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Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world
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Wearable Technology- Transforms the way we experience the world

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Is wearable technology really the next big thing? Is it the next category of tech that will change the way we live? Or are smartwatches, fitness trackers, military gadgets and those snazzy Google …

Is wearable technology really the next big thing? Is it the next category of tech that will change the way we live? Or are smartwatches, fitness trackers, military gadgets and those snazzy Google Glass are a thing we’re supposed to accept as The Future?

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  • 1. Wearable techWearable tech Wearable technologyWearable technology - The next big revolution which will- The next big revolution which will transform the way we livetransform the way we live Wearable technologyWearable technology - The next big revolution which will- The next big revolution which will transform the way we livetransform the way we live
  • 2. What is Wearable Technology Man Behind Wearable Technology Evolution- Refined over the decades Forces Driving the Growth of Wearable Tech Wearable Technology Market- Key industries 2012- 2018 Fitness, Wellness and Healthcare Infotainment Fashion and Military The Revolution of Wearable Technology Today Wearable Tech- What Experts Say Future of Wearable Technology Global Wearable Technology Market Trend How to benefit from Wearable Technology Boom Wearable Tech's hidden limitations Conclusion Refrences What is Wearable Technology Man Behind Wearable Technology Evolution- Refined over the decades Forces Driving the Growth of Wearable Tech Wearable Technology Market- Key industries 2012- 2018 Fitness, Wellness and Healthcare Infotainment Fashion and Military The Revolution of Wearable Technology Today Wearable Tech- What Experts Say Future of Wearable Technology Global Wearable Technology Market Trend How to benefit from Wearable Technology Boom Wearable Tech's hidden limitations Conclusion Refrences AgendaAgenda
  • 3. What Is Wearable Technology? ‘Wearable Devices’or ‘body-borne computers’that can be worn by user - but are intended to interact with the wearer without punching keys or other manipulation - always on, always working - performs calculations and processes information The Wearable technology consists of two parts ‘Wearable Devices’or ‘body-borne computers’that can be worn by user - but are intended to interact with the wearer without punching keys or other manipulation - always on, always working - performs calculations and processes information The Wearable technology consists of two parts sensors, glasses, watches and even foot wear sensors, glasses, watches and even foot wear Information aggregator & analyzer Information aggregator & analyzer
  • 4. Took off in 1981 when Steve Mann invented the 6502-based Multimedia computer that could be worn as a backpack and had photo, video, and text capabilities. 1991 - started the “Wearable Computing Project” at MIT 1995 - invented world's first convert wearable computer 1997 – Completed Phd from MIT in Wearable Technology 2014 - Currently, works at university of Toronto Took off in 1981 when Steve Mann invented the 6502-based Multimedia computer that could be worn as a backpack and had photo, video, and text capabilities. 1991 - started the “Wearable Computing Project” at MIT 1995 - invented world's first convert wearable computer 1997 – Completed Phd from MIT in Wearable Technology 2014 - Currently, works at university of Toronto The Man behind Wearable TechThe Man behind Wearable Tech
  • 5. Evolution- Refined over the decades After its invention, Wearable Computers have gone through 18 generations of development, with research going on at prestigious institutions like MIT, Georgia Tech and Carnegie Mellon University. Let's have a look on some of the inventions: ● Head-mounted displays and wrist-mounted user-interfaces like watches ● Now going mainstream - no longer reserved for uber-geeks, especially with Google Glass and Smartwatches ● Not just for mobile computing - other purposes too, like accessibility, learning, research and navigation After its invention, Wearable Computers have gone through 18 generations of development, with research going on at prestigious institutions like MIT, Georgia Tech and Carnegie Mellon University. Let's have a look on some of the inventions: ● Head-mounted displays and wrist-mounted user-interfaces like watches ● Now going mainstream - no longer reserved for uber-geeks, especially with Google Glass and Smartwatches ● Not just for mobile computing - other purposes too, like accessibility, learning, research and navigation
  • 6. Forces Driving the Growth of Wearable Technology Getting 100 times smaller each decade Capabilities and feature convergence Easy portability By 2020, batteries are expected to be 2.2x more powerful Internet of things, big data and SDN Consumerisation of enterprise IT Multiple devices ownership, Improvement of camera technologies Cloud storage services – expected to exceed 2 billion by 2014 Reduced IT cost with Cloud Computing Implicit location information, Internet traffic information Device based location service (GPS) iOS, Android, Blackberry OS, Windows Mobile, Symbian S60 Faster, smaller, Cheaper hardware Faster, smaller, Cheaper hardware Cloud Storage Location Data
