Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)

Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Jun 15, 2015
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Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market Report

The global market for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) is projected to reach US$4.4 billion by 2020, driven by the aging population, and the growing preference to live independent lives. The growing base of aging population worldwide is creating a parallel need to provide a robust social care system for the elderly. Continuous improvement in awareness, self-care and disease management will help people with chronic diseases and disability to lead active and independent lives. The desire to live well with complex conditions such as dementia and frailty will spur demand for social care services. Hospitals are additionally encouraging patient care outside healthcare premises, driven by the need to curtail spiraling healthcare expenses. Europe represents the largest market worldwide. Asia-Pacific ranks as the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 8% over the analysis period.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. The report profiles 111 companies including many key and niche players such as -

ADT Security Services, Inc.
Aerotel Medical Systems
AlertOne Services LLC
Alert Response, LLC
Appello

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS): A Prelude             II-1
      Adoption of Social Care/Telecare across Countries                 II-1
      Current and Future Analysis                                       II-2

  2. MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS & ISSUES                                    II-3
      Personal Emergency Response Systems - An Emerging Alternative
       to Residential Care                                              II-3
      Preventive Care - The Ultimate Objective of Telecare Services     II-3
      Sense of Safety - A Key Benefit of PERS                           II-3
      PERS & Integrated Wireless Technology                             II-3
       Devices with Two or More Technologies                            II-4
       Combining Wireless Technology and the Web                        II-4
      PERS Go Mobile                                                    II-4
      Outdoor Alarms Facilitate Mobility                                II-4
      mPERS - Expanding the Target Market for PERS                      II-5
      Integrated Apps versus Hardware mPERS Devices                     II-5
      Inherent Issues with mPERS Impacting their Demand                 II-6
       Technological Advancements - Addressing certain Issues with
        mPERS                                                           II-6
      Lack of Integrated Indoor and Outdoor Alarms                      II-6
      Technology Advancements: Efforts towards Enhanced User Experience II-7
      Speech-Triggered Alarms: Simplifying Usage                        II-7
      Ergonomics to Shape the Adoption of PERS in Future                II-8
      PERS Call Centers Upgrade Offerings                               II-8
      Aging Population: The Fastest Growing Demographic                 II-8
       Demographic Stats - Unfurling the Market Potential               II-9
        Table 1: Percentage of Population Aged 65 and Above Across
        EU27, the US, Japan, and World (1960-2020) (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-9

        Table 2: Ageing (65+) Demographics as % of Total Population
        by Country (2000, 2011, 2020) (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-9

        Table 3: Life Expectancy at Birth for Select Countries
        (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-10
      Favorable Government Policies Drive Demand for Medical Alert
       Systems                                                          II-10
      Reimbursement Scenario Calls for Attention                        II-10
      Challenges Ahead                                                  II-11
       Lack of Awareness                                                II-11
       Lack of Infrastructure Facilities                                II-12
       Lack of Standards and Interoperability                           II-12

  3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-13
      Telecare: An Introduction                                         II-13
       Types of Telecare Devices                                        II-13
        First Generation Telecare Devices                               II-13
        Second Generation Telecare Devices                              II-13
        Third Generation Telecare Devices                               II-13
         Evolution of Smartness in Telecare                             II-14
      What is PERS?                                                     II-14
      Types of PERS Systems                                             II-15
       Emergency Alarms                                                 II-15
        Functions                                                       II-15
        Identification                                                  II-15
        Problems                                                        II-15
       PERS and Other Assistive Technology                              II-16
       Active and Passive PERS                                          II-16
       Mobile Monitoring Devices                                        II-16

