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Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets

Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets

Report Scope:

The report provides an overview of the products available in the assistive devices for special needs and elderly population markets. The report offers detailed market analysis and discusses competitive environments. The study includes information about significant products and players, their market trends as well as the other data that affects the market of assistive devices.

The report provides an in-depth study with qualitative and quantitative analyzed data for different devices and across geographies, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. In addition, the market is captured across the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions with the epidemiological data and market trends in these regions.

The report provides the details about the drivers, restraints, and future opportunities. Market values are given for the segments and regions for the analysis period in the constant U.S. dollars.

Leading market players with their financials, recent developments, products and strategies are captured in the report. Qualitative analysis of the market including Porter’s Five Forces analysis, market drivers, restraints and opportunities are explained in the report.

The report on “Assistive Devices for Special Needs Technologies and Global Market” gives a detailed analysis of the devices and technologies used for the assistance of the people suffering from physical impairment and requiring special needs. The assistive devices used by the differently-abled people and elderly population are included in the report.

The report is segmented based on device type, such as sensory impairment devices, movement and mobility devices, classroom/instructional devices and workplace adaptive devices. All categories are discussed in detail describing all segments and subsegments. Recent products launched by the companies are studied and listed in the report. Based on disease area, the market is segmented as sensory impairment, mobility disorders, motor disorders, attention deficit disorders, dyscalculia, dyslexia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia. Homecare, hospitals, education institutions and workplaces are the end-users considered in the report.

A detailed analysis illustrating market dynamics and market structure is incorporated in the report. Porter’s Five Forces analysis as well as supply and distribution chains are discussed in detail for the in-depth understanding of the market. The business operations, segment focus, revenue and strategy analysis of top-market players are included in the report. In addition market share analysis of leading market players, product launches and pipeline products are captured in the report.

In terms of geographical region, the report analyzes the market across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. Key countries like the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe (top five countries), China, India and Japan are discussed considering a high degree of concentration of assistive devices manufacturing companies and contract-manufacturing organizations in these countries. This report includes market-size estimates for 2017 as base year, 2018 and forecasts for 2023.

Report Includes:

