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Jul 2017 - Taxonomy - Doc # US42915817

IDC's Worldwide Wearable Device Tracker Taxonomy, 2017

Authors: Jitesh Ubrani, Ramon T. Llamas, Ryan Reith, Francisco Almeida, Francisco Jeronimo, Ko Shikita, Stefania Lorenz, Manish Nargas, Jiri Tersel, Paola Soriano, Kenneth Liew


This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for wearable devices. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's wearable devices hardware research.

This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the wearable devices industry, including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics.

"IDC's worldwide wearable devices taxonomy presents a standardized and detailed framework of the wearable devices market," said Ryan Reith, program vice president for IDC's Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers. "The taxonomy document serves as a guideline to better understand and use IDC's wearable devices research."


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Executive Information , Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker

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Air interface, Android, Linux, Real-time operating system, Wearables, WiFi, WAPI

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