        • Eyeglass Hearing Aids
        • Other Features
          • TABLE 17: HEARING AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
      • Telephony Accessories
        • Text Telephones
        • Amplified Telephones
    • COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS
      • Input Devices
        • Speech Recognition
        • Special Keyboards
        • Touch Screens
        • Mouse Alternatives
      • Output Devices
        • Screen Magnifiers/Readers
        • Refreshable Braille Displays
      • Accessibility Software
        • TABLE 18: COMPUTER AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
  • VISION AND READING AIDS
    • Reading Machines
    • Braille Translators
    • Video Magnifiers
    • Accessible Books and Reader/Players
      • DAISY Books
    • Accessible Consumer Electronic Equipment
      • Telephones
      • Cellphones
      • Kitchen Appliances
      • Personal Digital Assistants
        • TABLE 19: READING AND VISION AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
  • ENVIRONMENTAL AIDS
    • TABLE 20: ENVIRONMENTAL AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
  • MEDICAL AND PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS
    • Activity/Emergency Location Monitors
    • Remote Medical Monitors
      • Mobile Phone-Based Systems
      • Bluetooth
      • ZigBee
      • Signal Transmission via Human Skin
    • Pervasive Monitoring
      • TABLE 21: MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
  • PATENT ANALYSIS
    • FIGURE 5: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PATENTS ISSUED BY TYPE OF TECHNOLOGY, SINCE 1976 (%)
  • REGULATORY, LEGISLATIVE AND INSURANCE ISSUES
    • UNITED STATES
      • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Other Related Legislation
      • Safety and Quality Regulations
      • Medicare and Private Health Insurance Reimbursement Issues
      • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
    • JAPAN

