The scope of the report includes insights several sensor types offered by major players. The application segment includes smart bands, chest straps, and others. The regions included in this study are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.
Rising Adoption of Wearable Devices
The introduction of “wearables 2.0,” the second-generation of products impacts the rapid growth of wearables market. Meanwhile, wearable medical devices, such as electronic cardiogram skin patches, glucose monitors with “smart” alarms, and vital signs sensors, are gaining control across the globe, transforming healthcare, by facilitating personalization and convenience. The growth in wearable medical devices has increased considerably in the US. The market for these devices is beginning to change healthcare in Asia, particularly countries, like Japan, China, and India.
Smart Bands to Occupy Significant Market Share
The smart band market is an emerging key technology market, as vendors are introducing products at competitive prices. The market penetration of wearable technologies, like smart bands, was low due to high prices and low awareness about their potential benefits. The smart band market in APAC is expanding due to the proliferation of low-cost smart bands in this region and a decline in their ASP. Increasing disposable incomes and internet penetration are encouraging smart band vendors to tap into the growth potential of the market in the region.
Growth in Fiber Optic Sensors Segment to Drive the Market
Optical fibers have seen significant in-roads across various sensor applications, because of their small size and the ability to transmit huge amounts of data, by consuming only a minimal or low electrical power for signal transmission. One of the key features of fiber optic sensors is that they do not face any interruption from electromagnetic waves and do not conduct electricity.
Major Players : MAXIM INTEGRATED, OSRAM LICHT AG, ROHM, DIGI-KEY, SILICON LABORATORIES INC., VALENCELL, ON SEMICONDUCTOR, MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC., DYNN IMAGE CORPORATION, amongst others.
Key Developments in the Market
- Feb 2018 - ROHM had announced the availability of an optical heart rate sensor for smart bands and watches capable of measuring blood pressure, stress and vascular age at a high-speed 1024Hz sampling rate.
- Impact of growing application in wearables
- Analyzing various perspectives of the market with the help of Porter’s five forces analysis
- Growth across various applications, such as smart bands, and chest straps
- Regional analysis of the market
- Identify the latest developments, market shares, and strategies employed by the major market players
- 3-month analyst support, along with the Market Estimate sheet (in excel)
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1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definition
1.4 Key Findings of the Study
2. Research Approach and Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Factors Driving the Market
4.2.1 Increasing Popularity of Diagnostic Wearable Devices
4.3 Factors Restraining the Market
4.3.1 Substitutes to Optical Sensors
4.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products or Services
4.5.5 Competitive Rivalry among Existing Competitors
5. Global Optical Pulse Sensors Market Segmentation
5.1 By Sensor Type
5.1.1 Fiber Optics
5.1.2 Image Sensor
5.1.3 Position Sensor
5.1.4 Ambient Light Sensor
5.1.5 Infrared Sensors
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Smart Bands
5.2.2 Smart Watch
5.2.3 Chest Straps
5.3 By Geography
5.3.1 North America
220.127.116.11 Rest Of Europe
5.3.4 Latin America
5.3.5 Middle East & Africa
18.104.22.168 Saudi Arabia
22.214.171.124 South Africa
6. Competitive Intelligence - Company Profiles
6.1 Maxim Integrated
6.2 Osram Licht AG
6.5 Silicon Laboratories Inc.
6.7 ON Semiconductor
6.8 Microchip Technology Inc.
6.9 DYNN ImAGE Corporation
7. Investment Analysis
8. Outlook of the Optical Pulse Sensors Market