The market for wearable smart devices is expected to grow by more than 15 percent this year, driven by in part by the role that wrist- and ear-worn products play in helping consumers track and maintain their health, an IT market intelligence company predicts.  

“Wearables stand to play an important role in digital health, constantly collecting important patient data while also giving patients the ability to self-monitor,” said Jitesh Ubrani, research manager for International Data Corporation.


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Health apps drive market growth for smart wearables