Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Wearables were, IMO, bollox until I got my Gear2 – and now I would not be without it.
It is easier to take and make a phone call and check emails and texts from your wrist than extracting a phone from your pocket.
It seems the bollox-talking classes are picking up on this.
Something called a ‘digital agency’ with the name Brilliant Noise, says that an analysis of eight million on-line conversations (mainly Twitter but other sites as well) shows that mentions of wearables went up from 973k in Q1 2023 to 2.8m in Q 2014.
It all sounds flaky as hell, but the agency says that the most mentions of wearables went to:
2. Google Glass
3. Nike Fuelband
5. Samsung Gear