August 11, 2015
Sotera Wireless's ViSi Mobile monitor.
Some 4 million patients globally will remotely monitor their health conditions by 2020, up from 664,000 patients in 2014, according to a new report from IHS Technology.
IHS also broke out estimates for congestive heart failure, diabetes, COPD, and mental health. Just over 324,000 patients monitored congestive heart failure in in 2014 and IHS predicts the...
July 31, 2013
Shipments of app-enabled smart wireless accessories will approach 170 million by the end of 2018, compared to over 18 million this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Wireless accessories refers to the hardware that links to the smartphone, often via short-range wireless technology such as WiFi or Bluetooth. Some devices considered include smartwatches and smart glasses. The...
July 11, 2013
Global sports and fitness app installations are expected to grow to 248 million in 2017 from 156 million in 2012, a 60 percent rise, according to a recent report from IHS Electronics and Media titled "The World Market for Sports and Fitness Monitors." The three app categories incorporated in the report are running, heart rate, and multi-sport and activity tracking.
Additionally, 62 percent of...
May 16, 2013
Sports and fitness monitors, including wearable sensors and running and cycling computers, will hit 56.2 million global shipments in 2017, up from 43.8 million this year, according to IMS Research. Over the five years, the research firm predicts 252 million units will ship.
IMS Research's sports and fitness monitor category includes "fitness and heart-rate monitors, sports and running computers,...
February 14, 2013
According to new data released by research firm InMedica, the American telehealth market is predicted to grow by 600 percent between 2012 and 2017. While there are currently 227,000 US telehealth patients, according to InMedica, that figure is forecast to reach up to 1.3 million patients in 2017. US telehealth revenues, meanwhile, will jump from $174.5 million last year to $707.9 million in 2017...
January 22, 2013
Last year healthcare providers remotely monitored about 308,000 patients worldwide for congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, hypertension and mental health conditions, according to a recent report from InMedica. By 2017 that number should spike to 1.8 million patients, the research firm predicts.
InMedica found that the majority of patients are...