Are emerging as a key component of personal healthcare, entertainment and gaming. Life or Death or Fun and Games.
Credit Suisse touts the diversity of the gear available in the market place. Form factors from watches and wrist bands to clothing and implants are showing dynamic innovation and high consumer adoption rates. The increased shrinkage in the form fact of sensor and chip technology has sent the stage for mass adoption and increased applications.
Network connectivity is usually via either blue tooth low power or in the case of the some of the watches have the ability to access wi fi and the cell network.Qualcomm makes many of the chips found in smartphones and other mobile devices which they are calling system-on-a-chip for wearable devices. These chip manufacturers are providing complete tiny computers to wearable manufacturers.