Global Wearable Sensor (Wristwear, Eyewear, Footwear, Bodywear) Market - Forecast to 2020

Dublin, Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Wearable Sensor Market by Type, Application, Industry Verticals and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

The term Wearable Electronics refers to any electronic device or product which can be worn by a person to integrate computing in his daily activity or work and use technology to avail advanced features & characteristics.

Apart from the novel concept of smart and e-textiles, the field of wearable sensor also includes several other products such as smart glasses/goggles, ring/finger worn scanners, footwear such as athletic, fitness & sports shoes, wrist wear such as advanced electronic watches and wrist-bands and others (such as head-bands and neck-wear). Typically, any wearable electronic device may include few or all of the following: sensors & actuators, image & speech recognition technologies, positioning & networking chips, displays & optoelectronics and specialty monitoring devices. The emphasis on using the sensors in wearable electronics is for fitness, health monitoring, entertainment, enterprise and industrial applications has been increasing with advancements such as stretchable electronics, flexible circuits, conducting fabrics, long lasting batteries and smaller specialty wearable sensors.

The overall wearable sensor market is increasing with a CAGR of 47.40% from 2014 to 2020 and cross $654.16 Million by the end of 2020. The major applications are wrist wear and body wear. Temperature sensor is the major shareholder in the entire market followed by motion sensors.

Additionally, the report also analyzes various markets across the value chain, including the wearable sensor market encompassing the market for all electrical and electronic components integrated into wearable sensor products.

Major players in the wearable sensor market include Invensense (U.S.), STMicroelectronics (Switzerland), Analog Devices, Inc. (U.S.), Bosch Sensortec (Germany), Freescale Semiconductor Inc. (U.S.), Infineon Technologies AG (Germany), Panasonic Corporation (Japan), and among others.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Cover Page - Interview

4 Executive Summary

5 Premium Insights

6 Market Overview

7 Industry Trends

8 Market By Types

9 Wearable Sensor Market By Applications

10 Wearable Sensor Market By Industry Verticals

11 Geographic Analysis

12 Competitive Landscape

13 Company Profile

14 Appendix

Companies Mentioned:

  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation
  • Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
  • Infineon Technologies Ag
  • Invensense
  • Nxp Semiconductors
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch Gmbh
  • Stmicroelectronics
  • Texas Instruments

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