  • 7. Wearable Technology Market: Key Industries 2012-2018 Source:Researchmoz.com Infotainment IndustrialandMilitary Fitness, Wellness & Healthcare Fitness, Wellness & Healthcare     Key Industries     Key Industries
  • 8. Fitness, Wellness & Healthcare Fitness, Wellness & Healthcare The increasing adoption of wearable technology in monitoring fitness & healthcare
  • 9. A look at the fast evolving gadgets in Fitness, Wellness & Health care Continuous Glucose Monitoring- monitors and retrospectively review patients glucose Fuel band – tracks & measures everyday movement Fitness and Heart Rate Monitor benefits in training aerobically & understanding heart rate Sleep Sensor- tracks your sleep Sensory Fitness Socks- sensors communicate with bluetooth- powered anklet all feeding data to your smartphone Foot Pod Pedometer measures speed, distance travelled and pace
  • 10. InfotainmentInfotainment The popular segment that combines information and entertainment (Smart Watch and Smart Glasses)
  • 11. SMARTWATCHSMARTWATCH Mobile OSMobile OS MultimediaMultimedia BluetoothBluetooth CameraCamera Activity TrackerActivity Tracker Mobile AppMobile App GPSGPS ...Full mobile phone capability...Full mobile phone capability
  • 12. Fashion and Military Although, ‘military’is among early adopters, wearable computing is now fascinating designers
  • 13. ● Ultra-rugged wearable PC and communications kit Head-Up Display for Military helps pilots differentiate between tactical display symbols A look at the fast evolving world of Millitary Gadgets A look at the fast evolving world of Millitary Gadgets Fashion designer Ying Gao's glowing dresses equipped with eye tracking sensor to detect when someone looking at it and the motors to trigger the wave-like Fashion designer Ying Gao's glowing dresses equipped with eye tracking sensor to detect when someone looking at it and the motors to trigger the wave-like Smart Shoe Monitor that analyse running style, distance covered, daily routes etc
  • 14. INTERACTIVE CLOTHING Industry & Fashion INTERACTIVE CLOTHING Industry & Fashion Fabrics, now, enable embedded digital components and electronics embedded. Smart Clothing is about seamless integration of textiles with electronic elements (microcontrollers, sensors, and actuators) Fabrics, now, enable embedded digital components and electronics embedded. Smart Clothing is about seamless integration of textiles with electronic elements (microcontrollers, sensors, and actuators) SportsSports TrainingTraining MonitorMonitor Micro ControllerMicro Controller SensorSensor ActuatorsActuators MicrophoneMicrophone TempTemp PosturePosture
  • 15. The Revolution of Wearable Technology Today ● Offers multiple options like multimedia, bluetooth, wifi, camera, others...especially, Samsung Galaxy Gear Watch ● Smart Glasses - brought technology to our vision e.g. Google Glasses ● Interactive clothing – Doctors/ Sports Trainers can get real-time health status of the wearer e.g. Hexoskin ● Jawbone and wristband system tracks routine activity. ShoeSense recognizes discrete and relaxing gestures ● VOYCE Dog Collar can tracks our dogs’ activities while we are out ● Bluetooth, for mobile phones, have replaced earphones ● Pacemakers, Hearing Aid, Prosthetics used as medical equipments ● Offers multiple options like multimedia, bluetooth, wifi, camera, others...especially, Samsung Galaxy Gear Watch ● Smart Glasses - brought technology to our vision e.g. Google Glasses ● Interactive clothing – Doctors/ Sports Trainers can get real-time health status of the wearer e.g. Hexoskin ● Jawbone and wristband system tracks routine activity. ShoeSense recognizes discrete and relaxing gestures ● VOYCE Dog Collar can tracks our dogs’ activities while we are out ● Bluetooth, for mobile phones, have replaced earphones ● Pacemakers, Hearing Aid, Prosthetics used as medical equipments
  • 16. Wearable Tech- What Experts say?Wearable Tech- What Experts say? Steve Power Brown, Intel chief evangelist and futurist - the next decade will see wearable technology hit the mainstream, driven by the continued rise of smaller computers, larger data volumes, and more natural communication with devices Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome - Android and apps at Google Wearable gadgets aren't just smart versions of glasses or watches, but also anything that embeds sensors that can collect data and deliver it to devices that can then better serve their users Gadi Amit, principal and owner of San Francisco studio New Deal Design- people will soon have up to ten miniature devices on their bodies and clothes monitoring their health, organizing their social lives and responding to their emotional needs
  • 17. Sonny Vu, chief executive and founder of Misfit Ventures- at the moment none of the wearable systems passes the turn around test – as in, if you were on the way to work and realized you'd left it behind, would you turn around to get it? Canalys, an independent analyst agency - Though currently a relatively small market serving. Fitness enthusiasts, wearable bands represent a massive opportunity in the medical and wellness segment... 2014 will be the year that wearables become a key consumer technology Wearable Tech- What Experts say?Wearable Tech- What Experts say?
