What will smartwatches know? A breakdown of their components and applications

October 31, 2018 | State of the Market Report

While consumer smartwatches were first introduced as a technology push, the market has now embraced the smartwatch as a valuable product, and we are seeing the emergence of application-specific smartwatches. Looking to the future, smartwatches will play a key role in expanding the digital ecosystem beyond homes to vehicles, provide biometric authentication with onboard sensors, and push the boundaries of general wellness and blur the lines between consumer and clinical health with new biosensors.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health

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Lead Analyst

Hirosei Kuruma
Research Associate


Jonathan Melnick, Ph.D.
Thomas Dawidczyk, Ph.D.