Wearable tech has come a long way from it’s humble beginnings that started with the calculator watch and is likely on the brink of rapid ascension, especially with big hitters like Samsung and Apple pursuing the opportunity. Take a look at today’s infographic and find out what kind of wearable gadgets you can get your hands on today from these and other top companies!
The above introductory comments are edited excerpts from an infographic* by Sukhdip Basra (VisualCapitalist.com) entitled What’s on the Market in Wearable Tech.
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Basra goes on to say in further edited excerpts:
For those eager investors looking to cash in on the opportunity, the top 8 companies in wearable tech are, according to Business Insider, Apple, Samsung, Google, Nike and Adidas, as well as companies by the name of Jawbone, Fitbits and Pebble.
The wearable tech boom coincides with another growing and very significant technological revolution, the Internet of Things. Wearable tech’s role in IoT will be to connect your physical body to the ecosystem by sending information on your mood, health, preferences, etc.
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Predictions on the market size vary depending on whom you ask. Looking at the chart below, even the most pessimistic forecast indicates a descent-sized opportunity.
Big things are coming in the next few years. It will be interesting to see how tech can further integrate itself into our lives.
Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above article/infographic are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.
*http://www.visualcapitalist.com/wearable-tech-market/ (Copyright © 2014 Visual Capitalist | All rights reserved.)
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