Smart watches are here to stay and are expected to see a tremendous growth by 2022. According to market research, the shipments of smartwatches is expected to double in the near future. Among the large variety of smartwatches, Apple Watch is projected to continue its dominance in the market by introducing newest models appealing to the cardiac patients following the approval from the American Heart Association (AHA) and Food and Drugs Administration (FDA).
Apple has introduced its flagship wearable devices with new capabilities that will further benefit patients suffering from various diseases. It will allow the healthcare providers to directly interact with patients by using telemedicine that will also review and analyze their data in the cloud.
The demand for wristbands will play a significant role in the wearable market. The wristband devices will expand beyond step counting that will create an advantage for these watches against the pricier smartwatches. Whereas, devices that do not support the third-party application are expected to face a sluggish growth in the forthcoming years.
On the other hand, ear wear devices are also expected to grow notably in the wearable devices market. Moreover, the devices that feature in addition to audio is likely to experience more growth in the coming years. The research also shows that the future ear-wear will have an in-built smart assistant. These ear wear will be capable of translating languages in real-time and can provide fitness tracking and coaching.