CHAPTER 4 - U.S. MARKET FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

  • SUMMARY
    • TABLE 22: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 6: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 7: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
  • DETAILED MARKET PROJECTIONS
    • MOBILITY AIDS
      • TABLE 23: U.S. MOBILITY AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
      • FIGURE 8: U.S. MOBILITY AIDS MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
      • Ambulatory Aids
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 9: U.S. AMBULATORY AIDS MARKET SHARE BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 (%)
      • Market Drivers
      • Ambulatory Aids Usage and Demographics
        • TABLE 24: PROJECTED U.S. POPULATION, 65 YEARS AND OLDER, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 25: U.S. AMBULATORY AIDS MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
      • Wheelchairs and Scooters
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 10: U.S. WHEELCHAIR AND SCOOTER MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 (%)
      • Market Drivers
      • Aging Population
        • FIGURE 11: U.S. WHEELCHAIR/SCOOTER MARKET BY AGE GROUP, 2014 (%)
        • TABLE 26: WHEELCHAIR USE BY AGE GROUP, 2014 (%)
      • Aging Baby Boomers
      • Incidence of Conditions Associated with Wheelchair/Scooter Use among Younger People
        • FIGURE 12: PERCENTAGE OF USERS WITH LEADING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH WHEELCHAIR/SCOOTER USE, 2003 (%)
        • TABLE 27: U.S. POPULATION UNDER 65 YEARS OLD, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
      • Increasing Incidence of Severe Obesity
        • TABLE 28: NUMBER OF SEVERELY OBESE AMERICANS, THROUGH 2020 (MILLIONS/%)
      • Medicare Policies on Reimbursement for Powered Wheelchairs
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 29: U.S. WHEELCHAIRS AND SCOOTERS MARKET BY AGE GROUP OF USERS AND PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020* ($ MILLIONS)
      • Vehicle Conversions
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
        • Demographic Trends in Target Market
          • TABLE 30: PROJECTED NUMBER OF U.S. WHEELCHAIR USERS AGED 18 TO
  • YEARS, THROUGH 2020 (NUMBER)
    • Financial Incentives
    • Projected Sales
      • TABLE 31: U.S. VEHICLE CONVERSIONS FOR THE DISABLED MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
      • Navigation Aids
        • Historical Sales
        • Market Drivers
          • Potential Market Size
          • Market Penetration
        • Projected Sales
          • TABLE 32: U.S. ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION AIDS MARKET FOR THE BLIND, THROUGH 2020 (UNITS/$ MILLIONS)
  • ACCESS AIDS
    • TABLE 33: U.S. DISABILITY ACCESS AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 13: U.S. DISABILITY ACCESS AIDS MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • Home Elevators
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Sales
        • TABLE 34: U.S. RESIDENTIAL ELEVATORS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Stair Lifts
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Baby Boom Home Renovation Spending
        • FIGURE 14: BABY BOOMER SPENDING ON HOME RENOVATION PROJECTS, 2014-2020 ($ BILLIONS)
      • Projected Sales
        • TABLE 35: U.S. STAIR LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Wheelchair Lifts
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Sales
        • TABLE 36: U.S. WHEELCHAIR LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Accessible Bathtubs and Showers
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Sales
        • TABLE 37: U.S. ACCESSIBLE BATHTUBS AND SHOWERS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Bath and Pool Lifts
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 38: U.S. BATH AND POOL LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Transfer Lifts
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 39: U.S. TRANSFER LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Door Openers
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 40: U.S. DOOR OPENERS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND ERGONOMIC AIDS
    • TABLE 41: U.S. DISABLED BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND OTHER ERGONOMIC AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 15: U.S. DISABLED BED, SEATING AND OTHER ERGONOMIC AIDS FOR THE DISABLED MARKET SHARE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • Special Beds and Chairs for the Disabled
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 16: U.S. BEDS AND SEATING FOR THE DISABLED MARKET SHARE, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 42: U.S. HOME CARE MEDICAL BEDS AND SEATING SYSTEMS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Other Ergonomic Aids
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
    • Projected Market
      • TABLE 43: U.S. MARKET OF OTHER ERGONOMIC AIDS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • DAILY LIVING AIDS
    • TABLE 44: U.S. DAILY LIVING AIDS MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 17: U.S. DISABILITY AIDS MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • Incontinence and Ostomy Products
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 18: U.S. INCONTINENCE AND OSTOMY PRODUCTS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Demographic Trends
        • TABLE 45: U.S. FEMALE POPULATION, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
      • Attitudes Toward Incontinence and Loss of Bladder/Bowel Functioning
        • TABLE 46: IMPACT OF GROWING PUBLIC AWARENESS ON MARKET FOR INCONTINENCE/OSTOMY PRODUCTS, 2001-2014 (%)
    • Projected Sales
      • TABLE 47: U.S. INCONTINENCE AND OSTOMY PRODUCTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
      • Commode and Shower Chairs
        • Historical Sales
        • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 48: PROJECTED U.S. SALES OF COMMODE AND SHOWER CHAIRS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Other Daily Living Aids
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 19: U.S. OTHER DAILY LIVING AIDS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 49: PROJECTED U.S. SALES OF OTHER DAILY LIVING AIDS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • COMMUNICATION AIDS
    • TABLE 50: U.S. COMMUNICATION AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Hearing and Listening Aids
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 20: U.S. DIGITAL VERSUS ANALOG HEARING AIDS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Macroeconomic Conditions
        • FIGURE 21: TRENDS IN U.S. HEARING AIDS GDP VERSUS MARKET, 2003-2014 (%)
    • Low Market Penetration
      • Measures to Increase Affordability of Hearing Aids
      • Changing Buyer Attitudes
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 51: U.S. HEARING AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Speech and Writing Aids
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Technology
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 52: U.S. SPEECH AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS
    • Historical Sales
      • FIGURE 22: U.S. COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Low Use of Computer Accessibility Aids Among the Disabled
      • Potential Benefits of Computer Accessibility Technology to Many Nondisabled Users
      • Increasing Number of Nondisabled Computer Users Likely to Benefit from Accessibility Technologies
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 53: U.S. COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • VISION AND READING AIDS
    • TABLE 54: U.S. VISION AND READING AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Eyeglasses and Contacts
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 23: U.S. EYEGLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES MARKET BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 55: U.S. EYEWEAR MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Reading Machines
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 24: U.S. READING MACHINE MARKET BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 56: U.S. READING MACHINES MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Accessible Books
      • FIGURE 25: U.S. ACCESSIBLE BOOKS MARKET BY TYPE, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 57: U.S. ACCESSIBLE BOOK MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL AIDS
    • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 58: U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS
    • TABLE 59: U.S. MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 26: U.S. MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS MARKET BY TYPE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • Activity/Emergency Location Monitors
      • Historical Sales
        • FIGURE 27: U.S. ACTIVITY/EMERGENCY LOCATION MONITOR MARKET BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
    • Market Drivers
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 60: U.S. PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE DEVICES MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • Remote Medical Monitors
      • Historical Sales
      • Market Drivers
      • Low Market Penetration
      • Rising Cost of Home Care Providers
      • Increasing Expenditures on Home Medical Care
      • Projected Market
        • TABLE 61: U.S. REMOTE MONITORING DEVICES MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)

CHAPTER 5 - GLOBAL MARKETS

  • TABLE 62: GLOBAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
  • FIGURE 28: GLOBAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES MARKET SHARE BY REGION, 2014 AND 2020 (%)

