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.
Cisco Systems estimated that mobile traffic on wearables would grow 342.3% to hit 345 MB per month in 2018.
Wearable device connections were expected to rise from 22 million in 2013 to 177 million in 2018—a jump of more than 704.5%.