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The Future of Dedicated GNSS Location Devices

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This report considers the new and emerging markets for GPS-enabled devices, and where the device format and vertical market opportunities lie. The market has moved beyond PNDs, forecasting markets such as fitness watches, cycling, golfing, personal tracking and GPS-enabled glasses. The report also considers the impact of competitive formats such as smartphone applications, wearable sensors, smartwatches, and smart eyewear, providing a complete picture of drivers and inhibitors in this market. This report also looks at how new technologies such as iBeacons, NFC and sensor fusion can help adoption of GPS-enabled devices. Emerging areas such as eBikes and action cameras are also investigated to understand the potential for GPS.

Table of Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1. What Now for Dedicated GPS?
    • 1.2. Total Market Forecasts
  • 2. FUTURE OF GPS DEVICES
    • 2.1. Fitness Market Has Not Reached Mass Market Adoption Phase
    • 2.2. Connected Devices
    • 2.3. Smartphone Applications
    • 2.4. Partnerships with Smartphone Application Developers
    • 2.5. Eyewear Is Getting Interesting
    • 2.6. Health and Wearable Devices
    • 2.7. GPS/GNSS Performance
    • 2.8. Indoor Location
  • 3. MARKET FORECASTS
    • 3.1. PNDs
    • 3.2. Fitness Watches
      • 3.2.1. Indoor Location Technologies
      • 3.2.2. Are Smartwatches a Technology Anomaly?
      • 3.2.3. Screen Technology
    • 3.3. Recreational Devices
      • 3.3.1. Opportunity in GIS
      • 3.3.2. Threat of Smartphones Has Not Gone Away
    • 3.4. Golf Caddies
      • 3.4.1. New Technology Is the Next Major Evolution, Not Form Factor
    • 3.5. Cycling Computers
      • 3.5.1. The Market Potential Is Huge
      • 3.5.2. Non-fitness Bicycle Market: Public Transport and eBikes
    • 3.6. Eyewear/Sports Glasses
      • 3.6.1. Threat of Google Glass and Smart Eyewear
    • 3.7. Personal Tracking Devices
      • 3.7.1. Key Trends
    • 3.8. Action Cameras

Tables

  1. Smartphone Application Downloads by Application, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019
  2. Wearable Wireless Device Shipments by Application, World Market, Forecast: 2012 to 2018
  3. Fitness Watch Shipments, Split by Smart, Premium, and Low-cost, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019
  4. GPS-enabled eBike Shipments (In-bike and Portables), World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019
  5. Fitness Eyeware Shipments, Split by Smart and Fitness, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019
  6. Wearable Camera Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019

Charts

  1. Dedicated GPS Device Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019
  2. Dedicated GPS Device Revenues, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019