Where next for wearables?

First published for nuviun.

Wearable Tech has been tipped as “the next big thing” for some time. To date, however, the market has failed to live up to expectations.

At the end of 2013, there were just 22 million connected wearable devices in use across the globe, according to the global IT firm Cisco. Many of these will have been fitness trackers like the Jawbone Up24 or the Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Charge HR, with consumers seemingly underwhelmed by offers such as LG’s G Watch R, Google Glass, and the Samsung Gear range.

It will be interesting therefore to see if the forthcoming launch of the Apple Watch will provide the anticipated tipping point this sector is still waiting for. In the meantime, here’s a quick round-up of the latest developments in this space.

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