wearables

Smartwatch optimism not dampened by harsh reality

Despite wearables industry posting mediocre results over the last couple of quarters, CCS Insight has released new research which anticipates healthy growth over the next couple of years.

Fitness freaks prop up wearables market

It would appear the wearables market isn’t as bad as we thought, after research from IDC has growth at 3.1% year-on-year for the third quarter.

Chinese vendors gain ground in wearables market

As the race for leadership of the wearables market entered the third quarter, Fitbit is still leading the field, having doubled it sales but Xiaomi is emerging as a strong challenger to Apple in smart watches.

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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