Ubiquitous mobile devices and trends in directions like the Quantified Self and Smart Manufacturing have created an increased interest in wearable electronics. Wearables also provide the critical link to tether people to Internet of Things ecosystems, whether it be the Smart Home, Connected Car, or Smart Factory. However, despite significant hype, investment, the technologies, business models, and a proliferation of new devices, the future of wearables remains unclear. The question still remains of whether wearables will cause disruption like mobile devices or merely be accessories for counting steps?
We analyze the technologies, markets, and strategies that push innovation and growth, enabling clients to:
  • Stay on top of rapidly expanding developer landscape
  • Evaluate new business models
  • Pull together partnerships across materials, devices, and system integrators
  • Integrating wearables into existing platforms like electronic medical records and ERP software
  • Enable actionable and safe intelligence through wearable data security, privacy, and analytics
  • Understand the customer of the future and what information they will have about themselves


Recently Profiled Companies

  • Biovotion

    Wearable device for continuous, noninvasive vital signs monitoring

    Feb 17, 2017

  • Lumus

    Develops light-guide optical element technology for personal displays to view video and data content

    Feb 15, 2017

  • Hip-Hope

    Smart hip protector belt with airbags

    Feb 10, 2017

  • Smartstones

    Gesture-based communication

    Feb 10, 2017

  • Myontec

    EMG textile-enabled compression shorts for sports and rehabilitation monitoring

    Feb 3, 2017

  • Fabrixense

    Fiber-optic sensors in textile

    Feb 2, 2017

  • Sendrato

    Wearable technology for large scale events

    Jan 27, 2017

  • Semblant

    Hydrophobic coatings for printed circuit boards that protect against oxidation, corrosion, and environmental pollutants

    Jan 27, 2017

  • Motiv

    Activity and sleep tracking ring

    Jan 27, 2017

  • Cosinuss

    In-ear fitness tracker

    Jan 20, 2017

  • SaPHIBeat Technologies

    Outdoor sports monitoring platform

    Jan 13, 2017

  • Bloomlife

    Pregnancy wearable that tracks fetal movement and heartrate

    Jan 13, 2017

  • Smart watches
  • Activity trackers
  • Smart textiles
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Smart glasses
  • Sensors
  • Displays
  • Power and energy harvesting
  • Logic/memory
  • Smart homes
  • Health and wellness
  • Entertainment and media
  • Athletics
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing

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