The Next Big Thing in Technology: Wearable Devices


Technology experts assume that the next big thing in tech is Wearable Devices. From an era of smartphones and tablets, we are progressing to an era of smart watches, head gears and many more technological gadgets.

The market for wearable technology is expected to explode in the coming years. People have increasingly become tech-freaks and wearable devices are all set to enchant its users with its unique style.

“Juniper Research has forecasted that the worldwide spending on wearable tech is expected to rise to $1.4 billion this year. The numbers are expected to hit $19 billion by 2018.”

Although this new technology is at a developing stage, it creates great excitement among the users and innovators. Huge investments are already being made on this technology, expecting it to attract great returns.

This year has seen the release of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear and Google’s Glass, which has set the stage for wearable technology and also created enthusiasm among users. These devices draw a perfect line between fashion and technology.

Trendy Wearable devices

Wearable gadgets are increasingly used to keep a close watch on health and fitness. There are devices being made that provide information about your performance as per the fitness plans. Furthermore, there is a concept of smart socks that enables to plan your walking and running activities accordingly.

Smart watches are expected to hit the market soon and people are gearing up for its release. Research estimates that about 1.2 million smart watches will be shipped in 2013 and there seems to be a clear market for it. Apple is making the iWatch and is soon set to release it. Users crazy for iDevices are eagerly waiting for the launch of this new Apple gadget.

The wearable devices market includes clothing, glasses, activity trackers, and wearable cameras. Users will have more choices as more and more tech companies are investing into this concept. It is sure that soon wearable tech will be commonplace, just like smartphones and tablets!

Perspectives on Wearable Tech

The new and modern concept of wearable technology is considered to make life easier and more comfortable. It is expected to provide real-time access to data in order to take important decisions at business and work. Organizations are thinking of ways how wearable technology can enable them to enhance productivity at work and drive performance.

Also, it is taking the form of a fashion accessory and something to flaunt about. So, technology and fashion industries are both working together to make this concept a big revolution. It will increase the scope for application developers to find innovative ways of leveraging this technology in various sectors – healthcare, sports, business, and the like.

Wearable technology has a huge market and it is in the middle of more innovation. It will soon be part of everyday life as it provides information that can be used in multiple ways for organizations to be productive.

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Mehul works with Softweb Solutions Inc an awarding winning Mobile App Development Company, I love to share technology related articles on mobile, HTML5, UI/UX to share ideas, views about latest technology.


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