The rate at which wearable devices are multiplying, it is not very far when we will have a world which will be dominated by wearables. Right now, these devices are gradually entering our personal as well as our professional lives. We are starting to rely on these devices to make our work easier and smarter. Gartner, the research company has predicted that by 2016, around 100 million wearable devices will be sold. There are other estimates which even predict that the number can go much higher. With such a rapid development, are you ready for a world of wearable devices?
Examples of Different Wearables
There are different categories of wearable devices that are being developed. While some are aimed for fitness, others are fashion oriented, while others are useful for different purpose. A few of the examples of wearables in different categories include:
- Smart watches
Apple smartwatch, Fitbit Surge and Pebble are popular examples under this category.
MetaPro, Google Glass and most recently announced Microsoft Hololens constitutes popular Eyewear.
- Fitness Trackers
There are many fitness trackers which will help you keep in good shape. A few of them include Nike, Misfit Flash and Jawbone.
- Clothing with Sensors
Wearable devices have taken fashion to a new level. Clothing have been introduced which have sensors in them. Some of them include AiQ, Athos smart pants, etc.
The Impact of Wearable Devices in our Lives
The cost of wearable technology is decreasing and the sensors used in them are becoming cheaper as well as smaller. The fashion quotient of the wearables is increasing thus making these devices more fashionable. These factors are playing a major role in increasing the popularity and usefulness of the wearable devices, thereby making them an important part of our professional and personal lives.
So, as the impact grows stronger, you should brace yourselves for a world which will be completely dependent on wearable devices. If you are still unaware of the usage of these devices in our lives, you should start using them to make your life an easier and faster one.
Do you use wearable devices? Have you used any of the ones mentioned above? We would love to hear your thoughts.
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