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Market and Patent Analyses of Wearables in Medicine
- Mück, Julia E., Ünal, Barış, Butt, Haider, Yetisen, Ali K.
- Trends in biotechnology 2019 v.37 no.6 pp. 563-566
- corporations, diagnostic techniques, electronics, market share, markets, medical equipment, medicine, patents, point-of-care systems, therapeutics
- Wearable medical devices (WMDs) will advance point-of-care diagnostics and therapeutics. This article analyses the market and patents for wearable devices. Activity monitors have the largest market share, and the intellectual property landscape is dominated by electronics corporations. However, the majority of these patents have not been realized in commercial products.