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Smart Personal Safety and Security Device Market Segmentation by Device Type [Smart Personal Safety {Smart Helmets, Smart Mouth Guards, Smart Knee Guards, and Others} and Smart Personal Security {Wearable Devices (Pendants, Bracelets, Rings, and Others); and by End-User – Global Demand Analysis and Opportunity Outlook 2030

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Before we witness the stabilization of economic growth in Europe and North America, Asia Pacific is estimated to bounce back progressively with countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan witnessing more opportunities to recover from the losses sustained during COVID-19.

Being the biggest market in Eastern Europe, Russia is estimated to take the lowest hit, offering a sigh of relief to the businesses operating in the country. Whereas, GCC is estimated to observe low investments due to the sliding prices of crude oil.

We evaluate the strategies and commitment of the Giant Players in the market towards creating products and services that customers value and rely on.

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  • November 2020: General Electric announced the acquisition of Prismatic Sensors. This acquisition helps General Electric to pioneer next-generation technologies for achieving precision health and improve lives.
  • April 2020: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson started a collaboration with Telenor Connexion and Sony Network Communications Europe to develop smart IoT healthcare devices with intelligent tracking and monitoring solutions. The tracking raises mobility and enhances reliability and efficiency in healthcare.

Global Smart Personal Safety and Security Device Market Highlights 2022-2030

The global smart personal safety and security device market is estimated to grow with a moderate CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2022-2030. The growth in crime rates, especially against women and children, along with the advancements in communication technology, is expected to fuel the growth of this market. The safety & security of women and children has always been an issue even after many technological advancements. With the arrival of the internet of things (IoT), many smart solutions for enhancing the security & safety of the users are being developed on a global level. The smart personal safety & security devices use sensors to alert the authorities and family through messages & audios about the immediate threat to the security of the user. Some devices even have the option of generating shockwaves to incapacitate the perpetrator temporarily. Along with this, smart personal safety devices also find their use amongst the defense forces to ensure safety during their operations. This is estimated to boost the market growth.

Global Smart Personal Safety and Security Device Market

The growth of the market can also be attributed to factors, such as, the shift in customer preferences towards the adoption of smart security wearables and the growing developments in wrist and neck wearables. These smart wearables include rings, bracelets, pendants, & other devices. They have wireless technology for connecting to the internet. According to the data collected from the World Bank, in 2018, the prevalence of intentional homicides was 5 per 100,000 population for the U.S. This number was almost four times in Latin American countries. The necessity for ensuring the safety and security of the end-users by controlling crime rates is expected to contribute significantly to market growth. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

The market is segmented on the basis of device type into smart personal safety and smart personal security, out of which the smart personal security segment is anticipated to grab the largest share by the end of 2021 on account of its growing applications. The surge in demand, as smart personal security devices have a wide range of applications, including wearable devices, bulletproof bags, personal alarms, panic buttons, and others, is also projected to contribute to the growth of the segment during the forecast period. On the basis of end-user, the consumer segment in the global smart personal safety and security device market is projected to grow with a significant CAGR over the forecast period. The growth of the segment can be attributed to the increase in the crime rates and consequent rise in the need for these devices for personal uses. Moreover, these devices can also be potentially deployed for personal healthcare monitoring.

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

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The never-ending growth in internet accessibility around the world along with numerous technological advancements comprising 5G, blockchain, cloud services, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) among others have significantly boosted the economic growth in the last two decades. As of April 2021, there were more than 4.5 billion users that were actively using the internet globally. Moreover, the growth in ICT sector has significantly contributed towards GDP growth, labor productivity, and R&D spending among other transformations of economies in different nations of the globe. Furthermore, the production of goods and services in the ICT sector is also contributing to the economic growth and development. As per the statistics in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s database, the ICT good exports (% of total good exports) globally grew from 10.816 in 2015 to 11.536 in 2019. In 2019, these exports in Hong Kong SAR, China amounted to 56.65%, 25.23% in East Asia & Pacific, 26.50% in China, 25.77% in Korea, Rep., 8.74% in the United States, and 35.01% in Vietnam. These are some of the important factors that are boosting the growth of the market.

Global Smart Personal Safety and Security Device Market Regional Synopsis

Geographically, the market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa region. The market in the Asia Pacific is predicted to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period owing to the rising crime rates and high defense expenditures by the developing countries in the region, such as India and China. According to the World Bank, in 2018, the prevalence of intentional homicides for India was 3 out of every 100,000 individuals, whereas the same for Afghanistan was 7, and Bangladesh was 2. The need to control these criminal cases, combined with government initiatives and increasing adoption of IoT are expected to boost the demand for smart personal safety & security devices, which is expected to contribute to the market growth in the region.

Furthermore, in 2021, the market in North America is evaluated to occupy the largest share in terms of revenue, owing to the high emphasis on personal safety & security and the greater awareness about the use of smart personal safety & security devices in the region. Along with this, North America also leads in terms of favourable regulatory policies, which is also expected to contribute to the market growth in the region.

Alternatively, the market in Latin America is also anticipated to occupy a significant share in the market by the end of 2030, on account of high crime rates in the major countries, such as, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. As per the report of World Bank on prevalence of intentional homicides, Brazil had one of the highest rates of 27 out of every 100,000 individuals in 2018.

Global Smart Personal Safety and Security Device Market

The global smart personal safety and security device market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global smart personal safety and security device market includes the following segments:

By Device Type

  • Smart Personal Safety
    • Smart Helmets
    • Smart Mouth Guards
    • Smart Knee Guards
    • Others
  • Smart Personal Security
    • Wearable Devices
      • Pendants
      • Bracelets
      • Rings
      • Other
    • Bulletproof Bags
    • Personal Alarms
    • Panic Buttons
    • Fall Detection Devices
    • Others

By End-User

  • Consumers
  • Defense
  • Healthcare
  • BFSI
  • Telecommunication
  • Others

Growth Drivers

  • Growth in Crime Rates Against Women and Children
  • Advancements in the Communication Technology


  • High Initial Costs Associated with these Devices
  • Lack of Awareness About the Personal Safety & Security Devices in Low- and Middle-Income Regions 

Key Players Dominating the Market

  • FIT Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis
  • Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
  • General Electric
  • Fitbit, Inc.
  • Revolar
  • Safelet B.V.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • ADT Inc.
  • UnaliWear Inc.
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


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