- 58 tables
- An overview of the global market for assistive devices for special needs
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2017, estimates for 2018 and projections of CAGRs through 2023
- Country specific data and analysis for US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea and Brazil
- Explanation of increasing incidence of chronic diseases such as asthma, heart attack, and cancer as major drivers of the industry
- Detailed discussion of mode of working of devices for sensory impairment, mobility disorders, motor disorders, dyscalculia and dyslexia
- Comprehensive profiles of the major players of the industry, including Duxbury System Inc., Invacare Corp., Medline Industries, Inc., Pride Mobility Products Corp., Sunrise Medical and Terry Group Ltd.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reason for the Study
Scope of Report
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
BCC Custom Research
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Key Findings
Chapter 3 Technology Background and Market Dynamics
History
Introduction to Assistive Devices and Technology Background
Mobility Devices
Positioning Devices
Prosthetics
Hearing Devices
Vision Devices
Materials:
Speech Recognition and Vocal Output
Communication Technology
Mobile Location Technology
Sensor Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Electronic Technology
iPad Assistive Devices
Miniaturization
Terminology
Disabilities
Assistive Technologies vs Pharmaceuticals
Assistive Technologies vs Prosthetics and Orthotics
Assistive Technologies vs Cosmetic Products
Market Drivers
Rise in the Geriatric Population
Increase in Incidence and Prevalence of Orthopedic and Impairment Disorders across Different Geographical Regions
Increase in Incidence of Road Accidents across All Geographical Regions
Increase in Incidence of Obesity
Advances in Technology
Increase in the Number of Funding Programs for Assistive Devices
Market Restraints
High Cost of Assistive Devices
Stringent Government Regulations and Low Reimbursement Policies
Low Acceptance of Assistive Devices in Emerging Nations
Market Opportunities
Chapter 4 Market Breakdown by Device Type
Overview
Market Size and Forecast
Sensory Impairment Devices
Overview
Market Size and Forecast
Vision and Blind Aid Devices
Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implants Devices
Speech Aid Devices
Movement and Mobility Devices
Overview
Fine/Gross/Perpetual Motor Skills
Motor Vehicle Conversions and Accessories
Mobility Aids
Market Size and Forecast
Wheelchairs
Wheelchair lifts
Crutches
Walkers
Power Scooters
Lift Vests
Classroom/Instructional Devices
Overview
Market Size and Forecast
Screen Magnifiers
Video Magnifiers
Reading Telescopes and Glasses
Audio Books
Voice Recognition Devices
Braille Translators and Displays
Braille Keyboards
Screen Readers
Workplace Adaptive Devices
Overview
Computer Devices
Communication Devices
Market Size and Forecast
Task Lighting
Screen Magnifiers
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Systems
Refreshable Braille Display
Screen Readers
Voice Magnifiers
Chapter 5 Assistive Devices Used by Disease Area
Overview
Sensory Impairment
Mobility Disorder
Motor Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Handheld Computer/PDA
Sensory Integration Devices
Dyscalculia
Integrative Mathematics Software
Manipulatives-Virtual
Talking Calculator
Dyspraxia
Augmentative/Alternative Communication
Speech Recognition Software
Perceptual Training Software Programs
Dyslexia
Scanning and Reading Pens
Speech Recognition Software
Text to Speech
Concept Mapping
Recording Devices/Portable Notetakers
Handheld Spellcheckers
Word Prediction, Word Banks
Personal Information Managers
Dysgraphia
Talking Word Processors
Word Prediction
Chapter 6 Assistive Devices Used by End-User
Overview
Homecare
Hospitals
Educational Institutions
Workplace
Chapter 7 Market Breakdown by Region
Overview
Market Size and Forecast
North America
Market Size and Forecast
United States
Canada
Mexico
Europe
Market Size and Forecast
Germany
France
United Kingdom
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
Market Size and Forecast
Japan
China
India
Australia
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of World
Market Size and Forecast
Brazil
Middle East
South Africa
Other Countries
Chapter 8 Patent Review
Chapter 9 Competitive Landscape
Overview
Major Players and Market Share
Porter's Five Forces Analysis
Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Bargaining Power of Buyers
Threat of New Suppliers
Threat of Substitutes
Competitive Rivalry/Degree of Competition
Major Developments
Mergers and Acquisitions
New Product Launches
Agreements, Collaborations and Partnerships
Chapter 10 Company Profiles
ALGORITHMIC IMPLEMENTATIONS, INC.
Business Overview
Products and Services
BAY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Business Overview
Products and Services
DOLPHIN COMPUTER ACCESS LTD.
Business Overview
Products and Services
DUXBURY SYSTEMS, INC.
Business Overview
Products and Services
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A.
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
EXACT DYNAMICS B.V.
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
GN GROUP (GN STORE NORD A/S)
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
INCLINATOR COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC.
Business Overview
Products and Services
INVACARE CORP.
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
LIFTAVATOR INC.
Business Overview
Products and Services
MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Business Overview
Products and Services
PRIDE MOBILITY PRODUCTS CORP.
Business Overview
Products and Services
SAVARIA CORP.
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
SIVANTOS GROUP
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
SONOVA AG
Developments and Strategies Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
STARKEY HEARING TECHNOLOGIES
Business Overview
Products and Services
Developments and Strategies
SUNRISE MEDICAL (U.S.) LLC
Business Overview
Products and Services
TERRY GROUP LTD.
Business Overview
Products and Services
TOBII DYNAVOX
Business Overview
Products and Services
Developments and Strategies
VECTOR CAPITAL
Business Overview
Products and Services
WABTEC CORP.
Business Overview
Products and Services
WIDEX A/S
Business Overview
Products and Services
Developments and Strategies
WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING A/S
Business Overview
Products and Services
Company Financials
Developments and Strategies
List of Tables
Summary Table A : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, Through 2023
Summary Table B : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Region, Through 2023
Table 1 : Market Segmentation by Device Type
Table 2 : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, Through 2023
Table 3 : Global Market for Sensory Impairment Devices, by Region, Through 2023
Table 4 : Global Market for Movement and Mobility Devices, by Region, Through 2023
Table 5 : Global Market for Classroom/Instructional Devices, by Region, Through 2023
Table 6 : Global Market for Workplace Adaptive Devices, by Region, Through 2023
Table 7 : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Region, Through 2023
Table 8 : North American Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, Through 2023
Table 9 : North American Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, Through 2023
Table 10 : Children 5-17 Years Old with Functional Disabilities in Mexico, 2015
Table 11 : Disabilities among Working Age Population (15-64 Years) in Europe, 2016
Table 12 : European Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, Through 2023
Table 13 : European Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, Through 2023
Table 14 : Asia-Pacific Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, Through 2023
Table 15 : Asia-Pacific Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, Through 2023
