Hype Cycle for Wearable Devices, 2016


Archived Published: 18 July 2016 ID: G00307841

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Summary

Wearable electronic devices are deployed for their potential to improve efficiency and lower net costs. IT leaders must differentiate among many types of wearables to determine the right opportunities for investment.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
      • Most Wearables Are Still Exploratory Products
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • Perspiration Analysis Patch
      • Smart Contact Lenses
      • Exoskeleton
      • 3D Printed Wearables
      • Epidermal Electronics
      • Skin Bio Patch
      • Smart Badges
      • Electromyography Wearables
      • Pet Monitors
      • Gait Analysis
      • Smart Rings
      • Wearable Blood Pressure Monitors
      • Head-Mounted EEG
      • Impact Monitor
      • Wearable Translator
      • Smart Footwear
      • Mobile ECG Devices
      • Noninvasive Glucose Monitoring
      • Smart Garments
    • At the Peak
      • Gesture Control Devices
      • Wearable Speech-Based Controller
      • Wearable UV Monitors
      • Biometric Earbuds
      • Smartwatches
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Wristbands
      • Head-Mounted Displays
      • mPERS
      • Personal Tracker
      • Connected Personal Hearing Devices
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Positive Patient Identification
      • Sports Watches
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
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