Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Wearable Devices, 2018

Published: 18 July 2018

ID: G00340459

Analyst(s): Alan Antin

Summary

Wearable electronic devices provide opportunities to increase productivity, enhance customer experiences and enable new revenue streams. IT leaders must implement pilot programs to evaluate opportunities.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

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

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