How will we pay in 2020?

The history of payments is best described as a search for simplicity, security and convenience. Coins, banknotes, cheques, payment cards have all been introduced with the

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Wearable device shipments will grow at 29% CAGR until 2020, says new SNS Research report

While wearable technology has been utilised in vertical sectors such as the military and healthcare industries for many years, ongoing advances have triggered a major resurgence of the concept,

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Chinese OEM Bong chooses MicroEJ solutions to develop software

At the Wearable Technology Show in London, UK, MicroEJ® reported that Bong, a Chinese OEM, chose MicroEJ solutions when developing the software for its latest X2 smartwatch.

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Smart Summit London

Event date: September 21 – 22, 2016 Olympia Conference Centre, London The Internet of Things, M2M (machine to machine) hyper-connectivity, wearable technology, intelligent living and ubiquitous computing are all increasingly important areas. The common underlying agenda is to develop new forms of connectivity, new types of digital relationships, and anchor opportunities presented by the greater

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Smart Summit Frankfurt

Event date: April 6 – 7, 2016 Level 2, Kap Europa The Internet of Things, M2M (machine to machine) hyper-connectivity, wearable technology, intelligent living and ubiquitous computing are all increasingly important areas. The common underlying agenda is to develop new forms of connectivity, new types of digital relationships, and anchor opportunities presented by the greater

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Chief IoT Officers, enterprise wearables, an LPWA casualty, and virtual reality to get real in 2016

IoT Now salutes the industry pundits who are avoiding safe predictions for 2016. Machina Research is one that states, “there is little point in doing these kinds of predictions if you’re not going to be outspoken and take a few risks.”

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How healthcare clients are utilising wearables to track patient health information

Wearable technology has been around for a long time. When pedometers, which date back to Leonardo da Vinci, were combined with smartphone applications, the wearable movement saw its first glimpse of success in the fitness and wellness sectors.

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Wearable device & technology expo

Event date: January 13-15, 2016 Tokyo Big Sight, Japan Within the wearable device industry, new product development and technological development are making advance every day. By 2018, the market size is estimated to reach USD 12 billion, increasing 6.5 times compared to today.

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New sensor technologies will take wearables from hype to commercial success, says IDTechEx

There will be over 3 billion sensors in wearable technology devices by 2025, with more than 30% being emerging sensors types, says James Hayward of IDTechEx. This is one of the main conclusions from the company’s latest market research report, Wearable Sensors, 2015 – 2015.

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Smart watch market evolves as tech vendors help OEMs grab a piece of the ‘wearable’ action

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain. March 2, 2015 — Delegates at #MWC15 are being saturated with messages about wearable tech, not least smart watches. This year however, says Jeremy Cowan, there’s a genuine effort to address the challenges they face, such as poor design, limited functionality, battery life, and high cost.

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Google, LG, Intel, Samsung, IBM among speakers confirmed for Wearable Technology Show 2015

Global technology giants including Google, LG, Intel, Samsung and IBM are among the speakers already confirmed for The Wearable Technology Show, which returns to London for its second outing in 2015.

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Wearable technology: A materials goldmine

In 2025 over US$25 billion will be spent on formulations and intermediate materials for wearable technology, as forecast by analysts IDTechEx in the brand new report Wearable Technology Materials 2015-2025. Companies at this early stage of the value chain will enjoy a multiplier over the coming decade.

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Five key trends for 2015

The M2M industry, as with any market that is exiting its nascent stage, is rife with predictions on device growth and revenue, so much so that, candidly, it tends to lose meaning and intended effect when taken as a whole. With that in mind, we are going to use this traditional early-year space to take

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CSR puts whole home voice and manual control into an Android smartwatch

CSR plc has integrated Android Wear into its CSRmesh™ Bluetooth® Smart solution to enable whole home control and monitoring directly from a smart watch or other wearable, including with voice commands. The integration, demonstrated in Las Vegas using a LG G watch to control home heating and lighting, is designed to demonstrate future opportunities for the

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The M2M, IoT & Wearable Technology Ecosystem: 2015 – 2020

The M2M, IoT & Wearable Technology Ecosystem: 2015 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. “As consumer voice and data services revenues reach their saturation point, wireless carriers are keen to capitalise on other avenues to drive revenue growth. One such opportunity is

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mHealth conference announced: Proven models for digital health success

Chris Wasden, professor of innovation & executive director of the Sorenson Center for Discovery and Innovation at the University of Utah, will lead panelists of the M2M Now Money Talks mHealth conference in a fascinating and engaging debate centered around the future of digital health and the business case for implementing an App Formulary Model.

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