News: The Japanese mobile healthcare market offers significant reach for top performing apps

News: The Japanese mobile healthcare market offers significant reach for top performing apps 16 July 2013

Successful Japanese mobile health apps generated 1.79 million downloads in the Apple App Store. The iOS platform offers significantly better business opportunities for Health & Fitness apps in Japan than the Android store. Despite the dominance of Android in other countries, iOS mHealth apps in Japan still get higher download numbers and generate more money than their Android counterparts…. [read more]

„In 2013 we already have more than 14 million downloads. That’s an average of 100,000 downloads per day.“ – Interview with Florian Gschwandtner (Runtastic)

„In 2013 we already have more than 14 million downloads. That’s an average of 100,000 downloads per day.“ – Interview with Florian Gschwandtner (Runtastic) 8 July 2013

Interview: How Runtastic became the most grossing health & fitness app publisher in the world. The market for health and fitness apps has grown with a double digit rate. It is too early to say that there are app publishers that lead the market but some of them became incredibly popular within a very short amount of time…. [read more]

Cross-Platform Tools: Developers have a high willingness to use but low awareness of the available options

Cross-Platform Tools: Developers have a high willingness to use but low awareness of the available options 27 June 2013

Update: We have started this year’s edition of the “Cross Platform Tool Benchmarking”, the biggest study of its kind. Take part and: – See the initial results of the survey directly after its completion – Receive the final Cross Platform Tool Benchmarking 2014 report for free – Get a detailed tool analysis of one of the leading Cross… [read more]

By 2015 parental apps will target 14 million parents in the U.S.

By 2015 parental apps will target 14 million parents in the U.S. 20 June 2013

There are 14 million parents in the U.S. with children between 0-3 years that have at least one mobile device. By 2015 parental apps will reach 100% of the target group since all 14 million parents will have a smartphone or a tablet. Parental apps represent a niche market, but nevertheless they are a segment with high monetization… [read more]

App user base is growing 15 times faster than stationary internet user base. What are the consequences?

App user base is growing 15 times faster than stationary internet user base. What are the consequences? 14 June 2013

The growth rate of app users has been 251% (CAGR) over the last 5 years. It has outpaced the growth of the stationary internet users worldwide by an astonishing factor of 15. Stationary internet user base is still more than two times bigger than mobile app user base, but its growth rate (CAGR =16%) looks rather deplorable compared… [read more]

Cross-platform tools can save more than 30% of app development time

Cross-platform tools can save more than 30% of app development time 27 May 2013

Update: We have started this year’s edition of the “Cross Platform Tool Benchmarking”, the biggest study of its kind. Take part and: – See the initial results of the survey directly after its completion – Receive the final Cross Platform Tool Benchmarking 2014 report for free – Get a detailed tool analysis of one of the leading Cross… [read more]

NEWS Brazilian mHealth app market: Android offers successful mHealth app publishers up to 17 times higher reach than Apple

NEWS Brazilian mHealth app market: Android offers successful mHealth app publishers up to 17 times higher reach than Apple 24 May 2013

Top 10 free Android Health & Fitness apps generate almost 240.000 downloads on average in their lifetime. Successful free Android mHealth apps in both categories – Health & Fitness and Medical – reach significant higher downloads than Apple apps. Health & Fitness apps that were listed in the top 10 between December 2012 and February 2013 managed to… [read more]

NEWS: Germany’s most successful mHealth apps are exercise and diet apps

NEWS: Germany’s most successful mHealth apps are exercise and diet apps 14 May 2013

Runtastic dominates the German paid mHealth app market. The majority of successful mHealth apps in Germany help users to track their exercises and their weight loss. Android and iOS users might choose other apps but they still prefer the same mobile use case for mHealth apps. The preference for diet and exercise also does not change according to… [read more]

US top 10 iPhone mHealth apps generate 5.5 Mio. lifetime downloads on average

US top 10 iPhone mHealth apps generate 5.5 Mio. lifetime downloads on average 29 April 2013

Today’s most successful free Health & Fitness apps accumulated 5.5 Mio. downloads since their first appearance in the Apple App Store on average. There are significant performance gaps that highlight the importance of choosing the “right” platform, app category and device choice for mHealth publishers. This analysis is part of our new series of benchmarking reports starting with… [read more]

The market for mobile health sensors will grow to $5.6 Billion by 2017

The market for mobile health sensors will grow to $5.6 Billion by 2017 24 April 2013

The revenue generated with sensors connecting to an app will reach $5.6 Billion by 2017. The market will grow by 69% (CAGR) over the next 5 years. 61 Mio. sensors will be shipped to mHealth app users in 2017. mHealth apps make more and more use of external sensors. Sensors can track a range of health metrics, such… [read more]

Apple and Android account for 82% of all app downloads but 2013 might be the turning point of the dominance for both platforms

Apple and Android account for 82% of all app downloads but 2013 might be the turning point of the dominance for both platforms 9 April 2013

While Apple’s market share of app downloads constantly fell from 81% in 2008 to 39% at the end of 2012, Android’s app downloads increased year over year reaching 42% at the end of 2012. Both platforms now combine 82% of all app downloads. Will this duopoly last for the next years or will the market see another major… [read more]

The market for mHealth app services will reach $26 billion by 2017

The market for mHealth app services will reach $26 billion by 2017 7 March 2013

mHealth services start to leverage apps to become commercially successful. Although the potential benefits of mHealth solutions have been widely discussed for over a decade, until recently the market never emerged from the trial phase.  Mobile application developers have begun to enable the mHealth industry to successfully monetize their services. The market for mHealth services has now entered… [read more]

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