Connectors Get Smaller, Tougher for Wearables

Wearable electronics – whether they are smart watches, smart glasses, personal health monitors, or electronics embedded in clothing – continue to be one of the biggest sectors driving demand for miniature connectors that are able to withstand the rigors of a wide range of environments. Connector suppliers have responded with parts that tolerate extremes of…

Enterprise Wearables Market to Reach $6.3B by 2020

Enterprise and industrial organizations in a wide range of sectors are increasingly turning to wearable devices as an extension of their technology toolkits.  Pioneering companies across a number of industries have found that wearables including smart watches, fitness trackers, and smart glasses can provide meaningful advantages in terms of productivity, efficiency, and cost savings. According…

Tapping into Wearables Demand for Business

There is much more to the wearables market than just activity trackers like Fitbit and smartwatches like Apple Watch or Pebble Watch for consumer use. A recent research report, “Putting Wearables to Work: Insights on Wearable Technology in Business,” from Salesforce indicates that wearables are a strategic platform for improving business performance and companies are…