  • 18. What's the Future of Wearable Technology? Google announced it’s releasing a Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android-powered Wearables iWatch, secures solar touchscreen patent ● Looxcie has released live streaming wearable headset with live- feed access from a proprietary tablet and smartphone app
  • 19. Sensible Baby that fits into a chest pocket and sends information and active alerts on temperature, baby orientation and breathing to a parent's mobile device ● Sensory Fiction(MIT Labs) in which reader will soon experience physical sensation while reading the written words Smart Contact Lenses, which can help measure glucose level in tears Disney's MyMagic+, is capable of monitoring visitors and collecting data about their behaviour in Disney World theme parks What's the Future of Wearable Technology?
  • 20. Global Wearable Technology Market Trends - Global Scenario, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecaste Global Wearable Technology Market Trends - Global Scenario, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecaste Source: Transparency Market AnalysisSource: Transparency Market Analysis 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 Combine Annual Growth Rate Year USDMillion
  • 21. How to Benefit From the Wearable Technology Boom?How to Benefit From the Wearable Technology Boom? Big brands already in, like - Fitbit or Nike+ Fuelband. Wearable to become the next wave of hardware innovation What users get? ● Good portability ● Hands-free use ● Comfortable ● Always on for the task it is designed ● Quick accessibility ● Fashionable Big brands already in, like - Fitbit or Nike+ Fuelband. Wearable to become the next wave of hardware innovation What users get? ● Good portability ● Hands-free use ● Comfortable ● Always on for the task it is designed ● Quick accessibility ● Fashionable
  • 22. ● Less Versatile ● Smaller ● Ambient noise ● Not as widely accepted ● Expensive ● A lot of wiring, at times ● Heat emission may cause irritation ● Side-effects (headaches) ● Data security threats - If the device is lost / stolen ● Less Versatile ● Smaller ● Ambient noise ● Not as widely accepted ● Expensive ● A lot of wiring, at times ● Heat emission may cause irritation ● Side-effects (headaches) ● Data security threats - If the device is lost / stolen But, with a few hidden limitationsBut, with a few hidden limitations
  • 23. Without a doubt, Wearable Technology is and will be the most prevailing topic this year. As it is mentioned: ● Getting smaller in size ● Wearables will continue to reign in popularity ● Even reaching to animals ● Brave attempts at fashionable bluetooth jewellery and clothing ● Focusing needed on better designs for mass appeal ● Future projections seems to be reaching to the highest level ● Wearables will integrate more seamlessly into daily life ● Adding more sensors will consolidate devices and broaden market appeal Without a doubt, Wearable Technology is and will be the most prevailing topic this year. As it is mentioned: ● Getting smaller in size ● Wearables will continue to reign in popularity ● Even reaching to animals ● Brave attempts at fashionable bluetooth jewellery and clothing ● Focusing needed on better designs for mass appeal ● Future projections seems to be reaching to the highest level ● Wearables will integrate more seamlessly into daily life ● Adding more sensors will consolidate devices and broaden market appeal Conclusion
  • 24. REFERENCESREFERENCES ● http://mashable.com/ ● http://www.cnet.com/ ● http://www.webopedia.com ● http://www.cbsnews.com/ ● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wearable_technology ● http://www.dailymail.co.uk ● http://www.aiqsmartclothing.com/ ● http://www.crunchwear.com/ ● http://www.livescience.com ● http://www.ccsinsight.com ● http://www.ted.com ● www.forbs.com ● http://www.sourcebits.com ● http://www.techrepublic.com ● http://www.psfk.com/ ● http://www.wearabletechworld.com ● http://www.dailymail.co.uk ● http://mashable.com/ ● http://www.cnet.com/ ● http://www.webopedia.com ● http://www.cbsnews.com/ ● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wearable_technology ● http://www.dailymail.co.uk ● http://www.aiqsmartclothing.com/ ● http://www.crunchwear.com/ ● http://www.livescience.com ● http://www.ccsinsight.com ● http://www.ted.com ● www.forbs.com ● http://www.sourcebits.com ● http://www.techrepublic.com ● http://www.psfk.com/ ● http://www.wearabletechworld.com ● http://www.dailymail.co.uk
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