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Ingram Micro gets a Moov on with new fitness wearables deal
Ingram Micro has signed a sub-distribution deal which will see it offering the Moov range of fitness wearables in New Zealand.
Fitbit improves exercise tracking
The new features include SmartTrack automatic exercise recognition as well as enhancements to Fitbit’s PurePulse heart rate tracking.
Wearables developers hit $29m funding milestone
“We are already doing pilot trials of Skylight, and we're excited about the potential it has to impact and transform entire industrial sectors."
Toshiba targets wearable market with new Bluetooth devices
"As the market for wearables continues its rapid expansion, users are increasingly demanding low-power communication capabilities built into devices."
Wearables popularity creating jobs, according to new research
The report suggest the wearable tech space is an emerging job market, with 81% of CIOs believing wearables will happen the workplace.
Enterprise wearables are here to stay
“Despite the breadth of wearable devices, smart glasses remain the most powerful tool for hands-on workers.”
Smart wristwear driving wearables market, Apple Watch OS to lead
A growing list of vendors, proliferation of devices, price points and steady consumer adoption will fuel growth in the worldwide market for wearables.
LG's G Watch R now Wi-Fi capable
The latest Android Wear update is being rolled out over the next couple of days, bringing new features to all three LG Android Wear devices.
Enterprise wearables, more than just a fad?
Organisations are taking innovative approaches to utilising wearables in their operations and making use of the numerous devices available.
New models and partnerships crucial for wearables
Healthcare will benefit from wearable technology says research firm Forst & Sullivan - but there are still obstacles ahead for wearables.
Google Glass: Now for the enterprise
Google Glass is quietly re-emerging, with reports that Google will distribute a version aimed at enterprise customers in coming months.
Healthcare sector driving force behind wearables market
The healthcare sector is a huge contributing factor to the booming wearable electronics market, according to Persistence Market Research.
Fitbit dominates wearables market
Fitbit has experienced positive growth in the share market, dominating in the highly competitive wearables space.
New Zealand: Huawei's TalkBand B2 is here
As the second generation of the TalkBand series, the B2 was created at Huawei’s Paris design centre and echoes the design of the Huawei P8 smartphone.
Wearables in the enterprise driving huge market growth
“The release of Apple Watch has opened the flood gates governing wearables’ adoption. Now that the river is running, it's more about where to start."
Wearables take on Australian enterprise
Wearables will be a $1 billion market in Australia by 2018 with enterprise adoption expected to take off from 2017.
Retailers: Make wearables work for you
Wearables offer a number of advantages to retailers, enabling greater customer service and engagement with a target audience.
Will 2015 be the year of the wearables?
While the global wearable technology market hasn’t delivered on high expectations, 2015 could be the year that turns this around.
Apple Watch to propel growth in wearables market, says IDC
The wearables market continues to grow at a rapid rate in 2015, driven by new vendors, end-user awareness and new devices such as the Apple Watch.
5 reasons NOT to buy an Apple Watch!
"When it comes to gadgets these days I think it pays to look at both the pros and the cons of being an early adopter." - Bernard Marr
Only time will tell if the Apple Watch proves a game changer
What apps it will have? How many models will there be, what are their price points? How long will the battery last? Is it really as ugly as sin?
War of the wearables comes to the enterprise
"The global wearables market will grow 35% over the next five years, and by 2019 the enterprise wearables market will be worth $18 billion."
Get ready for the IoT of things onslaught
Consumer adoption of connected devices and smart technology is poised for huge growth, and resellers would be wise to get ready to ride the IoT wave.
Why CIOs need to consider wearable tech in the enterprise
The brave new world of wearable tech - how enterprises can benefit