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Who will triumph in China’s wearables market?

February 8, 2016

While the wearables market hasn’t boomed as manufacturers had hoped, this space is far from stagnant. As we explored in Tech Trends 2016, well-known tech and fitness brands have dived into western markets and subsequent worldwide device sales have been healthy – 77 million in 2015 according to …

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Wearables and payment – what’s the deal?

September 8, 2015

Modern shoppers have an array of payment options available to them, with the recent addition of Apple Pay users are offered the option to pay for goods and services via the use of an Apple iPhone 6 or smartwatch. Along with other wearable accessories such as Barclays bPay which features the …

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And the winners are…health and fitness devices!

August 19, 2015

Reading the media could arouse the impression that the wearables market is solely the domain of smartwatches, such are the headlines dominated by tech giants we traditionally know from the smartphone market. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find that, in fact, a lot of top-performing wearable …

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Wearables: hot or not?

April 22, 2015

The wearables market is causing a real buzz of excitement.  But where’s the growth coming from, and how is the market likely to develop within the next 12 months, and beyond? With sales of wearable devices set to pass the 100 million mark in 2016, this is a market that you can’t afford to …

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Where (or wear) next for wearable tech?

November 6, 2014

Unlike the rapid uptake of tablets, the wearables market remains significantly untapped. Industry leaders and underdogs alike have launched products onto the market in an attempt to capture consumer imagination, but, according to our latest research, sales of wearables remain a long way from …

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