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Bluetooth a Key Smartwatch Technology

by Gina Luk | 5月 12, 2014

According to new research from the Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service looking at enabling technologies in Smartwatches, Bluetooth will be a key technology going forward. The importance of the short-range wireless technology is critical in that it is the conduit between the smartwatch and the smartphone.

Strategy Analytics expects Bluetooth-enabled smartwatches to experience growth of 160% in 2015 in part due to Buetooth being a must-have technology and from organic market growth fuelled by the entrance of major players.


This published report, available to clients, provides global and regional forecasts on the penetration of five enabling technologies (including Bluetooth, Cellular, and USB) in the smartwatch category, looking out to 2018.

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