Displaying items by tag: Fitness wearables

With 15% of US consumers and 8.1% in the EU combination of Great Britain, Germany, France and Italy owning a smartwatch or fitness Band, Australia is doing great at 13.7% penetration. 

Published in Home Tech

Kantar’s inaugural March 2016 wearables report revealed more than 1 in 10 US consumers own either a fitness band or smartwatch, nearly double European wearable ownership.

Published in Home Tech

New data suggest fitness wearables will be the ‘it’ bits until 2018, but from then on, smartwatches will overtake with tens of millions more users.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 00:06

An itty bitty Fitbit update

Fitness wearable company Fitbit has launched new colours into the Australian market and has issued a new app update.

Published in Home Tech

The wearables market in Australia is still in its infancy, but the release of the Apple watch in April, and innovation from other players in the market, is expected to drive up revenues to $1 billion by 2018.

Published in Mobility

Concerns about privacy and confidentiality have been raised by researchers who have discovered how easy it is to monitor and record signals from mobile phones including the iPhone, and wearable devices like watches and fitness monitors.

Published in Security

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One driver and reigning champion Lewis Hamilton says he doesn't know why head-up displays have not been investigated before in the sport.

Published in Mobility

Apple will blow past Canalys’ 2014 estimate of 720,000 Android Wear watches as part of 4.6 million wearables sold in 2014 just with its initial order.

Published in Mobility

Fitbit’s latest wearable fitness devices, are surging and charging into online sales and into retail stores at last, with quality features to set Fitbit apart from the rest.

Published in Health
Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:54

Sony's SmartWear wearables hit the shops

The Sony SmartBand Talk is now on sale in Australia, with the SmartWatch 3 close behind.

Published in Mobility

When things are banned they usually increase in desirability, but Microsoft’s new fitness health band wearable is unlikely to be banned anytime soon - with its screen on the opposite side you’d expect!

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 18:07

Smartwatch, SmartWristband market ready to explode

The future is bright for the wearables market with predictions that the worldwide smartwatch and wristband market is set to take-off, with smartwatches expected to comprise 40% of consumer wristworn devices by 2016.

Published in Mobility

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