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Global Connected Consumer Wearable Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020

Global Connected Consumer Wearable Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020

A connected consumer device consists of physical and software for various purposes including entertainment, news, information, and general lifestyle enhancement. Wearable Technology represents a major segment of the consumer connected device marketplace.

This research evaluates the connected consumer device ecosystem, market drivers, constraints, and opportunities for value chain constituents. This Mind Commerce report includes market strategy analysis, competitive assessment, and forecast for wearable consumer connected devices for 2015 to 2020.

Interested parties in this report will also be interested in the more comprehensive edition of our connected consumer device research entitled:

Global Connected Consumer Devices: Key Trends, Opportunities and Market Forecasts 2015 - 2020

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Target Audience:

Wireless service providers of all types
Cloud, Big Data and Analytics companies
Wireless network infrastructure suppliers
Smartgrid equipment and service vendors
Sensor network and component providers
Wireless device and components manufacturers
Smart appliances and electronic devices companies
Security device and monitoring equipment suppliers
Software developers and mobile/wireless App developers
Smart home and business automation systems integrators
Smart city planners and suppliers supporting infrastructure
Investment companies and finance organizations of all types

General Methodology

Mind Commerce Publishing's research methodology encompasses input from a wide variety of sources.

We rely heavily upon our Subject Matter Experts (SME) in terms of their market knowledge, unique perspective, and vision. We utilize SME industry contacts as well as previous customers and participants in our market surveys and interactive interviews.

In addition, we rely upon our extensive internal database, which contains modeling, qualitative analysis, and quantitative data. We review secondary sources and compare to our primary sources to update previous findings (for prior version reports) and/or compile baseline information for technology and market modeling.

We share preliminary models with industry contacts (select previous clients, experts, and thought leaders) to verify the veracity of initial modeling. Prior to final report production (analysis, findings, and conclusions), we engage in an internal review with internal SMEs as well as cross-expertise, senior staff members to challenge results.

We believe that forecasts should be prepared as part of an integrated process which involves both quantitative as well as qualitative factors. We follow the following 3-step process for forecasting.

Forecasting Methodology

Step 1 - Forecasts Input: The inputs for the present and historical revenues are derived from industry players. Financial and other quantitative data for individual sub-market categories are derived from original research and tested with interviews with major industry constituents.

Step 2 - Forecasting of Future Years: Mind Commerce extends forecasts based on a variety of factors including demand drivers as well as supply side data. Key success factors and assumptions are considered.

Step 3 - Validation of Data: The final step is to validate projections, which is accomplished in consultation with both internal and external industry experts, including both topic and regional experts. Adjustments are made to the forecasts based on factors identified throughout this process.


1 Introduction
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
3.1 Connected Consumer Devices
3.2 Typical Connected Consumer Devices
3.3 Connected Consumer Devices Benefits
3.4 Connected Consumer Devices Supply Chain
3.5 Business Drivers & Challenges for Connected Consumer Devices
3.5.1 Scope of the Business is Global
3.5.2 It is a Convergence of Many Businesses
3.5.3 Business Involves Leaders from Various Industries
4 Marketing Strategies: Connected Consumer Devices
4.1 Marketing Plan for Selling Connected Consumer Devices
4.2 General Purchase Decision Life Cycle for Connected Consumer Devices
4.3 Connected Consumer Device Marketing Strategies
4.3.1 How to go to Millions starting from Hundreds is a Strategy for the Year 2020
4.4 Marketing Strategy in Connected Consumer Devices through 2020
4.4.1 Use of Big Data and Analytics to Understand Consumer Behavior and Usage Patterns
4.4.2 Partnerships with Diversified Companies working in IoT
5 Global Connected Consumer Wearables 2015 - 2020
6 Vendor Connected Consumer Device Ecosystem
6.1.1 Broader Categories of Vendors in Connected Consumer Devices
6.1.2 IoT Platform Developers
6.1.3 IoT Software and Apps Developers
6.1.4 IoT Hardware Manufacturers
6.1.4.1 Short Range Low Power Radio Device Manufacturers
6.1.4.2 Systems-on-Chip (SoC) Fabricators
6.1.5 Network Devices: Gateway / Hub / Router / Bridges Manufacturers
6.1.6 Sensors and Thermostats Manufacturers
6.1.7 Connected Consumer Devices Manufacturers
6.2 IoT Vendor Alliances for Interoperability
6.2.1 ZigBee Alliance
6.2.2 Z-Wave Alliance
6.2.3 Insteon
6.2.4 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)
6.2.5 Thread
6.3 Partnerships, Mergers & Acquisitions
6.3.1 Samsung Acquired SmartThings
6.3.2 Google Acquired Nest Labs
6.3.3 Qualcomm Acquired Atheros
7 Anticipated Future Market Trends through 2020
7.1 IoT moving in the Direction of Open and Scalable Architectural Model
7.2 IoT-A Reference Architectural Model for IoT
7.3 Consumption of IPv4 will shift IoT to IPV6
8 Key Companies and Solutions
8.1 Key Companies Manufacturing Connected Consumer Devices
8.1.1 British Gas
8.1.2 HP
8.1.3 LG Electronics
8.1.4 Samsung Electronics
8.2 Key Companies in Developing IoT Platforms
8.2.1 Apple Inc.
8.2.2 ARM Holdings
8.2.3 Jasper
8.3 Key Companies developing Hardware Components
8.3.1 Entropic
8.3.2 Marvell
8.3.3 Nest Labs.
8.3.4 Netgear
8.3.5 Netgem
8.3.6 Technicolor
8.3.7 Qualcomm Atheros Inc.
8.4 Key Companies developing Software solutions and Apps
8.4.1 Amdocs
8.4.1.1 Amdocs Connected Home Solutions
8.4.2 Bosch
8.4.3 Oregan Networks Ltd.
8.4.4 SmartThings
Figures
Figure 1: Consumer Connected Device Lifecycle Phases of Adoption
Figure 2: Connected Consumer Devices, Big Data, and Analytics
Figure 3: Global Markets for Wearables 2015 - 2020
Figure 4: Connected Consumer Device Vendor Ecosystem
Figure 5: Architecture Reference Model
Figure 6: ARM Device Ecosystem
Tables
Table 1: Global Markets from Wearables 2015 - 2020
Table 2: Status of IPv4 addresses in 2014

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