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Global Hearing Aid Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends, & Forecasts 2017 – 2023

Global Hearing Aid Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends, & Forecasts 2017 – 2023

Worldwide Hearing Aid Devices Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts: 2017–2023

Overview: Hearing loss is considered as a medical condition, where a person in unable to hear above a threshold value of 25 decibels in at least one of the ears. This hearing loss problems could be administered with the application of hearing aids or hearing implants. A hearing aid device is an instrument typically fitted in or behind a wearer's ear, designed to amplify and modulate sound. A typical hearing aid device includes a microphone, an amplifier, a receiver/speaker, and is powered by battery. Hearing aids can be characterized as monaural and binaural. Previously, hearing aid manufacturers used to introduce new product ranges once in every four years, which is now accelerated to every two years.

The market growth can be attributed to the rising initiatives by various governments and NGOs to raise awareness about hearing loss treatments. Moreover, latest technologies, such as IT-enabled hearing aid devices, are revolutionalizing the way hearing loss treatments were performed. However, the battery issues, such as battery life of the advanced and multipurpose hearing aid devices, is one of the major concerns of the hearing aid devices market presently.

The major drivers of the hearing aid devices market include increasing prevalence of hearing loss patients, especially in the emerging economies. Moreover, latest advancements in 3D printing has enabled the procedure of constructing 3D images of defective ear canals to provide the perfect hearing aid device or treatment to the patients. This step is expected to drive the market in the developed countries during the forecast period. The vendors are currently focusing on the technological advancements, new product launches, and mergers and acquisitions lead the market position. These factors are expected to drive the Global Hearing Aid Devices market in the future.

Market Analysis: The “Global Hearing Aid Devices Market” is estimated to witness a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period 2017–2023. The Hearing Aid Devices market is analyzed based on three segments – types, end users, and regions.

Regional Analysis: The regions covered in the report are the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW). The Europe is set to be the leading region for the hearing aid devices market, followed by the Americas. The Asia Pacific is set to be the emerging region. India is considered to be one of the most attractive economies in the emerging regions. Companies, such as Sonova, execute hearing loss treatment awareness programmes in association with leading hospitals and healthcare agencies in developing countries to target more patients.

Product Type Analysis: The Global Hearing Aid Devices market can be categorized based on the following position types: Ear and Canal. In the Ear segment, products are further separated into BTE, RITE, and ITE products. In the Canal segment, product types such a IIC, CIC, and ITC devices are covered. The Ear segment dominates the market and is expected to gain more market share by 2023. The report also talks about the hearing implants segment. In this segment, cochlear implant dominates the market with more than 70% of the market share in 2016. The market is expected to grow at a positive year on year growth rate, as the market is already witnessing increasing number of advanced technology product launches. The market is also witnessing various mergers, acquisitions, and collaborations among the top players, which is defining the future of the Global Hearing Aid Devices market.

Key Players: William Demant Holding A/S, Sonova Holding AG, GN Store Nord A/S, Sivantos Pte. Ltd., Widex A/S and other predominate & niche players.

Competitive Analysis: The Global Hearing Aid Devices market is highly fragmented with the presence of large as well as small and medium vendors. The advances in technology and product upgradation will increase the competition among vendors. The market is highly dynamic with the presence of few big players accounting for more than half of the revenue generated worldwide.

Benefits: The report provides complete details about the usage and adoption rate of hearing aid devices in the end users and regions. With that, key stakeholders can know about the major trends, drivers, investments, vertical player’s initiatives, government initiatives towards the hearing aids treatment adoption in the upcoming years along with the details of commercial products available in the market. Moreover, the report provides details about the major challenges that are going to impact on the market growth. Additionally, the report gives the complete details about the key business opportunities to key stakeholders to expand their business and capture the revenue in the specific verticals to analyze before investing or expanding the business in this market.


1 Industry Outlook 8
1.1 Industry Overview
1.2 Industry Trends
1.3 PEST Analysis
2 Report Outline 10
2.1 Report Scope
2.2 Report Summary
2.3 Research Methodology
2.4 Report Assumptions
3 Market Snapshot 13
3.1 Total Addressable Market (TAM)
3.2 Segmented Addressable Market (TAM)
3.3 Related Markets
3.3.1 Ear and Nasal Packing
3.3.2 Auditory Brainstem Implant
3.3.3 Sinus Dilation Devices
4 Market Outlook 16
4.1 Overview
4.2 Regulatory Bodies & Standards
4.3 Porter 5 (Five) Forces
5 Market Characteristics 18
5.1 Evolution
5.2 Roadmap
5.3 Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Drivers
5.3.1.1 Increasing Prevalence of Hearing Loss
5.3.1.2 Increase in Online Sales of Hearing Aid Devices
5.3.1.3 Increasing Demand for Binaural Hearing Aids
5.3.1.4 Demand for Invisible and Water Resistance Hearing Aid Devices
5.3.2 Restraints
5.3.2.1 Expensive Pricing of Hearing Aid Products
5.3.2.2 Challenges Related to Hearing Aid Batteries
5.3.2.3 Lack of Awareness Regarding Hearing Loss in Developing Countries
5.3.2.4 Restrictions Related to Reimbursement Policies
5.3.3 Opportunities
5.3.3.1 Introduction of Innovative Hearing Aid Devices
5.3.3.2 3D Printing Technology for the Production of Hearing Aid Devices
5.3.3.3 Internet Connected Hearing Aids
5.3.3.4 Hearing Aids Banks in Australia
5.3.4 DRO – Impact Analysis
6 Trends, Roadmap and Projects 29
6.1 Market Trends & Impact
6.2 Technology Roadmap
7 Types: Market Size and Analysis 31
7.1 Overview
7.2 Hearing Aid Market by Hearing Aid Product Segmentation
7.2.1 Hearing Aid Devices Segmentation
7.2.2 Hearing Implants Segmentation
7.3 Hearing Aid Market by End-User segment
8 Regions: Market Size and Analysis 38
8.1 Overview
9 Vendor Scenario 40
10 Vendor Profiles
10.1 Sonova Holding AG
10.1.1 Overview
10.1.2 Business Unit
10.1.3 Geographic Revenue
10.1.4 Recent Developments
10.1.5 SWOT Analysis
10.1.6 Business Strategies
10.2 William Demant Holding A/S
10.2.1 Overview
10.2.2 Business Unit
10.2.3 Geographic Revenue
10.2.4 Recent Developments
10.2.5 SWOT Analysis
10.2.6 Business Strategies
10.3 Sivantos Pte. Ltd.
10.3.1 Overview
10.3.2 Recent Developments
10.3.3 SWOT Analysis
10.3.4 Business Strategies
10.4 GN Store Nord A/S
10.4.1 Overview
10.4.2 Business Unit
10.4.3 Geographic Revenue
10.4.4 Recent Developments
10.4.5 SWOT Analysis
10.4.6 Business Strategies
11 Global Generalist
11.1 Widex A/S
11.1.1 Overview
11.1.2 Recent Developments
11.1.3 Widex A/S in 2015
11.2 Starkey Hearing Technologies Inc.
11.2.1 Overview
11.2.2 Recent Developments
11.3 Amplifon SpA
11.3.1 Overview
11.3.2 Geographic Revenue
11.3.3 Recent Developments
11.3.4 SWOT Analysis
Annexure
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