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障害者・高齢者支援技術の米国市場

Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies

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障害者・高齢者支援技術の米国市場 Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies
出版日: 2015年09月24日 ページ情報: 英文 145 Pages
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概要

米国の障害者・高齢者支援技術市場は2014年時点における総取引価額406億ドルから、2015年には431億ドル、さらに以降6.2%の複合年間成長率で拡大し、2020年には583億ドルに達する見込みです。

当レポートでは、眼鏡やラージプリント図書といったローテク製品から音声合成や点字読取装置、ワイヤレスモニタリング装置ほか洗練度の高い品目に至る障害者・高齢者支援技術の米国および世界市場に注目し、2014-2020年の期間におけるその動向を数値データと共に分析・予測するほか、市場の動態 (とりわけ推進要因、制約、商機)、産業構造、競合状況、製品形態についての分析・検証情報、主要参入企業のプロファイルなどをまとめています。

第1章 イントロダクション

第2章 エグゼクティブサマリー

第3章 概要

  • 全般解説
    • 定義
    • 歴史
    • 技術
    • 素材
    • 電子技術
    • 動力源
    • 小型化
  • 取り上げる用途と条件
  • 感覚消失
    • 聴覚消失 (難聴)
    • 視覚喪失 (失明)
  • コミュニケーション障害
    • 発語障害
    • 筆記障害
  • 機動性・機敏性の障害
    • 関節炎
    • 骨粗しょう症
    • 加齢による力・平衡・障害・協調の障害
    • 術後回復とリハビリテーション
    • 関節形成
      • 切断
  • 肥満
  • 神経機能障害
    • アルツハイマー病および関連する認知症
    • 加齢による認知機能の喪失
  • 慢性疾患
  • 失禁および膀胱・腸管機能の喪失
  • 製品形態
    • 機動性支援装置
      • 住居用エレベーター
      • 車椅子リフト
      • 階段リフト
      • バリアフリー浴槽・シャワー
      • 浴室・プール用リフト
      • 移送リフト
      • ドア開閉装置
    • ベッド、座位保持装置、人間工学的支援装置
      • ベッド
      • 座位保持装置
      • 人間工学的支援装置
    • 日常生活支援装置
      • 排泄支援装置、失禁介助製品
      • その他の日常生活支援装置
    • コミュニケーション支援装置
      • 話し言葉支援
      • 筆記・タイピング支援
      • 補聴器
      • 電話アクセサリー
    • コンピューターアクセス支援
      • 入力装置
      • 出力装置
      • アクセシビリティソフトウェア
    • 視覚・読み取り支援装置
      • 読み取り装置
      • 点字翻訳装置
      • ビデオ拡大装置
      • 可触図書、可触読み取り・再生装置
      • 可触家庭用電子機器
    • 環境支援装置
    • 医療・パーソナルモニタリング装置
      • 活動・緊急用位置情報モニター
      • 遠隔医療モニター
      • 広域モニタリング
    • 特許分析
    • 規制・法令・保険問題
      • 米国
      • 欧州共同体
      • 日本
  • 第4章 米国の支援技術市場
  • サマリー
  • 市場予測詳説
    • 機動性支援装置
      • 歩行支援装置
      • 車椅子およびスクーター
      • 改造車
      • ナビゲーション支援装置
    • アクセス支援装置
      • 住居用エレベーター
      • 階段リフト
      • 車椅子リフト
      • バリアフリー浴槽・シャワー
      • 浴室・プール用リフト
      • 移送リフト
      • ドア開閉装置
    • ベッド、座位保持装置、人間工学的支援装置
      • 障害者用特殊ベッド、椅子
      • その他の人間工学的支援装置
    • 日常生活支援装置
      • 失禁・人工肛門・人工膀胱関連製品
      • 椅子型便器・シャワー
      • その他の日常生活支援装置
    • コミュニケーション支援装置
      • 聴覚支援装置
      • 話し言葉・筆記支援装置
      • コンピューターアクセス支援装置
    • 視覚・読み取り支援装置
      • 眼鏡およびコンタクト
      • 読み取り装置
      • 読みやすい図書
    • 環境支援装置
    • 医療・パーソナルモニタリング支援装置
      • 活動・緊急位置情報モニター
      • 遠隔医療モニター

第5章 世界市場

第6章 産業構造と競合

  • 企業数および規模
  • 市場シェア
    • 機動性支援装置
    • アクセス支援装置
    • ベッド、座位保持装置、人間工学的支援装置
    • 日常生活支援装置
    • コミュニケーション支援装置
    • コンピューターアクセス支援装置
    • 視覚・読み取り支援装置
    • 環境支援装置
    • 医療・パーソナルモニタリング支援装置

第7章 企業プロファイル

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目次
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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