Future Trends and Opportunities of Wearable Smart Devices in 2013 and Beyond

Future Trends and Opportunities of Wearable Smart Devices in 2013 and Beyond

MIC Taiwan, Date of Publication: Oct 22, 2013, 38 Pages

The consumer market has leaned toward smart devices, with a wide range of services and applications being developed, including those for wearable smart devices.

As screen sizes of smartphones continue to inch up, small-sized and wearable devices that are either service-oriented or with extended functions have room for development.

Smart services can be divided into three sectors: apps, wearable devices, new smart products; wearable devices with smart functions is the combination of services and technologies to help vendors set foot into the smart device market.

Only companies with strong brand image, big cloud computing capability and large scale service resources stand a chance of developing a smart device with internet connection, for example, Google’s smart glasses; otherwise, wearable smart devices and services are better be positioned as extended or auxiliary gadgets instead of a standalone device with Internet connection.

List of Topics

  • Touching on the development of the wearable smart devices, including development motivations, development roadmap, key design areas and major players' strategic planning for products.
  • Wearable smart devices are or to become available on the market, including smart watches developed by Cisco, Sony, Samsung, Sony and LG, and smart glasses by Google, as well as a wide range of health applications such as sports bands and pulse tracker.
  • Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include: Casio, iBitz, I'm SpA, mio Alpha, Motorola, Nike, Samsung, Sony, TomTom, Vuzix.


Date of Publication:
Oct 22, 2013
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Number of Pages:
38 Pages