'Wearables' Tag Index

Survey: 9% of U.S. Adults Will Own Smartwatches by 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 17, 2015
Apple may be onto something: NPD Group predicts that as smartwatches grow more popular, the market for dedicated activity trackers will decline.
Tags: Apple, smartwatch, wearables
IoT, Wearables Fuel Booming Sensor Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 09, 2015
Rising demand for wearable and Internet of Things devices is pushing sensor shipments higher and driving prices lower, according to IC Insights.
Tags: wearables, IoT, Sensor
Wearables Market to More than Double in 2015: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 30, 2015
Shipments of wearable devices will grow by 133.4 percent this year, thanks, in part, to the soon-to-be-released Apple Watch.
Tags: IDC, Smart Watch, wearables
Health Wearables a $41 Billion Market by 2020: IndustryARC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 18, 2015
The analyst firm predicts a boom in medical and fitness wearables as doctors aim for better outcomes and customers pursue healthier lifestyles.
Tags: mobile, Health IT, wearables
Apple to Sell 20 Million Smartwatches in 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published February 19, 2015
The company's smartwatch is expected to have a huge impact on the wearable devices market when it arrives later this year, predicts CCS Insight.
Tags: Apple, wearables, smartwatches
Wearables Vendors Shipped 720,000 Android Wear Devices Last Year: Canalys
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published February 12, 2015
A slow start or just the tip of the iceberg? Android Wear shipments fail to crack into seven-figure territory, but the numbers don't tell the full story.
Tags: Android, Apple, smartwatch, wearables
ARM's Mobile, Wearables and IoT Predictions for 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published January 22, 2015
The leading mobile processor company lists its technology predictions for the New Year, and signs point to smarter, more interconnected IT landscape.
Tags: ARM, wearables, IoT
Wearables Get Down to Business in 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 29, 2014
Play time is over. The industry is setting the stage for workplace wearables in 2015 and beyond.
Tags: wearables, wearables for work
Wearable Device Shipments to Hit 168 Million Units in 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 19, 2014
A new forecast from Berg Insight predicts that the wearables market will explode in a few short years.
Tags: wearables, wearables for work
Wearables Go Mass Market in 2015: Forrester
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 09, 2014
Next year is shaping up to be a tipping point for the wearable device market, according to a new forecast from Forrester.
Tags: wearables, wearables for work
Will Wearable Technology Benefit Your Workplace?
By Guest Author | Article Published December 03, 2014
A roundup of studies and surveys about the rapidly growing wearables market.
Tags: Mobile Age, wearables, wearables for work
Samsung and SAP Team for Enterprise Wearable Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 11, 2014
Companies announce a joint development effort that will link SAP's business software to Samsung's wearables and mobile devices.
Tags: SAP, Samsung, wearables, wearables for work
Tech Comics: Health Wearables
By Oliver Widder | Article Published November 06, 2014
Today's health-focused wearable devices have an effect on your social life.
Tags: wearables, wearables for work
Employees Bullish About Wearables at Work: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 28, 2014
A new study from Kronos and Harris Poll shows that a majority of workers worldwide are keen on wearables, but regional differences paint a checkered picture.
Tags: wearables, wearables for work, Mobile Enterprise Applications Platforms
Wearable Device Adoption Following Tablets' Lead: PwC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 21, 2014
A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates that wearable devices are set to match tablets in terms of popularity.
Tags: smartphone, tablets, wearables
Wearables and IoT Among Top Tech Trends for 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 09, 2014
Next year, Gartner expects wearable devices, the Internet of Things and pervasive Big Data analytics to start pinging loudly on the enterprise's radar.
Tags: wearables
Wearables Market to Hit 116 Million Units by 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published September 30, 2014
Wearable device shipments will quadruple in just three years, according to a forecast from Juniper Research.
Tags: smartphones, wearables, wearables for work
Wearables Hardware a $53B Market by 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published September 12, 2014
Good news for Apple Watch? Juniper Research predicts that sales of wearables, smartphones in particular, will skyrocket in a scant five years.
Tags: Apple, Smart Watch, wearables
Tech Comics: How to Use Wearables
By Oliver Widder | Article Published September 05, 2014
Wearables are hot -- but are you using them correctly?
Tags: wearables, wearables for work
Wearables Stoke Privacy Concerns
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published August 21, 2014
A majority of consumers are wary of about the privacy implications of wearable devices and the data they collect.
Tags: wearables, privacy and security
Wearables, IoT to Breathe New Life into GPS: ABI Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published August 01, 2014
Burgeoning demand for wearables and IoT-enabled devices spells boom times for GPS providers.
Tags: wearables, IoT
Google Play 5.0 for Android Intros Wearables Support
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 03, 2014
App developers that piggyback on Google's services for Android can now target wearable devices.
Tags: Google, Android, Google Glass, wearables, Android wearable services APIs
Android Wear: Way Better Than You Think
By Mike Elgan | Article Published June 30, 2014
Android Wear is a computer minus everything but the essentials, and it’s a user interface very carefully designed for the wrist.
Tags: Google, Android, wearables, Google Hangouts
Wearable Device Users are Data Hogs: Nielsen
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 27, 2014
Businesses, get ready. In a study, Nielsen discovers that wearables users consume nearly twice the data of smartphone-only users.
Tags: smartphone, Mobile Analytics, wearables
Salesforce Sets Stage for Enterprise Wearables
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 10, 2014
The cloud computing specialist launches a new developer-led initiative that connects its cloud to leading wearable devices.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, wearables
Enterprise Wearables an $18B Market by 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 16, 2014
Get ready to add smartwatches, trackers and a variety of wearables to the corporate mobile device mix, says ABI Research.
Tags: Google, Enterprise, Mobile Age, wearables
Why Wearables Are Coming Into Fashion
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 15, 2014
Technology and fashion have merged, and you can expect that development to affect your own wardrobe in the near future.
Tags: Google Glass, Mobile Age, wearables
Tech Comics: "Wearables"
By Oliver Widder | Article Published March 21, 2014
The trend toward wearable tech has created some unique moments in modern life.
Tags: Tech Trends, wearables
Intel CEO Debuts New Wearable Tech at CES 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 07, 2014
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announces new embeddable Edison chip and dual-boot Windows and Android technology.
Tags: Intel, wearable technology, wearables
Why 'Glassholes' Are a Myth
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 04, 2013
No, Google Glass users aren't obnoxious snoops violating everyone's privacy while tuning out the world.
Tags: Google, Google Glass, wearables

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