Welcome!

News Feed Item

Innovation Pushes Value of Wearable Technology Markets

NEW YORK, November 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The technology sector, due to its innovative nature, is continuously witnessing new industries gaining popularity. Currently, one such industry is the wearable technology market, which encompasses an array of products designed for a wide range of applications. According to a recent research by Scalar Market Research the global wearable technology market is anticipated to grow from USD 29.92 billion in 2016 and reach USD 71.23 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 18.9% during the forecast period. Biotricity Inc. (OTC: BTCY), Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO), Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL)

The wearable technology market is fragmented into devices such as smart glasses, smart watches, activity/fitness monitors, glucose and heart rate monitors, as well as wearable cameras and virtual reality headsets. According to the research, the strong rise in the penetration of the smartphone devices is one of the key drivers for the wearable technology market. The growth of smartphone usage, along with the explosion of Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to drive the global market.

Biotricity Inc. (OTCQB: BTCY) is a medical technology company which is focusing on improving healthcare by developing remote monitoring and wearable solutions designed to aid chronic disease prevention and management. The company's main product, Bioflux, is an ECG monitoring device that allows physicians to diagnose as well as remotely monitor cardiac patients. Biotricity Inc. recently announced that Bioflux received the necessary 501k clearance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

On November 15th Biotricity Inc. announced a partnership with Global to Local (G2L), an organization dedicated to providing programs that improve individual and community health by expanding access to healthcare services, and empower economic development in the most diverse and underserved communities. G2L has tested numerous chronic disease management devices and as of this date have not found any that can properly address the needs of patients, the needs providers, and the needs of health systems in a way that creates efficiency and reduces costs. 

Biotricity Inc. founder and CEO Waqaas Al-Siddiq said in a statement, "Our partnership with G2L is an important step for us, as we develop a solution for the chronic care markets they serve… As we move beyond the cardiac market, we will utilize G2L's diabetes and care management expertise to build a chronic care management platform for diabetes and other chronic illnesses,"

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) advertises itself as a company that helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data and guidance to reach their goals. Fitbit has been the leader in the fitness and activity trackers market, yet sales have been disappointing over the curse of this year. To try and increase sales volume Fitbit has decided to diversify their product portfolio, specifically researching technologies that will shift emphasis on health. Fitbit has closely affiliated themselves with researchers carrying out clinical trials, and conducting medical research with well-known Universities such as Johns Hopkins and the Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center among those who have chosen to tap into data from Fitbit users around the world.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) smart watch has been a very important product for the wearable technology market, and it seems that the tech giant wants to continue its expansion in the industry. Bloomberg has recently reported that Apple is weighing an expansion into digital glasses, a risky but potentially profitable area of wearable tech. The glasses are still in exploration phase, but some of the protect features are predictable. The device will be connected wirelessly to the iPhones and offer various application. Apple will not be the first tech giant to try the commercialization of digital glasses, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has tried previously and failed to make the Google Glass a successful product. At the time Google Glass was viewed as an expensive product that didn't provide much for its price, looked rather clumsy and raised privacy concerns.

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has become a prominent name in the wearable technology market as it has introduced high definition wearable cameras, designed to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, but has become a popular product among many who love to film their experiences, whatever they may be, and share them online. After a strong entail start, the company is now facing the same problem as Fitbit, as a lack of diversified product line hurt sales. This October GoPro has launched the HERO5 line of cameras that can auto-upload photos and videos to GoPro Plus, a cloud-based subscription service that makes it easy to access, edit and share GoPro content anytime and anywhere using a mobile phone or computer.

For "The Latest Buzz in Financial News", SIGN UP & Visit: http://www.FinancialBuzz.com

Subscribe Now! Watch us report from NYSE https://www.youtube.com/FinancialBuzzMedia

Follow us on Twitter for real time Financial News Updates: https://twitter.com/financialbuzz

Follow and talk to us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/financialbuzz

Facebook Like Us to receive live feeds: https://www.facebook.com/Financialbuzz/

About FinancialBuzz.com  

FinancialBuzz.com, a leading financial news informational web portal designed to provide the latest trends in Market News, Investing News, Personal Finance, Politics, Entertainment, in-depth broadcasts on Stock News, Market Analysis and Company Interviews. A pioneer in the financially driven digital space, video production and integration of social media, FinancialBuzz.com creates 100% unique original content. FinancialBuzz.com also provides financial news PR branding, marketing and advertising for third parties for disseminating news and original content through our unique media platform that includes Newswire Delivery, Digital Advertising, Social Media Relations, Video Production, Broadcasting, and Financial Publications.

