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Jul 2017 - Taxonomy - Doc # US42915817

IDC's Worldwide Wearable Device Tracker Taxonomy, 2017

Table of Contents

IDC's Worldwide Wearable Device Tracker Taxonomy

Figure: Wearable Device Primary Segments

Wearable device Taxonomy Changes for 2017

Taxonomy Overview

Definitions

Wearable Computing: A Definition

Product Category

Smart Wearable

Basic Wearable

Product

Brand

Vendor

Company

Operating System

Operation Mode

Sensors and Communications

Connectivity

Near-Field Communication

Bluetooth

GPS

Other Hardware Specs

External Speaker

Microphone

Touchscreen

Screen Size/Band

Screen Type

Waterproofing

Kids' Device

Price Band

Channel/Channel Group

Figure: IDC's Channel Taxonomy — Direct

Figure: IDC's Channel Taxonomy — Indirect

Direct — Internet

Exceptions

Direct — Store

Exceptions

Direct — Inbound/Outbound

Exceptions

Indirect — Dealer/VAR/SI

Exceptions

Table: Examples of Dealer/VAR/SI by Region

InDirect — eTailer

Exceptions

Table: Examples of eTailers by Region

Indirect — Retail

Table: Examples of Retail by Region

Indirect — Telco

Exceptions

Table: Examples of Telcos by Region

Segment Group

Commercial

Consumer

Geographic Segmentation

Table: IDC's Wearable Device Segmentation by Geography

Shipments

"Sales In," "Sales Through," and "Sales Out"

Average Selling Price

Value (or Shipment Value)

Installed Base

Exchange Rates

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Methodology

Synopsis

Referencing Documents

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