  4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS                                  II-17
      Epic Safety Unveils Epic Alert PERS Solution                      II-17
      BioSensics Rolls Out ActivePERS™                                  II-17
      Navigil Unveils Wearable Telecare Solution in the UK              II-17
      Philips Unveils Cellular-Enabled GoSafe mPERS Device              II-17
      Lively Telecare Launches Smart Watch-Flavored PERS                II-17
      Chubb Community Care Unveils CareUnity® Telehealth                II-17
      Ascom Launches teleCARE IP Emergency Call Systems in the US       II-17
      Ascom Launches teleCARE IP Emergency Call Systems in Canada       II-18
      Philips Lifeline Launches HomeSafe Cellular PERS                  II-18
      LogicMark Launches CaretakerSentry PERS Solution                  II-18
      Nationwide Launches Mobile PERS                                   II-18
      Securus Unveils Mobile PERS                                       II-18
      MobileHelp® Unveils DUO Mobile-PERS                               II-18
      Centra Pulse Unveils Telecare Watch in the UK                     II-18
      Coventry City Council to Launch Telecare Service in a Hi-tech
       Living Room                                                      II-18
      AT&T Unveils Mobile PERS                                          II-19
      Essence Launches its Next Generation PERS                         II-19
      CCG Unveils Telecare Initiative                                   II-19
      AT&T Launches Mobile Emergency Response System                    II-19
      Chubb Community Care Introduces CareUnity                         II-19
      Tunstall to Launch Innovative Supported Living System             II-19
      Texas Instruments Launches CC1125 Sub-1 GHz RF Transceiver for
       Wireless Social Alarms                                           II-19

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-20
      Lively Commences Shipping of New Safety Watch                     II-20
      Doro to Take Over CareTech                                        II-20
      Numerex® to Take Over Omnilink®                                   II-20
      Telecel Zimbabwe Establishes Partnership with GTel on Telecare    II-20
      CareTech Selects Maingate's M2M Connectivity Services             II-20
      Hanover Housing Association Inks Agreement with Tunstall          II-20
      Legrand Acquires Tynetec                                          II-20
      Tunstall Collaborates with Numera to Distribute Mobile PERS       II-21
      O2 to Terminate Selling Telecare & Telehealth in the UK           II-21
      Hertfordshire County Council Partners with Tunstall               II-21
      Bosch Telehealth and Bosch Care Solutions Merge with Robert
       Bosch Healthcare                                                 II-21

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-22
      ADT Security Services, Inc. (US)                                  II-22
      Aerotel Medical Systems (Israel)                                  II-22
      AlertOne Services LLC (US)                                        II-22
      Alert Response, LLC (US)                                          II-23
      Appello (UK)                                                      II-23
      Bay Alarm Medical (US)                                            II-23
      Chubb Community Care (UK)                                         II-24
      Connect America Medical Alarm Company (US)                        II-24
      Galaxy Medical Alert Systems, Ltd. (Canada)                       II-24
      Healthcom, Inc. (US)                                              II-25
      Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (The Netherlands)            II-25
      Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc. (US)                          II-26
      LogicMark, LLC (US)                                               II-26
      Ningbo Hi-Tech Park Jabo Electronics Co., Ltd. (China)            II-26
      Rescue Alert (US)                                                 II-26
      TeleAlarm SA (Switzerland)                                        II-27
      Tunstall Healthcare Group (UK)                                    II-27
      Tynetec Ltd. (UK)                                                 II-28
      VRI, Inc. (US)                                                    II-28

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-29
      Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) by Geographic
      Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and
      Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-29

      Table 5: World Historic Review for Personal Emergency Response
      Systems (PERS) by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-30

      Table 6: World 14-Year Perspective for Personal Emergency
      Response Systems (PERS) by Geographic Region/Country -
      Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007,
      2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-31


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        PERS Market on a Growth Trajectory                              III-1
        A Snapshot of American PERS Market Opportunity                  III-1
        Bright Future on the Cards                                      III-2
        Aging Population - A Key Driving Factor                         III-2
         Table 7: Population of the US (2010, 2030 & 2050):
         Percentage Breakdown by Age Groups - Under 18, 18-64 years
         & 65+ years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-3
        PERS to Become an Integral Part of Aging-in-Place Solutions     III-3
        Advanced Technologies to Foster Adoption                        III-3
        mPERS: Transforming Elderly Care Provision                      III-4
         mPERS Drive Growth of PERS Service Market                      III-4
        New Players Venture into PERS Market                            III-5
        Service Bundling - A Likely Trend in Future                     III-5
        New Routes of User Acquisition Gain Traction                    III-5
        A Few Stumbling Blocks                                          III-5
        Product Launches                                                III-6
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-7
        Select Players                                                  III-8
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-11
        Table 8: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-11

