The wearables tech industry is projected to grow 64 percent over the next three years, reaching $25 billion in 2019. The Wearables Marketplace and related lifestyle exhibit areas on the CES show floor have more than tripled in size since 2015.
Robin Raskin, founder and president of Living in Digital Times stated:
“Wristwear, eyewear, fingerwear, clothing, accessories – thanks to the advances in mobile technology you can now carry the power of your desktop on your body. The innovation that stems from the wearables market is one of the main themes of CES 2016. As wearable technology improves it has become a part of our daily lives and is now the “It” technology at CES 2016.”
Wearables are on display at the Living in Digital Times Marketplace and Showcases at Tech West in the Sands. Here is a guide on where to find them:
Baby Tech– Some of the wearable companies at the Baby Tech Showcase are Mimo Baby, a monitor that gives parents a new level of insight into their baby’s sleep quality and BuddyTag, a stylish way to wear a waterproof wristband that uses Bluetooth technology to monitor a child.
Health & Wellness– As innovation improves the ability to diagnose, monitor and treat illnesses and diseases, wearables are taking over the digital health space. The wearable health-tracking industry is expected to be worth $5 billion in 2016. There are several exhibiting companies in the Health & Wellness Marketplace such as Qardio, 4iiii Innovations, Dexom, ANT+, MobileHelp, NeuroMetrix, IDEALlife, iHealth Labs, Philips, WiseWear, InteraXon, BeWellConnect, A&D Medical and Omron.
Family & Technology– Tech savvy parents use a host of high-tech products to make their homes safer and keep their families connected. One can track their kids, dogs and luggage with devices such as TrackR. And with smart jewelry like Mighty Cast, a tech-heavy wristband one will have a more pleasurable gaming experience. One can also track their kids and dog with netatmo.
Fitness & Technology– It is now easier to achieve a healthier lifestyle with the next generation of wearable fitness gadgets. Some of the wearable tech companies exhibiting within the Fitness & Technology Marketplace are Slendertone, a weight reduction belt that targets and tones muscles anywhere and anytime, and Oaxis, a fitness band that will change one’s health and training habits by turning daily exercise and activities into a game. Other companies are AfterShokz, Sensora, Fitbit, iFIT, Lyte, MYZONE, Moff, Polar, Kiwi wearables, Kuai, Tupelo, VERT, Wahoo and Withings.
Wearables and FashionWare– Wearable tech style has arrived. Style-conscious men and tech loving fashionistas are now wearing trackers, smart jewelry and smart clothes. SCOTTeVEST, the first company to make a clothing line designed for today’s high-tech fashion consumer, OrCam, a wearable computer vision device that assists the visually impaired, and Huawei are some of the companies that will launch new products at CES. And FashionWare is where fashion and technology will collide.
FashionWare– Project Runway’s Nick Verreros will host a high-tech fashion extravaganza on Thursday, January 7th.
Source: Living in Digital Times