BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Global Wearables Device Market and Trends

Synopsis

Archived report. Wearable technology has become a thriving industry, with an ever-broadening range of possible uses and devices, including smart watches, glasses, clothing items, skin patches, and even implants for health monitoring.

With wearable devices still making their mark on the consumer market, the industry is looking at the potential of wearables in the enterprise sector – for example, being hands-free devices, smart glasses are ideal in the blue-collar business.

Sensor technology is benefiting from the growth of wearable devices and sensor shipment sales are increasing as a result.

Wearable developments have also led to a revival of Virtual Reality.

This BuddeComm Intelligence report provides overall global statistics and trends for the wearable technologies market, supported by examples where applicable.

Latest developments:

Developments regarding wearable rings are underway which allow a user to gesture in order to operate applications such as home automation systems; receive alerts through vibration and pay bills – among other applications. Interest from the emerging markets is growing and as demand generally around the globe increases, the cost of wearable devices is coming down.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Wearable technology
    • 2.1 Wearable device categories
    • 2.2 Global wearable device market
    • 2.3 Enterprise wearable devices
    • 2.4 Legal implications of wearables gains attention
  • 3. Wearable wireless devices
    • 3.1 Smart watches
      • 3.1.1 Google Android Wear OS
    • 3.2 Augmented reality glasses
    • 3.3 E-health devices
      • 3.3.1 Fitness activity trackers
      • 3.3.2 Home monitoring and remote patient devices
    • 3.4 Virtual reality (VR) demand set to grow, but little prospect for telcos
    • 3.5 4K to drive bandwidth demand to gigabit levels
  • 4. Sensors
    • 4.1 Sensor applications for a smarter world
      • 4.1.1 Smart cities
      • 4.1.2 Smart environment
      • 4.1.3 Smart water
      • 4.1.4 Smart metering
      • 4.1.5 Security and emergencies
      • 4.1.6 Retail
      • 4.1.7 Logistics
      • 4.1.8 Industrial control
      • 4.1.9 Smart agriculture
      • 4.1.10 Smart animal farming
      • 4.1.11 Domestic and home automation
      • 4.1.12 E-health
  • 5. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Global – wearable devices by category – market share – 2013 - 2015
  • Table 2 – Global – wearable device shipments – 2014 - 2020
  • Chart 1 – Global – wearable devices by category at a glance – 2013 - 2015
  • Exhibit 1 – Wearable smart rings
  • Exhibit 2 – Monitoring swimmers

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Technologies

Mobile & Wireless Broadband and Media
Mobile Communications (voice and infrastructure)
Smart Infrastructure

Number of pages 11

Status Archived

Last updated 3 Oct 2016
Update History

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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