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Global Audiological Devices Industry

Industry Value Chain II-16

Table 7: Hearing Aid Industry Value Chain: Cost and Value

Addition by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Poor Levels of Hearing Aid Penetration Promise Bright Prospects II-16

Table 8: World Hearing Loss Population Breakdown by Severity:

2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 9: Penetration of Hearing Systems: Breakdown for Usersand Non-Users of Hearing Systems (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-17

Table 10: World Hearing Aid Adoption Rate for Years 2006-2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 11: World Adoption Rate of Hearing Aids by Region - US,EU, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010, 2015 &2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 12: Hearing Aid Penetration Rate in Select Countries

Worldwide (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Subsidy/Reimbursement Scenario for Hearing Aids II-19

A Review of Subsidy/Reimbursement System for Hearing Aids in

Select Regional Markets II-19

3. COCHLEAR IMPLANTS - MARKET REVIEW II-21Cochlear Implants Gain Visibility II-21Low Penetration of CI Implants - A Concern and an Opportunity II-21Reimbursement of Cochlear Implants II-22Cochlear Implants Reimbursements: A Review (Recent Past) II-22Adult Patient Segment - the Next Growth Avenue for CochlearImplants II-22Emerging Markets - Will They Offset Slowing Sales Growth inDeveloped Markets? II-22Bilateral Implantation Catching Up II-23Diversity Exists in Adoption of Regional Binaural Hearing Devices II-23Robust Prospects for BAHI in Developed Markets II-24


Hearing Aids Market II-25

Handful of Players Dominate the Marketplace II-25

Table 13: Leading Players in the Global Hearing Aid Market

by Value (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for

Sonova, W. Demant, Starkey, Siemens, GN ReSound and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 14: Leading Players in the Global Hearing Aid Marketby Volume (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forSonova, W. Demant, Siemens, GN ReSound, Widex and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25Hearing Aids Market: Products and Distribution Presence ofKey Competitors II-26Hearing Aid Markets Witnesses Shuffle in Rankings II-26Consolidation Activity Continues in the Hearing Aid Industry II-26Consolidation Activity in the Hearing Aids Industry: SelectKey Acquisitions 2006-2012 II-27Strong Portfolio Pushes Sonova to the Top II-28InSound's Acquisition to Boost Sonova's Hearing Aids Sales II-28GN ReSound Pins Hopes on Resound Alera II-28The Road Ahead for Siemens II-29Product Diversification - the New Mantra to Beat Competition II-29Vertical Integration Catches Impetus in Hearing Aid Industry II-29Higher R&D Costs and Patent Situation II-30Measurement/Testing Devices II-30Competition in Cochlear Implants Market II-30Table 15: Leading Players in the Global Cochlear ImplantMarket (2009-2011): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales forCochlear, Med El, Advanced Bionics and Neurelec (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-31Cochlear Running Virtual Monopoly in the BAHI Market II-31Competitive Assessment for Future II-32Sonova's Cochlear Implants Market - Marred with Recalls II-32New Products to Expand Sonova's Share in Hearing Implant Market II-32Cost advantages to Assist Sonova in CI Implants II-33Advanced Bionics to Make Further Advances in Implants Market II-33Chinese Manufacturers Make a Foray in to Cochlear ImplantsMarket II-33

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