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Smartwatch Reset: Wearable Tech Vendor Reaction

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According to the Juniper assessment, multi-functional smartwatches are the most visible smartwatch category overall, but now that initial interest has waned, the segment is consolidating.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Smartwatch Market Demand Fades in Third Quarter 2016

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The worldwide smartwatch market growth slowed in 3Q16, resulting in a year-over-year decline in shipment volumes. According to data from IDC, total smartwatch volumes reached 2.7 million units shipped in 3Q16 — that’s a decrease of 51.6% from the 5.6 million units shipped in 3Q15.

Source: IDC

Smartwatch Market Reaches the Pivotal Stage of Growth

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Smartwatch vendors shipped 3.5 million units in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), which was down substantially from the 5.1 million shipped a year ago. Apple held the top rank by shipping 1.6 million watches. However, it was the only vendor among the top five to experience an annual decline in shipments.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global Wearables Market will Reach $30 Billion in 2016

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Fueled by a frenzy of hype, funding and global interest, IDTechEx believes that wearable technology was catapulted to the top of the agenda for technology vendors spanning the entire value chain across the globe.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Wearable Device Usage Drives New Data Applications

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The wearable devices market is evolving rapidly, fueling the explosion of big data apps within the Internet of Things. A combination of new device releases, retail price reductions, and company rationalizations marked the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) in the worldwide wearables market.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

New Smart Watch Market Gains Momentum at Close of 2015

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Global smartwatch shipments increased +316% YoY in Q4 2015. Despite lower than expected sales during the western holiday season, the market was driven higher by Apple watchOS, continuing in its third quarter as the world’s number one smartwatch platform. Apple’s watchOS continues to lead mind share among consumers and particularly developers as version 2 enables handset-independent application development.

Source: Strategy Analytics

Wearable Device Market will Reach 111.1M Units in 2016

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Smart watches will drive the wearable device growth trend in 2016. The Apple watchOS will continue to lead the smartwatch market, with a growing software application selection. While there’s already demand for design improvement and more features, there’s also momentum to keep it ahead of the rest of the market.

Source: Digital Lifescapes