WT or Wearable Technologies are rapidly gaining their place on the digital market and that’s absolutely not surprising. We track our steps, health stats, day activity, and even body temperature! All this can be done right here on your wrist! Do you believe that very soon you’re likely to leave your smartphone resting on the table, as all you need will be concentrated right on your wrist – music, e-mail, chats, calls… And much more! So what are the TOP features of this digital dark house?
WT: Fast Way To Success And Hearts Of Users
According to Q3 2018 IDC statistics, Xiaomi took 21.5% market share in the global wearable segment; Apple took second place with 13/1% share. The wearable shipment reached almost 32 million units! Experts predict this number is going to increase 2X or even 3X already in Q1 2019.
So, why have we fallen in love with these bracelets, which replaced for us old watch and golden jewelry?
- Super convenient
- Useful applications
- Ergonomic form factor
These three features are pushing WT technologies far ahead. In addition, we receive modern implemented voice recognition technology, allowing to use WT devices hands free.
WT: Where We Use Them?
Today WT is widely used in such gadgets as:
- Xiaomi fitness tracker
- Apple Watch
- Fitbit, Garmin, Huawei, Samsung are introducing their smart watch as well, willing to have their piece of a pie.
WT: How Can We Use Them?
Smart WT devices are capable of doing many things:
- Health related features: measure pulse, hear bit, track activity.
- Social Media related features: make calls, check out Internet.
- Organizer related features: clock, notifications.
- Business related features: e-mails, schedule calendars, notes.
WT: The Future Of The Technology
The biggest problems for the smart wearable technologies are two: price and restricted working time. By now consumer asks more capable devices wishing to have a reasonably low price. Aiming to combine these two factors, producers try to find the right balance.
One should not forget, that WT is related not only to smart watch or fitness trackers, they also show the way to smart lenses, smart shirts, and smart boots. Will they find place in our hearts? Maybe Yes, maybe No. Anyway, it is a matter of another investigation in our next reviews, so stay tuned – stay with us!
Editor of IMD News