While 19% of respondents overall planned to buy wearable fitness monitors, this jumped to 31% among 18- to 34-year-olds.
Nearly one-fifth of US internet users intended to purchase a wearable device within the next 12 months.
8 in 10 American adults have at least heard of wearables, and more than 4 in 10 are very familiar with them.
Inc. magazine surveyed CEOs on their views of social media, technology and trends. This infographic highlights the results.
Wearable device shipments are expected to grow by triple-digit percentages this year.
The number of wearable band shipments worldwide is expected to jump 129% between 2014 and 2015 to hit 43.2 million units.
Smart watches were expected to rule the segment, accounting for around 60% of US wearable device sales in 2014.
81% of US internet users said they would use a wearable health or fitness device.
Among the US adult internet users polled, 66% said they were concerned about their privacy on social networks such as Facebook—the top response.
Public attitudes towards ubiquitous wearable or implanted computing devices are the most positive, or more accurately, the least negative.