containerId=prUS41996116) report released earlier this month from International Data Corporation (IDC), the wearable
market saw just a 3.
sensors are embedded in wearable
devices to monitor bodily activities, which include blood pressure, body temperature and heart rate, which is driving the healthcare industry as it enables remote data access.
Rise in availability of enterprise-focused wearable
apps has made the handling of workloads easier.
Amongst the biometric technologies, facial recognition was found to be the most appropriate modality for wearable
technology followed by voice identification, to be amalgamated with wearable
The report also provides valuable insights into the adoption of core wearable
features, such as form factor, connectivity, sensors, operating sys-tems, and applications, and offers invaluable assistance to tech firms looking to develop successful long-term business strategies for wearable
According to Raj Nimesh, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices, IDC, "The wearable
market is rapidly gaining traction as it provides an easy health tracking mechanism to the users.
Nichols: The wearable
technology revolution holds tremendous promise for the medical device industry.
The survey asked more than 300 human resource and wellness professionals questions about how they utilize wearable
devices like how often they collect data, the information they collect, the platform they use as well as questions regarding the decision-making that went into these programs.
This research evaluates the current state of the wearable
technology ecosystem including devices, applications, and industry segments.
These sophisticated wearables
can support doctors in diagnosis and follow-up of illnesses, and they offer a huge opportunity in illness prevention by serving as a virtual personal coach," stated Chris Van Hoof, program director of imec's wearable
Librarians who are interested in incorporating wearable
technologies into library programs and services will appreciate this handy guide as few works address the challenges of understanding and deploying wearables
in any setting, let alone libraries.
USPRwire, Sun Mar 13 2016] 2015 marked the true arrival of wearable
electronics in Germany.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Futuristic Outlook of Wearable
Technology in Key Applications, finds that the use of wearables
is expanding beyond fitness tracking to include applications in consumer electronics, automotive, sports, industrial processes and homeland security.
technology has the opportunity to change the way we work.
An explosion of new products, a growing number of vendors and solid consumer adoption has stimulated recent growth in the global wearable