The IHS Technology Connectivity Group has been tracking the Bluetooth market since its inception, offering a range of products including reports, market trackers and customized consulting projects. The uptake of Bluetooth has traditionally been strongest in the consumer electronics (CE) and communications markets, particularly in mobile handsets, with all smartphones featuring the technology.
This report is part of a series of Insight Reports produced by the Connectivity & IoT Group at IHS. It analyzes the Bluetooth adoption rate across a range of consumer-facing applications, specifically automotive infotainment, consumer electronics, health and wellness, mobile handsets and the smart home. It provides historical data (2013 and 2014) and annual forecasts (2015 to 2019) for shipments of Bluetooth enabled devices in the specific consumer markets and offers projections for the transition from Classic Bluetooth to Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart, where applicable. Research for this report was conducted in September 2015 and October 2015.