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  • Garmin Soars in Fitness Trackers

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 05, 2018
    Garmin’s global fitnessband revenue share has doubled in the past year. It is the world’s fastest-growing major vendor. A strong blend of attra... ...
  • Qualcomm Targets Child Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 04, 2018
    Qualcomm recently introduced its Snapdragon Wear 2500 chipset, which is optimized for the (quietly) growing category of child-focused and parent-focused smartwa... ...
  • Russian Army Troops Get Ruggedized Smartwatches

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 04, 2018
    It is being reported by Russian media that some Russian army troops will be using military-grade, ruggedized smartwatches from 2018 / 2019 onwards. T... ...
  • Huawei Patents Earbud-Storing Smartwatch

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 04, 2018
    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) last month granted Huawei a patent for a smartwatch that can store a pair of Bluetooth earbuds ins... ...
  • Baselworld 2018: Day 4 – Feature Watches (cont’d)

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 27, 2018
    Strategy Analytics brings you daily coverage of Baselworld 2018, the largest annual watch and jewelry show during its 101st year from Basel, Switzerland.  ... ...
  • Baselworld 2018: Day 3 – Feature Watches (cont’d)

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 26, 2018
    Strategy Analytics brings you daily coverage of Baselworld 2018, the largest annual watch and jewelry show during its 101st year from Basel, Switzerland.  ... ...
  • Baselworld 2018: Day 2 – Feature Watches

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 23, 2018
    Due to the high price of attendance, many watch brands and several technology brands as well have skipped this year’s Baselworld. Nonetheless, a handful o... ...
  • Baselworld 2018: Day 1 - Smartwatches

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 22, 2018
    Baselworld 2018 is underway in Switzerland and we’ve noted a rather muted smartwatch turnout with fewer vendors and product releases than in 2016 or 2017.... ...
  • Fitbit Targets Goldilocks Pricing with sub-US$200 Versa Smartwatch

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 20, 2018
    On Tuesday March 13th Fitbit announced two new products: their second smartwatch, the Versa, as well as a child-focused fitness band, the Ace. Clients can view ... ...
  • Smartwatch Shipments Leap 40% in 2017

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 08, 2018
    After single-digit growth in 2016, global smartwatch shipments rebounded to grow almost +40% YoY in 2017. Solid demand for new models from Apple Watch, Fit... ...
  • CES 2018 : Day 4 – Hearables

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 17, 2018
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the year’s largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2018.  Each day&r... ...
  • CES 2018 : Day 3 – Feature Watches

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 17, 2018
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the year’s largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2018.  Each day&r... ...
  • CES 2018 : Day 2 – Smartglasses and Virtual Reality

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 17, 2018
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the year’s largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2018.  Each day&r... ...
  • CES 2018 : Day 2 – Enabling Technology from Qualcomm

    by Cliff Raskind | Jan 11, 2018
    Qualcomm staffers were busy bees on many fronts in 2017. Now going into 2018 the company is looking to make PC's act more like smartphones, blazing new trails i... ...
  • CES 2018 : Day 1 – Smartwatches

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 10, 2018
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the year’s largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2018.  Each day’s pos... ...
  • Wearables to Control the Smart Home

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 19, 2017
    It is well known that smartwatches track your health and fitness... It is less well known that smartwatches will control and monitor your smart home. There... ...
  • Smartwatches to Control the Smart Home

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 30, 2017
    It is well known that smartwatches track your health and fitness. It is less well known that smartwatches will control and monitor your smart home. Our Wearabl... ...
  • Top Five Wearables Predictions for 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 08, 2017
    Our Wearables (WDE) research service predicts five important trends that will emerge in the global wearables market during 2018. We identify opportunities... ...
  • Vodafone Launches a Wearable for Your Dog

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 07, 2017
    Vodafone today introduced its V-Pet wearable for domestic pets in UK and Europe. V-Pet is a location and activity tracker for cats and dogs. It uses GPS a... ...
  • New Retail Channels for Smartwatches

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 01, 2017
    Wearable vendors are increasingly seeking out novel distribution channels to get their products into the hands of consumers. For example, Apple Watch is pa... ...