Wearable technology has been around in some form since the 17th century. However, it is only in the last five years, with the miniaturization of technology that it has started to emerge as a game changer enabling businesses to increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve employment practices and providing consumers with many innovative and life-enhancing products.
The above introductory comments are edited excerpts from an infographic* by Jeff Desjardins (VisualCapitalist.com) in collaboration with Vandrico Inc., a leading Vancouver consultant with a focus on wearable technology, entitled Wearable Technology: When is it Coming to the Workplace?.
Desjardins goes on to say in further edited excerpts:
Credit Suisse expects the total available market for wearable tech will grow to $30-50 billion over the next 3-5 years. Corporations are in a unique position to take advantage of wearable technology: it can increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve employment practices.
Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above infographic are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.
*http://www.visualcapitalist.com/wearable-technology-when-is-it-coming-to-the-workplace-2/ (Copyright © 2014 Visual Capitalist | All rights reserved.)
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