Jan 15, 2019

Healthcare spend on wearables to reach $40bn: Juniper

Health trackers and remote patient monitoring technology are set to become `must haves' in delivering healthcare.

Jun 14, 2018

New wearables-for-your-feet track running technique

German-designed smart insoles for runners use sensors to track how the user is running and provide real-time in-ear feedback.

Jun 4, 2018

Harnessing smart wearables to spy on owners

There could be severe consequences should cyber criminals use these devices to monitor users, says Kaspersky Lab.

Apr 18, 2018

Fitbit's Apple Watch competitor lands in SA

The Fitbit Versa will be available in SA for R3 200 from the beginning of May.

Apr 3, 2018

Wearables market shifts to connected clothing

Research shows connected clothing will soon overtake wrist-based devices as the leader in the wearables sector.

Mar 23, 2018

Wearables soon to be commonplace in enterprise

The growing IOT market, advances in AR and the arrival of 5G will all play a role in workplace wearable adoption.

Feb 8, 2018

Clothing, ear-based wearables to grow to 30m in 2022

Specialist wearables are expected to grow over 25 times faster than typical activity trackers, according to Juniper research.

Dec 5, 2017

Smartwatches set to grow in popularity

Forrester forecasts smartwatches will make up more than half of wearables sales in 2022.

Nov 2, 2017

Fitbit forecasts better than expected quarterly revenue

New products uplift the San Francisco-based company, which has come under pressure in a saturating market for wearables.

Sep 18, 2017

Double-digit gains in wearables growth by 2021

Vendors will ship a total of 121.7 million wearable devices this year, marking a 16.6% increase from 2016.

Sep 4, 2017

Smartwatches drive wearables growth in Q2 2017

Wearables shipments grew 10.3% year-over-year in Q2 2017, pushed by smartwatch growth.

Aug 3, 2017

Fitbit tops revenue estimates

The wearable device maker reports a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue.

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