Beyond Smartphone Clones: How Wearables Deliver Actual Value and Reshape Tomorrow’s Supply Chain

November 29, 2016 | State of the Market Report

Since the introduction of wearables, these devices have acted as a supplement to or extension of smart phones. With the likes of the Apple Watch and Fitbit being the iconic wearable products, it is no surprise that wearables are viewed today as little more than nice-to-have gadgets. However, wearable electronics are starting to deliver real value to users; from improving working efficiency and safety, to facilitating effective and convenient disease management, and enhancing athletic performance. As a result, there is no archetypal wearables consumer, rather these devices are relevant to office and factory workers, chronically ill patients, and even elite athletes. In spite of the wide breadth of wearable devices and applications, today’s devices are mostly reconfigurations of readily available, cheap smart phone components. However, as use cases for wearable electronics mature, the wearables value chain will evolve into something entirely different. This webinar will: • Identify the key use cases in today’s wearable electronics market • Analyze emerging wearable devices, components, and business models separating winners from losers • Outline how tomorrow’s supply chain will evolve from today’s, which closely resembles the supply chain of smart phones

Coverage Areas

  • Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness
  • Digital Transformation
  • Wearable Electronics

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Noa Ghersin
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