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IDC sees strong growth in smartwatch shipments for the foreseeable future, led by Apple Watch - Phone Arena;

IDC sees strong growth in smartwatch shipments for the foreseeable future, led by Apple Watch - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaIDC sees strong growth in smartwatch shipments for the foreseeable future, led by Apple WatchPhone ArenaAccording to research firm IDC, the Apple Watch will lead the smartwatch category to strong growth over the next few years. IDC sees watchOS finishing this year with 13 million units shipped, good enough for a leading 61.3% of the global smartwatch market.and more »

More 'killer apps' needed in Australia's wearable technology market as global demand surges - ABC Online;

More 'killer apps' needed in Australia's wearable technology market as global demand surges - ABC Online

ABC OnlineMore 'killer apps' needed in Australia's wearable technology market as global demand surgesABC OnlineThe global market for wearable technology is seeing a surge led by watches, smart clothing and other connected gadgets, research has found. The International Data Corporation (IDC) said its forecast showed the worldwide wearable device market would ...and more »

Apple Watch To Take Commanding Lead In 2015, Says IDC - Forbes;

Apple Watch To Take Commanding Lead In 2015, Says IDC - Forbes

ForbesApple Watch To Take Commanding Lead In 2015, Says IDCForbesThe Apple AAPL +0.28% Watch is expected to grab well over half the smartwatch market in 2015 -- and continue to maintain a commanding lead into 2019. Market researcher IDC said on Thursday that it expects the Watch to gobble up 61.3 percent of the ...and more »

Results: Consumer Reports smartwatch tests - 6abc.com;

Results: Consumer Reports smartwatch tests - 6abc.com

6abc.comResults: Consumer Reports smartwatch tests6abc.comIf you've got a smartwatch on your holiday shopping list - listen up. Consumer Reports has just finished testing the latest ones and has results. Commercials for smartwatches are everywhere this holiday season. Watches of all shapes, sizes and prices ...and more »

Smartwatches to push wearables market - ChannelLife NZ;

Smartwatches to push wearables market - ChannelLife NZ

ChannelLife NZSmartwatches to push wearables marketChannelLife NZSmartwatches are being touted to drive growth in the wearables market, with worldwide shipments expected to surpass 200 million in 2019, according to IDC. The analyst firm says the worldwide wearable device market will see continued growth as second- ...and more »

Apple Watch to crush Android Wear through 2019 - TechnoBuffalo;

Apple Watch to crush Android Wear through 2019 - TechnoBuffalo

TechnoBuffaloApple Watch to crush Android Wear through 2019TechnoBuffaloThe Apple Watch will continue to outsell all other wearables through 2019, according to a bullish report from IDC that doesn't see any single firm coming close to gaining the same popularity as watchOS in the coming years. “Apple's watchOS will lead ...and more »

IDC: Apple to lead smartwatch shipments for next four years - MobiHealthNews;

IDC: Apple to lead smartwatch shipments for next four years - MobiHealthNews

MobiHealthNewsIDC: Apple to lead smartwatch shipments for next four yearsMobiHealthNewsThe global wearable device market will ship 214 million units in 2019, up from the 80 million units expected to ship this year, according to a report from research firm IDC. This growth will be driven by smartwatches. "In a short amount of time ...and more »

Wearable tech market surge led by new gadgets - Bangkok Post;

Wearable tech market surge led by new gadgets - Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostWearable tech market surge led by new gadgetsBangkok PostWASHINGTON - The global market for wearable technology is seeing a surge, led by watches, smart clothing and other connected gadgets, a research report said Thursday. IDC said it sees smartwatch sales hitting 34.3 million units in 2016, up from 21.3 ...and more »

IDC Predicts Apple Watch Shipments Will Be 45.2 Million in 2019 [Chart] - iClarified;

IDC Predicts Apple Watch Shipments Will Be 45.2 Million in 2019 [Chart] - iClarified

iClarifiedIDC Predicts Apple Watch Shipments Will Be 45.2 Million in 2019 [Chart]iClarifiedIDC has released its forecast for worldwide shipments of wearable devices predicting that shipments will reach 111. million units in 2016 up 44.4%. By 2019, total shipments are said to reach 214.6 million with the Apple Watch capturing 51.1% of the ...and more »

IDC predicts Apple Watch sales will hit 45M/year by 2019, still lead smartwatch market - 9 to 5 Mac (press release)

IDC predicts Apple Watch sales will hit 45M/year by 2019, still lead smartwatch market9 to 5 Mac (press release)Market intelligence firm IDC is forecasting that annual Apple Watch sales will increase from an estimated 13M units this year to 45.2M units in 2019, representing a compound annual growth rate of 36.5%. The firm predicts that although Android Wear ...and more »

Apple Watch will rule the smartwatch market for years to come - BetaNews;

Apple Watch will rule the smartwatch market for years to come - BetaNews

BetaNewsApple Watch will rule the smartwatch market for years to comeBetaNewsApple Watch will be the most popular smartwatch in 2015, according to a new forecast from IDC. The firm expects shipments of the device to reach 13 million units, which would give it a market share of 61.3 percent. IDC says that 21.3 million ...and more »

Wearable market to grow 44 percent to 111 million units in 2016 - Telecom Lead (registration) (blog);

Wearable market to grow 44 percent to 111 million units in 2016 - Telecom Lead (registration) (blog)

Telecom Lead (registration) (blog)Wearable market to grow 44 percent to 111 million units in 2016Telecom Lead (registration) (blog)The global wearable market will grow 44.4 percent to 111.1 million units in 2016 from the 80 million units expected in 2015. The size of the wearable market will be 214.6 million units by 2019 – at a CAGR of 28 percent, IT market research agency IDC said.and more »