The Global Elderly and Disabled Assistive Technology market will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 5.59 percent during the period 2014 to 2019 according to an article (PRNewswire).
We may see variety of products with simple or complex designs among hearing devices, mobility and ambulatory devices (i.e. Wheelchairs, scooters, and walkers), vision and reading aids, and Ergonomic Furniture and Bathroom Safety Equipment.
For example, Advanced Bionics(AB), a part of the Sonova Group, will introduce FDA approval of enhanced Naida CI Q30 and Q90 sound processors in Canada and US sometime this year. AB is known as a global leader of cochlear implant technology. Some advanced features in Q Series include new microphone technology for focusing on speech and can block prominent sounds, such as wind and echoes, to enhance hearing in challenging settings.