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Are Smart Wearables Right for Your Business?

August 31, 2017


Start-ups around the globe and virtually every major tech company have developed smart wearables of some sort — watches, fitness bands, smart clothing, eyewear and much more. While these gadgets and gizmos are still relatively young and consumer focused, the industry is growing to include some potentially compelling business use cases.

The number of wearables sold globally — whether for business or consumer use — is expected to grow from 96 million devices in 2017 to 185 million by 2021, according to industry analyst CCS Insight. The firm predicts increased revenue growth as well, from $10.8 billion in 2017 to $16.9 billion in 2021.

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