The global smart helmet market size was estimated at US$ 468.67 million in 2021 and is expected to hit around US$ 1537.9 million by 2030, witnessing significant growth of 14.11% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
The death of the people around the world due to road accidents is about 1.3 million and around 30 to 40 million people suffer major injuries that cause lifelong disabilities was generated in the report by World Health Organization. The seriousness of these accidents of the motorcycle riders can be reduced by 37% with the use of helmets. In the past, many lives have been saved due to the use of helmet. As is an increase of two wheeler sales, particularly in the middle class families and the changing preferences of the consumers for the protection and comfort provided by these types of helmets are some of the driving factors for this market. Many nations across the world are making mandates on wearing the helmets while driving. In order to cut down the tragic deaths or head injuries that could lead to death across the world.
The motorcycles or the bicycles are safe as compared to cars in case there is an accident. So the helmet is used to minimize the likelihood of any severe head or brain injuries. That could affect the person. So these happen to be the driving factors. Also, wearing the motorcycle helmet reduces the risk of death by almost 40% and reduces the 70% risk of injuries. There are improvements in the policies which are aiming to reduce the road traffic accidents in the years. By promoting the use of motorcycle helmets. Also, when he incentives are provided for the helmet suppliers to produce advanced helmets for the protection of the consumers. So the stringent government rules and safety regulations across the nations is helping the market grow. This is an increased utilization of motorcycles and bicycles. Road traffic accidents may not be avoided, but the death and fatal injuries caused by those accidents can certainly be prevented with the use of these safety helmets. In the low income countries, the middle class people opt for motorcycles as this happens to be the popular means of travel. The motorcycle users are at an elevated risk of being injured if there is a crash between the motorcycle and heavier vehicles and there is also an increase in the number of head injuries and fatalities due to the use of the motorcycles.
Report Scope of the Smart Helmet Market
|Market Size by 2030||USD 1537.9 Million|
|Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030||
CAGR of 14.11%
|Largest Market||Asia Pacific|
|Fastest Growing Market||North America|
|Forecast Period||2022 to 2030|
|Segments Covered||Technology, Type, End User, Region|
|Companies Mentioned||DAQRI, Sena Technologies Inc, Forcite helmet systems, Bell Sports Inc., TORC helmets, Lumos helmet|
On the basis of the technology used the market is segmented in to the helmets that have Bluetooth connectivity, signal indicator and brake function, communication system, integrated video camera, contact list, temperature measurement. Integrated Communication system segment of the helmet is expected to dominate the market in the future. The ICS is incorporated in smart helmets for all functions and applications to be controlled with the help of voice orders. So when a phone is connected to a helmet. Various functions can be performed hands-free simply by talking to the operator through the microphone, which is present in the helmet, and it will help in finding direction, making call and performing many other functions. Apart from this sub segment, in the contact list temperature measurement segment is also expected to grow. The helmets are integrated with thermal imaging solutions which helps in checking the elevated body temperatures of the person this feature was used during the COVID pandemic.
Based on the type of helmet the market is segmented as open face, full face and half head. Out of these three, the full face helmet segment has had the largest market share and it will continue to grow during the forecast. By wearing a full face helmet, the users are able to keep their head safe from any road accidents or hazards. As it provides an articulating mask, the full face helmet helps to prevent the wind and the dirt from touching the eyes. The open face helmet is expected to grow at a good rate in the future as it provides a better visibility and flexibility compared to the full face helmet, these properties are attributed to the increase in its sales.
End User Insights
On the basis of the user, the market can be divided into the consumers, the industry sectors, healthcare, construction industries and many more. Out of all these, the consumer industry has had a significant share and it is expected to grow during the forecast. As people riding their bikes, bicycles or motorcycles have safety concerns due to increased road fatalities, this segment is expected to grow. There's an increased demand for advanced helmets in the healthcare industry and it is expected to grow during the forecast. During the pandemic in UAE, Italy and China, the authorities had adopted fast screening fever detector helmet which enabled them in screening the body temperatures and they were the main players during COVID-19.
There has been an extreme growth of this market in North America. The engineers and the governments are initiating various campaigns to promote the use of the helmet amongst the people especially those who ride bicycles and motorcycles. Demand for the helmet has increased as there are new bikes that are launched in the market. Also electronic bikes that are launched in the market so there's a great opportunity provided for the manufacturers of the helmet. In order to widen their portfolio and meet the continuous demand. In order to ensure greater safety more research and development activities are undertaken by various nations.
In the Asia Pacific region or other developing nations, the motorcycle industry has led to a significant increase in the sales of the helmets. Rapid urbanization and emerging economics like India and China have maximum users of two wheelers and also the manufacturing sector in this area happens to be the key driver for the sales of the helmets. The construction workers and firefighters are also adopting advanced wearable technology in order to ensure their safety, similar trends are seen across the markets in Africa and Middle East. The local strict rules in developing nations for motorcycles helmets are leading to a growth in the market. Apart from all these factors and increased traffic condition due to four Wheelers and the cost of transport that had increased have led to an upsurge in the manufacturing and sales of motorcycles and thereby increasing the sales of the helmets or demand for the helmets.
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