Smart watches: The start of the wearable electronics revolution?
When Samsung announced the launch of its Galaxy Gear smart watch in September 2013, it marked a watershed for wearable electronic accessories. The hype for smart watches – devices that interact with the wearer’s smartphone, to display text messages or emails, among other features - had already been building in 2012. Media outlets spoke excitedly of devices like the Pebble watch, a wearable device with an e-reader-style display that was generated millions of
dollars of funding via a crowdfunding website.
It was only a matter of time before global consumer electronics firms like Apple and Samsung were linked with the development of wearable electronic accessories.
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