Why Android Wear is Critical for the Smart Watch Category

Earlier this year, I published a brief report on the smartwatch market opportunity. A key part were several scenarios I laid out. Here is that section of my report: • The vast majority of watches...

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Ben Bajarin / September 1st, 2015

The Wearable Gold Rush

In case you haven’t noticed, the wearable technology segment is the fastest growing consumer electronics market in the world. You can expect nearly every company in the consumer electronics space to either enter the wearable...

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Ben Bajarin / August 20th, 2015
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Report: Apple and Fitbit Dominate Wearable Market

As a part of a broader report I’m developing for my company’s clients both in the tech and financial industries, I’ve been modeling our views on what happens in wearables for the next few years....

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Ben Bajarin / June 30th, 2015

The Next Step for Wearables: Health Care

With the release of the Apple Watch, the announced IPO for FitBit, and the introduction of lots of other wearables, there’s an increasing focus on this market and how large the opportunity really is. I...

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Bob O'Donnell / May 14th, 2015
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How the Apple Watch Solves “The Wearable Dilemma”

It has been well documented that the current crop of wearables, mostly those in the health and fitness category, suffer from a steep rate of abandon after a period of time. Reports last year said...

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Ben Bajarin / April 16th, 2015

The Power of the Social Graph

With Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Meerkat, Periscope, and so many other companies in the social landscape making news lately, I’ve been thinking about something that doesn’t get talked about much — the “Social Graph”. I’m...

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Ben Bajarin / March 26th, 2015

Hands-On (or Heads-on) With HoloLens

What a difference a day makes in the tech business. Having attended yesterday’s Windows 10 unveiling at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, WA, I was one of the lucky few who got to try out an...

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Bob O'Donnell / January 22nd, 2015
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Profitable Niches

As of late, I have been speaking with management of many different companies. Oftentimes I’m asked for my recommendations in these engagements and I have noticed a certain theme that remains constant in my answer....

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Ben Bajarin / September 30th, 2014

Understanding Apple’s Ecosystem Strategy

Reflecting on where we are with wearables, the Internet of Things, smart homes, smart cars, smart cities, smart malls, etc., keeps opening up interesting holes in Apple’s ecosystem strategy. The more we look at how...

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Ben Bajarin / May 28th, 2014

Why Google Glasses is 10 years away from Consumer Success

Like many in the tech world I have watched, with great interest, the Google Glass project develop and evolve. I even became a Glass Explorer and have used it for about nine months. Like many who bought...

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Tim Bajarin / May 8th, 2014

The Genius Of Steve Jobs Or Why Google And Facebook Must Make Big Bets

The ghost of Steve Jobs haunts Google and Facebook. Unlike Apple, which has always aligned its interests with its users, both Google and Facebook must serve two masters: users and customers. They are not the...

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Brian S Hall / April 2nd, 2014

Intel Strategy Moves Forward

After a long period of relative stasis, it’s becoming clear that relatively new CEO Brian Krzanich and his leadership team are driving forward with some important new strategic directions for Intel. The company is moving...

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Bob O'Donnell / March 24th, 2014
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Why I am Skeptical About Smart Watches

There is significantly more hype than substance around the smart watch category. While I completely agree there is a market for these products, I am still unconvinced the size of the market / opportunity is...

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Ben Bajarin / January 9th, 2014

Samsung’s Dangerous Smart Watch Gamble

Next week, just before the IFA consumer electronics show opens in Berlin, Samsung is expected to introduce their first smart watch apparently called the Samsung Galaxy Gear. By my count, this will be at least...

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Tim Bajarin / August 28th, 2013
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