Category Archives: Wearables

Fitbit Shares Down 70% Since IPO as Wearables Market Shifts from Fitness to Healthcare

eMarketer, June 2016: Ericsson ConsumerLab polled wearable device owners from Brazil, China, South Korea, the UK and the US who had stopped using their wearable—which was about one in 10 wearable users… Still, eMarketer forecasts that usage is growing in the … Continue reading

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Wearables are today all about wellness

Forrester Research: US consumer adoption of wearable devices will reach 29% in 2021, up from 18% last year, according to a new Forrester Data forecast. Today the vast majority of consumers who own and use wearables have a health or … Continue reading

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Wearable adoption more than doubled in past two years

VB: The adoption of wearables has skyrocketed, rising from 21 percent of the U.S. population in 2014 to 49 percent in 2016, according to a report by consulting firm PwC. And parents are significantly more likely to own not just … Continue reading

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Worldwide Shipments of Wearables to Surpass 200 Million in 2019

https://accounts.icharts.net/icharts/embed/MH7TwipN iCharts   IDC The worldwide wearable device market will reach a total of 111.1 million units shipped in 2016, up a strong 44.4% from the 80 million units expected to ship shipped in 2015. By 2019, the final year … Continue reading

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Wearable technology market expected to reach $31.27 billion by 2020

  Wearable technology is gaining popularity at a rapid pace, and it has gone beyond just connected eyewear and smartwatches with new products such as wrist bands, smart shoes, smart apparels, and more. Companies are creating apparel, accessories, and fitness … Continue reading

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Smart Watches and Healthcare (Infographic)

How your watch will save your life Infographic by Watches2U.

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Will the Apple Watch Give Rise to Bring Your Own Wearable (BYOW)?

The expectations for the official launch of the Apple Watch on March 9 are running high. Just like quarterly earnings estimates we now have a Wall Street consensus about how many Apple will sell this year: 14 million. Most of … Continue reading

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The Apple Watch, Uber, and Robotic Car Service

Tech Crunch: “When you open the Uber app on your Apple Watch, it goes straight to a screen showing how long it’ll be until a car can come get you — no pulling out your phone to drop pins or … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own Glass (BYOG): 90% of smart glasses will be sold to enterprises in 2015

ABI Research expects 2015 to be a big year for smart glasses with unit shipment growth of nearly 150% in 2015, almost of all of which will be in the enterprise and public sector. The market intelligence firm expects over … Continue reading

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15 million+ are ready to buy an Apple Watch–Forrester

 

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