Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA) launches comprehensive analysis of industry segments, market trends, growth drivers, market share, size and demand forecasts on the global otoscopes market. Market segmentation includes product (Pocket-size Otoscopes, Full-size Otoscopes, and Video Otoscopes).
It is estimated that close to half of people in the age group of 12-35 years, or around 1.1 billion individuals, are susceptible to suffer from hearing loss due to excessive and prolonged exposure to loud noises, which include music that they listen to using their personal audio devices. With the aim of preventing the risk of hearing loss in these young individuals, the WHO and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 2019 issued an international standard related to the manufacturing and usage of audio devices, including audio players and smartphones, for ensuring that they do not cause disabling hearing loss. As per the newly-issued voluntary WHO-ITU standard for safe listening devices, personal audio devices are recommended to include a software for tracking the duration and level of listener's exposure to noise. In addition, the standard suggests creation of a personalized listening profile on the basis of the listening profile of the user, providing them information whether their listening is safe and also giving cues for necessary action in case it is not. The standard also recommends that audio devices feature options for limiting the volume, including parental volume control and automatic volume reduction.
In recent years, smartphone-enabled otoscopes are emerging as a vital tool for doctors to examine the patient's tympanic membrane and external auditory canal. Apart from being a convenient and quick diagnostic aid, these portable devices are also serving as a valuable teaching tool during pre-clinical otoscopy education. Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, when people are increasingly staying at home and refraining from going outside, smartphone-enabled wireless otoscope-assisted online telemedicine is emerging as an important solution for delivering otolaryngology services online. The global market for otoscopes is garnering a significant momentum from consistent focus of leading manufacturers on technological advances to offer sophisticated products. Some of the vendors are offering digital portable otoscope with inbuilt LCD screen that allows physicians to view high-quality pictures of the ear canal. The market growth is also bolstered by increasing launch of new products that replace traditional lens otoscopes and support digital connectivity through Wi-Fi. These technological advances are anticipated to play an important role in assisting vendors in strengthening their market positions and provide a significant impetus to the global otoscopes market.
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Key Competitors Covered in the Report -
GF Health Products, Inc.
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc.
Rudolf Riester GmbH
American Diagnostic Corporation
Heine Optotechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Kirchner & Wilhelm GmbH + Co. KG
GPC Medical Ltd.
Segments Covered in the Report -
Product (Pocket-size Otoscopes, Full-size Otoscopes, Video Otoscopes)
End-Use (Hospitals, ENT Clinics, Other End-Uses)
Geographies Analyzed in the Report -
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of Latin America
Rest of Middle East
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