As mobile technology continues to play a huge role in our daily lives, it also continues to evolve quickly. The next big trend on the horizon is wearable technology.
For the last six months, I have been wearing a Nike Fuel Band to help track my physical activity. It syncs to my phone and allows me to connect with friends so that we can cheer each other on.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is sure to be at the top of this year’s holiday wish lists.
The beta version of Google Glass has been in the hands of developers for several months now and we are starting to see several more applications being developed for them.
All of these gadgets fall into the category of wearable technology—or “wearables”—and it’s one trend that event organizers should be paying attention to.
The idea that technology meets fashion meets efficiency is at the core of wearables. Manufacturers of these gadgets know that if they go mainstream, then they need to look as cool as they seem. And it goes beyond fashion. More and more people will expect that technology makes their lives easier without being intrusive. Wearable technology solves this by seamlessly blending into peoples’ lives.
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