Big Tech vs. Healthcare wearables: A Goliath and Goliath Story

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Consumer wearables have been at the forefront of ‘quantified self’ trends over the last several years, and vendors have taken strides in the depth, breadth and accuracy of the data they feed back to consumers. With wearable stakeholders such as Apple, Fitbit, Google and Garmin all seeking to navigate a complex regulatory environment to leverage the lucrative opportunities in health and wellness, Futuresource explores the present state and future outlook of the consumer wearables markets, before assessing the ambition of these Consumer Electronics giants and their potential to disrupt the healthcare sector.

 

Topics covered:

  • Market forecasts/data for smartwatches, sports watches, activity trackers, hearables, at a global level.
  • Vendor breakdown at a global level – who are the incumbents, who is emerging? Who are the frontrunners in healthcare use cases?
  • What are the current capabilities and limitations of these vendors? What opportunity are they seeking to leverage? (i.e. the growing Aging in Place Market via fall detection)
  • What next? How will these vendors develop their wearables propositions? What are the barriers to entry that consumer electronics vendors need to navigate?

 

Presenter Bio:

Stephen Mears is a Research Analyst at Futuresource Consulting, and leads the Wearables, Mobile, and Retail Distribution research in the Consumer Electronics team. He joined the team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Warwick



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This webinar will be hosted on Zoom.

 

  • Santa Clara
  • United States

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  Speakers

Stephen Mears

Stephen Mears

Biography:

Stephen Mears is a Research Analyst at Futuresource Consulting, and leads the Wearables, Mobile, and Retail Distribution research in the Consumer Electronics team. He joined the team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Warwick

Jason Luzinski





Agenda

12:00 - 12:10 pm Consumer Technology Society Introduction

12:10 - 12:40 pm Presentation by Steven Mears, Futuresource

12:40 - 1:00 pm Q&A and Networking

             1:30pm Conclude