Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Mobile, Endpoint and Enterprise Wearable Computing, 2018

Published: 31 July 2018

ID: G00340485

Analyst(s): Michael Silver , Federica Troni , Stephen Kleynhans


The 2018 Hype Cycle for Mobile, Endpoint and Enterprise Wearable Computing illustrates the relative market maturity levels for user and team devices, evolving management tooling, and technologies and scenarios for wearables in the enterprise.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Peer-to-Peer IT Support
    • Immersive Content and Workflow Creation Tools
    • Remote Expert Guidance Solutions
    • Enterprise Wearable Device Management
  • At the Peak
    • Multiscreen Multistream Rooms
    • Workplace Analytics
    • Conversational User Interfaces
    • Progressive Web Apps
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Mobile Threat Defense
    • Unified Workspaces
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Unified Endpoint Management
    • Mixed Reality
    • Desktop as a Service
    • Citizen Developers
    • PC as a Service
    • Bluetooth Beacons
    • Team Collaboration Devices
    • Augmented Reality
    • Head-Mounted Displays
    • Universal Docking
    • USB Type-C
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Short-Range Wireless Power Charging
    • Group Interactive Displays
    • Smartwatches
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Cloud Office
    • Wristbands
    • Virtual Reality
    • Chrome Devices
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
    • BYOD
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Ultramini PCs
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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