Wearable technology report available

October 29th, 2019

IDTechEx has released its most comprehensive report covering the wearable technology industry. “Wearable Technology Forecasts 2019-2029” includes historic market data back to 2010 and 10-year market forecasts for 48 different types of wearable electronic products. It also includes information covering each of the key product areas, including smart watches and fitness trackers, electronic skin patches […]

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Wearable electronics technology developers, textile designers and fashion brands join forces to make smarter clothing

July 1st, 2017

Over the past decade, we’ve seen a slow but sure evolution of wearable electronics, including smart textiles, designed primarily to monitor body functions and communicate with the Internet of Things. But a great many of them were not especially wearable, and some never made it out of the lab. The tide, however, seems to be […]

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Wearable technology for safety in the mining industry

June 1st, 2017

In the mining industry, safety challenges demand the latest developments in wearable technology. The Chilean mining disaster of 2010 saw 33 workers trapped 2,300 feet underground for 69 days. Their ordeal made headlines across the world, and amidst the jubilation of their survival there was a stark reminder that mining remains one of the most […]

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Key product areas in wearable technology

September 13th, 2016

It’s tough to resist the “gee whiz” factor inspired by wearable technologies and the potential to strike it big with the newest trendy gizmo. IDTechEx, an independent research and event firm based in Cambridge, U.K., recently released a report, “Wearable Technology 2016-2026,” that identifies wearable technology as a $30 billion market in 2016, with more […]

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Smarter every day

April 1st, 2016

The wearables market builds customer relationships with new products and high-tech expertise. The speedy acceptance of wearable technology by health and fitness enthusiasts has supported impressive growth in this market. This growth reflects today’s larger culture, in which people expect ready access to information. Consumers can even monitor and evaluate their health and fitness goals […]

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AATCC encourages education and discussion on wearable technology and electronic textiles

February 29th, 2016

The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals (AATCC) is encouraging the electronic segment of the textile industry by sponsoring and participating in upcoming workshops. It is also partnering with the WEAR Conference, the longest-running conference series dedicated to smart textiles, wearable technology, material innovation and the business of consumer experience. Upcoming workshops, meetings and […]

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UMN hosting wearable technology event

November 2nd, 2015

The University of Minnesota’s current event series, Headliners, will offer “Stronger, Faster, Brighter: Wearable Technology and the Future of Clothing” Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Continuing Education and Conference Center. The series provides opportunities to meet with university experts as they share firsthand knowledge of current topics, from medical breakthroughs to social trends. […]

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