Table 16 : Rest of World Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, Through 2023
Table 17 : Rest of World Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, Through 2023
Table 18 : Patent Review of Assistive Devices for Special Needs Market, 2016
Table 19 : Patent Review of Assistive Devices for Special Needs Market, 2017
Table 20 : Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Table 21 : Mergers and Acquisitions
Table 22 : New Product launches
Table 23 : Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships
Table 24 : Algorithmic Implementation, Inc.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 25 : Dolphin Computer Access Ltd.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 26 : Duxbury Systems, Inc.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 27 : Essilor International S.A.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 28 : Essilor International S.A.: Developments and Strategies
Table 29 : Exact Dynamics B.V.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 30 : GN Group: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 31 : GN Group: Developments and Strategies
Table 32 : Inclinator Company of America, Inc.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 33 : Inclinator Company of America, Inc.: Developments and Strategies
Table 34 : Invacare Corp. Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 35 : Invacare Corp.: Developments and Strategies
Table 36 : Liftavator Inc.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 37 : Medline Industries, Inc.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 38 : Pride Mobility Product Corp.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 39 : Pride Mobility Product Corp.: Developments and Strategies
Table 40 : Savaria Corp.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 41 : Savaria Corp.: Developments and Strategies
Table 42 : Sivantos Group: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 43 : Sivantos Group: Developments and Strategies
Table 44 : Sonova AG: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 45 : Sonova AG: Developments and Strategies
Table 46 : Starkey Hearing Technologies: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 47 : Starkey Hearing Technologies: Developments and Strategies
Table 48 : Sunrise Medical (U.S.) LLC: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 49 : Sunrise Medical (U.S.) LLC: Developments and Strategies
Table 50 : Terry Group Ltd.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 51 : Tobii Dynavox: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 52 : Company’s Press Release
Table 53 : Vector Capital: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 54 : Wabtec Corp.: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 55 : Widex A/S: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 56 : Widex A/S: Developments and Strategies
Table 57 : William Demant Holding A/S: Product Portfolio for Assistive Devices
Table 58 : William Demant Holding A/S: Developments and Strategies
List of Figures
Summary Figure A : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, 2017–2023
Summary Figure B : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Region, 2017-2023
Figure 1 : Global Distribution of Population Aged 65 and Above, by Region, 2015 and 2050
Figure 2 : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Device Type, 2017-2023
Figure 3 : Global Market Shares of Assistive Devices for Special Needs, by Device Type, 2017
Figure 4 : Global Market for Sensory Impairment Devices, 2017-2023
Figure 5 : Global Market Shares of Sensory Impairment Devices, by Region, 2017
Figure 6 : Global Market for Movement and Mobility Devices, 2017-2023
Figure 7 : Global Market Share of Movement and Mobility Devices, by Region, 2017
Figure 8 : Global Market for Classroom/Instructional Devices, 2017-2023
Figure 9 : Global Market Shares of Classroom/Instructional Devices, by Region, 2017
Figure 10 : Global Market for Workplace Adaptive Devices, 2017-2023
Figure 11 : Global Market Shares of Workplace Adaptive Devices, by Region, 2017
Figure 12 : Global Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Region, 2017-2023
Figure 13 : Global Market Shares for Assistive Devices for Special Needs, by Region, 2017
Figure 14 : Age-based Disability in North America, 2017
Figure 15 : North American Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, 2017-2023
Figure 16 : North American Market Shares of Assistive Devices for Special Needs, by Country, 2017
Figure 17 : U.S. Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 18 : Canadian Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 19 : Mexican Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 20 : European Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, 2017-2023
Figure 21 : European Market Shares of Assistive Devices for Special Needs, by Country, 2017
Figure 22 : Severely Disabled Individuals in Germany, by Age, 2017
Figure 23 : German Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 24 : French Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 25 : UK Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 26 : Italian Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 27 : Number of Individuals with Neuromuscular Disability, by Age Group, 2015
Figure 28 : Spain Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 29 : Rest of Europe Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 30 : Asia-Pacific Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, 2017-2023
Figure 31 : Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Assistive Devices for Special Needs, by Country, 2017
Figure 32 : Japanese Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 33 : Chinese Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 34 : Indian Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 35 : Australia Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 36 : South Korean Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 37 : Rest of Asia-Pacific Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 38 : Rest of World Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, by Country, 2017-2023
Figure 39 : Rest of World Assistive Devices Market Shares for Special Needs, by Country, 2017
Figure 40 : Brazilian Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 41 : Middle East Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 42 : South Africa Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 43 : Other Countries Assistive Devices Market for Special Needs, 2017-2023
Figure 44 : Global Market Shares of Assistive Devices for Special Needs, 2017
Figure 45 : Major Company Developments, 2015-2018
Figure 46 : Essilor International S.A.: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 47 : Essilor International S.A.: Revenue Share, by Region, 2017
Figure 48 : Essilor International S.A.: AG Revenue Share, by Segment, 2017
Figure 49 : GN Group: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 50 : GN Group: Revenue Share, by Region, 2017
Figure 51 : GN Group: Revenue Share, by Segment, 2017
Figure 52 : Invacare Corp.: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 53 : Invacare Corp. Revenue Share, by Region, 2017
Figure 54 : Savaria Corp.: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 55 : Savaria Corp.: Revenue Share, by Region, 2017
Figure 56 : Savaria Corp.: Revenue Share, by Segment, 2017
Figure 57 : Sivantos Group: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 58 : Sonova AG: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 59 : Sonova AG: Revenue Share, by Region, 2017
Figure 60 : Sonova AG: Revenue Share, by Segment, 2017
Figure 61 : William Demant Holding A/S: Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 62 : William Demant Holding A/S: Revenue Share, by Region, 2017
Figure 63 : William Demant Holding A/S: Revenue Share, by Segment, 2017

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