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Report: $1 Billion Potential Revenue with Green High-Tech Wearables


Proving once again that green tech is a magnet for green paper, OLIVEDA International, Inc. sees a big market for eco-friendly wearables.

The company has just announced it’s projection which calls for a potential global market for its unique green-tech wearables products of up to 10 million users and potential revenues up to $1 billion.

The wearable market is just one of the revenue streams derived from OLIVEDA’s olive tree based products, the company says.
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IDC: Wearables Market Swells 17.9% During the First Quarter


The worldwide wearables market maintained its upward trajectory during the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with Xiaomi and Apple leading all companies and multiple products experiencing double – and triple-digit growth.

That’s the official announcement from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker indicates that companies shipped a total of 24.7 million wearable devices during 1Q17, up 17.9% from the 20.9 million units shipped in 1Q16.

“Fitbit finds itself in the midst of a transformation as user tastes evolve from fitness bands to watches and other products,” noted Ramon Llamas, research manager for IDC’s Wearables team. “This allowed Xiaomi to throttle up on its inexpensive devices within the China market and for Apple to leverage its position as the leading smartwatch provider worldwide. Now that Xiaomi and Apple have supplanted Fitbit, the next question is whether they will be able to maintain their position.
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PAREXEL, Sanofi Advance the Use of Wearable Devices in Life Science Industry


PAREXEL International Corporation, a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, has just announced a collaboration with Sanofi to advance the use of wearable devices to transform the collection of data in clinical trials.

Wearables have the potential to address several challenges related to clinical trials and improve execution by increasing patients’ ability to participate, driving patient engagement, and creating more opportunities for decentralized trial sites.
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IDC: Worldwide Wearables Market to Nearly Double by 2021


As the wearables market transforms, total shipment volumes are expected to maintain their forward momentum.

That’s according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.

The IDC estimates that vendors will ship a total of 125.5 million wearable devices this year, marking a 20.4% increase from the 104.3 million units shipped in 2016.
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New SENSATE Stress Management Wearable Unveiled


On Tuesday morning in London, Stress management technology developer, BioSelf Technology, unveiled SENSATE – a wearable device and app that tracks and reduces stress in real-time.

So how does it work? We’re told that SENSATE is the first device to both track biometric stress markers and reduce stress levels, on the spot, giving the wearer the ability to reach meditation-like states to promote enhanced relaxation.

According to the World Health Organization, stress-related illnesses cost the UK economy tens of billions of dollars every year year.

The small, pebble-like device is placed comfortably against the chest and collects biometric data on stress markers, including heart rate, respiration, posture, temperature and mood. This data is fed back to the SENSATE app on the wearer’s smartphone, which uses proprietary algorithms to analyze the data and calculate the optimum therapeutic response of SENSATE for the wearer.

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Immersion, Realtime Adding Haptics to Pacewear Smart Wearables


Smart wearables just keep on getting smarter. And the newest partnership forged in the space will only accelerate this trend.

Immersion Corp., a leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, announced this week that it has signed a license agreement with Shenzhen-based Realtime Technology Co., Ltd to embed Immersion’s TouchSense Premium solution in Realtime’s Pacewear smart wearable products.

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Samsung and Hipaax Accelerate Wearables in the Workplace


MHW learned Tuesday that Samsung and alliance partner Hipaax, a developer of TaskWatch — a wearable task management platform — are accelerating use of wearables in the workplace with an integrated smartwatch solution for businesses featuring new capabilities that improve efficiency, increase productivity and enhance customer satisfaction.

Designed to improve workforce management for hospitality, retail and transportation markets, the solution takes capabilities typically associated with smartphones, and brings them to the wearable world—enabling businesses to more easily deploy and manage wearables for enterprise use.
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