Wearable Medical Devices Market: Top 5 factors driving the global industry trends

Global wearable medical devices market growth will be augmented by growing awareness about physical fitness and rising demand for fitness tracking and monitoring devices. Increased consumer incomes and increasing cases of chronic diseases will lead to the rapid adoption of smart wearables.

As per WHO, the ratio of diabetes among adults aged over 18 years rose to 8.5% in 2014 from 4.7% in 1980. The growing prevalence of diabetes is predominantly attributed to an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle. However, it can be treated, and its consequences could be avoided with proper diet, medication, physical activity, and regular screening. In addition to diabetes, the rising incidence other chronic diseases that require regular screening will augment the technology adoption.

According to a Global Market Insight, Inc., analysis report, global wearable medical devices market size will surpass US$87.5 billion by 2025. Described below are some key factors driving the market trends.

Demand for thermal wearable medical devices

Advantages of wearable devices such as non-invasiveness and real-time monitoring shall augment demand for body and temperature monitoring devices among consumers. Additionally, the incorporation of thermal sensors that monitor body temperature from wrist skin will boost the adoption of smart wearable technology. Reportedly, the body and temperature monitor device segment of wearable medical devices industry is estimated to grow at 40% CAGR up to 2025.

Technological advances in diabetes care devices

The wearable medical devices market, based on application is categorized into sleep tracking, obesity control, diabetes care, cardiac health, and fitness monitoring devices. The prevalence of diabetes among the elderly population has increased significantly over the years. This has resulted in the advent of technologically advanced electrochemical sensors that track skin interstitial fluid and sweat to monitor blood glucose concentration. Notably, the diabetes care devices segment was valued at US$1.8 billion in 2018 and is likely to grow substantially in the coming years.

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Wide application of wearables in home healthcare

Wearable medical technology application in-home healthcare settings is estimated to experience a 40% CAGR through 2025. Ongoing advancements in wearable technology and increasing preference for personalized in-home healthcare services will foster the technology development. These devices provide greater convenience to patients and reduce the number of regular visits to healthcare centers.

Rapid adoption of wearable gadgets in India

India wearable medical devices industry share is forecasted to expand at 46.7% CAGR in the forthcoming years. The regional market trends can be attributed to the high adoption rate of new technology, the advent of latest healthcare gadgets, and innovative advertisement and promotional campaigns by firms in the region. Also, growing awareness about physical fitness and rising incidences of chronic diseases will lead to widespread adoption of fitness trackers and other smart wearables.

Prominent companies constituting global wearable medical devices market include Omron Corporation, Fitbit, Koninklijke Phillips N.V., and Sotera Wireless, among others. These companies are emphasizing on several strategies for business expansion such as advertisement campaigns, events, and others to promote new wearable medical device technologies and expand their customer base. 

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