wearables

wearables

Electronic devices that are worn on the body or clothes. The first wearables were body-worn computers in the military, followed by consumer products such as MP3 players strapped to the arm and fitness devices that compute distance and heart rate. Smartwatches, heads-up augmented reality displays, healthcare monitors and smart clothing are wearable technology products. Wearable electronics is expected to be a growth industry. Contrast with hearables. See augmented reality, biometrics, POV camera, fitness tracker, smart clothes, body-worn computer and smartwatch.


Fitbit Fitness Tracker
Fitness trackers tend to be the most widely used wearable device. This Alta HR unit from Fitbit tracks heart rate, activity, sleep and exercise. (Image courtesy of Fitbit, Inc., www.fitbit.com)
References in classic literature ?
Before we had washed them, they had been very, very dirty, it is true; but they were just wearable.
ecid=NL1001) recently slashed its predictions for wearables sales in 2017.
As per the study, the market will experience significant growth in the coming years due to increase in government investments, rise in number of wearable device users and growing demand for health and sports/fitness wearables across the globe.
Atlas Wearables, Atos SE (Societas Europaea), Augmendix, Augtek, Autodesk, Avago Technologies, Avegant, Avery Dennison, AVG, Avnet-Memec, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Axiros, Ayla Networks, Azeti Networks, B&B Electronics, BAE Systems, Baidu, Barclays, Basis Science, Beddit, Behavioral Technology Group, BI, BIA Sport, Bionym, Biosensics, BIT (Blue Infusion Technologies), Bitbanger Labs, BlackBerry, Blocks Wearables, Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group), Bluetooth Special Interest Group, BodyMedia, bOMDIC, Bondara (Nagook), Bosch, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bouygues Group, Bouygues Telecom, BP, BRAGI, Breitling, Brilliantservice and more.
Summary: The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearables market experienced a 65.
7 percent market share whereas smart wearables, defined as any wearable that can run third-party applications, contributed to around 12.
Available options cover consumer fitness tracking devices, as well as doctor-prescribed medical wearables.
com)-- Employer use of wearable device technology for their employee population revealed surprising facts, according to the survey, The State of Wearables in the Workplace, conducted by the Corporate Health & Wellness Association, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
The report addresses wearables in consumer and business, key challenges, market players, and solutions.
Section 3 describes applications such as wearables for people with disabilities, augmented reality teacher training, and Google AdSense as a mobile technology in education.
Librarians who are interested in incorporating wearable technologies into library programs and services will appreciate this handy guide as few works address the challenges of understanding and deploying wearables in any setting, let alone libraries.
Cloudtag Track, a new wearable fitness tracker launched at CES 2016, combines fitness and health monitoring with design to pave the way to innovation in fitness wearables as well as in the care, cure, and prevention cycle by providing immediate access to accurate medical data and personalized feedback.