Electronic Products & Technology

December 30, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Worldwide wearables shipments surge

Numbers show 94.6% in 3Q 2019 led by expanding hearables market, says IDC
June 4, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

TritonWear brings AI-powered analytics to swim world

Toronto-based wearable firm worked closely with elite swimmers to fine tune design
March 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Strong growth in worldwide wearables market

IDC Reports show it is led by holiday shipments of smartwatches, wrist bands and ear-worn devices
January 3, 2019 by Nottingham Trent University (NTU), Nottingham UK

Tiny solar cells embedded in clothes can charge a mobile phone

Clothing embedded with flea-sized solar panels will allow wearers to generate electricity on the move and charge items like mobile phones and smartwatches.
December 6, 2018 by Stephen Law

Multi-wavelength emitters, detectors, LEDs serve wearables

MARKTECH OPTOELECTRONICS Standard and custom optoelectronics components and assemblies, including UV, visible, near-infrared (NIR), and short wavelength infrared (SWIR) emitters, detectors, InP epiwafers and other materials are suitable for wearables. Emitters and detectors, in both multi-wavelength and hybrid designs and in…
September 18, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Slow growth for Wearables in 2018: IDC Forecast

The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 122.6 million units in 2018, up 6.2% from the 115.4 million units shipped in 2017, according to a recent report from International Data Corp (IDC). This will be the first year of…
June 13, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Consumers shift from basic wearables to smarter devices

Wearable device shipments slow in Q1 2018 according to IDC
March 28, 2018 by International Data Corporation (IDC)

Smartwatches get more than 15 minutes of fame

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices is on track to grow 15.1% in 2018, totaling 132.9 million units over the course of the year. The overall market is also expected to deliver a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4% over…
February 28, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Stretchable health sensor monitors chronic medical conditions

A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick blood tests by monitoring the chemical composition of their sweat instead.   In a new paper published in the journal…
February 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

Smart footwear to provide unique data opportunities

Smart footwear devices – shoes, insoles, and socks – are seeing a rise in awareness in the consumer and enterprise markets. These devices are providing companies, users, and caregivers alike with tracking capabilities such as location, activity, gait, and falls. ABI…
January 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Shipments of wearable devices to nearly double by 2021

The overall wearables market is expected to grow from 113.2 million shipments in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.4%, according to a report from International Data Corp. (IDC) The most popular…
December 13, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Smart clothing wearables forecasted for continued growth

ABI Research forecasts that the smart clothing market will top 31 million device shipments annually by 2022