        Table 9: The US Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-12

  2. CANADA                                                             III-13
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-13
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-13
        Product/Service Launches                                        III-13
        Galaxy Medical Alert Systems, Ltd. - A Key PERS Player in
         Canada                                                         III-13
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-14
        Table 10: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-14

        Table 11: Canadian Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-15

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-16
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-16
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-16
        PERS Market - An Overview                                       III-16
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-17
        Table 12: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-17

        Table 13: Japanese Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-18

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-19
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-19
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-19
        Connected Care - Gaining Prominence in Europe                   III-19
        PERS Market Bodes Healthy Prospects                             III-19
        High Costs of Telecare Equipment Dampen Growth                  III-20
        Increasing Competition Typifies Next-Generation Telecare Market III-20
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-21
        Table 14: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) by Geographic
        Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest
        of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-21

        Table 15: European Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) by Geographic Region/ Country -
        France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-22

        Table 16: European 14-Year Perspective for Personal
        Emergency Response Systems (PERS) by Geographic Region/
        Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for
        Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-23

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-24
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-24
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-24
        A Snapshot of French PERS Sector                                III-24
        Lack of Awareness and Varying Reimbursement Practices Hinder
         Growth                                                         III-24
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-25
        Table 17: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-25

        Table 18: French Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-26

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-27
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-27
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-27
        A Snapshot of German PERS Market                                III-27
        Reimbursement Scenario                                          III-27
        Self-Pay Hinders Extensive Uptake of Telecare Solutions         III-28
        Vitaphone GmbH - A Key Player                                   III-28
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-29
        Table 19: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-29

        Table 20: German Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-30

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-31
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-31
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-31
        Challenges Faced                                                III-31
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-32
        Table 21: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-32

        Table 22: Italian Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-33

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-34
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-34
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-34
        Telecare and Elderly Population Requirements - An Overview      III-34
        Telecare in the UK                                              III-35
        Market Overview                                                 III-36
         Market Drivers and Barriers                                    III-36
          Positive Factors                                              III-37
          Negative Factors                                              III-37
        Regulatory Scenario                                             III-37
        Product Launches                                                III-38
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-39
        Select Players                                                  III-39
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-42
        Table 23: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-42

        Table 24: The UK Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-43

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-44
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-44
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-44
        Factors Driving Growth of Tele-Alarm Market                     III-44
        Factors Acting as Market Barriers                               III-44
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-45
        Table 25: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market -
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-45

        Table 26: Spanish Historic Review for Personal Emergency
        Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-46

  4f. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-47
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-47
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-47
        Overview of Select Markets in the Region                        III-47
         Denmark                                                        III-47
         Finland                                                        III-47
         Hungary                                                        III-47
         Ireland                                                        III-48
         Poland                                                         III-48
         Slovenia                                                       III-48
         Sweden                                                         III-49
         The Netherlands                                                III-49
        Product Launches                                                III-49
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-50
        Select Players                                                  III-50
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-52
        Table 27: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)
        Market - Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-52

        Table 28: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Personal
        Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
        2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-53

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-54
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-54
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-54
        Overview of Select Markets in the Region                        III-54
         China                                                          III-54
          Market for Telehealth, Telecare, and Telemonitoring Looks Up  III-54
          Empty Nesters Drive Demand for PERS                           III-54
          Huge Mobile Market Offers Tremendous Prospects for Telecare   III-54
         Taiwan                                                         III-55
          An Overview of the Taiwanese PERS Market                      III-55
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-55
        Table 29: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)
        Market - Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-55

        Table 30: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Personal
        Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
        2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-56

  6. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-57
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-57
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-57
        Product Launch                                                  III-57
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-57
        Aerotel Medical Systems (Israel) - A Key Player                 III-57
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-58
        Table 31: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)
        Market - Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-58

        Table 32: Rest of World Historic Review for Personal
        Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Market - Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
        2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-59


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 111 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries -117)

     The United States (57)
     Canada (10)
     Europe (27)
     - France (2)
     - The United Kingdom (17)
     - Rest of Europe (8)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (19)
     Africa (1)
     Middle East (3)
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