Technology continues to advance and a growing number of companies that manufacture electronic devices have gone beyond the mobile. The growing trend today is on wearable technology.
Research firm IDC foresees shipments of wearable computing devices this year to reach 19.2 million, triple the figure of 2013. By 2018, it predicts global shipments to hit 111.9 million with a yearly growth rate of 78.4 percent.
Wearable health tech products can be purchased conveniently online. Medisave, a global supplier of medical equipment and accessories operating in the U.S., U.K., Australia and New Zealand, is just one of the many suppliers that also sell wearable tech items online.
Google has created its Google glasses and the others are following suit. Some have developed gadgets that can be worn on wrist in a similar fashion as the wristwatch or cuff while the others have come up with double purpose clothing.