The internet has accelerated the advancements in wearable technology in the last few years and nowadays we see them everywhere in the form of smartwatches, jewellery, glasses and in most recent cases virtual reality (VR) headsets. In a nutshell, wearable technology is any electronic device that can be worn and connected to the internet or your smartphone using Bluetooth connectivity.
Forecasts by Statista suggests that the global market value for wearable technology will cross £4 billion by 2018. Major companies like Apple, Samsung and Google all have their own versions of wearable technology readily available, along with a lot of investment & research into a wide range of wearable products.
There are many advantages of using wearable technology on a day to day basis and we highlight some of the key ones below:
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