According to the latest research from Juniper, a high growth surge is expected in the emerging Smart Wireless Accessory sector.
The new report found that shipments of app-enabled smart wireless accessories will approach 170 million by the end of 2018, compared to over 15 million this year.
“At that time the market will be dominated by consumer electronics and fitness accessories, although in the longer run healthcare smart wireless accessories are expected to gain most traction,” Juniper reports.
Juniper’s latest report, ‘Smart Wireless Accessories: CE, Fitness, Health, Payments & Enterprise 2013-2018’ noted that significant growth is expected across a very wide breadth of applications, comprising areas as diverse as video eyewear, baby monitoring, home security & monitoring and TV transmission equipment.
“The actual take up of CE smart wireless accessories will depend on whether companies succeed in creating accessories that will capture the imagination of the consumer,” says report author Nitin Bhas stated. “Nevertheless, the multiplicity of potential use cases means that the consumer electronics category represents one of the most important areas in which smart wireless accessories will develop.”