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Global Assistive Technology Market 2017-2021

Global Assistive Technology Market 2017-2021

About Assistive Technology

Assistive technology can be defined as a device or a process that is used for (or by) people with disabilities to enhance or maintain their functional capabilities. A disability can be defined as a mental or physical limitation. It covers impairment and activity and participation restrictions. Different disabilities require different assistive technologies, as the need and comfort of different people vary. Assistive technology includes numerous objects, processes, and programs.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global assistive technology market to grow at a CAGR of 6.04% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global assistive technology market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from powered wheelchairs, hearing aids, and Braille embossers.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Assistive Technology Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • GF Health Products
  • Invacare
  • MED-EL
  • Medical Depot (Drive Medical)
  • Sonova
  • Sunrise Medical
  • William Demant Holding A/S
Other prominent vendors
  • Beltone
  • Enabling Technologies
  • GN ReSound
  • Hoveround
  • INDEX BRAILLE
  • Karma Mobility
  • Magic Mobility
  • Medline Industries
  • NOVA
  • Ossenberg
  • Ottobock
  • OstrichMobility
  • Permobil
  • Persona Medical
  • Pride Mobility Products
Market driver
  • Increased number of lifestyle diseases
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Market challenge
  • Logistical challenges for rural markets
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Market trend
  • Automation of manually operated products
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Overview on disability
    • Table Reasons for disabilities
    • Table Types of disabilities
    • Table Impairments based on type
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of global assistive technology market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global assistive technology market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by device
    • Market overview
      • Table Global assistive technology market by device (% share of revenue)
      • Table Global assistive technology market by device ($ billions)
    • Hearing aids
      • Table Comparison between hearing aids and hearing implants
      • Table Global assistive technology market by hearing aids 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global hearing aids market by product 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • Powered wheelchair
      • Table Global assistive technology market by powered wheelchair 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Braille embossers
      • Table Global assistive technology market by Braille embossers 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global assistive technology by geography (% share of revenue)
      • Table Global assistive technology by geography ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Assistive technology market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Assistive technology market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table Assistive technology market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Services and cost comparison for hearing implant and hearing aid products
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Automation of manually operated products
    • Advances in healthcare facilities
    • Increased collaboration between healthcare providers and insurance companies
    • IT application-enabled devices
      • Table New technologies and product lines in hearing aid devices
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Strategic success factors for companies in the global assistive technology market
      • Table Competitive structure analysis of global assistive technology market
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • GF Health Products
      • Table GF Health Products: Profile
      • Table GF Health Products: Strength analysis
    • Invacare
      • Table Invacare: Profile
      • Table Invacare: Strength analysis
    • MED-EL
      • Table MED-EL: Profile
      • Table MED-EL: Strength analysis
    • Medical Depot (Drive Medical)
      • Table Medical Depot: Profile
      • Table Medical Depot: Strength analysis
    • Sonova
      • Table Sonova: Profile
      • Table Sonova: Strength analysis
    • Sunrise Medical
      • Table Sunrise Medical: Profile
      • Table Sunrise Medical: Strength analysis
    • William Demant Holding A/S
      • Table William Demant Holding A/S: Profile
      • Table William Demant Holding A/S: Strength analysis
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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