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Market Trends: Wrist-Worn Wearables to Boost Digital Commerce for B2C

by Deacon D.K. Wan  |  July 3, 2018  |  Submit a Comment


Wearable devices sales will reach 500 million units annually by 2021. Wrist-worn wearables such as smartwatches and fitness bands will lead the revenue among the wearables category.   How do you benefit from the combinatorial impact of wrist-worn wearable attributes, digital commerce, new human-machine interface (HMI) technologies and an application strategy to foster an environment for true “wearable commerce.”?


Market Trends: Wrist-Worn Wearables to Boost Digital Commerce for B2C

Published: 29 June 2018 ID: G00351048
Analyst(s): Adrian Lee | Deacon D.K Wan | Alan Antin



Wrist-worn wearables will boost B2C digital commerce revenue, driven by the rise of digital payments and emerging human-machine interfaces. Technology product management leaders must make UX-focused software, firmware and hardware decisions to capture new digital commerce opportunities.


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Deacon D.K. Wan
Senior Director, Analysts, Research & Advisory
2 years at Gartner
24 years IT Industry

Deacon D.K Wan is the Senior Director, Analyst at Gartner Applications and Product Leadership. Experts in digital innovations, product management, partnership, payments,mobile & e-commerce,BD. Read Full Bio

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