October 31, 2013
This Halloween, the Dick Tracy costumes just got a lot better.
For years, people have dreamed of having high-tech capabilities with the flick of a wrist and it is now becoming a reality with the rise of wearable technology, such as smart watches, body monitors, smart glasses and more. This emerging technology category has seen solid growth recently, most notably with the technology intended for the wrist.
As we head into the 2013 holiday season, one in five (19 percent) consumers plan to purchase an “emerging technology device,” with fitness watches and wearable body monitors topping the list, according to CEA’s 20th Annual CE Holiday Purchase...