Posts tagged wearables
European Wearables Market More than Doubled in 2Q19, Says IDC

Shipments of wearable devices in Europe grew 154.4% year over year to 13.4 million units in the second quarter of 2019, according to data from International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. In 2Q19, earwear accounted for 52.3% of shipments in the region, followed by watches (26.7%) and wristbands (20.7%).

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New IDC Spending Guide Sees Consumer Spending on Technology Reaching $1.69 Trillion in 2019: IDC

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.69 trillion in 2019, an increase of 5.3% over 2018, according to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Connected Consumer Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). Consumer purchases of traditional and emerging technologies will remain strong over the 2019-2023 forecast period, reaching $2.06 trillion in 2023 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1%.

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Smart Homes Poised to Play a Key Role in Enhancing Healthcare Experience, Frost & Sullivan Says

The home will emerge as an increasingly valuable site for enhancing the healthcare experience as part of the progression of digital, remote, connected and virtual care, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Health systems are evolving beyond care delivery of the diseased to encompass numerous health and wellness touchpoints, transforming it from disease management to health management.

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Technologies Enabling Smart Cities in Asia/Pacific to Reach $28.3 Billion in 2018: IDC

The market for the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) is expected to reach $28.3 billion in 2018, according to the first-ever IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide. As these initiatives gain traction, IDC expects spending to accelerate over the 2016-2021 forecast period, reaching to $45.3 billion in 2021.

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