Wearables


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.

Types of Wearables

  • Smart Watches
    • Apple Watch and Pebble
  • Smart Rings and Jewelry
    • NFC ring, NIMB, KERV, BioRing
  • Smart Clothing
    • Athos, Hexoskin, Lumo Run
  • Smart Glasses
    • Google Glass, Sony SmartEyeGlass
  • Health and Wellness
    • Project Zero, TempTraq
  • Fitness and Sports  
    • Fitbit, Jawbone, Mio, Basis, Misfit, Nike, Microsoft, and Garmin 


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Preventing Sports Injuries with IoT

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Apple Watch OS 3

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Fitness Trackers vs. Smartphones

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Pet Wearables

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Samsung S3

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2016 New Technology

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Smart Wearable Platforms

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Healthcare Wearables Innovation

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Wearables and IIoT

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Smart Glasses

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Fitness Trackers

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Wearables as Smart Platform

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Medical Wearables

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Wearable Future

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Wearables and Health

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Designing Wearables with Android

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What & How

How Wearables are changing Society

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