Wearable tech expected to hit 64 million shipments by 2017
0. phoneArena 26 Oct 2013, 18:34 posted on
Earlier this year, we heard from some analysts that wearable devices like Google Glass and various smartwatches would spawn a $6 billion ecosystem within the next three years, but that's a number that includes apps and such, and doesn't really let us know what to expect as far as the number of devices in the ecosystem. But, a new estimation is saying that wearables will hit 64 million shipments by 2017...
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1. lyndon420 (Posts: 2967; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
I want to be a cyborg :) Bring on the Borg!
3. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 7035; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
I will be buying GOOGLE GLASS day one once it's release
4. GrapeEyes (Posts: 248; Member since: 01 Sep 2013)
Imagine your glasses on info mode, so when your walking down the road, you just need to look at a building and all the information about it just displays in a seperate window, where you can scroll down by using eye movement.
I also can't wait until the first see through clothes app comes out :)
5. makio9 (Posts: 47; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)
I don't have many geeky friends so i like to think I'm a fairly good evaluator:
There's noway Google Glass takes off as being cool. Smartwatches on the other hand, certainly could eliminate a traditional watch by 2017.
That's my prediction.