CHAPTER 6 - INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITION

  • NUMBER AND SIZE OF FIRMS
    • MARKET SHARES
    • MOBILITY AIDS
      • FIGURE 29: U.S. MOBILITY AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • ACCESS AIDS
      • FIGURE 30: U.S. ACCESS AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND ERGONOMIC AIDS
      • FIGURE 31: U.S. BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND ERGONOMETRIC AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • DAILY LIVING AIDS
      • FIGURE 32: U.S. DAILY LIVING AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • COMMUNICATION AIDS
      • FIGURE 33: U.S. COMMUNICATION AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS
      • FIGURE 34: U.S. COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • VISION AND READING AIDS
      • FIGURE 35: U.S. VISION AND READING AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL AIDS
    • MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS
      • FIGURE 36: U.S. MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)

CHAPTER 7 - COMPANY PROFILES

  • BAY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES LTD.
  • BLUE CHIP MEDICAL PRODUCTS
  • BRUNO INDEPENDENT LIVING AIDS INC.
  • COBOLT SYSTEMS LTD.
  • CONVATEC
  • CYBERNET MEDICAL CORP.
  • DOLPHIN COMPUTER ACCESS LTD.
  • DUXBURY SYSTEMS INC.
  • DYNAVOX TECHNOLOGIES
  • EXACT DYNAMICS B.V.
  • FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC INC.
  • GW MICRO INC.
  • HONEYWELL LIFE CARE SOLUTIONS
  • HUMANWARE
  • INCLINATOR COMPANY OF AMERICA
  • INVACARE CORP.
  • KROWN MANUFACTURING
  • LIFTAVATOR INC.
  • MEDLINE INDUSTRIES INC.
  • OTTO BOCK HEALTHCARE GMBH
  • PHILIPS LIFELINE SYSTEMS INC.
  • PRIDE MOBILITY PRODUCTS CORP.
  • RICON CORP.
  • SAVARIA CORP.
  • SCOTTCARE CORP.
  • SIEMENS HEARING INSTRUMENTS INC.
  • SUNRISE MEDICAL LLC
  • SVENSKA CELLULOSA AKTIEBOLAGET SCA
  • TERRY GROUP LTD.
  • THYSSENKRUPP ACCESS
  • TWIG
  • WHIRLPOOL CORP.

LIST OF TABLES

  • SUMMARY TABLE: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 1: NUMBER OF DISABLED PEOPLE IN THE U.S., THROUGH 2020 (MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 2: REPORTED INCIDENCE OF HEARING PROBLEMS AMONG U.S. ADULTS, BY SEX/AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • TABLE 3: REPORTED INCIDENCE OF BLINDNESS AND VISION IMPAIRMENT IN THE U.S. BY SEX/AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • TABLE 4: REPORTED INCIDENCE OF IMPAIRED MOBILITY AND DEXTERITY IN THE U.S. BY SEX/AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • TABLE 5: INCIDENCE OF DOCTOR-DIAGNOSED ARTHRITIS CASES AND CHRONIC JOINT SYMPTOMS IN THE U.S. BY AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • TABLE 6: NUMBER OF U.S. HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
    • TABLE 7: POPULATION WITH OSTOMIES, BY AGE GROUP (%)
    • TABLE 8: AMBULATORY AID MANUFACTURERS
    • TABLE 9: WHEELCHAIR MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 10: SCOOTER MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 11: MOTOR VEHICLE DISABLED ACCESS CONVERSION KIT MANUFACTURERS IN THE U.S.
    • TABLE 12: NAVIGATION AIDS MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 13: ACCESS AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 14: DISABLED BED, SEATING AND ERGONOMIC AIDS MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 15: DAILY LIVING AIDS MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 16: SPEECH AND WRITING AID MANUFACTURERS IN THE U.S.
    • TABLE 17: HEARING AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 18: COMPUTER AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 19: READING AND VISION AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 20: ENVIRONMENTAL AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 21: MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AID MANUFACTURERS BY LOCATION
    • TABLE 22: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 23: U.S. MOBILITY AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 24: PROJECTED U.S. POPULATION, 65 YEARS AND OLDER, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
    • TABLE 25: U.S. AMBULATORY AIDS MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 26: WHEELCHAIR USE BY AGE GROUP, 2014 (%)
    • TABLE 27: U.S. POPULATION UNDER 65 YEARS OLD, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
    • TABLE 28: NUMBER OF SEVERELY OBESE AMERICANS, THROUGH 2020 (MILLIONS/%)
    • TABLE 29: U.S. WHEELCHAIRS AND SCOOTERS MARKET BY AGE GROUP OF USERS AND PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020* ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 30: PROJECTED NUMBER OF U.S. WHEELCHAIR USERS AGED 18 TO 64 YEARS, THROUGH 2020 (NUMBER)
    • TABLE 31: U.S. VEHICLE CONVERSIONS FOR THE DISABLED MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 32: U.S. ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION AIDS MARKET FOR THE BLIND, THROUGH 2020 (UNITS/$ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 33: U.S. DISABILITY ACCESS AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 34: U.S. RESIDENTIAL ELEVATORS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 35: U.S. STAIR LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 36: U.S. WHEELCHAIR LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 37: U.S. ACCESSIBLE BATHTUBS AND SHOWERS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 38: U.S. BATH AND POOL LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 39: U.S. TRANSFER LIFTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 40: U.S. DOOR OPENERS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 41: U.S. DISABLED BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND OTHER ERGONOMIC AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 42: U.S. HOME CARE MEDICAL BEDS AND SEATING SYSTEMS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 43: U.S. MARKET OF OTHER ERGONOMIC AIDS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 44: U.S. DAILY LIVING AIDS MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 45: U.S. FEMALE POPULATION, THROUGH 2020 (THOUSANDS)
    • TABLE 46: IMPACT OF GROWING PUBLIC AWARENESS ON MARKET FOR INCONTINENCE/OSTOMY PRODUCTS, 2001-2014 (%)
    • TABLE 47: U.S. INCONTINENCE AND OSTOMY PRODUCTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 48: PROJECTED U.S. SALES OF COMMODE AND SHOWER CHAIRS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 49: PROJECTED U.S. SALES OF OTHER DAILY LIVING AIDS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 50: U.S. COMMUNICATION AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 51: U.S. HEARING AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 52: U.S. SPEECH AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 53: U.S. COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 54: U.S. VISION AND READING AIDS MARKET BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 55: U.S. EYEWEAR MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 56: U.S. READING MACHINES MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 57: U.S. ACCESSIBLE BOOK MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 58: U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL AIDS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 59: U.S. MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 60: U.S. PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE DEVICES MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 61: U.S. REMOTE MONITORING DEVICES MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 62: GLOBAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)

