The modern lifestyle has resulted in an increase in stress, unhealthy habits, and diseases. New medicines are being invented to combat these diseases. The treatment of these diseases often requires timely medication. However, patients sometimes fail to take their medicines due to their busy schedules. The most common reason for the failure of a treatment procedure is the failure of patients to administer the dosage of medicine at the right time. Pill box timers can act as reminders for patients to take their medication. Pill box timers are gaining importance, owing to innovations and rapid advanced technologies in the pill box timer market. A pill box timer is a combination of a control board and sensor board. It is programmed to buzz at the time prescribed for taking the medicine. Various pill box timer brands use different power sources for signaling. Pill box timers use text, light, sound, and phone calls to remind patients to take medicines. Advanced pill box timers are also connected to blood glucose monitors and blood pressure monitors. These types of pill boxes are available in various sizes and shapes. Advanced pill box timers can store everything, right from water bottles to phones and even money. The material used for manufacturing pill box timers may differ from manufacturer to manufacturer. Usually, pill box timers are made of plastic and metal. These materials offer durability. Increase in workloads and changing lifestyles are major factors driving the need for pill box timers. Rise in work pressure in the private sector and increase in the adoption of fitness devices have significantly boosted the pill box timer market. Increase in demand for smart pill box timers is driving manufacturers to launch new product lines that are IoT (Internet of Things) enabled. However, a rise in the availability of counterfeit and low-quality products is a key concern to pill box timer manufacturers, as it affects their brand image and profitability in the market.
The global pill box timer market is anticipated to expand at a significant CAGR over the forecast period. The key growth drivers of the market are increase in health issues and hectic work schedules, which have been compelling people to use pill box timers. Additionally, an increase in the prevalence rate of chronic diseases such as neurological disorders, hypertension, and cardio vascular diseases, which require timely and regular medication, is driving the pill box timer market. Moreover, a rise in the online sales of pill box timers is another major factor that is likely to propel the market. However, the high prices of branded pill box timers pose a key restraint to the growth of the market.
The pill box timer market can be segmented based on product, technology, application, and region. In terms of product, the market can be classified into plastic boxes and metal boxes. Based on technology, the market can be segmented into Internet, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. In terms of application, the market can be segmented into diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, epilepsy, and others.
Based on region, the pill box timer market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. North America and Asia Pacific are estimated to be the major revenue contributors to the market throughout the forecast period. The market in Asia Pacific is likely to be propelled by a rise in awareness about a healthy lifestyle in countries such as India, China, and Japan. Key players operating in the pill box timer market include AdhereTech, e-pill Medication Reminders, LLC., Tricella, Inc., Parsons ADL Inc., HCL Technologies, HCG Pill Timer , NantHealth, Inc., Shenzhen Kingline Technology Development Co. Ltd, and SMRXT, INC. Digital marketing strategies adopted by these players are spurring an increase in demand for pill box timers across the globe.
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