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

The 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 ...

Results: Consumer Reports smartwatch tests - 6abc.com

If 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 ...

Smartwatches to push wearables market - ChannelLife NZ

Smartwatches 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- ...

IDC predicts Apple Watch sales will hit 45M/year by 2019, still lead smartwatch market - 9 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 ...