Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Mobile, Endpoint and Enterprise Wearable Computing, 2019

Published: 02 August 2019

ID: G00370238

Analyst(s): Michael Silver


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

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