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Market Trends: Lessons Learned From Specific Wearables Use Cases in Enterprises

Published: 30 June 2016

ID: G00301570

Analyst(s): Kanae Maita

Summary

Early adoption cases of augmented reality head-mounted displays in enterprises indicate that technology- and/or use-case-driven proposals face difficulties moving forward. Product development managers of HMDs for enterprise use should focus on existing business issues and immediate customer value.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • Early Success of Enterprise Wearables Adoption Tends to Be Driven by Business Units Looking to Solve Existing Issues
  • Vendors Should Define Priorities Appropriately, and Not Respond to All User Requirements
  • Build Fast, Fail Fast and Improve Fast — Don't Target Perfection From the Start

Vendors to Watch

  • Brother (Japan)
  • Google (U.S.)
  • Osterhout Design Group (U.S.)
  • Seiko Epson (Japan)
  • Vuzix (U.S.)
  • Westunitis (Japan)
  • Others

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