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  • [New] The market for wearable devices is expected to grow from $81 billion in sales in 2021 to $94 billion in 2022. Reuters
  • [New] Apple's vision is that environmentally friendly wearable devices will replace the iPhone series and become Apple's largest source of revenue by about 2030. rayradar
  • [New] Apple's next-generation wearable could include some new key features like sleek flat-edged redesign, bigger screen area, better screen resolution, improvements in the battery life, and a possible blood glucose monitoring sensor among others. Medium
  • [New] Buffer over read could occur due to incorrect check of buffer size while flashing emmc devices in Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Voice & Music, Snapdragon Wearables, Snapdragon Wired Infrastructure and Networking. CISA
  • The growth of the wearables market in North America is highlighted by figures that expect 25% of the adult population to be using a wearable device by 2022. Mordor Intelligence
  • The overall IoMT market is expected to grow from USD $72.5 billion in 2020 to USD $188.2 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 21.0%. Global Citizen
  • The global market for wearable healthcare devices will reach $46.6 billion by 2025. McAfee
  • The market for wearables will reach $70 billion in 2025, up from $20 billion in 2015, according to IDTechEx, and International Data Corporation expects that 110 million wearable devices will be shipped in 2016 alone, up 38.2% from last year. Brand Minds
  • The major disruption in the global healthcare and supply chains, hospitals, insurers, governments, and logistics providers are reacting quickly for a more connected world that could support better address the current crisis and mitigate future ones. Yahoo Finance
  • The value of the North America wearable market reached a value of US$ 3.2 Billion in 2020, and it is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 12.3% between 2021-2026. Applied Visions Inc.
  • Very soon, wearable, portable, and embeddable devices will radically reduce premature death from diseases like cancer and cardiovascular disease, and in doing so, add years, if not decades, to global life expectancy. Fast Company
  • The wearable devices market in India is expected to reach a sales volume of 16.22 million units by 2024, from 4.72 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 26.33%. Yourstory
  • Back-to-school spending on technology products (personal computers, smartphones, tablets, wearables, etc.) is expected to reach $11.8 billion in 2021, with wearable tech experiencing the biggest growth. Digital Commerce 360
  • Consumer electronics will remain the largest end use industry over the forecast period due to increasing demand for conductive coating in EMI/RFI shielding application and growing demand for wearable electronics, portable computers, and television. Yahoo
  • Apple devices got a fair amount of the spotlight in the earnings presentation, with wearables, home and accessories grew 36% year over year to 8.8 billion, mostly driven by stronger than anticipated watch sales.
  • Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a wearable device that generates power when touched or sweated on, potentially opening up new opportunities for smaller electronics, including maybe VR technology. VRScout
  • Bio-inspired electricity sources could power wearable or implantable electronics in the future, even running on metabolic waste according to new research from the Adolphe Merkle Institute's BioPhysics group at the University of Fribourg. Nano Magazine - Latest Nanotechnology News
  • The global market of smart wearables is projected to reach shipments of 776.23 million units by 2026. TechHQ
  • During the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, self-service carts, vending machines and stores will issue wearable payment devices that will allow easy use of the digital yuan. South China Morning Post
  • The high penetration of smartphones and wearables will drive a surge in the contactless payments market in the coming years. IndustryWired
  • The global wearable injectors market is expected to grow from $5.145 billion in 2020 to $5.709 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate of 11%. Yahoo Finance
  • Fitbit, Apple Watch and other wearable fitness devices might provide insight into the long-term effects of COVID-19 by tracking patients' recovery. Global Marketing Development Center
  • The market for eSIM and iSIM devices - which includes smartphones, wearables and cellular IoT devices - will be worth more than €6 billion by 2025.

Last updated: 19 September 2021