Augmented Reality in Healthcare – Thematic Intelligence

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Augmented Reality in Healthcare Thematic Report Overview

AR adoption in the healthcare industry which includes pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, and healthcare providers is inhibited by a lack of both understanding and use cases. Compared to AR, these sectors are more familiar with the applications of virtual reality (VR). AR is supporting healthcare providers, particularly in surgical assistance and professional training. For pharma and medical device companies, AR has been mainly used in niche applications within manufacturing, sales, and marketing.

However, digital advancements in the healthcare industry peaked owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a consequence, increased adoption of telehealth, telepresence systems, remote diagnostics, predictive AI, and wearable technology is changing how healthcare is delivered and improving patient outcomes. Emerging technologies such as AR and VR are becoming increasingly routine for professional training, surgical assistance, and treatment of psychological and neurological disorders.

The augmented reality in healthcare thematic intelligence report offers an in-depth insight into the augmented reality theme and the impact it has on the healthcare sector. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the industry, including real-life case studies that highlight the use of AR technologies within healthcare. The report also provides insights into the key players and the competitive landscape of the technology companies within the AR theme.

Key Value Chain Components •         Semiconductors

•         Components

•         Devices

•         Platforms

•         Applications & Content

Leading Augmented Reality Adopters in Healthcare •         GE HealthCare

•         Nihon Kohden

•         Philips

•         Thermo Fisher Scientific

•         Zimmer Biomet

Leading Augmented Reality Vendors •         Alibaba

•         Alphabet

•         Amazon

•         Apple

•         ByteDance

Specialist Augmented Reality Vendors in Healthcare Sector •         AccuVein

•         Augmedics

•         Complete Anatomy

•         Know My Beat

•         MediView

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Augmented Reality Value Chain Analysis

The augmented reality value chain is split into five segments including semiconductors, components, devices, platforms, and applications and content.

Semiconductors: Semiconductors are one of the key battlegrounds in AR today. Although no new AR-specific silicon has arrived on the market following the launch of the XR2 5G, chipmakers are striving to improve their existing capabilities to suit the evolving requirements of AR, mostly around screen resolution, frame rates, processing speed, and connectivity.

Augmented Reality Value Chain
AR Value Chain Analysis
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Augmented Reality in Healthcare– Competitive Landscape

This thematic report highlights the companies making their mark within the augmented reality theme.

Leading augmented reality adopters in healthcare: GE HealthCare, Nihon Kohden, Philips, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Zimmer Biomet among others are the leading healthcare companies deploying AR.

Leading augmented reality vendors: Alibaba, Alphabet, Amazon, ByteDance, Magic Leap, Meta, and Microsoft among others are the leading augmented reality vendors making their mark in the healthcare industry.

Specialist augmented reality vendors in healthcare: AccuVein, Augmedics, Complete Anatomy, Know My Beat, and MediView are the specialist augmented reality vendors in the healthcare sector.

Leading Healthcare Companies Deploying Augmented Reality
Leading Healthcare Companies Deploying Augmented Reality
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Drug Development Sector Scorecard

The drug development sector scorecard comprises of thematic screen, valuation screen, and risk screen. The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.

Drug Development Scorecard Analysis
Drug Development Scorecard Analysis
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Magic Leap
Samsung Electronics
Unity Technologies
Complete Anatomy
Know My Beat
GE HealthCare
Nihon Kohden
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Zimmer Biomet

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Players

3 Healthcare Challenges

4 The Impact of Augmented Reality on Healthcare

5 Case Studies

6 Augmented Reality Timeline

7 Market Size and Growth Forecasts

8 Signals

8.1 M&A trends

8.2 Patent trends

8.3 Hiring trends

9 Augmented Reality Value Chain

9.1 Semiconductors

9.2 Components

9.3 Devices

9.3 Platforms

9.5 Apps and content

10 Companies

11 Sector Scorecard

11.1 Drug Development sector scorecard

11.2 Medical Devices sector scorecard

12 Glossary

13 Further Reading

14 Our Thematic Research Methodology

15 About GlobalData

16 Contact Us

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