Wearables will only continue to grow in new markets and is expected to amass $50 billion in the next five years. With the New Year around the corner, here are three wearable tech trends to watch in 2014.
Economists seem cautiously optimistic that 2014 could see a turning point in global economic growth. The proliferation of smartphones and tablets, the 24/7 connectivity, and the millennials worldwide will make 2014 an interesting journey indeed.
Wearable technologies bring up a plethora of new ways of breaching etiquette, allowing technology to come in between us (physically or metaphorically) and changing the way we interact. So there is valid reason for wearable anxiety.
While I'm excited about the future prospects of wearable tech, I think the industry has a lot of hurdles to get past before we can see strong sellers in this market. For now, these products seem best suited for niche markets -- hardcore techies and health/fitness buffs.
Google Glass is a novel interface to access information hands-free, faster, and easier. The value of Google Glass will ultimately depend on the type of functionalities that will be tied to this unique interface.
The Wearable Technology Conference that has just concluded in New York City, brought together leaders in healthcare, fashion, sports, and technology to discuss recent technological advancements and showcase cutting edge wearable devices.
Everything you're seeing in upcoming films like After Earth is not far off from our new future. In the first Fitness Tech episode, I tried out the miCoach Supernova Glide Bra by Adidas with heart monitoring capabilities.
With wearable technology, data will become the new astrology. We will use it to divine our personal futures and deconstruct our present. It will alter the "human ideal" and change the meaning of what we think of as "success."