5 Useful Enterprise Wearables For Vertical Markets

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Wearable Craze

Wearables are in the spotlight again now that Google parent Alphabet announced it is reinventing its flagship wearable, Google Glass Enterprise, with a new look and a new target audience in vertical markets.

In a recent report, market research firm IDC said that connected eyewear would grow at a 201.2 percent compound annual growth rate from 2016 to 2020, as optical wearables bring a "transformational shift" to select industries and job functions.

"Eyewear has a clear focus on the enterprise as it stands to complement or replace existing computing devices, particularly for workers in the field or on the factory floor," said Jitesh Ubrani, senior research analyst for IDC Mobile Device Trackers, in a statement.

Here are five useful enterprise-targeted wearables that will benefit vertical markets.

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