electronic technologies or computers
that are incorporated into items of
clothing and accessories which can
comfortably be worn on the body_!
it has some form of communications
capability and allow the wearer access
to information in real time_!
it can provide sensory and scanning
features, such as biofeedback and
tracking of physiological_!
In 2012 the wearable technology market
totaled about $9 billion. By 2018 it
may climb about $30 billion, says analyst
Shane Walker at IHS Global Insights.
90% of online U.S. adults plan to
buy a smartwatch in the coming year!
“I think we’re about to enter a whole
new phase. It’s just like when the iPhone
came out and there was this mad gold
rush. It’s gonna be the same thing.”
Co-founder William Hurley of Chaotic Moon Studios
Demand for wearable ﬁtness technology
and exercise-related gadgets is expected to
quadruple in 2014!
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)!
“wearable ﬁtness devices will continue
to expand for the future as more
consumers become aware of these devices
and an array of new products enter the
Kevin Tillmann, senior research analyst, CEA. !
Since 2006, a group in Montreal has been developing
and reﬁning a wearable body metrics system they
call Hexoskin, testing it on themselves as they
run, cycle, ski or work out daily.!
The headset displays a fully immersive
3D experience that makes you feel like
you are actually in the game. By moving
your head from side to side, and depending on the
game's premise, you can see inside an airplane's
cockpit while you're ﬂying!!
Mark Zuckerberg plans to expand Oculus
After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for
many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a court side
seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and
teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor
face-to-face -- just by putting on glasses in your home. !
Today we see a decentralized
model. The PC is just another
SCREEN in the Post-PC era.!
There will be a whole host of screens
and there are gateways to things like
apps which are tied to the cloud.
what is appies_
marketplace for developers_
a smart marketplace
connecting app developers with unique
resources to create and grow their app
Appies goal is to support app developers in a
struggling environment to create and grow their
business, at the same time, help hundreds of
companies to reach innovative and powerful app
billions of Smartphones
and app users