Please Note: FinancialBuzz.com is not a financial advisory or advisor, investment advisor or broker-dealer and do not undertake any activities that would require such registration. The information provided on http://www.FinancialBuzz.com (the "Site") is either original financial news or paid advertisements provided [exclusively] by our affiliates (sponsored content), FinancialBuzz.com, a financial news media and pr marketing firm enters into service agreements with the companies which are the subject to the articles posted on the Site for advertising such companies. Financialbuzz.com has signed a four-month financial news dissemination and pr services agreement for ten thousand dollars directly from the biotricity inc. We are not an independent news media provider and therefore do not represent or warrant that the information posted on the Site is accurate, unbiased or complete. FinancialBuzz.com receives fees for producing and presenting high quality and sophisticated content on this site along with other financial news pr media services. Our fees may be either a flat cash sum or negotiated number of securities of the companies featured on this site, or a combination thereof. The securities are commonly paid in segments, of which a portion is received upon engagement and the balance is paid on or near the conclusion of the engagement. FinancialBuzz.com agreed to a four-month financial news dissemination and pr services agreement for ten thousand restricted shares and twenty thousand warrants directly from biotricity inc. FinancialBuzz.com does not undertake to update any of the information on the Site or continue to post information about any companies the information contained herein is not intended to be used as the basis for investment decisions and should not be considered as investment advice or a recommendation. The information contained herein is not an offer or solicitation to buy, hold or sell any security. FinancialBuzz.com, members and affiliates are not responsible for any gains or losses that result from the opinions expressed on the Site, company profiles, quotations or in other materials or presentations that it publishes electronically or in print. Investors accept full responsibility for any and all of their investment decisions based on their own independent research and evaluation of their own investment goals, risk tolerance, and financial condition. FinancialBuzz.com. By accessing this website and any pages thereof, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, as may be amended from time to time. None of the content issued by FinancialBuzz.com constitutes a recommendation for any investor to purchase, hold or sell any particular security, pursue a particular investment strategy or that any security is suitable for any investor. This publication is provided by FinancialBuzz.com. Each investor is solely responsible for determining whether a particular security or investment strategy is suitable based on their objectives, other securities holdings, financial situation needs, and tax status. You agree to consult with your investment advisor, tax and legal consultant before making any investment decisions. We make no representations as to the completeness, accuracy or timeless of the material provided. All materials are subject to change without notice. Information is obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy and completeness are not guaranteed. For our full disclaimer, disclosure and Terms of Use. Please visit: http://www.financialbuzz.com

For further information:

Media Contact: [email protected] , +1-877-601-1879

Url: http://www.FinancialBuzz.com

SOURCE FinancialBuzz.com

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
There are 66 million network cameras capturing terabytes of data. How did factories in Japan improve physical security at the facilities and improve employee productivity? Edge Computing reduces possible kilobytes of data collected per second to only a few kilobytes of data transmitted to the public cloud every day. Data is aggregated and analyzed close to sensors so only intelligent results need to be transmitted to the cloud. Non-essential data is recycled to optimize storage.
Building custom add-ons does not need to be limited to the ideas you see on a marketplace. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sukhbir Dhillon, CEO and founder of Addteq, will go over some adventures they faced in developing integrations using Atlassian SDK and other technologies/platforms and how it has enabled development teams to experiment with newer paradigms like Serverless and newer features of Atlassian SDKs. In this presentation, you will be taken on a journey of Add-On and Integration ...
"I think that everyone recognizes that for IoT to really realize its full potential and value that it is about creating ecosystems and marketplaces and that no single vendor is able to support what is required," explained Esmeralda Swartz, VP, Marketing Enterprise and Cloud at Ericsson, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...
The essence of cloud computing is that all consumable IT resources are delivered as services. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, demonstrated the concepts and implementations of two important cloud computing deliveries: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). He discussed from business and technical viewpoints what exactly they are, why we care, how they are different and in what ways, and the strategies for IT to transi...
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership. As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership abi...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service.
Niagara Networks exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Outlyer, a monitoring service for DevOps and operations teams, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Outlyer is a monitoring service for DevOps and Operations teams running Cloud, SaaS, Microservices and IoT deployments. Designed for today's dynamic environments that need beyond cloud-scale monitoring, we make monitoring effortless so you ...
Virtualization over the past years has become a key strategy for IT to acquire multi-tenancy, increase utilization, develop elasticity and improve security. And virtual machines (VMs) are quickly becoming a main vehicle for developing and deploying applications. The introduction of containers seems to be bringing another and perhaps overlapped solution for achieving the same above-mentioned benefits. Are a container and a virtual machine fundamentally the same or different? And how? Is one techn...
My team embarked on building a data lake for our sales and marketing data to better understand customer journeys. This required building a hybrid data pipeline to connect our cloud CRM with the new Hadoop Data Lake. One challenge is that IT was not in a position to provide support until we proved value and marketing did not have the experience, so we embarked on the journey ourselves within the product marketing team for our line of business within Progress. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Sum...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm.