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Cool Vendors in Wearable Technology

Published: 22 August 2018

ID: G00368271

Analyst(s): Alan Antin, Anshul Gupta, Annette Jump, Kanae Maita, David Glenn


Smartwatches that provide outstanding user experiences will help drive adoption and value. Technology product managers at smartwatch providers can make their devices more user friendly by incorporating longer-lasting power systems and intuitive user-interface options.

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  • What You Need to Know
  • Hug Innovations
  • Matrix Industries
  • Where Are They Now?
    • Pebble

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