According to new research from our WDE (Wearables) service, global smartwatch shipments grew a healthy +250% YoY in Q1 2014. The market was driven heavily by Samsung and its Galaxy Gear model, which is outperforming all major rivals like Motorola and Pebble. This published report -- available to clients -- tracks global smartwatch shipments and marketshare by hardware vendor by quarter for 2013 and Q1 2014. It can be used by device makers, component suppliers, operators, software developers, content suppliers and other stakeholders to determine the size and growth rate of the global smartwatch market.