LIST OF FIGURES

  • SUMMARY FIGURE: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 1: U.S. POPULATION WHOSE DAILY ACTIVITIES ARE LIMITED DUE TO HEALTH CONDITIONS BY AGE GROUP, 2012 (%)
    • FIGURE 2: NUMBER OF DISABLED PEOPLE IN THE U.S., 2014-2020 (MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 3: PREVALENCE OF COGNITIVE/MENTAL IMPAIRMENT AMONG MEDICARE PARTICIPANTS, 2010 (%)
    • FIGURE 4: PREVALENCE OF SELECTED CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG MEDICARE PARTICIPANTS, 2010 (%)
    • FIGURE 5: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PATENTS ISSUED BY TYPE OF TECHNOLOGY, SINCE 1976 (%)
    • FIGURE 6: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 7: U.S. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 8: U.S. MOBILITY AIDS MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 9: U.S. AMBULATORY AIDS MARKET SHARE BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 10: U.S. WHEELCHAIR AND SCOOTER MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 11: U.S. WHEELCHAIR/SCOOTER MARKET BY AGE GROUP, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 12: PERCENTAGE OF USERS WITH LEADING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH WHEELCHAIR/SCOOTER USE, 2003 (%)
    • FIGURE 13: U.S. DISABILITY ACCESS AIDS MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 14: BABY BOOMER SPENDING ON HOME RENOVATION PROJECTS, 2014-2020 ($ BILLIONS)
    • FIGURE 15: U.S. DISABLED BED, SEATING AND OTHER ERGONOMIC AIDS FOR THE DISABLED MARKET SHARE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 16: U.S. BEDS AND SEATING FOR THE DISABLED MARKET SHARE, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 17: U.S. DISABILITY AIDS MARKET BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 18: U.S. INCONTINENCE AND OSTOMY PRODUCTS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 19: U.S. OTHER DAILY LIVING AIDS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 20: U.S. DIGITAL VERSUS ANALOG HEARING AIDS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 21: TRENDS IN U.S. HEARING AIDS GDP VERSUS MARKET, 2003-2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 22: U.S. COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS MARKET, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 23: U.S. EYEGLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES MARKET BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 24: U.S. READING MACHINE MARKET BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 25: U.S. ACCESSIBLE BOOKS MARKET BY TYPE, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 26: U.S. MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS MARKET BY TYPE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 27: U.S. ACTIVITY/EMERGENCY LOCATION MONITOR MARKET BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 28: GLOBAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES MARKET SHARE BY REGION, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
    • FIGURE 29: U.S. MOBILITY AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 30: U.S. ACCESS AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 31: U.S. BEDS, SEATING SYSTEMS AND ERGONOMETRIC AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 32: U.S. DAILY LIVING AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 33: U.S. COMMUNICATION AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 34: U.S. COMPUTER ACCESS AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 35: U.S. VISION AND READING AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
    • FIGURE 36: U.S. MEDICAL/PERSONAL MONITORING AIDS MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014 (%)
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