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Fitbit launches four new wearables, new paid service
The wearables category continues to evolve and grow, with global shipments of wearable devices forecasted to reach 189 million units by 2022.
07 Mar 2019
Apple, Xiaomi, and Huawei dominate surging wearables market
The latest data from IDC shows the market experienced substantial growth in the fourth quarter of 2018.
06 Mar 2019
How technology is changing the fitness industry
Technology is changing the way fitness studios and health clubs offer workout solutions to their customers.
28 Feb 2019
Graphene and stick-on patches: An alternative take on wearables
A stick-on patch is all you need to monitor your fitness levels, hydration, heart rate, and even your sun exposure.
27 Feb 2019
Wearables market flourishing - fuelled by smartwatches
A market that has stuttered in the past now has a bright forecast as adoption of wearable technology continues to thrive.
18 Dec 2018
Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa, the perfect fitness lifestyle companion
Fitbit Versa introduces new capabilities to its lifestyle smartwatches including female health tracking and Fitbit Pay integration.
12 Jul 2018
Why wearable device shipments slowed in Q1 2018
Growth for the market was far lower than the 18% year-over-year growth one year ago.
05 Jun 2018
Smartwatches forecast to dominate wearables market by 2022
It’s been hyped about for years, but according to IDC smartwatches are finally beginning to make an impact on the wearables market.
21 Mar 2018
Apple wrests control of record-breaking wearables market
The worldwide wearables market continued its upward trajectory in the final quarter of 2017 with full year shipment volumes reaching new records.
02 Mar 2018
Innovative bladder sensor scoops Callaghan’s wearable tech award
The C-Prize aimed to encourage people to push the boundaries of what’s possible through technology, and solve real-world challenges.
05 Dec 2017
Number of APAC manufacturers with ‘smart factories’ to triple by 2022
In a world-leading effort, almost half of APAC manufacturers will have fully connected factories by 2022 with tech use among them expected to surge.
26 Sep 2017
No sign of wear in the wearables market with double digit growth
IDC forecasts vendors will ship a total of 121.7 million wearable devices this year alone, a whopping 16.6 percent increase last year's efforts.
15 Sep 2017
IDC says basic wearables are declining while smartwatches surge
While basic wearables declined 0.9 percent during the quarter, smartwatches skyrocketed 60.9 percent - a trend that is expected to continue.
01 Sep 2017
Wearable tech challenge finalists want to rewire stroke-affected brains, decrease fall risk
The C-Prize Challenge invites Kiwi innovators and entrepreneurs to create technology solutions in a designated area.
25 Jul 2017
"Be intellectually promiscuous" - Callaghan urges innovators to push the boundaries on wearable tech
Callaghan is running its biennial C-Prize Challenge, asking Kiwi innovators and entrepreneurs to create the next generation of wearable tech.
22 Jun 2017