Wireless brain sensor is an emerging technology. Wireless brain sensors are the devices which monitor intracranial pressure and temperature. Wireless brain sensors can be used during operations to decrease the pressure in the brain. Wireless brain sensors can be used in medical field for detection and diagnosis of tumors, dyslexia, brain and sleep disorders. They can be used in rehabilitation and restoration of an individual who has encountered serious events such as stroke. They can also be used in detection of Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and Huntington's disease. In Parkinson’s disease, monitoring of motor fluctuations will help in managing the condition of the patient. In Huntington’s disease, wireless brain sensors can be used to measure motor impairment. This can be achieved with the help of wireless brain sensors to collect objective information about a patient's motor symptoms. Due to advances in brain interface technology there have been improvements in wireless brain sensors also. For instance, in November 2016, researchers implanted a wireless device into a paralyzed monkey's brain. With the help of this device they restored movement of the monkey and helped the monkey walk again. In wireless brain sensors, the electrical activity of the brain can be recorded with the help of electroencephalography. Wireless brain sensors can be used to monitor patients who suffer from traumatic brain injury. They can also be used to detect physiological properties of brain and neuronal activities after traumatic brain injury. Through wireless brain sensors large amount of brain data is wirelessly and continuously streamed.
The major factor that drives the wireless brain sensors market is the increase in prevalence of neurological disorders. For instance, according to WHO, in 2014, 20% of the total children and adolescents in the world were suffering from mental disorders or problems. Furthermore, increase in the prevalence of Alzheimer disease and epilepsy will also fuel the growth of this market. For instance, according to Alzheimer’s Association, in 2016, in U.S., more than 5 million people are living with Alzheimer disease and this number is expected to reach up to 16 million by 2050. It also states that 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's dementia and every 60 seconds someone in U.S. develops Alzheimer disease. Additionally, according to WHO, in 2016, worldwide, around 50 million people were having epilepsy. However, strict regulatory requirements will hamper the growth of wireless brain sensors market.
The key strategy followed by the major players in the market is product launch to gain more share. For instance, in December 2014, Blackrock Microsystems, LLC launches wireless brain research system. With the launch of wireless brain research system, Blackrock Microsystems, LLC will gain more market share.
The major players in the wireless brain sensors market are NeuroSky, Inc., InteraXon Inc., Advanced Brain Monitoring, Inc., and Emotiv Inc.
Wireless Brain Sensors Market Segmentation:
By Product Type:
- Sleep Monitoring Devices
- Electroencephalography (EEG) Devices
- Sleep Disorders
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Huntington's Disease
- Parkinson’s Disease
By End User:
- Diagnostic Centers
- Neurology Hospitals
- Research Institutes
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
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