The first wearable computer was created by mathematics professor Edward Thorp in the 1960s. In his book “Beat the Dealer,” Thorp revealed that he built a computer small enough to fit into a shoe in order to cheat at roulette.
The first calculator wristwatch was released to the public in 1975.
Wearable technology achieved mainstream popularity with the Bluetooth headset in 2002.
Between 2006 and 2013, iconic wearable technology devices Nike+, Fitbit and Google Glass were released.
In 2014 “The Year of Wearable Technology” the Apple Watch was introduced.
Fitness freaks buy Fitness trackers.
Men opt smartwatches.69% of smart watch buyers are male.
54% of Fitness bands buyers are women.
People aged 16 to 34 were three times more likely to own a fitness tracker than people aged 35+ and six times more likely to own a smartwatch.
Why people go behind smart wearables?
1. It’s Easier to navigate.
2. It’s great for mundane activities.
3. It helps get your butt Off the couch.
4. Outdoor notifications are useful.
1 You know what's cool? Its a Billion $
Wearable technology is over a $700 million industry today.
2 People spend MONEY on Time.
Over 61% of all devices in wearable tech market are activity trackers.
3 Is Time Ripe For Smartwatches ?
The Smartwatch category also proved to be the most well known type of wearable gadget.
4 Youth and Technology are Integrated.
Most people who use wearable tech are young. 48% are between 18 -34 years old.
5 Its Time to get a Smart Wearable!
71% of 16 - 24 years old want wearable tech.
6 Dude Its cool ! I want One.
69% of men surveyed have a piece of wearable tech or want one, compared to 56% of women.
7 Lol , Hey come on I'm serious about it.
71% of Americans say the wearable tech has improved their health.
8 I'm a part of you .
One in six consumers currently own and use wearable tech.
9 Guys I'm not dead....
Think google glass is old news, the company is predicting sales of 21 million units by 2018.
10 125!!Do think of future
Under 50 million wearable devices were shipped in 2015 and over 125 million units are expected to ship in 2019.
11 I just grow every Time Seconds.
Growth in wearables market is expected to increase 35% by 2019.
12 The world wants you.
Over 50 billion internet connected devices will exist worldwide by 2020.
13 The Market leader
Smartwatches will lead the wearables market and they are estimated to grow upto 70% of sales in 2019.