Who is is making what in the wearable tech landscape? Wearable tech research and consulting firm Vandrico has put together this an overview of the space — tracking the number of devices in existence; areas of market focus; and even which parts of the body are being targeted most.
According to Vandrico, there are some 118 wearables on the market already; with an average selling price of $404; and with lifestyle, fitness and medical being the most popular market areas targeted.
The most popular places on the body for wearables is the wrist with 56 devices; followed by the head, with 34 devices among Glass to target this area. Check out the interactive graphic that filters out wearables based on location.
Finally here’s a screenshot of all devices and their names. You can check them out in more detail here.
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In this study we explore this development and present seven manifestations that can define the impact on business, such as the ‘quantified employee’ and the ‘body as the new password’. (Available in English on march 13th)