Gartner Research

Wearables: New Interactions and New Opportunities

Published: 15 July 2015

ID: G00279085

Analyst(s): Nick Jones

Summary

Wearable devices will enable a wide range of new experiences and digital business opportunities, but a fragmented and complex landscape will challenge developers.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What Are "Wearables"?
  • Wearable Device and Technology Trends
  • Smartwatches
  • Wearable Opportunities
    • Discreet Notification and "Glanceable" Information
    • Microinteractions
    • Context, Biometric Sensing and Business Moments
    • Create Your Own Wearable Device
    • Clothes and Fashion
    • Employee-Facing Applications
  • Wearable Risks and Challenges

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