Latest Blog Posts from Strategy Analytics User Experience Knowledge Center

Posted by mwilkins @ 17/04/2014 14:46:00
In a new report from the Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, we discuss findings from a recent consumer survey indicating that current wearable device pricing is considerably out of sync with consumer expectations. Overcoming such a mismatch will require consumer education to the value and ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:27:00
According to a new report from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, wearables are going to come in all shapes and sizes during the next decade. Deciding which wearable device types will be operator-friendly in such a fragmented ecosystem will be challenging. Carriers, like ... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 14:16:00
Facebook - the social networking giant - is acquiring Oculus VR - a specialist in consumer virtual reality (VR) technology.  According to Strategy Analytics' WDE service the overlap may not seem obvious at first, but initially the acquisition is expected to focus on VR gaming, with Facebook ... read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 19/03/2014 09:33:00
Yesterday Google unveiled Android Wear, an operating system targeted squarely at the emerging wearable devices market. Initially Android Wear will be available for Smartwatches, but... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 28/02/2014 17:03:00
Analysts from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) research service attended the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona, Spain, between Sunday 2... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 25/02/2014 10:07:00
Samsung chose the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona, Spain, this week to introduce its second-generation Gear smartwatches. It launched two models, the Gear 2... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 19/02/2014 09:59:00
This year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- arguably the planet's most important trade show for the phone / tablet / wearables industry -- will take place next week in Barcelona, Spain, between Sunday 23rd and Thurs 27th F... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 13/02/2014 12:45:00
According to the latest research from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, global smartwatch shipments reached a record 2 million units in 2013. Android captured 61 percent share of all smartwatches shipped worldwide an... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 31/01/2014 15:10:00
Two senior GM executives appear to be working and speaking at crosspurposes.  This isn’t necessarily unusual, but given the fact that the focus of their disagreement is the importance ... read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 08/01/2014 05:07:00
Analysts from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) research service are at the CES trade show this week in Las Vegas, US, from Sunday 5th to Thursday 9th January, 2014.Our blog from ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 06/01/2014 22:03:00
According to our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, China smartwatch sales will surge several thousand percent in 5 years from 2013 to 2018. We expect technology heavyweights -- such as Samsung, Apple, Sony, Microsoft, Qualcomm, ZTE, Huawei, Le... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 27/12/2013 18:43:00
According to our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, global smartwatch sales will grow almost +500% in 2014. We expect technology heavyweights -- such as Samsung, Apple, Sony, Microsoft, Qualcomm and Google -- to expand the market significantly in coming years. The United S... read more

Posted by kmak @ 17/12/2013 16:50:00
Ian Riches, Director of the Automotive Electronics Service at Strategy Analytics, discusses the outlook for auto makers worldwide and Volkswagen’s strategy that is working best in Europe. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's “The Pulse.” read more

Posted by AThorwart @ 21/11/2013 19:12:00
The Japanese company entrenches itself in the wearable ecosystem with a 2nd device – the 3E The wearable frontier has many interested suitors and it is a space not exclusive to tech companies, just ask Nissan. Earlier ... read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 18/11/2013 09:46:00
Zepp's 3D motion sensor wants to capture your data and help you train Health & fitness and sports go hand in hand with eachother. They are also linked together in the wearable device ecosystem with the newest devices, only this instance the device a... read more

Posted by AThorwart @ 01/11/2013 18:20:00
Adidas just made available its latest Health & Fitness product from the miCoach line – miCoach Smart Run Watch. This is Adidas’ first... read more

Posted by AThorwart @ 31/10/2013 14:23:00
Nike opens doors to Nike+ Ecosystem and reveals the newest + FuelBand – Nike+ FuelBand SE Nike is known globally for being the top sports equipment and apparel manufacturer and is a multi-billion dollar company because of it. The Oregon based comp... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 25/10/2013 16:20:00
This year’s Apps World event was the last to take place at London’s Earls Court. No tears from me even though the decision to move across London to Excel next year means an even longer journey. At least Excel should be able to cope with the registration and entry process, which accord... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 23/10/2013 00:40:00
According to our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, the recent hire of Angela Ahrendts from Bur... read more

Posted by khyers @ 17/10/2013 20:22:00
Nokia, in a recently uncovered patent application, has patented a smartwatch design that incorporates multiple screens that are arrayed in such as way as to make up part of the smartwatch’s “band”. Defined in the patent filing as a “multi-segment wearable... read more

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