10 Notable Facts About Wearable Technology

Ashraful Alam
Feb 22, 2018 · 2 min read
Wearable Technology

The Wearable Technology is probably the main point of view when you’ll take a look at the future of our daily life.

If you just stop for a moment and take a look around you, you can understand. People are using different types of wearable tech products like Health & Fitness Trackers, Smartwatches, Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, Wireless Headphones & Earbuds, Smart Running Shoes, and much more …

Most of all, wearable technology is growing, and it’ll likely become a part of your life very soon like as your Android or IOS device, and like other Smartphone accessories.

So, I think, it’ll be not a bad idea to know about some notable facts about Wearable Technology. Isn’t it?

  1. Pulsar’s Calculator Wristwatch can be considered as the first consumer wearable device to achieve global success in 2000.
  2. The first Bluetooth headset was sold and in 2004.
  3. Google Glass was the first voice-operated optical head-mounted display product to combine hands-free internet access with augmented reality and the ability to capture images, released in 2013.
  4. According to statistics, the number of connected wearable devices worldwide is expected to jump from an estimate of 325 million in 2016 to over 830 million in 2020.
  5. The most successful wearable devices on the market right now are smart watches and health and fitness tracker.
  6. The Wearable technology market was worth about $7 billion in 2015, and that number will more than quadruple to $31 billion by 2020.
  7. Over 170 million units of wearable wrist-wear devices are forecast to be shipped in 2020, more than any other wearable category.
  8. The leading smartwatch vendors are Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Garmin, and Pebble.
  9. Pebble and Apple holding the largest share of the Smartwatch market, where Apple holds about 74% of the global smartwatch market right now.
  10. In the health and fitness wearable market, Fitbit has been a leader in the wearable industry since 2014 with a strong presence.

Wrapping Up

Hope you’ll enjoy the list above of the interesting facts about Wearable Technology.

Welcome you also to share anything interesting about Wearable Tech with us by commenting.

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