Speech Generating Devices - Global Strategic Business Report

Speech Generating Devices - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Sep 10, 2012, 185 Pages
US$4,500.00
GIA-MCP7771

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Speech Generating Devices in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Multimedia Devices, Inc., DynaVox, Inc., Jabbla BVBA, Lingraphicare America, Inc., Prentke Romich Company, Saltillo Corporation, Tobii Technology AB, Toby Churchill Limited, Words+, Inc., and ZYGO-USA. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

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 Definition and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC): Voice of the
Speech Impaired Populace II-1
Speech Generating Devices (SGD): A Prelude II-1
Recession And Beyond II-2
Outlook II-3
Changing Face of Speech Generation Devices: An Insight II-3
Data-Based vs. Rule-Based Speech Synthesis: The Better
Technology for SGDs? II-4
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP): Playing a Pivotal Role II-4
Competition Heats Up.. II-4
Table 1: Global Speech Generating Devices Industry (2011):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players -
DynaVox, Prentke Romich Company, Tobii Technology and Words+
& Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Noteworthy Trends, Growth Drivers and Issues II-5
Rising Prevalence of Communication Disorders: A Business Case
for SGD Devices II-5
Table 2: Global Incidence Statistics of Diseases Leading to
Speech Disorders: 2011 and 2012 II-6
Touch Screen Devices Transform the SGD Market II-6
Regulatory Policy and Reimbursement Issues: A Cause of Concern II-6
Increased Media Coverage, Innovative Technologies Benefit SGD
Market II-7
Are Apps Worth the Hype? II-7
Leading AAC Mobile Apps used Across Various Platforms II-8

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9
Speech Disorder: Definition II-9
Common Causes of Speech Disorders II-9
Autism II-9
Brain Injury II-9
Cancer II-9
Cerebral Palsy II-9
Cleft Lip and/or Palate II-10
Dementia II-10
Neurological Disorders II-10
Vocal Cord Disorders II-10
Stroke II-10
Types of Speech and Language Disorders II-11
Aphasia II-11
Apraxia II-11
Articulation Disorder II-11
Cluttering II-11
Dysarthria II-11
Dysprosody II-11
Expressive Language Disorder II-11
Lisp II-12
Fluency Disorders II-12
Spasmodic Dysphonia II-12
Speech Sound Disorder II-12
Speech Generating Devices II-12
Historic Background of SGDs II-13
Categorization of Speech Generating Devices II-13
Based on Input Mode II-13
Communication Devices Using Picture Inputs II-13
Communication Devices Using Spelling Inputs II-14
Based on Display Component II-14
Fixed Display Devices II-14
Dynamic Display Devices II-14
Hybrid display devices II-14
Accessibility II-14
Output Mode II-15
Synthesized Voice Output II-15
Digitized Voice Output II-15
Advantages of SGDs II-15
Disadvantages of SGDs II-15
Differences between SGD and Non-SGD Devices II-16

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS II-17
FRS Custom Solutions Introduces New Version of AAC Device with
i7 Intel Processor II-17
PRC Launches Spanish Bilingual Software II-17
Tobii Technology Unveils Sono Flex II-17
TDIL Introduces OCR and Text-to-Speech Systems II-18
Dynavox Division Rolls Out Boardmaker Activities and PCS™ Apps II-18
Dynavox Subsidiary Unveils DynaWrite 2.0 II-19
Evoluce Introduces Evoluce TWO and I-VOLUCE Devices II-19
AssistiveWare Launches Pictello 1.4 for iOS II-20
LumenVox Introduces TTS Server II-20
Forbes Rehab Services Develops SoundPOD Wearable AAC System II-20
Tobii Technology Introduces LiterAACy Vocabulary System II-21
Tobii Technology Launches Tobii S32 II-21
HandHold Adaptive Launches AutismTrack™ II-21
PRC Unveils Essence™ AAC Devices II-22
PRC Launches ECO™2 Communication Device and Versatile Computer II-22
Mayer-Johnson Launches Boardmaker™ Studio II-23
Dynavox Unveils Maestro™ AAC Device II-23
Words+ Introduces EyePro™ Eyegaze Technology- Based System II-24
DynaVox Launches ConnectIT™ Range of Mounting Systems II-24
Health Science Unveils New Voice Output Communication System II-24
DynaVox Launches Vmax+ Range II-25
Lingraphicare America Launches Lingraphica 7 II-25
Intel Launches Intel Reader in the UK II-26
Lingraphicare America Launches SmallTalk Mobile Accessory II-26

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-27
DUHS Chooses MModal's Speech Understanding™ Technology for
Epic EHR II-27
MedQuist Holdings Merges with MModal II-27
MModal and Merge Healthcare Ink Partnership Deal II-27
ZYGO Industries Merges with Great Talking Box II-28
EnableMart and CompleteSpeech Enter into Distribution Partnership II-28
DynaVox Takes Over Eye Response Technologies II-28
Eurotech Secures Multiple Contracts from DynaVox II-29
Blink-Twice Merges with DynaVox Systems II-29
Eurotech Enters Into Multi-Year Supply Deal with Mayer-Johnson II-29

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-30
Advanced Multimedia Devices, Inc. (US) II-30
DynaVox, Inc. (US) II-30
Jabbla BVBA (Belgium) II-30
Lingraphicare America, Inc. (US) II-31
Prentke Romich Company (US) II-31
Saltillo Corporation (US) II-31
Tobii Technology AB (Sweden) II-31
Toby Churchill Limited (UK) II-32
Words+, Inc. (US) II-32
ZYGO-USA (US) II-32

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-34
Value Analytics II-34
Table 3: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Speech Generating Devices by Geographic Region - US, Japan,
Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 4: World Historic Review for Speech Generating Devices
by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 5: World 15-Year Perspective for Speech Generating
Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-36
Volume Analytics II-37
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Speech Generating Devices with Annual Sales Figures in Number
of Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 7: World Historic Review for Speech Generating Devices
with Annual Sales Figures in Number of Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
US Regulatory Scenario, Third Party Funding Hold the Key to
SGD Demand III-1
Product Launches III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-9
Focus on Select Key Players III-12
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 8: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 9: The US Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

2. JAPAN III-17
Market Analysis III-17
Table 10: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 11: Japanese Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

3. EUROPE III-19
Market Analysis III-19
Table 12: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Speech Generating Devices by Region/Country - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 13: European Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices by Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and
Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 14: European 15-Year Perspective for Speech Generating
Devices by Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

3a. FRANCE III-22
Market Analysis III-22
Table 15: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 16: French Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

3b. GERMANY III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Current & Future Analysis III-24
Product Launch III-24
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 17: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 18: German Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

3c. ITALY III-27
Market Analysis III-27
Table 19: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 20: Italian Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Current & Future Analysis III-29
Toby Churchill Limited - A Key Player III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 21: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 22: The UK Historic Review for Speech Generating
Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

3e. REST OF EUROPE III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Current & Future Analysis III-32
Product Launches III-32
Focus on Select Key Players III-33
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 23: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues
in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 24: Rest of European Historic Review for Speech
Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4. REST OF WORLD III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Current & Future Analysis III-37
Product Launch III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 25: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Speech Generating Devices with Annual Revenues
in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 26: Rest of World Historic Review for Speech
Generating Devices with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 34

The United States 28)
Europe (4)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (3)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)

 

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Date of Publication:
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